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PK-12
Private
Cumming, GA
Students enrolled: 450
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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4888 Browns Bridge Road
Cumming, GA 30041

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(770) 205-8202
(770) 205-8333
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December 13, 2014
I have 2 children who are enrolled at Cornerstone, a 4 year old in Pre-K and an 8 year old in 3rd grade. What my youngest has learned, even within the first month of Pre-K, astonished me & my husband. As a child, who, let's say isn't a lover of learning, he's enjoyed learning in the setting your school provides. The environment is positive, his teachers are patient, and they recognized his level of comfort and ability, and then subsequently met him on the right level. My older child, who IS a lover of learning and strives to be successful, has been placed perfectly in every single class/grade he's been in. His teachers are extremely proficient in their understanding of how a child's brain works, how mind, body & spirit are critical to success, and how to reach a child with whatever situation presents. As a young boy, he's struggled with social maturity and his current and past teachers see the WHOLE child. All of the school personnel are respectful and kind. I'm so pleased that we've chosen Cornerstone for our boys. I'm confident that they have the start they need to be successful men, because of what Cornerstone has done for them and for us as a family.

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2014
Cornerstone Wins Third Annual STEM Education Awards Cornerstone Schools Wins Statewide Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) Award sponsored by the Technology Association of Georgia Fall 2014: The Technology Association of Georgia (TAG), the state s leading association dedicated to the promotion and economic advancement of Georgia s technology industry, held its third annual Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics (STEM) finals in Savannah, Georgia --- and chose Cornerstone Schools as the Statewide Winner in the Middle School category for the 2014 STEM Education Award! TAG chose Cornerstone as the top STEM middle school out of 170 applicants in 8 different categories. The Technology Association of Georgia recognizes top schools focuses on Science, Technology, Engineering and Math Education. We were chosen from 170 applicants in 8 different categories!

- submitted by a teacher
September 13, 2014
Cornerstone is fantastic! My 12 and 13 year olds are finally thriving with the small class sizes, innovative teaching, and supportive environment. The principal and teachers are always available to discuss problems or ideas to help my children improve. It is amazing how many extracurricular activities are available and how involved the parents are. We are so thankful we found Cornerstone!

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2014
Cornerstone Schools, has been named as a Finalist in the Middle School category for the 2014 STEM Education Awards. The Technology Association of Georgia recognizes schools for outstanding efforts and achievements in supporting and promoting STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) Education in Georgia. Cornerstone uses and emphasizes STEM at all grade levels and in as many aspects as possible in combination with traditional teaching methods. The faculty and staff work extremely hard to ensure that the students are equipped with the skills needed to be innovators, engineers, and inventors.

- submitted by a teacher
June 02, 2014
My son has been attending this school for a few years now and they work so very closely with his educational needs it has been a blessing. I would love all children to get that quality of education. The only two things I would care to see change is their lunch menu. My son won't eat the school lunch. And there is no school nurse on the premises. I would like to see the school get their own soccer team or something like that instead of having to find something outside of the school for such activities as I believe it instills confidence in children. Overall, I am very pleased with the school as a whole.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2014
Cornerstone is a wonderful school that has caring teachers with small classes who work with students at their academic level. The campus is beautiful, the atmosphere is peaceful and the students and staff are smiling. Teachers use a variety of methods to reach all students including technology in the classroom. Very good school!

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2014
I like everything about this School(Teachers,teaching, Principal, students etc), My son's 1st yr, he's in 2nd grade.Cornerstone is a very quiet school which focuses only on things that are important to students like Academics, Music, competitions etc. They have a good music teacher and program.I heard they won state level technology competition as well last year.I don't see any activities that waste's students time or parents time. My son attended McGinnis Woods Elementary in Alpharetta for 2 years, I see a big difference the way Prinicipal runs the School at Cornerstone. At Cornerstone, Management is not money minded, no fund raising and unnecessary activities/events that require parents attendance, PA board members/parents doesn't hang out in the school creating a noisy environment, parents don't have to give gifts to teachers or influence them in any way,they have sports fields,GYM, they conduct Spelling Bee competition openly on stage just like the real spelling bee and all parents can attend, they have Math League & Oratorical from 2nd grade onwards etc. I didn't see any of the above good things at McGinnis Woods. Mr. Aaron 2nd grade teacher is the best. Cornerstone's the best

