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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Teachers at this school are effective:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Leadership at this school is effective:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 77 reviews about all of the school topics.

Supports LD students: Disagree


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I haven't seen options given by the school though the teachers seem caring and understanding.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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Either they are ineffective leaders or the board doesn't allow them to be effective. Either way, it reflects on them.


Develops character: Disagree


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My child was bullied by children there. The teachers cared but clearly the integrity, compassion and respect of the students was lacking. So many cliques here that it is disconcerting. Not surprising that the principals child is among them and gets special treatment.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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How can we know how effective they are when they are not supported by a school that gives them what they need to teach?

Amount of homework: Strongly disagree


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How can a school have "no homework" and still be effective? The kids get no work to take home to reinforce what's taught during the day. That's what homework is suppose to do. The policy they boast about is ridiculous because clearly work at home must be done in order to fully grasp the work once you get to a certain level and if they aren't giving it, then they are failing.




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My kids have been at this school since they opened their doors 6 years ago. It started off great. As years have gone on, I have no idea what they are doing but it has changed. Teachers come and go rapidly. They are constantly fundraising. We had 10 fundraising projects in the first 9 weeks of school. They get the same money as the public schools yet are always fundraising? And they ask for donations in every single class once or twice a month even though they bring in supplies at the beginning of the year. The teachers constantly ask for printer ink, paper, glue, etc all year long and even ask for actual printers! The school require parents to volunteer 20 hours per child so they are not paying extra staff because they do a lot. They consistently plan field trips that cost a student $75-$100 a pop that quite honestly are not very educational. They are a charter school that is funded by tax payers yet are a for-profit school and nickel and dime the parents to death! Where does the money go??? They think they are a private school and want us to fork out money like it is. It's beyond ridiculous. I sincerely wonder if they are going to go out of business because they tried to expand too fast. That isn't our fault. We shouldn't be funding another campus. Everything is about putting on a big show so field trips to normal family weekend parks like Seaquarium or Parrot Jungle or even Disney are the norm. As a parent, I would prefer they focus on the education and making it fun instead of making it a big show to parents, kids and other schools. The show is in the student's performance and parent satisfaction and not in pageantry. There are some very nice teachers but the way the school is run is very poor, unorganized and cold. I'll do my best to support any teacher there because they are trying so hard but not the school as they are out of hand. I'm sure it all stems from the for-profit board that cares about dollars and not how they are enriching the children's minds.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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This school has a No homework policy. Only students who NEED extra help are assigned homework.



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I have nothing but great things to say about this school! The staff is wonderful and the principal is just as great! :)




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The school is fabulous. I've raised 5 children and it is my 5th that is attending this school. I feel that his education and exposure is solid and that overall the teachers have done a very good job the one massive complaint that I have is that traffic is horrendous and horribly managed. I believe that more effort for a solution needs to be made. Whether it be stationing additional police officers at the intersections prior to the school not just at the entrance, starting a carpool program in the different neighborhoods that the children live in or implementing a strong transportation system ie buses which the school does not offer but should be added into the budget. Something..something something.



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Our children have had a wonderful experience the last three years. We have had great teachers, wonderful staff and a strong administration team. Looking forward to the next five years.

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