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2480 Northwest 7th Street
Miami, FL 33125

(305) 642-8600
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3 stars
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May 29, 2014
This school is a true gem, in the midst of the inner city. My child has never been happier. The teachers and the administration are dedicated and caring. The children are respectful, they actually hold the doorsand say please and thank you I am happy that my child is getting a high quaity education.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2013
People that have written mean spirited things are people that are upset with life in general & have to find a way to absolve themselves for their own shortcomings & failures. La Prog is a great school & each & every year it gets better. The administration & the teachers are excellent, & btw to those ignorant parents all of the teachers there TRUE professionals. Throughout the past 6 years things have changed dramatically; all changes have been made with the children's best interest. Also, many teachers have been let go, but amazing ones have taken their place. If you are that disgruntled employee, then maybe you should have done a better job! Again, La Prog makes gigantic strides in trying to teach & reach every child, but parents need to be committed to their child's education too. As a mom, I chose this school because the public school was failing, this school has ignited my child's desire to learn but most of all to succeed academically.The principal knows every child by name & more than that she knows how they perform academically.She always has helpful suggestions for both parents & students. Her love & passion for the achievement of all children is seen daily.Great job!

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2012
I recently put my kids in this school and they have never been happier. For many years they attended a high end Catholic School and I was afraid they wouldn't fit in right away and I was wrong. Every single person I have dealt with in this school from the Principal, office staff, teachers, to the lady who cleans is AMAZING !!!! I am very happy and would recommend it to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2010
My brother and I currently attend this school and we are very happy. I was happy that our coach implemented a basketball team in our school because we did not have enough students to join a team. He made sure that the ones who wanted to play basketball got a chance to play. Our coach also helped us win the volleyball championship! We can all see the positive changes coming!

- submitted by a community member
August 20, 2010
My child was a student at this school. I was always very happy there and was very sad that I had to move away. La Progresiva was like a big family. The teachers are very caring and loving towards the students. Ms. Manganelly was my sons kindergarten teacher and my son learned so much! He is able to read and write above his level! And even received a presidents award.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2010
As for the parent that is bitter with the school, I must disagree to the comment. My son was in the same grade as yours, I was also struggling financially. Unlike you the administration and teachers were willing to help me and my son at no extra cost. I believe that in order for children to succeed academically parents and school MUST work together. I could not be happier with my son's accomplishments and would not trade LA PROGRESIVA or its faculty and administration for any other school. Sometimes as parents we have to take responsibilities for our children and not play the blaming game.

- submitted by a parent
August 20, 2010
As a parent I must say I am very happy with the school. The people in the office go above and beyond to help those in need. I was having problems with the scholarship and they went out of their way to help me.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2010
Part 2: As for the comment of the student graduating in 2006, things have changed, the teachers are not the same, but the administration is. I would never put my child in this school again, as they do not learn anything. I would not even put my child here if they gave it to me for free; I would rather put my child in a public school or home school them. The teachers that stay here probably do so because it is a last resort for them, or because they are not qualified to teach in this country. As for a counselor, the person in charge of this is not qualified either, heaven forbid she speaks to a student and they end up hurting his/herself or another person. The office staff is also incompetent, you call and leave a message and never get a call back. You have to call and call and hope you can speak to the person you are trying to reach. Even further, I don t even think the whole administration is even qualified or certified with proper credentials to run a school.

- submitted by a parent
July 20, 2010
Part 1: This is a pathetic excuse for a school. This should not even be considered a last resort of a school for your child to attend. The teachers speak Spanish, for the exception of maybe 2 or 3, in the middle and high school. The same is probably true in the lower levels (K 5). The kids have no activities or electives. The size of the school should not matter, as this was the same school, which had its glory days in the 1980 s and 1990 s with the same building size. I know this because previous family members graduated in these years, where activities included: football, baseball, cheerleading, softball, volleyball, cross-country, tennis and clubs. The constant variable is the administration; I think they do not want to give the students extra activities because they would have to pay for more employees and insurance.

- submitted by a parent
July 03, 2010
To whom it may concern let me tell you that this school is the wortst i have ever seen. ACADEMIC the worst, from like the 1950's or something.. The kids there do not learn nothing, The ladies they have in the office they are not qualified to work with kids,or deal with parents,the sad part is that they call themselves christians, a real christian help parents help studens. my child has been in this school since kinder he just graduat from 8 grade, i had a real bad year i was not able to pay tutorin, La Progresiva decided to withdrawl my son because he didn't have the GPA he needed. Progresiva doesn't believe in 2nd chances. & they call them selves Christians.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 28, 2010
With no complaint, i respectfully have to disagree. La Progresiva is an awful school, it is very poor on academics. All teachers speak spanish, it is very small and there is no space for any elective classes.

- submitted by a student
February 09, 2010
I graduated in 2006, & I have attended the school since pre-k. Unlike many of the bad reviews that are below, we have to analyze the reality. The school may not be the biggest, may not be the prettiest, & may not have the best extra curricular activities another school may offer. What the school does have are many inspirational teachers. You can say that the academics are terrible, but at the end of the day the drive comes from within the student. If your child wants to succeed he/she will succeed where ever you put them. I have been in La Prog my whole life & I was given opportunities to go to other more prestigious private institutions, but when proven that I passed all their exams & it was obvious that La Prog was doing something right. I graduated with a Bachelors & was accepted to Stanford (ivy league).

