I must agree with the comments stating the school is just a money market business. My observation of the school shows it does not care for the future of students. A great school having MaKay students and Step of for Students' students should be better prepared if all students are going to the in a classroom together. It is not fair to the students to be taught using the same curriculum unless you are going to have a co-teachering situation and or a daily assistant for the teacher in the classroom. Parents make sure your child is getting the things needed to prepare for career, college, and life. If you are going to have a student in a classroom and they are not as fast as the others a great school will have something in place for the child to feel as if they are exceling as well. A great school adheres to the mission of their school even when no one is looking. They have the right concept of a function school but are not able to follow those steps because of other issues.
I would not recommend this money hungry schoo to my worst enemyl. The director does not know how to talk to parents, teachers or students. They are more concern with how to make or save a dollar then the kids education. The students do not have consistant homework or classwork. My child report card indicates he was taught pre algebra but I later found out from the math teacher it was only 6th/7th grade basic math. The director is not an approachable. Do not send your kids to this school if you are looking for a high quality education and christian values.
This school unforturnately does not live up to what they commit to parents. The kids dont have homework on a consistent basis and the principal belittles the children and staff. Proceed with CAUTION! With some a small environment you would think they could get a better hold on the students behavior but some things are allowed that should not be.
My children have attended Joshua for the last 8 years. It is an excellent school. The leadership is phenominal and the effort that they make to ensure that your child learns and that you are informed is excellent. They are by far the the most cost effective private school in Duval County considering the quality of schooling they provide. One thing I have notice about this school is that they genuinely care about my children and that's important to me. Another thing I like is that they required me to get involved in my children's academic success. If you are a parent that is cheap and can care less about your academic acheivement or your simply looking for a school that will give your child grades then this is probably not the school for your child(ren).
My Children attended Joshua for over 5 years in the begining it was a good school, or so I thought. They are focused on the $$$ and not kids education. They purchase the cheapest books from abeka and are not focused on highr learning. If you are looking for a begining for your child Pre-K/K it's okay but not beyond that. When I moved my kids to Public school they were so far Behind, this was after scoring extremely high on the SAT there. So glad I pulled them out wish I had done it sooner.
Joshua Christian Academy is an excellent school. My child has been a student since preschool. He is now in the fifth grade. He has excelled each year and this year scored Post High school on the SAT. I am greatful forthe care and concern for excellence this school exemplifies. Keep up the good work Joshua. I highly recommend this school.
I'm a parent whose child is attending Joshua Christian Acdemy, and I feel that they have their priorities are not in order it feels as if they care more about the outer apperance of their studentd than the education, especcially the principal. This is not a school that I would recomend to any one.