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2013
If you care about your education, this is the school for you. They may be lacking a few of the extracurricular items that other schools have like football, but their education is second to none. They focus on helping each child reach their full potential and will customize the curriculum as necessary to insure it. Don't take my word for it. Go check out the school and ask them how they do on standardize tests. My son has been there since he was 2 months old. He is now in 5 years old and is no doing 2nd grade math curriculum and 1st grade reading.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2013
Readers please beware! The recent positive reviews are probably being solicited by the owner/principal. The last review is full of untruths. When my children attended school the owner/principal didn't even know their names. She didn't even know parents or students who had been attending the school for four year or more. Please, please talk to former parents. Check with Sylvan and Huntington's while they may not be able to give you names or specipifics they are familiar with the Cornerstone name since they have had to tutor many former students. This truly has nothing to do with the current owner/principal or former principal since I am not friends with either. Both are responsible for this schools failures. Do your research. This is not personal I just don't want others to have to go through what my family has had to go through after my chrildrens time at cornerstone. Trust me the county schools have been incredible with my children! Look at the negative reveiws these parents have taken the time because they fill passionate and have had horrible experiences. Teacher/Student turn over is high! Look at the negative reviews they are very detailed! Red flag this school.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2013
My children have been attending Cornerstone Schools for many years and we have been happy with the success of our children. We chose Cornerstone because of the owners philosophy of education. They always had the children's best interest at heart and strived to try to help ALL students. The owner new that all children did not learn equally and encouraged her staff to find the best way for each child to succeed. The principal she hired and trusted assured the owner her philsophy's were the same, but it was becoming more apparent that this was not the truth and upon the owners realizing this, the principal than proceeded to undermine the schools reputation and manipulated families to try intimidate and threaten the schools credentials to force her to keep the principal (who actually threatened to quit 3 times & take families with her). I know this because I was one of the families that was told many untruth's and pressured to spread untruths and send emails to everyone we knew about the owner and the school. We stayed and will continue to speak highly of the schools achievements and our children's success! Make the right choice and check Cornerstone out!

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2013
I think it is absurd that people judge a school on how well they like (or dislike) the owner on a personal basis. I personally have no problem in that area, but regardless, I am just looking for a solid education for my child. I care about the teachers that my child has day to day exposure with. I have no idea how a child coming out of Cornerstone would be behind. I can personal guarantee that my young child is well above her public school peers in all areas. Also, hard to ignore national test results. I like the small class sizes and the fact that every adult on campus knows my child by name. Frankly, I also like the other kids and their parents. I like the fact that I know the other parents are as vested in their child as I am. All of the students I know are exceptionally bright, outgoing, and well behaved.

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2012
Accreditation is questionable. Ask other schools if they have had any students transfer from Cornerstone. Not all credits will transfer. Teacher certification is also questionable. On the surface the school seems nice but do your research.

- submitted by a community member
November 09, 2012
Wow, am very surprised to see the one star ratings made below. Our family has enjoyed Cornerstone tremendously, and as working professionals, we can only state that our children have performed exceedingly well at this school. Our children are atleast one whole year ahead of the local public school students. I almost enrolled them in local public, but found out that they would be academically ahead of the level that they would be placed in. Nope, kept them at Cornerstone, where we knew for sure they would succeed. Test scores are based on IOWA Testing, and our children's scores are consistently well above the national average. I doubt public shools can match that. Cornerstone is awesome!

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2012
Beware. We were warned but unfortunately didn't listen. Our daughter attended as a 9th grader to help get here study habits ready for high school. We were told that credit would transfer - most did not and she was behind after 1 semester. We transferred out mid year but they tried to charge us for a full semester. After agreeing on a resolution, they went ahead and accessed our account with a judgement and pulled out almost $5000 without our knowledge. It is a shame some of the teachers are great but it is not well run. We have heard about finance issues from others as well

