University Christian School is on the cusp of being the best Christian school in Jacksonville. UC has some dedicated, loving teachers who care about the students they serve. UC is on the right path and are making the correct decisions in the hiring of qualified, certified, professional Christian educators. The fine arts and athletics are vastly improving and changing to reflect true Christian values and pursuing excellence. The school has taken huge strides forward and we are extremely excited about the changes. Mr. Sherman deserves a lot of credit for making some tough decisions, leading with a clear vision and is developing true Christian education at UC. UC's best days are in the very near future.
This is the best school in the duvall county area and all those parents who diss this school can take their child some where else. We were sorry to see pruitt go but the new coach is going to turn the program round. And as for the new superintendent , he is doing a great job . And for the teachers they are trying thier best to do their and if your children dont behave. I suggest you give them an attitude adjustment.
Thank you University for caring about our students. University has made and will continue to make good, difficult decisions. Mr. Duane Sherman is a godly and wise superintendent. He has dismissed employees that needed to go and has replaced them with faculty that have integrity and character. You can entrust your student with the staff and faculty of University. They truly care and love the students. Mr. Sherman will continue to make University the best school in Jacksonville. University isn't a reform school, neither is the place where education comes in second place behind sports. We love UC!
As a parent, I've been terribly disappointed in this school. My child will be attending a different Christian school next year. I feel the environment, overall, is hypocritical in what they teach our children versus what they allow to take place in the school. My child's teacher has been tremendous and will be the only thing we miss next year. Personally, this teacher has been intelligent and kind - her Christian character has made up for the lack of integrity of some others. She is awesome!
This is the worst school and the biggest waste of $600 a month thank goodness its the end of the school year. I'm pulling my son out!This school has lazy teachers. I would not recommend this school to anyone! They are unorganized the Principle and teachers don't care they are in it for the $$$$
University Christian school is a joke they have a new superintendent for the 2007-2007 school year Duane Scherman that has changed everything from the way it use to be many students and parents are unhappy. They fired the football coach which was doing a great job thank you Coach Pruitt for two great football seasons. University Christian is going down hill! My children will not be attending UC next year!
University has made some remarkable changes in the 2006 - 2007 school year. They have added Advanced Placement classes and plan to add more for the next school year. New teachers have been added as well as a new superintendent. University has its best days ahead of them. With the addition of new godly leadership the spiritual climate of the school has changed drastically improved. The fine arts department is doing great things. Although University has been known for it Athletics in the past, this is not the primary vision for this school. Within the past few years leadership at University has changed, the president of the school has taken an active role to improve UCS. As a parent of an elementary, middle and high school student I would recommend our school to everyone.
UC has a lot of heart. The teachers are nurturing and conscientious in their academics. The admission standards have slackened the past few years, allowing students in that do not tow the mark academically, making it more difficult for the teachers to keep the discipline standards they would like in the classroom. High marks for Biblical focus. Hopefully the new administration can heighten the standards for admission and retain the excellent faculty they now have.
The academic program is very dissappointing, the teachers do not put any effort into teaching our children and the classes are limited they only have the bare minimum, parent involvment is ok but i would not recommend UC to anybody who is looking forward to enrolling their child.
This used to be a fabulous school. The joke is that when the 2004 class graduated, they took the school with them. That is what is seems happened as the school went downhill after 2004. It was as though you were in a totally different environment. We had to pull our child out in their senior year and it was one of the best decisions we ever made. The academics were pitiful. UC has new leadership for 2006/07 year and I hope it can bounce back to the greatness that it once had.
The academic programs are good, but the teacher participation is not the best I have ever seen. There are some programs that are typically available in public schools that are not available at UC.
I love University Christian they are so involved with the students and Parents. Safety is first and they make sure that all kids are treated equally and there safety is just as important if they were there own and they make you feel that way... Everyone knows you and keeps the best way they can...
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