School leader Gloria Perdomo
Type Religious
After school Yes

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10301 Caribbean Boulevard
Cutler Bay, FL 33189

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(305) 251-1534
(305) 255-6978
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3 stars
Based on 36 ratings

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August 23, 2013
I'm a parent of two kids attending CRCA. So far is been great all the way around. My kids are learning the christian values and exceeding in their academics. Also Teachers are dedicated and do care. A very cosy school! I recomend this school.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2013
pros: a religious environment with focus on morals cons: the school work is monotonous and the teachers seem to have no drive to have a happy learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2011
Don't know what kind of foundation you're going to get when one of the families owns the strip club down the road.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2011
I have made surprise visits to the school and never anything out of order. I am very happy with my daughter attending this school. The teachers are more than helpful and become one on one with the parents. They are always willing to give updates about the childs status.

- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2011
I HATE THE BOYS IN 6TH- 7TH GRADE. no teachers/ principal can control these ignorant people,

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 15, 2010
Well I must say this is my child first year there and im very happy with the attention and schooling she is getting .Yes they are going through some financial issue but what school isn't Im woundering if these parents that are talking down on the school are the one's that are not paying there tution and making it a little rough for the rest . Praying and having faith on things will countinue to get better at this fam. oriented and loving school. starting frm. there staff down to our kids .

- submitted by a parent
March 28, 2010
First year for my child at this school and so far it's okay when it comes to their learning. Improvement is needed. We are very unhappy with their after care program. A lot of kids with minimum supervision. The after care teachers are not paying attention to kids and spend most of their time talking to each other instead of supervising the children. After care is very important for us since we work full time, unfortunately CRCA is not what we expected.

- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2010
This school has really turned around in the last year and a half. The new administration has brought in some new staff, changed some of the curriculum, and rooted out some of the people who really didn't want to abide by the schools rules and regulations. The school has a nice family atmosphere and I'm really glad to be a part of it.

- submitted by a parent
no rating November 05, 2009
My son just left a charter school in the area that he was attending since kindergarten. They were trying out a new practice and philosophy and my son was one of the many students who PROVED it doesn't work. My boy ended up with many small behavioral problems at the previous school. I realized he needed a big change. Since placing him in CRCA he has shown quite a turn around. His faith is renewed and the teachers and the principal are so caring. They make sure to meet and have a personal relationship with every parent which has an effect on the students as well. I care alot about my son's education and it's something to be said when the staff of their school cares just as much.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2009
If this school were to be rated as a public school, I would have to give it LOW D when it comes to education. With all the A and B schools in the area, I got hooked on to this school. I've experienced a lot of empty promises at CRCA. Poor facilities, poor teachers and a lacking administration resulted in a poor learning environment for my child this school year. I don't see any major changes in this school besides higher tuition.

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March 03, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2009
I was told to hang in there when all the turmoil happened at the end of the last school year and I did hoping that maybe something good would happen. Well it is midway through another school year and nothing good has happened. This school is honestly moving at the speed of lightning in the wrong direction! The drive for excellence in education has gone down hill and the discipline system is a complete joke. For those few parents looking for a good christian environment keep looking because the things my child has learned these past five months is coming more from the street talk of the school kids than from their teachers. It s sad what has happened to this school I have no doubt, its days are numbered.

- submitted by a parent
no rating December 06, 2008
I went here for 10 years. Unfortunately, i left this past year, and entered a miami dade public high school i liked CRCA besides the 'headmaster', but they fixed the problem and got rid of him =] I would defenitely recommend this school. I miss how you'd always have the same people in every class, so you always see your friends. I also liked going to the same lunch as my friends and at my new school i don't get to see one of my friends much because he has a seperate lunch, unfortunately. The PE coach is the best, the school lunches are yummy =], but i wasn't to crazy about the english teacher =P. Should be a great atmosphere now like how it was before with the past Principal, chapel every friday, and after school! I miss after school too, because i never get to play basketball anymore.

- submitted by a parent
August 21, 2008
My family has been a part of CRCA for sometime now (over 10 years). I can honestly say the past year was hard due to the headmaster and his reminder system, his apparent lack of respect for teachers, students and parents. However, through all of the headmaster turmoil (he has not been terminated) the teachers never lost their dedication and love for the students. If you have ever worked in a hostile situation you know how hard it is to come to work with a smile on your face everyday, yet the CRCA teachers did that. My children have flourished at this school. I hope they do address the lack of extra curriculm activities. I highly recommend this school to anyone seeking a good, healthy, christian enviornment.

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June 18, 2008
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May 04, 2008
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April 29, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2008
GREAT SCHOOL! My kids love it! I can't complain, the school is getting better each year! I guess I must hang out with all the happy parents because I haven't heard all the negative comments listed on this website....makes me wonder who these people are and do they really go there?