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2012
Dear parents: A new school year has begun at Cornerstone, and with it a new, fresh beginning. I think prospective parents who read the comments below may be concerned, and, unfortunately, overlook this gem of a school named Cornerstone. The coments made below are quite denigrating towards the owner, and quite favorable to a principal who resigned and is no longer part of this school. But aside the negative rhetoric, the question to ask is, "How well do the kids perform?" THAT is the real test. So far I have seen my kids excel year after year in their reading and math skills. THAT is what I, as a parent, am interested in. Also, be wise and keep in mind that one person does not run a school. The teachers at this school are wonderful (and most did not leave), and THEY also contribute to the success of the school/children, as does the owner who has been positive through this change. Remember the wise observation by Gestalt stating, "THE WHOLE IS GREATER THAN THE SUM OF ITS PARTS." Very true, indeed. This school's best, important parts are still intact. Visit the school, speak to the parents, and watch the children who attend. It won't be long before one sees the BIG PICTURE.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2012
Regarding the 'Our children have attended Cornerstone since 2003' - there has only been 1 headmistress (the owner) and then 1 principal (Ms. Francel) since the start of the elementary school! Parents, only time will tell but if the last 3 months of the school year were any indication... this owner is in WAY over her head! We are, also, a family that has been at Cornerstone since 2003. The school (K-8) under the owner's direction was chaos. We stayed because of the introduction of the principal and continued to stay because of her extraordinary work to raise the standards and organize the school! We have left because the owner seems oblivious to the evolution of the school and the need for an appropriate leader that will continue the vision and direction of our past principal. We are not all moving our children because the principal has moved on...we are leaving because we don't trust the ownership; based on their words and actions they do not seem to understand what it takes to provide a high quality education in 2012.

- submitted by a parent
July 27, 2012
Our children have attended Cornerstone since 2003 and they have been through 3 different principals in this time period. Regardless of the principal, the owner has had the vision and direction to seek the highest level of education for the students.Class size are small 15 max. Students are challenged and pushed to excel in the CORE areas of education to prepare them for college. Sure we'll miss the principal but we'll not sacrifice our children's education by moving them to another school because she's no longer there. The owners track record has been consistent to provide the highest quality education for our children. We expect our children to continue to be challenged and pushed to meet the rigors of attending college.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2012
This school is unfortunately in a sad state of affairs at the moment. They lost their principal who had a clear direction for the school and the commitment to making it happen. Unfortunately the owner is only interested in profit (taking in special needs kids to fill enrollment without proper resources or staffing). With the principal and many of the staff leaving and the owner truly not knowing what she is doing, we and many others (who have a choice) are not returning to this school. Very tragic!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2012
We had our daughter in this school a few years back and it was a horrible experience for us and many others we know who have since left. The bottom line is they expect you to drop off your kid and ask no questions. In many cases they don't tell you what is going on and if you challenge or question anything they suggest you aren't in the right place. Our daughter was being given a math book and sent to the back of the class to teach herself every day because she was advanced in a subject. When I realized this and asked her some questions she couldn't answer them because she didn't really understand the concepts. When we suggested that their handbook stated "individual instruction", they said they couldn't meet our needs. This is just one of the many problems. They have a great sales pitch, great facility, but in the end the owner is the most unprofessional person I have ever dealt with. I would recommend everyone check for references before enrolling and make sure you find them yourself rather than using the ones they give you. Do not by any means pay your tuition up front and make sure you document every thing, I did and keep them until this day for anyone who wants to see it.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2012
I am a sophomore high school student at this school, and to be honest it was a big change from the atmosphere I was used to. I came from Virginia in a large, fancy, top of the scale public schools in Virginia. In fact, I went to school in one of the top counties in all of America. But nothing at that school compared to Cornerstone. Here I have been challenged (and i can say from experience that the public schools in this area of Georgia are below par) and I have been pushed harder with all honor and AP classes than I ever thought possible. Today i went to take a test at the local college and scored into college level algebra, and scored exceptionally high in English, and will also be taking college level English in the upcoming year. Had I been in public school, I never would have been able to jump this far ahead. A sophomore getting into college classes (that aren't AP), doubt you commonly hear about that! Thank you Cornerstone Schools for such a good establishment and high expectations in academics! (I'll also mention that the owner does have 30+ years of experience in education)

- submitted by a community member
October 15, 2011
If you are serious about a college prep education this is your school! The teachers are authentic educators; they are passionate about their students' potential and achievements. The principal is a leader with a clear vision of academic excellence...she is tough but very fair in making sure expectations for all students are high. Communication is good and parent involvement is dependent on effort...everyone talks a good game but it seems it's the same group of us that show up to volunteer. As for the one post about being behind...if your child goes into a school behind and leaves behind you've got take a look in the mirror. You can hire the best trainer but if you don't follow the workout...they can't build the muscle for you.

