My child went to this school. I give it a 3, due to the academics. There are only advanced classes, and they enroll everyone in them. As a result they are not "advanced" at all. The classes all move very slowly, spending days to cover a concept. There is NO accomadation for "gifted" or quick learners made here. They have to sit in the same class as all the "slow" learners. If your child is smart, a quick learner, this is not the school for you. Great concept with the Arts, but lacking in academics.
Amazing School!!! Dedicated arts teachers and rigorous academics. The environment is caring, inspiring and dynamic from the administration all the way through to the students. I couldn't be happier! Thank you MAC!!
I never write reviews on websites or blogs. But this month I attended MAC's dance show, and last night I attended the jazz music program. All I can say is "WOW!!!!!!". This school has really hit a groove and is humming along so well. And over the last few months, the school has been enacting some terrific changes designed to increase academic performance (which was already pretty good). The staff and administration are so proactive at putting forth change!! This is a truly refreshing school! Last night's jazz concert left me so impressed-- not just the kids who lay like professionals, but just the positive rapport between the kids themselves, but also the parents and the MAC community in general. I felt I had to review this school somewhere and decided to come on here. There is a lot of hard work going on here that deserves to be recognized. MAC, you have my top vote!! Keep it up-- you have many proud parents with you!!!!!
MIiami Arts Charter is an amazing school and I am so fortunate to be a part of this school! I couldnt have asked for a more safer environment for my children
We are so pleased with MAC, the arts offered, and the academics. We have students in the middle and high programs and both are doing very well and enjoy their school. In addition , we find the meal program to be outstanding compared to most schools, with fresh ingredients and a real chef preparing food daily!
My daughter entered her first year at MAC last year and I never seen her this happy going to any other highschool. Miami Arts have dedicated teachers and the principle is very involved with the students. The programs are amazing and I am so glad in enrolling my daughter into this school. GO MAC!!!
i have to diagree with all the bad coments on MAC it is an amazing school that i have been going to since the 6th grade, the teachers are friendly and love teaching, and the school is very welcoming to anyone i love this school and would not change a thing about it
Miami Arts Charter School is a great school. My son graduated from there last year. The kids are all well behaved, good manners and all of them enjoy going to school because there is a great atmosphere all around. Great talented students, great teachers and great staff. The best thing about this school was also the feeling that your son was always going to be safe, which is so important nowaday. Highly recommend this school.
I totally disagree with the previous comment of this parent. ""Beautiful" teacher?? Seriously, I'm beyond pleased with the academics MAC faculty provide to my child. Exceptional, challenge, creative, caring, precise, consistent, EXTREMELY SAFE, zero bullying, nurturing, mentoring, and yes a lot of writing in a super advance level. My child came from a very prestigious private school and I have to say no regrets what so ever, the only difference is the campus.Keep it on MAC! You are the best kept secret in town!
The idea for a school of Arts is wonderful yet Mac is not there, The administration should find better academic teachers, some are really good and devoted, some others love collecting Fs. I'm not interested in a beautiful school but a beautiful teacher for my kid!
Why is MAC the best school in America. I am in love with this school and all I have done is visit the website a dozen times, go to open house there, and wait while my daughter Whitney auditioned for theatre and dance. I love the atmosphere, the positive energy, and the professionalism of the students, faculty, and staff. I am hoping, praying, and wishing my daughter gets accepted at this great educational institution. My daughter is in love with this school and wants badly to be accepted. It is worth the auditions and waiting.
I'm a parent of a MAC student, and after being in different schools found this to be the best for him. He is a very happy kid here. The arts program is great. I highly recommend this school
As a parent of a senior who attended for two years, overall I am unhappy with MAC. Having already had a child who was a high school student at a local Magnet school, I have a basis of comparison with MAC's level of keeping parents of seniors informed and it is minimal, compared to other schools. And when completing university applications, MAC did not even have a college code on state university's application drop-down list. MAC has a significant turn-over of teachers and there appears to be an over-all need for improvement in the school's organization. For example, high school students and middle school students are sometimes in the same class and I find that unacceptable.
As a parent, I must mention that the amazing thing about this school is that though it is only in its second year of operation you'd never know it! The arts programs seem to be well-established as though the school had been around for a much greater time. This was a big concern to me when my son asked to go there, and I am glad I acquiesced and allowed him to go. Today, I could not think of him going anywhere else and be as happy as he is. The academics are very demanding and at times it seems the intensive amount of time required to complete homework assignments, in addition to the high expectations of his arts program are a bit much. Yet he loves it!!
Im one of the lucky student that got accepted to this school and when I saw the school it was amazing. I think ill have an excellent time there.The teacher will be excellent and the principals are very strict on everything that's important.
I love the Teachers, the administrators, the Music program is excellent and the academics are rigorous
I went to this schol the year it came out ! The Dance Program & Art Program is the best ! The rest of the program like drama and writing it no all the good !! But they serve good food ! haah
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