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October 12, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
August 30, 2007
my children love this school. they are learing. SAT scores show how much. teachers are very strick, but they care about each student

- submitted by a parent
August 13, 2007
Poor leadership, unhappy teachers, tense atmosphere, that is what I notice last year. No reading required, no enough homework, I truly regret having my children at that school, it was a very long year for me and my family.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2007
This school has a slick website but it is the wolf in sheep's clothing. Nothing new here as nothing has changed except for more teacher firings. Attendance is at an all time low. The Pastor, Mike Tatum who oversaw the operation of the school has left. This school is an par with the public schools in the area. No homework is given out and little classwork is done. We wanted to give the school one last chance. What a mistake this has been. Dig deep and you will find the truth.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2007
As an educator for 30 years in the public school system, I say thank G*d for CRCA. I have seen many discipline methods and CRCA s system of reminders is a good blend of many of the best practices. Self-control and good behavior is amply rewarded while negative behavior is met a reminder to improve behavior. A student that learns to control one s self so that they may learn is the goal. Isn t that what you want in classroom? This school has really improved my son's self control and attitudes toward self-responsibility. He has told us how he consciously tries to improve his own behavior. The principal is an academician who is trying to improve the academic quality and reputation of his school by introducing more rigorous curriculum and standards. If you are interested in a no-nonsense , Christian environment for your child, this is the place.

- submitted by a parent
November 06, 2006
I currently have one child there under this new regime and I can't stand it. You'd be getting the same in a public school as in this school. I regret paying for and registering for this school year and will be moving my child out this year.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2006
The principal is only concerned with his discipline program that he has crated. This school is riding on it's previous reputation. IMHO it is not worth the money. There are severe discipline problems. Do your homework on this one and use due diligence, your child's future depends on your decision. We have withdrawn our children and placed them in another school.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2006
We had our boys at Cutler Ridge Christian Academy for 4 years and became very unhappy with the direction the school has taken. Our boys were on the honor roll at CRCA and making straight A's but were not learning. What we found in transferring them to Rainbow is, Rainbow teaches so much more, skills our children had never learned at their old school. Rainbow definitely gets credit for taking extra effort to teach my children things that they should have learned at CRCA. We found key items that they should have learned yet were never taught, such as early language skills. Rainbow puts its focus on education and it shows. We found this school is superior in all aspects. The campus is safer. There is better supervision. The staff is open, honest and friendly. If you want the best school in the area, Rainbow is the one. Hope this helps!

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2006
Add us to the list of dissatisfied parents. Our son will be leaving at the end of this school year. CRCA *was* a great school until the new headmaster took over. Look elsewhere, don't waste time and money or your child's future. I chose to pay for education, not punishment.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2005
I have had 1 child there for 5 years and 1 child for 2 years. The curriculum is great! Although they are lacking in extracurricular activities, I am very pleased with my children's level of learning. I would definitely recommend this school. We do have a PTA, but it lacks in parent involvement. Overall, I would give this school a 'B'.

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August 17, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2005
This is a wonderful school with great teachers.

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July 12, 2005
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June 16, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 10, 2005
We are very annoyed at what has happened to one of the best schools in the area. CRCA used to be the best school academically and spiritually in Perrine/Cutler. Our children have attended for several years and regrettably we are going to take them out as of June and change schools. The new Headmaster is going to ruin this school single handed. He has shown little concern for his students welfare. A very poor choice by the school board. Testing grades are down as is student/teacher morale. Find another school.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2005
When my children first started there the staff was caring and seem to love their jobs unfortunately this year the Administration changed and in my opinion the staff is no longer the same caring people that do this for the love of teaching children. They appear more to be afraid of loosing there jobs and completely frustrated with the new direction of the school. Which in turn is passed on to the children and is stressing the children and making the children afraid of making an error for fear of reprisal. This will be my children last year as they have requested to change schools they no longer enjoy going to school there. Before you enroll your child think long and hard.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2005
My child has attended CRCA for several years. I have to agree that since the new administration took over, this school has reached new lows. The children are afraid of the 'reminder' system. I have tried to speak to the staff and I am afraid that my children will be expelled. Several parents are no longer allowed on school grounds even though they are paying for their child to attend. I am taking my child out at the end of this year. It's a shame what has happened to CRCA. This school is riding on it's previous reputation. I also feel that it is dishonest to try to bribe parents into giving good referrals. I do not trust the staff with my child's future. Use caution in your decision.

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January 12, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
October 07, 2004
I think more emphasis is placed on speed and remembering rather than learning. They are very picky about what type of clothes they wear and where they bought them rather than education.

- submitted by a parent
August 04, 2003
My son currently attends CRCS. He really likes going to school, he say the teachers are alot of fun. I enjoy the small class sizes. It is nice to see the kids in each class getting lots of attention. Not to mention the religous backbone they provide is awesome.

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Cutler Ridge Christian Academy
10301 Caribbean Boulevard, Cutler Bay, FL  33189
(305) 251-1534
Last modified Cutler Ridge Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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