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2011
A bad experience. My daughter cried everyday to go back to her old school! We thought it might just be new school jitters, but her teacher was in her words "very moody" and from one day to the next she was afraid of what the day would hold based on the teacher's mood swings. Although the staff were both professional and courteous, the environment lacks the nuturing needed in the lower elementary classes.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2011
A really terrible school, led by an arrogant principal who insists on total control. You can not talk to the teachers without going through the principal. Absolutely ABYSMAL communication, really no communication at all. Many children enrolled who are quite obviously in need of special education but who are allowed to stay, to the detriment of the other students, because their relatives work for the school. Owner of the school might be the most unfriendly, anti-social person I have ever had the misfortune to be around. Math class is a joke. Lessons are not taught, your child is given his or her book and left to their own devices to try and complete their work. Math teacher is an arrogant, disdainful man, a perfect complement to the arrogant, and ignorant principal. Although they profess to be teaching at a higher level than public school, this is absolutely NOT the case. Be forewarned that if your child attends this school and for whatever reason has to go back into the public school system, your child WILL be behind, guaranteed. I am living that nightmare right now, and have been in touch recently with other families going through the same thing. Definitely skip this school.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2010
This school is amazing. My daughter transferred here mid year and was welcome with open arms. It has truly been a blessing!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2010
Strong academic focus. Teachers do an amazing job teaching to each indvidual student's level, The only downfall to Cornerstone is the lunches. Open a can & serve. As a parent, I expect a school of this caliber to do a better job feeding the students. It seems to be a profit center for the school. The students would be better served with fresh fruits & take away the bologna sandwiches.

- submitted by a parent
December 18, 2009
Outstanding School on all fronts...Principal, teachers and academics!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 30, 2009
The reason I like the school so much: Teaching is focused on mastery and the individual student's ability. They blend Montessori instructional methods with the structure of traditional methods. The environment, facilities, equipment, etc. are creative, organized, clean, state-of-the-art, and challenging. Class size is maximum 15 with one teacher in each class at the K thru I think 1st or 2nd, then the max is 18. Students rotate through learning stations, meeting with the teacher, and learning in a group. If a child is progressing quickly and completes the standard curriculum for their grade, then the teacher keeps adding to their individualized curriculum, continually challenging the child. They teach Spanish through immersion. They teach swimming. They have a rock climbing wall in the indoor PE room they use now. They teach soccer, etc., in the PE classes the kids attend. They have an ex-pro baseball player who teaches baseball fundamentals. They teach music including specific instruments and the music teacher also offers private lessons on the campus. They have a computer lab and kids are taught video game production, blue screen, robotics, etc., by an outside computer programming vendor. They work on year long projects together. They teach science at all levels, and focus on hands-on, concrete instruction. They are focused on safety by keypads that only allow access into any door by keying in the code. There are cameras in every classroom that are monitored in the principal's office. They teach integrity, community service, honesty, etc., through expectations set in the classroom (policies, structure, authority) and through school-wide programs like having Senior Citizens come read to them, serving lunch to the needy at The Place, holding food drives, hosting Senior Citizen appreciation lunches, etc. They have some diversity in the school right now (India, Columbia, Kenya), and they are looking for opportunities to improve in that area. They have after school programs on the campus.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
Cornerstone School strives to provide a broad, well rounded education, but never forgets that all children need to be treated as individuals.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2009
Cornerstone Schools is a small school dedicated to academic excellence. Class sizes are small. The students wear uniforms. They have PE, study foreign language and music. All of this is in the comprehensive curriculum. The teachers and staff are excellent - truly dedicated to wholistic education. School lunches are healthy. No sugary snacks or soft drinks are allowed on campus. The children are happy. The school is ranked in the 99th percentile nationally!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 21, 2009
The best teachers, the best curriculum, incredible teacher/student ratio!

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2009
Personal relationship with teachers and administrators and small class size. Excellence in education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 19, 2009
Great people, love the small class size. I just love this school.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2009
Cornerstone is awesome! It has excellent teachers, great staff and perfect class size!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 18, 2009
It is a great, small school that gives lots of one-on-one attention!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
Small classes, a great music program and wonderful teachers are what make Cornerstone Schools so great.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
The teachers are very nice and they have good activities like band, art and PE. Cornerstone is the only school I have ever attended (I have been there for 6 years now) I would not want to go to a different school.