- submitted by a community member
January 19, 2010
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- submitted by a student
April 11, 2009
Lots of changes are happening at this school, and it is exciting to see and be part of... The school has undergone both physical and academic transformations with the arrival of Rego and the things she is doing... although the change is noted we hope there are more things to come!

- submitted by a community member
March 14, 2009
this is the best school ever and the teachers are the best

- submitted by a student
no rating January 09, 2009
The education is really bad. the textbooks are from 1990. and there are no activities afterschool.

- submitted by a student
December 11, 2008
This school is alright the teachers are pretty strict.

- submitted by a community member
November 17, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 30, 2008
hi (: this is mely [ freshman ] at la proq andd im here to say dhat we havee the best teachers ever andd even thouqh thee school miqht be kindaa borinq and stupid sometimes its thee best everyone knows everybody andd its all qood thee only bad thinq is thee drama ! theres too muchh of it.ut other than that thee school has comee up withh alot of qreat activitys andd afterschool thinqs andd stuff its really qood. let meh tell yu about thee teachers : mr.villarreal : mathh. mr.medinaa : physical education & art. mr.diaz : science. ms.soto : enqlishh. ms.diaz : history. mr.llana : spanishh. mr.mumford : biblee. thee teachers aree thee best (:

- submitted by a student
October 30, 2008
La Progresiva has to be one of the best schools i've been to. The teachers there are great at doing there jobs , they never give up in students when they don't know something.La Progresiva is a FUN SCHOOL .We're all a big family there , im glad i attend that school. =)

- submitted by a student
September 24, 2008
Unlike all the other reviews, I will give you the pros and cons attending La Progresiva. There aren't many activities. However, it is not the teachers and faculty that lack interest activities but the students who lack enthusiasm. Although I wasn't able to be on a team or a club, there were still opportunities to get involved, (e.g. basketball games, talent shows, field day, Christmas plays, etc.). The curriculum is not very challenging at times but if I could ask the teacher to explain it and he/she would because he/she had the time and patience. It is strict, in result; there are no skipping, drugs, violence. Graduating from this school changed my life forever. I know have faith in myself and others. I hope for the future.

- submitted by a student
September 02, 2008
Well im a student in La Progresiva. I like it alot. i dont understand why you parents are discriminating about them. Thry are doing their jobs correctly. i like these teachers alot. And im a new student at this school. And believe that they are doing the best that they can

- submitted by a student
September 01, 2008
Hello everyone,im a student at La Progresiva and im very happy to be here.Yes, we might not have the most wonderfull teachers,programs,extra corricular activities,but as we are we are like family.This school is to excel into the future in being great enlightened people with positive attitud.I refuse to say this is an awful school,on the contrary this is a school that prepares you to be a better person in life and i think many people aren`t given that privilege.We have teachers and also our principal and vice principals that have faith in each and every student and help them every step of their way.If you really care about your child in having a positive attitud towards their future and to honor your family with respect and loyalty then this is the school for them.As we say, from la prog always and still remains from la prog .Thank you .

- submitted by a student
August 28, 2008
The biggest mistake i made was to teach at this school. they have no class and no dignity less no order. you know what it is sad is that they call themselves christians,when there is so much immoraility in that school. Don't take your children to that place.

- submitted by a teacher
July 31, 2008
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- submitted by a student
October 04, 2007
I am happy to say that La Prgoresiva is a superb school. Yes, it is small and not much when it comes to too many fancy gadgets. My son went to an all boy Jesuit school-- and he was miserable. We were not up to par financially as other families. At La Progresiva he continues to excel, has many friends and will graduate this year. I can praise the school, teachers and admisnitrators enough for their hardwork and dedication. Perhaps if parents were more involved in the school the whole community would realize what a great institution it is.

- submitted by a parent
August 29, 2007
No activities, bad teachers

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2007
As you can see in others reviews, La Progresiva Presbyterian School is not really a school. I made a mistake when I putted my children there.

- submitted by a parent
July 17, 2007
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June 22, 2007
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June 18, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
September 15, 2006
I'm not a parent nor am I a teacher. I am a graduating student of the La Progresiva 2006 class. As a student I have personally experienced the workings of the school and I must say, the review before my own is quite wrong. Yes, it may be true that the sports programs, whenever available, we lacking but they were there and they were competetive. The basketball team would often compete against the teams of other christian/private schools in the area. As for a lack of the art, this is partially due to the students inactivity or lack of showing interest in such programs. I say this because during my 10th grade year I became upset about this issue, voiced myself to the principle and suggested that an afterschool drama group be started. Within two days we had our program. I only have two words to describe the teachers; They care.

- submitted by a former student
August 30, 2006
To whom it may concern let me tell you that this school is the worst I have ever seen. I rather have my child in a public school than in this school. They have no sports activity for kids, no music, no art. And if they do is very poor. As far as academic the worst I have ever seen. The kids there do not learn nothing. I believe that those are not real teachers, and the ones that are good leave the school. The ladies they have in the office to my believe and for what I have seen are not qualified to work with kids or deal with parents.

- submitted by a parent
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La Progresiva Presbyterian School
2480 Northwest 7th Street, Miami, FL  33125
(305) 642-8600
Last modified La Progresiva Presbyterian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
La Progresiva Presbyterian School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 33 reviews.