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PK-8
Private
Fort Myers, FL
Students enrolled: 160
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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6401 Techster Blvd.
Fort Myers, FL 33912

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(239) 561-7755
(239) 561-0619
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June 19, 2013
Confidence in the school should play a major role in your decision as to where to place your child for school. My trust in Noonan is complete. I am sure my child will be safe each day. I am sure my child is receiving an advanced and challenging education, teaching him to think and challenging him to be the best person he can be. I am also confident that the food choices made at school are healthy and in his best interests. Even if students do not eat school lunches, parents must follow the nutritious food guidelines. As a parent concerned for my child's health, it is important for me to know that my child will not be filling up on sugar and processed foods each day. Every meal brought in or eaten from school must be free of anything artificial, processed ingredients or sugars. In our easy food lifestyles, it is wonderful that Noonan is also teaching our children how to make healthy decisions regarding food choices as well as becoming a responsible citizen.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2012
A few more have left than 2 from what the kids are stating at our school. Maybe 5 came in but it seems 5 or more have left. We left two years ago and it was the best decision we made. The classes were way too small and attention to detail was lacking from the front office to the class room. Leadership.......not there. Christian Character is lacking as they are no longer affiliated with the Catholic Church and that is a shame. The religion class and character ed class were very similiar. The class sizes are getting smaller and that is not always a good thing. To each their own. Why is that?

- submitted by a parent
August 19, 2012
My son is in 5th grade this year and has attended Noonan Academy since kindergarden. The teachers at Noonans always greet you with a smile and they are very easy to talk with and really care about challenging the kids. This school is run by a strong Principal leadership and a good christian education. I would highly recommend this school to anyone looking for a great school.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2012
Noonan Academy is far above other private schools in Ft. Myers. This is proven by their SAT scores! The small class sizes are a plus! My children have attended seven years and are both excelling in every subject especially Math and English. I love the Smart Boards in every room! We are looking forward to another great year!

- submitted by a community member
August 02, 2012
Looks like half the middle school is leaving to a myriad of reasons. One reason could be due to the lack of Algebra being taught and in order for your 8th grader to get Algebra is to pay for an online class and take it your self. Yes, they have help by paying for tutoring after school. If more students keep leaving this will have a profound effect.

- submitted by a parent
July 23, 2012
I HAVE BEEN AT NOONAN FOR 3 YRS , THIS COMING AUG. WILL BE MY 4TH YR., MY SON AND DAUGHTER just love going to school, a parent could not ask for more....the staff truley cares for the students and I have seen the Noonan team work together and as a parent I am thrilled to see my children thriving and in such a wonderful /safe environment...I am so looking forward to this upcoming yr. I know it will be a fantastic ONE!!!!!..

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2012
My child attended the past school year on McKay scholarship and needing extra help. Not only did she get that one on one she needed but it was done in such a way that she never felt different from the others. The attitude is so very positive and for once we got to hear about our child's strengths instead of all the weaknesses that we always got from the public school. I am so grateful such a school exists and would recommend it to any parent with a child who needs extra attention. Those that criticize the small classroom size are insane! No child even gifted ones do better with bigger numbers in the classroom. If you don't want that personal attention, you will need to look elsewhere. We looked at ALL private schools in Lee and nobody was willing to give our child a chance based on an IEP that was very critical. Noonan did and they were able to bring out the best in our child. We are looking forward to another good year.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2012
As a retired teacher and grandparent of a current Noonan student, I am very impressed with the school, its challenging curriculum, and its excellent staff. From my first visit, it was apparent to me that this is a place where teaching and learning take place in a positive atmosphere. The students were so focused they didn't even notice we were there. Now that I know more about the curriculum, it is easy to understand why SAT scores are above the national average in every grade level. If you are searching for a private school for your child, Noonan Academy should be at the top of your list.

- submitted by a community member
June 04, 2012
I have been a Noonan parent for three years. The school continues to impresses me more each year. This year, the school had multiple science fair winners in the Thomas Edison Regional Science Fair. Some of our students won a two week Summer Research Scholarship to FGCU and one student won a FULL FOUR YEAR SCHOLARSHIP to FGCU! Noonan is a school that is thriving and I am so thankful that my children attend this school. Take it from a parent who is actively involved in her children's education - Noonan is the best!

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2012
I'm so impressed with the SAT scores for the school. The school scored about the national average in every category and grade level. My children both scored very well. I love the small classes, Spanish class, and the religion class. I also, see how the older children are looked up to by the younger students. If you are looking for a private school this is one you should consider! My children have been attending for 5 years and looking forward to another great year!

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2012
This school is horrible. Disorganized. Unwilling to work with children who need extra help. Tiny class sizes and still can't teach a child. The resource room is a joke - there are NO resources and if your child needs extra help you have to pay for it. Can't imagine this school staying in business for long and it is a for profit business putting "business" before education,.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2012
My son is going on his second year at Noonan and we love it! The teachers have been amazing with him and give a lot of personal attention. I cannot believe everything he learned last year. When talking to friends with children in his same grade level, I realize Noonan's curriculum is way ahead of others!

- submitted by a parent
May 18, 2012
Odd. I had posted here the other day and the post is gone. Anyway...Can't wait to get our kids out of the school and look forward to spending our money at another school. The class sizes are getting so small it is like home schooling. If you like that then great but is lacking in several areas.

- submitted by a parent
May 02, 2012
I have a 4th grader and a 1st grader at Noonan's. They are both excelling in every subject and love the school. I love the small class sizes and the individualized help they get when needed. The teacher's are very quick to address any concerns that I've had and they are very willing to help in any way. I also like the Character Education part of their program. It is a great school and I would definitely recommend it!