- submitted by a student
no rating September 17, 2009
Love the small class size and focus on the children rather than the adminstrative politics most public schools are faced with these days.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Small class size, open spaces, plants all around the school, personalized attention, great playground nestled among the trees, easy access to teachers and administrators, well-rounded curriculum. Cornerstone gives my daughter an unbeatable learning experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone teaches to my child and not to their age or grade level. The class sizes are small. I love the individual attention my children receive.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone offers small classroom sizes and a strong core curriculum. The principal does an excellent job of managing staff and students alike.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Our children are in an environment where they are always challenged to do the best possible in all areas. What a wonderful staff to work with and I never worry about my son while he is there. What a great school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
It provides a total learning experience. The teachers, staff and maintenance family are all there to do their best and teach and take care of our children. The class sizes are small which contribute greatly to the learning experience.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Awesome school with amazing instructors. Love the small class size with individualized instruction.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
The focus is on education. They believe in educating the child- all children and at all levels. They are able to help the bright children excel and are able to give special attention to those who need it. Both my children have excelled at Cornerstone academically and socially! We would recommend it to anyone!

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
I love evreything about the school. The staff is wonderful,and it's a great learning environment for the children. The classes are small , the students receive a lot of individual attention.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Small class size. Individual attention. Fantastic facilities for a school of that size.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
We consider ourselves so lucky to have moved to an area with a school like Cornerstone. The campus is beautifully laid out with great future plans but most important are the teachers and staff. All are dedicated, experienced people who love what they do and this shows in so many ways. I have never seen a school where the principal, vice principal and other staff are so involved in the daily schedule of every child.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
School offers a high level of education with a personalized touch with each student. Teachers are Focused and on a mission. My daughter is approprietly challenged.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone is wonderful school focused on the children and their individual education. My children love it and so do my husband and I.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
The class sizes are very small. The allow no more than 15 students per class. My daughter was performing very poorly in public school. Later we found out that it was due to learning issues with epilepsy. When she began at Cornerstone it was immediately apparent that her confidence was climbing. She started really and truly understanding the class work so her grades improved. This was all due to the teacher being able to work one on one with the students. Since her confidence level is up along with her grades she has ventured out and made friends that are according to her 'really smart'. She didn't do that before because it made her uneasy to be around people she thought would condemn her for being stupid. By the way, we never did have to put her on medication since her grades came up! Another awesome thing about Cornerstone is the fact that they allow NO sugar treats in school. This definitely helps with the excess energy level. Cornerstone allows time for two recesses during the day for the younger children 4th grade and lower. I think this has helped with the attention span issues. Those wiggles are all out!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
It is the best school because the staff are always tring to improve and make learning exciting for the students!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerston School is A GREAT school !! I have two granddaughters that attend ages 5 and 8. They simpley love it. It is amazing how much the teachers and staff do for these kids. You can tell how much their love their jobs and more over love the kids. It showes in every aspect.

- submitted by a community member
September 17, 2009
Cornerstone Schools has a small class size, great teachers, individualized teaching and a wonderful caring atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Cornerstone's class sizes are small. They make everyone feel like we are part of a family. The principal and assitant principal know my son and our family. The school understands the importance of recess and PE. Our PE teacher is great and is always thinking outside the box. This can be said for all the teachers. I think they are always looking for a new angle or prospective of learning. All of our teachers love what they do and our kids! I love Cornterstone!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
If it wasn't for Cornerstone Schools I don't know what we would have done. I've lived in Forsyth County for almost 15 years, and I've never been impressed with their school system. My daughter loves it at Cornerstone, and so do we. The small class sizes, nurturing environment, beautiful setting, and wonderful staff will keep us at Cornerstone for years to come.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone is great because of their small class sizes, and the great attention the teachers give to the students to help them succeed is AWESOME. We are a small school with great plans to grow in the future.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
We LOVE, LOVE, LOVE Cornerstone Schools. Our daughter was dramatically getting left behind in the public school system due to epilepsy. She is finally learning, and excelling at Cornerstone. The environment is much calmer and conducive for learning, which is a big plus for us. The over stimulating environment in the public schools would trigger seizures. She is now able to attend school, due to the better environment. The staff is great, and the teacher truly teaches to each child. With only a maximum of 15 kids in each classroom, individual attention is able to be given to those who need it. The staff is also very accomodating to medical issues. The biggest plus. My daugher absolutely LOVES school. Thanks Cornerstone!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone School evaluates each child on their abilities. An Example: Your child may be in a 5th grade math class, and a 6th grade reading class.

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Great teachers, small classroom size, wonderful programs

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
Its a wonderful place to work with a good sense of community. Are lower class sizes able us to teach to each childs' needs.

