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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Too much (2 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (2 responses)
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Western Academy Charter School 1

Posted May 23, 2016
- a parent
Teachers are disrespectful and belittle the kids. Awful way of teaching as it is about how to not get in trouble instead of stimulating discussion and understanding. Administration does not solve issues and tries not to get involved in anything even it it means issues are not resolved.

Western Academy Charter School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted May 19, 2016
- a parent
Mrs michone she is great and understands everyone and makes you feel like there could be hope


Western Academy Charter School 1

Posted May 19, 2016
- a parent
Very disrespectful teachers and dont help a student to understand anything they dont care about anyone. Really the worst school in palm beach county

Western Academy Charter School 5

Posted October 26, 2015
- a parent
Excellent teachers, Child Project is amazing for the children's enrichment and The principal will do anything for the benefit of the children. Lottery process is all electronic so completely fair. We are very happy at this school.

Western Academy Charter School 1

Posted April 21, 2015
- a community member
The lottery system is a scam. Just admit it. Its all about who you know. Hence the bogus claim that the school is so great that kids never leave. Who would leave when your friends got you in? I personally know of several students parents that know people within the school and often brag about getting in the school because of the "push".


Western Academy Charter School 5

Posted April 09, 2015
- a community member
The lottery that this school uses is all electronic. It is not done clandestinely. Unfortunately they do not get many open seats each year because when families join they seldom leave. The Florida Law dictates that teacher and staff children get priority in a charter school lottery. This is not the school doing it secretively. It is spelled out in the law. I know people who waited 2 or 3 years to get in and finally did and they are still at the school and very happy with the teachers and the high academic program. Great free schools usually have high demand and in this case few open seats because families do not leave. Just because you did not get in does not mean there was something backhanded being done. Don't be a poor loser. Be patient and you may get in next year.

Western Academy Charter School 5

Posted March 26, 2015
- a parent
Love LOVE love this school. I have two girls attending this school for 6 years now and I couldn't ask for some wonderful great teachers and principal.

Western Academy Charter School 5

Posted December 06, 2014
- a parent
This is my son's first year (6th grade). He is learning a lot and has excellent teachers. The school is run very well and has excellent communication keeping parents informed of everything your child is doing. To the parents that complain about sending children with learning disabilities to a charter school, I think that's just silly. The public school system is designed to help children with disabilities. I would never even think to send a child with a disability to a charter school.


Western Academy Charter School 5

Posted December 02, 2014
- a teacher
Unfortunately, this school like all schools can not always help students whose parents do not follow through or take the professional recommendations of teachers. It is impossible to make every family happy but this school works very hard for All children and was in fact started for children with disabilities who were struggling in district schools. If they did not care they would not have the huge success rate for this group of children and all children that they do. It is a school of choice for parents. If it is not a fit for a child or family then the parents have the luxury of the choice to seek a better fit program. Over the 12 years they have been open they have made all types of families and students happy by proving a very high quality education. I love working at this school and will continue to help ALL children that walk into my classroom.

Western Academy Charter School 1

Posted December 01, 2014
- a parent
This school is outright discriminatory toward children with learning disabilities and ADD. My child was there for one school year and it was a horrible and traumatizing experience. The staff is very clique-ish and rude..Since we left I have met several other people who have had common issues. They need to be reported and shut down.

Nearby schools

Western Academy Charter School
650 Royal Palm Beach Boulevard, Royal Palm Beach, FL  33411
(561) 792-4123
Last modified Western Academy Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 10 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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