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Edison Private School

Private | PK-12 | 350 students

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Posted September 27, 2014

I read these negative post and its a reflection of our society in general ! The teachers are not roll models at the school, "yes" they are but "Roll models" begin at Home ! wealthy students get preferential treatment ! This school is filled with your average families not sure how they conclude a family is wealthy ! Lastly Edison faculty is there because they love teaching, helping children get an quality education and becoming productive adults in society ! Wish this site allowed you to give your identity I think a few of those posting negative untrue things would not have posted them ! Go Eagles !
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 26, 2014

I'd rather go to any other private school. Pick a different school it will probably continue getting worse here w/the favoritism. I have had my kids here for a few years. The school has changed drastically in the past three years, since we got our new assistant principal. At first I would stick up for her, but things have just gone down hill fast. They have become increasingly hard on the students. Their system is ridiculous. Most things are very petty w/the renovation, but the list goes on and on w/the bad. Teachers' kids and their friends get special treatment.. We are seriously considering pulling our last child out and moving him to a different school. He is terribly unhappy, and now thinks he is a horrible child! He cries and is just plain miserable. They are ruining my child's spirit. It has become a dread every morning. It really is a pitty. We have also lost many, many good teachers.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 26, 2014

Our school is an Amazing community It is obvious that the person writing these reviews has no knowledge of the school. To begin with the Assistant Principal has been the same for the last 15 years . Before that she was our science teacher for about another 10 years. She is a very compassionate person and helps the students to be their best . Edison's staff has been the same for many years and it's normal to have some transition of teachers . I am a mother and now a grandmother of an Edison student so I have been part of the school for many years. The school is up to date with all the new technological advances and provides it's student with a family based environment. This a great school and it's a shame for some to write things that are just put out there to hurt someone. The reality is this school has brought up many successful alumni's my child included .
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 26, 2014

As an alumni of Edison Private School who is actively involved in Miami-Dade's local school community; I am shocked by comments posted on this site by "Parents"? It is so obviously apparent when comments are posted with malicious intent. I encourage those who have a personal issue to GET A LIFE! E.M.

Posted September 26, 2014

My kids have gone to Edison for the longest, one already graduated. It is really sad when adults use their power of criticism only when they can stay anonymous. If my child cries everyday and is that miserable, get him out! why make him suffer? Is a school not a prison!! I have known the vice principal for a long time, she is "strict" but fair to the kids, all the kids. She cares enough to discipline them and teach them to be respectful, if this offends you maybe Edison is not the school for you. It is a big family where all the kids get the same attention, mine, the teacher's, even yours. Honestly we don't need parents like you, you give "good education" a bad name. Kids there do learn and move on. They offer the right tools, new technology and support, my kids use them maybe yours don't care to do so. And please, Edison not accredited? Do you even know what accreditation means?? Educate yourself on this matter before you bring it up. You know how ridiculous you sound? Edison, "ignore the words of ignorant people" Using this website as a personal vendetta is beneath anyone, even you!!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 26, 2014

As a Parent of an Edison student , I challenge that parent from the negative post on 9/26/2014 , to really explain your hidden agenda ! I am offended by your post, it must offend the staff and admin of the school as well when they see these posts ! We have been there 5 years and have only experienced positive things at the school ! I think the claim that your child is miserable , and cries might be due to the fact that he has you as a parent ! Get a life, and spend less time with negativity and more time being a parent ! Oh any BTW , put a bag over your head and you will see how your childs morning crying will stop !
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 24, 2014

Edison Private School provides an excellent education. This year classrooms are equipped with Smartboards. My son now has an IPad to use in all his classes. All three of my children are attending this school and I have yet to see or hear of any favoritism.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 19, 2014

This school has been less than average in teaching reading to students who have reading difficulties. They do not use the type of methods needed by these individuals. My two kids have been attending and I must say I am extremely dissatisfied. The admin staff are rude. The focus on testing readiness made everything else pale in comparison and the education was seriously left lacking. Other parents have shared with me that they receive a very cold reception from this school. I admire the teachers, but the school expects too much. $$$$$$$$$$$$$$
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 19, 2014

The favoritism is crazy in this school. You get in trouble for the smallest thing! The kids and parents have clicks and the parents invite the teachers over just too get their kids ahead. I can go on and on. It's ridiculous! My friend had their pencil bag stolen twice and no one did anything about it but when another kid had theirs taken the school goes in lock down and has to search everyone's stuff. I can't even go on about the favoritism. The school's vice principal talks badly about other teachers to the parents! My mom didn't even know how to respond. It was incredibly unprofessional. I am a student in this school. My mom and I are writing this together.Thank goodness I'm leaving! Politics, favoritism, no teacher accountability. Far too many requests for money -- over and above tuition (which keeps going up).
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 18, 2014

EDISON PRIVATE SCHOOL wasn't that good for my daughter it's not that the school is bad it's just that they have too much favoritism with students and the school was asking for too much money and also the vice principal mocked my daughter
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 14, 2014

This is a great school !! It is obvious that the person writing the comment on September 12th has a hidden agenda. It's too bad they are using this site for a personal issue . As a parent I have seen all the technological advances at the school as well as all the renovations to all areas of the school . I am not an expert of curriculum but from reading the other review I know for a fact they are clueless in their assumptions . I recommend this school to all parents that are looking for high standards , care , safety and an individualized approach for each student .
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 14, 2014

