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University School of Nova South 4

Posted May 10, 2016
- a parent
Amazing year for my kids. Excited about next year. Met the new Upper School Director, seems very strong! Administration is focused on the right things like hiring and retaining the best teachers. Warm, welcoming environment. The new head of school on the right track, knows my children. Not sure why anyone would send their kids anywhere else.

University School of Nova South 2

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
If you have high expectations, and you are considering this school, you should ask a LOT of questions and proceed with caution. The facilities are amazing, but the administration at all levels has been in a constant state of flux resulting in an utter lack of cohesiveness in the running school and the level of education provided. A few overbearing parents and tiger moms domineer the administration to the detriment of the school. Until the leadership at this school gets their act together, the school is simply not worth the money. We (and a number of other families) are leaving for this reason.Yes, there are a few wonderful teachers, but it feels to us like they are the exception and not the rule. The tension among faculty and administration is palpable. It's a shame. It really is a lovely campus and facility, but look closely, because that's just a shell. It's all very expensive sizzle and no steak.


University School of Nova South
Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
Some teachers are quite good, some are not. Administration is the real weak point in my opinion.

University School of Nova South
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
University school is notorious for giving students a do-over if they make a bad grade. How can students learn determination when they expect a mulligan?

University School of Nova South
Develops respect: Disagree

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
There are a lot of tiger parents at this school, which means bullying is condoned by the parents and of course from the teachers as well.


University School of Nova South
Develops empathy: Neutral

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
They try, but there will always be individual children who do not have those values reinforced at home.

University School of Nova South
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted April 28, 2016
- a parent
The squeaky wheel gets the grease at this school, not sure that is indicative of integrity.

University School of Nova South 5

Posted August 23, 2015
- a parent
As a parent and an educator, I could not be more pleased with the education that my children are receiving at University School. My sons are having the most fabulous high school experience as a result of instructors that really know how to captivate the minds of young adults and prepare them for college. The school's incredible sports and arts programs offer a multitude of choices for involvement. Students are also encouraged to join clubs promoting community service. We are most definitely very happy to be part of the USchool family!


University School of Nova South
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted August 19, 2015
- a parent
I absolutely feel that USchool develops compassion, caring and empathy in its students. At the PK level throughout 12th grade, there is a zero tolerance for bullying. I also like that the student body consists of a culturally diverse group so that every child learns about different religions & cultures, which is emphasized on Cultural Unity Day. I also like that there is community outreach at the very youngest level, whether it's the PK collecting goods for the local food pantry, the 3rd graders raising money for Make-A-Wish Foundation, or the entire school participating in clothing drives and collections for disaster relief victims all over the world.

University School of Nova South 5

Posted August 19, 2015
- a parent
I have a child at University School that just started 1st grade! She started here in PK. I relocated to South Florida from the Northeast and I am grateful every day that University School became our home away from home. Most importantly, she is extremely happy! She is learning in leaps and bounds in a nurturing environment. I continue to be impressed with the high standards of the academic curriculum. The administration works diligently to keep the methods of teaching and the facilities extremely updated in a modern, technology driven world. The families at the school are a wonderfully warm and diverse group of people. I know that both my daughter and myself have made friendships that will last a lifetime.

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