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2012
I gave Noonan Academy a five star rating in 2009 and it still deserves that rating today. Our experience over the last five years has been excellent. The teachers are dedicated and respond to emails or requests for conferences quickly. The principal has always made time to discuss any questions or concerns we have. The teachers expect our middle school student to earn her grades and be responsible for her work and behavior. She is thriving academically because of their skills and her work ethic. I have been at the school when observers from the FGCU education program visited. They were extremely impressed with the math and English curriculums. The math program is excellent, and math is my daughter's favorite class. That is a great endorsement from a pre-teen girl!

- submitted by a parent
January 04, 2012
Noonan Academy is an incredible school. I have two children enrolled and both are thriving academically and socially. The curriculum is solid and the teachers are fantastic. As a parent, I appreciate the focus on character education. I highly recommend Noonan to any parent who wants a quality education for their child in a safe, loving environment. Noonan is preparing its students for success.

- submitted by a parent
August 17, 2011
Had to withdraw my son from Noonan eight days into the school year, after he continually came home from school frustrated and defeated. He is on a McKay scholarship, and I'm still trying to figure out how the state of Florida is allowing Noonan to accept this scholarship when they clearly do not have the accommodations for students with learning difficulties. Their solution to "help" students with disabilities is to put them in a Resource Room with little contact with other children at their grade level, leaving the child to feel singled out. In my opinion, this is not the place for a child with any type of learning difficultly, and Noonan should find some other way to make their money besides accepting a scholarship from kids that they are not equipped to help.

- submitted by a parent
July 18, 2011
Excellent small Christian-based school! My 4th grade son transferred to Noonan Academy for the last month of school this past year. His transition was unbelievably pleasant and quick thanks to the Principal and her awesome staff! He was greeted by students who cared and wanted to help..teachers who went out of their way to offer assistance. Their was no competition like our old school..just kids "playing" school and enjoying learning. He loves the way they do Math and English and can't wait to start 5th grade there. Academically, they were ahead in all subjects with emphasis on learning it at school..not at home with hours of homework. We love Noonan Academy! SG

- submitted by a parent
June 06, 2011
My daughter has gone to this school for several years and now I wish I would have taken her out along time ago. The math class is the worst I have ever seen. They do not teach out of a book. Now I find that some teachers are not even accredited. I had to spend extra money so my daughter could get caught up on math. Hard to believe that you spend the money you do and then have to spend extra so she can attend a good high school and be current on her math. I would not encourage any parent to send their child to this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2010
We started at Noonan's when our oldest daughter was in Pre-k. We now have our 4 children in Noonan's and are thrilled with the level of education they are receiving. As an educator myselt, I knew what I wanted for my children, and Noonan's is it! All my children are reading well above grade level. The secure, safe environment is any parent's dream!

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 01, 2010
My daughter has been attending Noonan Academy for three years. They give kids born just after the first of Sept to prove themselves as opposed to waiting a year to begin school. Best of all they have a Catholic curriculum

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2009
Our daugter started at Bobbie Noonan Child Care at 3 1/2. She is now in 4th grade at their Noonan Elementary Academy. The curriculum is outstanding. My daughter plays with kids in our neighborhood that go to various other public, charter and private schools. She is at least 1-2 years ahead of them. They do offer Catholic religion classes, but it is a non-denominational school. You choose religion class or Character Ed (great class!) It is a very family oriented school, where parents, teachers and students really communicate. We're all working towards a common goal - to educate our children in the best atmosphere possible! We have been especially impressed with the math curriculum (and the teacher is great)! There are just enough social events to really get to know other families. Small classes make it possible for real help from the teachers! We couldn't be happier!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2009
A strong curriculum that encourages students to THINK and achieve! Low teacher/student ratio!

- submitted by a parent
June 11, 2009
We are thrilled with this school! The teachers are awesome . They have Small class sizes and individual attention given for any problems.. Many family get togeathers but not forced upon you. Everyone makes you feal welcome and very unpretentious , unlike a previous private school. The school does not nickel and dime you ( constant fundraisers) . For working parents they have before and after care which is comforting for your child to be in a small loving environment.. My daughter cannot wait till next year!

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 04, 2009
Very satisfied with this school. After relocating from New England, many of the area schools failed oru expectations. Noonan Academy shines about the rest with strenght in academics, confidence building drama performances and personal attention to each child. So many other benefits such as excellent nutrtion policy, smart boards in the class rooms, athletics and caring staff, this school is a must tour if considering a school to send your child to from K-8th grade.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 25, 2008
Noonan Academy (Pre-k thru 8th grades) is a wonderful school with small classroom sizes, excellent teachers who genuinely care about each student, and a hands on principal and assistant principal who you see daily throughout the school. To me, it is the best kept secret because they do not advertise. Academics are usually a grade level above most schools and at a fraction of the cost. After school tutors, various clubs (art, drama, piano, strategic game club etc), sports programs for elementary and middle school kids including cheerleading, basketball, flag football, soccer, volleyball and lacrosse and softball may be coming. Indoor gym and soccer field on site with a new athletic director. We have Science Fairs, Curriculum Fairs, Book Fairs, Fall Festival, Santa Breakfast, Easter Egg Hunt, Fantastic Field Trips etc. Lots of family get togethers. No required volunteer hours. Personal chef, healthy eating, purified water throughout the school-Awesome -Come See!

- submitted by a parent
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Noonan Academy
6401 Techster Blvd., Fort Myers, FL  33912
(239) 561-7755
Last modified Noonan Academy is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Noonan Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 26 reviews. Top