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223 N Palafox St
Pensacola, FL 32502

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(850) 434-6474
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September 23, 2013
We have two children at EDS, one at the ELC and one at the lower school. Both children have grown tremendously both socially and academically at this school. The new head, Judy Shelton, is doing great things to promote science, math, and the arts, and her vision for building children of character along with the academic rigor at the school has made us incredibly happy parents.

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May 13, 2013
The teachers at the lower school are amazing. My daughter's teacher really has tried to individualize her education. She found areas where my child excelled and used those to push her further while addressing areas where she needed extra attention. The teacher assistants are so knowledgable and caring. We love EDS.

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July 23, 2010
I have two college age children and an 8th grader.They all attended EDS. It is by far the best academic choice in the two county area. Many graduate from EDS and attend the IB High School. It is an easy transition b/c of high academic standards. Graduates of EDS in the past 10 years(friends of my children) have gone on to graduate from Harvard, Samford, MIT,Columbia, Duke, Notre Dame, & UF to name a few. The success of the Alumni speak for the quality EDS.

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February 10, 2010
My daughter has attended EDS since she was in K-3 and will graduate from 8th grade this year. We have been very happy with the atmosphere at the school, it is so refreshing to be in the hall in the morning when they begin the day with a prayer. When my daughter was in 7th grade she had some problems with students who were still learning people skills. All of her teachers were very concerned for her welfare and went the extra mile to be certain she was treated well and felt loved. Now that she is in 8th grade, she has had an awesome year, blossoming both scholastically and socially. The administration is top-notch. Those who are looking for a school that focuses on values as well as academics will be very impressed with EDS.

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March 20, 2009
I've like the school quite a bit. I'm ready to go to high school, but I've received a fantastic education in a wonderful enviro- nment. And not to mention, I simply love all of the teachers! EDS only hires the best. And also, it isn't easy. It is a challenge-I've had a TON of projects in 7th and 8th grade, and you truly learn to study during those years. So yes, from a student perspective, I would recommend this school.

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January 12, 2009
EDS is a good school for someone who has a younger child. But now they have gotten very serious on how they handle the actions of the student. I have a child in the seventh grade and she always complains to me that she has alot of homework.

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March 30, 2008
My daughter attended EDS after attending a different private school in the area. Comparing the two I have found the style of teaching and the academics to be behind her previous school. My other child will not be attending EDS. I much prefer a school that does not have the 'inner city school' surroundings.

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September 01, 2007
Although I believe my children are receiving an excellent education, I am thrilled that they are learning so much more. I have been a parent at EDS for four years but I spent last year as a teacher's aide at the school. We loved EDS and I was a little afraid the rose-colored glasses would be shattered. Of course, any school is going to have minor issues but I still think it is the very best place for my children. One day I was leaving school and passed the janitor sitting on the hall floor with a kindergartener teaching her to tie her shoes. It was a perfect example of the loving environment my children are immersed in every day. I am so happy to have found such a great place for my children to learn and grow.

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April 02, 2007
I have had a negative experience at EDS and this forum allows one to share that information. Not only did I withdraw my child after deciding the principal was more concerned and loyal to her staff than to the students. The choices are limited, but I would look elsewhere if strong leadership and a positive role model is important to you.

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November 20, 2006
Episcopal Day School is a great blend of strong academics and gentle spirituality. My children have loved the teachers, been challenged by the curriculum, and have been very comfortable in their school setting here at EDS. They have had many opportunities to be involved in service projects, sports and other clubs. Parent involvement is high, and encouraged. We have loved EDS for our children!

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November 17, 2006
I think Episcopal Day School is the best non-public school in NW Florida. My two children attended from K-3 through 8th grades and received an accelerated, quality education; learned how to study and be accountable for themselves; had a loving environment in which to learn about God; and became excellent writers. The arts programs (visual and music) and technology education are fabulous. My children were safe and happy learners. This school helped me raise my kids to be morally grounded in a positive, loving manner. 'Love God and your neighbor' was taught and lived by the staff and faculty. This school has an expereinced and strong administration, and is not 'parent driven'; it therefore has stability. Both my kids went into accelerated classes in high school and graduated with college credits. I feel their foundation came from EDS, as they went into high school very well prepared, from academics to decision-making.

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Episcopal Day School of Christ
223 N Palafox St, Pensacola, FL  32502
(850) 434-6474
Last modified Episcopal Day School of Christ is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Episcopal Day School of Christ Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top