Very, very disappointed in the Quest program. The teachers do not understand the special needs of these students, and do not care to learn. The Prinicipal is powerless, the program is a test of patience, and the curriculum is based on sheer volume. If you want your child to have a well-rounded education that involves music, sports, or anything else, don't make this mistake. It isn't worth it, and they will end up hating school. I believe my child is being mentally abused by these uncaring teachers, and I have joined the ranks of parents attempting to get OUT! I give the parent involvement 5 stars, because my whole life revolves around helping my student barely pass...with an IQ far higher than most people. Average rating because of the few compassionate and dedicated teachers there...none of which are my child's instructors.
CK-8 is pretty good school.Very happy here. My son is in the first grade this year. Kindergarten was an awesome year and we had Ms. Vasquez for Kindergarten.
Challenger is truly a one-of-a-kind school! The teachers and faculty are amazing and the test scores prove it. Being ranked 2nd in the state in 2011 definitely comes as no surprise! The standards are set high but there is plenty of help and support for students who may need it. It's great to see how many parents are involved with their children not only academically but also with school functions and volunteering as well. We are very blessed to have our daughter enrolled in such a wonderful school!
i have been at this school since kindergarden. im in 6th grade now. which means im the first class to graduate from k-8. i really love this school i wish it was a high school too. we learn alot and i enjoy school because of this school. in third grade the teachers were so nice that ever since then loved school and learning !!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!:) -cassyddog
I have 2 kids at this school. Love it! Best school my kids have attended.
I must agree that it was quite confusing yesterday. We to are new because of the Gifted Program and we felt lost yesterday
The School really needs to get organized!!! I am very dissapointed on how they handled orientation this 2011- 2012 School year. You require so much for a child to attend your school. They did not even have the paper work ready, no maps for new students, It was a waste of time. They even had the front office closed. `Whos bright idea was that? The one word I can use to describe this School is Pompous. My child is there only because the Gifted program was moved there
I have a recent graduate of Challenger and as with previous child feel that we were truly blessed to have our children attend this school. The teachers were great, tuned into our girls and equiped them to succeed in high school and beyond. Felt that we were part of a team with the goal of making our children the best they can be academically, socially, emotionally etc. The administration and support staff were wonderful as well. My children felt comfortable in communicating with them. Challenger K8 is truly a great school.
Our kids have been at this school since Kindergarten. They have just completed the 1st and 3rd grades. Both of them on the superintendent's list. The administrative staff and teachers are beyond comparison. I consider them as part of my family and so do our kids. This is truly an amazing place for children to grow and learn.
Our child has been in Challenger since 2nd grade she is now in 6th the school is outstanding. However the gifted program is not. This is not run by the school administration and there in is the problem. Gifted is run by the district and is a seperate program. Our child has been in gifted since Kindergarten when the program was run by the challenger school and administration it was very good. Our student will not be in gifted for another year if the program does not change.
I live across the street from Challenger and have seen teachers' cars in the parking lot at 10 pm., not to mention on sunday afternoons, too. They work so hard and go above & beyond what is "necessary," because they truly care about what they do, and it shows. I was amazed at how much they accomplish with these kids in one school year, and how much time and effort the teachers put in to ensure the kids enjoy learning. I feel very fortunate to have my children attend this school.
Teachers at this school work hard to facilitate student achievement and parent involvement. The administration is supportive and all stakeholders have students' best interests in mind.
This school offers creative learning techniques, teachers communicate well with parents & the administration is vigilant in keeping the focus on the children.
dedicated teachers and staff work in conjunction with supportive moms and dads.
My child is coming home using (and understanding) an amazing new vocabulary. In Kindergarten, they're already learning about evaporation and centrifugal force. Yes, he's even used those two terms correctly. I'm amazed. I'm even very pleased with the arts program for this level. Elementary students are being exposed to art history, classics, and even theory. The classes are large, but very well managed, and the teachers really work well together to handle difficult situations. Expectations are high of both students and parents.
They have great staff and make sure all parents are involed in the school in some form. I feel this makes the students see how much parents care about them learning, and helps the students strive to learn.
The students learn a lot and the teachers are available to help the students. The classrooms arent overcrowded. The Staff nip problems in the bud!
ive gone to challenger since my 6th grade year and now in 8th and i could not be happier! the teachers really go above and beyond to help theyre students and truly care for them and want them to succeed. overall, it's one of the best schools in the county in my opinion
Im in 8th grade at ck8 and I love it here! its a great school and we have amazing teachers(:
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