I spent a great deal of my childhood, and adolescence at Edison. The teachers were always very professional and wise, but at the same time, young and fun they always inspired me and challenged me in more ways than one. At Edison, students are treated like family. It is a place where you don t just make friends for a while you make friends for a lifetime. The school offers many extracurricular activities and AP classes for qualified students. There are also various clubs which you could join, including Drama, Year Book, Student Government, Computer Club, etc. You also have the opportunity to get involved with the community and enhance your academic portfolio through various other programs. Today, I have an exquisite education and one heck of a career! I am currently pursuing my Master s from the University of Florida and I have the extraordinary teachers at Edison to thank for instilling in me confidence and mentoring me all along. Today, I feel prepared to face all of life s challenges thanks to the unprecedented education I received at Edison Private School. Go Eagles!

Posted August 13, 2014

I attended Edison a few years ago and I am saddened to say that my experience was not a good one. The staff, at the time of my attendance, was rude, unprofessional, and overall unfit to be mentors. The wealthier students were definitely favored amongst the staff, and teachers had no problem making their private lives known to all students and staff members alike. If you refused participate in their ridiculous traditions (Jose Marti parade) not only were you penalized academically but ostracized as well. The curriculum is sub par when compared to that of other schools, and although I was an A student while at Edison, I struggled to catch up with new material when I enrolled in honors classes in a public school. There are other private and public schools in the area with a more rigorous and well-rounded curriculum. If you are unconvinced by my review, let the bad grammar and spelling in other alumni reviews serve as evidence that this school is horrible.

Posted June 16, 2014

Impressed with the administration the professional credentialed teaching staff and the opportunity my children have to attend an accredited private school in Hialeah. The established success of its alumni and their involvement in the school's community is outstanding and a benefit. Edison is a private traditional school with a 21st century curriculum that challenges my children to improve in all areas. Furthermore the cost of a quality education and the safety the school provides to all students is priceless. I am a very satisfied parent involved in my child's academic success. All parents with students attending Edison should take an active role in their child's success. The principals door is always open.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 2, 2014

The newly administered Edison no longer measures up in quality education and/or experienced teachers in order to justify a private tuition. They have poor communication with the parents, useless mid-term progress reports that do not provide a grade average. The only indication that a student is doing poorly is after the report card is issued with a D or lower in order for the parents to pick up at the office (Dade/Broward schools have better and up to date communication w/parents via electronic system). Edison observes all public holidays, has multiple planning/teacher works days, as well as vast amount of education-less field trips that take place throughout the year, it s no wonder the children manage to get any education worth the private tuition. If you're planning to spend your hard earn money to place your child in Edison, I would find better alternatives or save your money and keep them in the public school system. The NEW Edison only seems to be concerned with registering students that qualify for government grants and cutting costs by hiring inexperienced or poorly qualified teachers who barely speak English or just graduated from college.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted May 3, 2014

This school is not accredited. This school is terrible. Teachers are not accredited by the State of Florida. They do not have Saacs accreditation . When they say they are accredited- I looked in their website- I don't know who accredits them. This school is a joke. There are better private schools for your money. Or even a public school will offer your student a better opportunity. The Principle didnt even have a masters degree. The school takes off a ton of days just to prepare for a parade. This school is just a bad investment.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted March 26, 2014

I used to go to school in pre-k and i dont remember the teacher she was an old lady but very nice but my yellow school bus driver's nane was Isabelle she had yellow hair i dont know if she still is a bus driver or she retired for sure the teacher retired i was in edison from 1999-2000 now im a freshman in college im 19 already i remember i was the obly mexican there the majority was cubans.

Posted August 27, 2013

This school is a scam,my daughter has a13pound book bag when she ask is she can put things in her locker her teacher said no, we buy the school supplies for the teachers 3packs of copy paper and they deny a paper & so she ask the students in the class that if anyone can give this annoying kid a paper , teacher don't respect the students .the school rules are change every year and Electives they don't have all they have is music and they charge $60 a week and go for once a week for one hour there's better school and there public school don't put you kids in this school your kids will not learn AND I GAVE IT A ON STAR BECAUSE IT WON'T LET YOU RATE IT LESS THEN ONE STAR
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 26, 2013

Edison Private is an "Amazing School" !! This school provides individualized attention for all their students . As a parent , I am happy I have found a well rounded education for my daughter ..
—Submitted by a parent

Posted August 1, 2011

Im a graduate from edison private school. Class of 08!! Lets hear it!! Lol woot woot, my years at edison were the best years of my life! I was known by my name by who I was I wasnt just another student with an id number. When I needed help teachers will always find sometime to help me and others as well, all of the teachers are certified for all those fake accusations.. (someone must of been having a bad day to post such lies!!) edison is like my second family, they offer all type of extra curricular activities like with the sports which is a BIG thumbs up with me :) lol they got basketball (boy & girls), volleyball (boys & girls), football, baseball,dance , cheerleading (yes cheerleading is a sport lol ) .... Edison offers students to have the dual enrollment program which is great two of my class mates graduated with only a couple of their credits missing to finish their associates degree. If I had to do my school years again id soooooooo do it in edison :).. When jr. is born he/she is definitely going to edison

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3720 E 4th Avenue
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