It's pretty suspicious how so many reviews came in on the same posted date. I'm willing to bet many of these reviews are falsely created by Principal Espinoza. This isn't a well run school and the teachers only do enough to maintain their jobs since they're unable to speak up.
I liked the staff at the school,but I was one of those "not-so-popular" kids who wasn't the best.So of course some of the students can make school there the worst years of your life,but i do recommend it,not 100% because they just got all new staff and removed their 2 best teachers,but a 4/5
Do not be fooled by these reviews and stay away! Some of the teachers are excellent but do not last. There have been several mass exodus here where the teachers go to (another charter) school where they are supported by the leadership of the school.
love love love the school my son just started kindergarten and they have a really good positive outlook .My son gets home talking about how great his day was, that's all you can ask for.
I attended this school for three years, and the principal is very involved in the student's education. She geniunely cares about each individual student and wants them to suceed. She is very hands on and I personally feel she has created a beneficial learning environment.
This school really cares about it's students. I have two kids here and the school does really well with both of them. Also helped my daughter to obtain tutoring when it was needed. If your able to get in to this school you will not be sorry.
I would like to begin by saying I was born and raised here in Palm Beach County. I was fortunate enough to have parents that were able to send me to private school. The same level of education I received in the private school sector , my children are now receiving @ The Academy for Positive Learning due to the efforts of the principal Renatta Espinosa.What principal offers every parent access to her cell phone anytime of the day or night ? In conclusion, this institution offers my children a future,well-being, mental stability and a safe haven.
My daughter attended A4PL for 3 years! She recently graduated from 8th grade on the B Honor Roll! I am so pleased with the young lady she is becoming. Kudos to Mrs. Espinoza and her staff for a job well done! This little school focuses on educating the whole child! Children are encouraged to be themselves and given all opportunities to excel academically and socially. I'm sorry they don't go to the 12th grade! I encourage any parent who is looking for a safe, loving environment to visit this GREAT school.
Both of my daughters have and are currently attending this school. The staff and teachers are wonderful. The Principal, Mrs. Espinoza is an excellent educater and has always helped out or addressed any issue in a timely manner.
I have 3 children that attend this school. It has been the best decision I have ever made to put them in this school. They have been going there for 2 years, this will be their 3rd year coming up. One of my kids were falling behind in the public school they were attending before AFPL, she didn't receive the help she needed.The minute I enrolled her into AFPL, Ms. Espinoza went above and beyond to provide the extra care that she needed to excel. She saw right away by watching and going thru her work that she needed extra help. Instead of being behind in class she is now on track and excelling above and beyond. She not only can see when help is needed but also when they need to be challenged. I have two others who need to be challenged because they get bored to easily, they are above their grade level. AFPL is a great school and they will continue to attend. This is also the only school that I know of where I can call/text/email the principle personally and not have to go thru twenty people, and she responds right away. The teachers have personal emails as well and they are just as quick to respond. I just wish it extended to highschool. Thank you AFPL for another great year!
ACADEMY FOR POSITIVE LEARNING, was the best school choice that i made for my daughter who now attends. before coming to AFPL my daughter was not doing so well academically, my daughter has been an honor roll student for the last 2yrs, and i first owe all praises to God and secondly to Mrs. Espinoza and her wonderful , dedicated and hard working staff. Mrs Espinoza's unique style, has gained the respect from her students, staff and parents. over the last 2yrs i have witnessed the love that the students have for Mrs. Espinoza and the love that she has for each of them. she loves and cares for the students as if they are her own...if there is any issue that i ever had, i brought it to Mrs. Espinoza's attention and she dealt with it, she is a principal of her word, down to the NO BULLYING policy....The teachers at AFPL are the BEST , all that the teachers have in them academically they pour into the students.(technique, tool etc..) AFPL is a highly recommended school of choice..
I have two children at this school. I have only positive things to say about the teachers and the principal. The teachers have the students write their projects and daily homework down each day in their agendas; the paren's have to sign it each day. I always knew when homework was due. The principal exceeded my expectations and is extremely caring. She gave my children the opportunity to have extracurricular activities such as a Marathon club, Art class, and she even had the Palm Beach Zoo come to teach them about animals. This school is wonderful for students who are eager to learn...it is a positive learning environment. I never have to worry that my children are not getting a quality education because the teachers keep in contact with the parents and work with your children to help develop their weaknesses into strengths. Thus, my children have improved their reading skills and have had opportunities that regular public school could never provide.
Academy for Positive Learning is a unique family-friendly orientated school. Constant growth in student academic achievement is visible and well promoted. Students at this school show their pride and sense of belonging by forming part of all the multiple enrichment programs present through the year. Lake Worth community is highly involved with the school. This school is considered one of the best in meeting students individual learning styles, and supports the constructive approach across all grade levels. My experiences at Academy for Positive Learning are treasured and valued with great tribute. Real-world learning opportunities for all students are best found in this school. Trips to different countries is one of the most unique and memorable experiences a child can live. This school has traveled to Florida's best parks, museums, aquariums, games, and theaters, but it has gone beyond, students here have the option to travel to the exterior. Yes! This school travels to many states, and countries that will ensure to make a positive difference in the life of their children. I will never forget our school visit to Costa Rica. Become part of AFPL's family, today!
I have to say that Academy for Positive Learning was a gift from God for my son. My son attended APFL from the beginning when the school first started. My son was in elementry school through the regular school system. He has ADHD and the school he was attending tried to say that he will need a special classes and would not have to worry about state test because he would pass them no matter what. I did not like this comment so I took him out of the school. It had to be God that lead me to AFPL and Mrs. E and her school. My son not only completed 3rd -8th grade there he graduated with all A's and B's. The staff at the school is highly trained each year and the program is of the highest standards. The students will learn and must work hard to achieve but in the long run the benefits of this school will out weigh any negative thoughts of others. My son is currently in High School and is doing very well and it is because of the foundation that AFPL and Mrs E help him to build. Academy for Positive Learning will take your student by the hand and lead them into an adventure of learning through love and compassion from Mrs E and her staff. I recommend this school very highly.
This school has been a huge disappointment! The principal talks a good game but what was told to me was not done. It is so unfortunate because many of the teachers are excellent but because of her they lose the best teachers to other schools since the teachers do not want to deal with the principal.
My experience at this school was not the best, there were so many inconsistencies, the teachers seem lost and at any given moment the principal changes curriculum. My child was very confused, due dates were never official, also I observed a great deal of disrespect between the principal and teachers. I would not recommend this school.
Because it is a cooperative learning school that involves the administrators, the teachers, the students and the families.
I love academy for positive learning beacause it contains k-8th grade and i broke my head looking for a school that I could put all my children in now that I finally found tis school i love it!!!!
Academy for Positive Learning is a great school. They go above and beyond to ensure that the children excel at there studies. My daughter currently is receiving free tutoring two nights a week. The work ethic is very strong amongst the employees and the children are very lucky to have such dedicated teachers. The teachers organize visits to the Kravis Center and other performing arts programs for children with minimal cost to the families. I can not say too much about them! Thank you.
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