- submitted by a teacher
September 17, 2009
Love the small classrooms,one on one help with each student. The goals to exceed in math, and reading, writing!!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Why do you love Cornerstone Schools? Our school provides a low teacher/student ratio. In addition, students are taught to their individual proficiency!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Wonderful staff and excellent education! I never have to worry about my son's safety or level of learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone School is great because it offers a calm but interesting and challenging atmosphere for kids to grow. My child comes home happy and with a good attitude. They teach good behavior through modeling good American family values. They have a wonderful music program which encourages every child to learn to read music and play an instrument in the band. They have an incredible ability to choose staff who care. We are blessed to have Cornerstone School in our community.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone keeps the class sizes small so that each student is able to receive individulized attention as needed. Also, the students really do bond with each other and develop friendships that hopefully will last a lifetime.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
I love Cornerstone school because my children are extremely happy there and the education level is exceptional.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Wonderful teachers and smart students abound!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Cornerstone is a family owned school, run by a wonderful group of professionals. Their standards and expectations are very high and everything is done for the children to love learning and become exceptional students.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
Great school. My son has never liked going to school until he comes to Cornerstone Schools

- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
This is the best school! The instructors and administration sees every child's potential, then expounds on it! The instructors empower the students to be their very best in everything they do.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 17, 2009
We love the small classrooms, the wooded setting, the learnign environmen, and the teachers and staff. Best of all my kids love going to school there.

- submitted by a parent
September 16, 2009
Cornerstone schools has Very small class sizes, which allows the students the opportunity for more one on one attention with the teacher, it also allows them more leadership time, as well as presentation time. We are a wonderful private school, and they really Care about their students. I wouldn't trade this school for anything.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
Class sizes are really small and the teachers are awesome! Everyone is so welcoming. The principal directs the carpool line every morning and afternoon...where do you ever see that happen!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
It's Cornerstone's individualized attention that gets my vote. Our principal knows my daughter - her strengths and her weaknesses, and she makes decisions about her education (including in which classroom she is placed) based around that knowledge. Further, my 7 year old can work at a 4th-5th grade math level, if that's where she is comfortable. And the reverse is also true. Our school also has amazing specials. Music, including band and choir is taught by a real musician. PE is taught by a former minor league baseball player. The other characteristic about Cornerstone that is high on our list is that it has no religious affiliation. Our family prefers to expose our children to religion at home and in church.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2009
I love the small class sizes and the fact that they allow my child to learn at her own pace and don't judge her by her age!

- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2008
I cannot say enough great things about Cornerstone Schools. By the time, we started looking for schools/Kindergarten my child was reading at a high level and Cornerstone was the only school willing to work with him at his level. His first year he would attend Kindergarten & First Grade Classes. After doing that for his first year we made the decision to move him up to second grade and the transition could not have been better. I have seen children at all levels thrive in this school because the education is tailored to the child. It's easy to do with small class sizes. The teachers and staff are friendly, professional and caring toward the children. I actually have a hard time making my child stay at home when he's sick. He loves school! Thank you Cornerstone!

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2008
Great school, Great teachers, wonderful campus. My daughter as exceled ever since starting at cornerstone 2 years ago. We came from a horrible Forsyth county school that did not have the kids best interest in mind. Cornerstone rocks!

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 11, 2008
i have a child going into her second year @ cornerstone. She really excelled at this school much better than her previous 4 years in public school system.

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating April 14, 2008
This is our daughter's first year at Cornerstone. She has been able to flow between 2 grade levels and is finally being challenged with appropriate language arts & math. The addition of a band program as part of music education has been phenomenal. I have also recommended this school to 2 other families and they have switched & loved it too.

- submitted by a parent
November 05, 2007
Our son is in 1st grade and the education he is receiving is far above what the public schools can provide. He loves to go to school, and he seems to thrive here. We are very happy we decided on Cornerstone.

- submitted by a parent
July 25, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2007
This school was a big disappointment. I found the staff to be unprofessional, disorganized, and uncaring. I did not feel I was getting what I paid for and did not have piece of mind leaving my children at this school. I found this by making unexpected visits and observing the staff with the children. Be cautious! Stephanie Young

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2007
Both of my sons came to the campus in 2004, and each has had an exemplary experience. The teacher student ratio is phenomenal, the resources are outstanding, and, aside from competitive team athletics, the extracurricular activities are challenging and widely varied. The school has had minor bumps along the way with being new and small, but the staff and administration has been supportive and responsive. The reasons we came to the school were for the academic focus and the student-teacher ratio. The staff, families we've met, and students have also been a wonderful addition to our lives. Its a very friendly and welcoming environment for everyone. Each year just gets better. We will be returning this fall.

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2007
My son has attended Cornerstone since 2002. He started in the 4 year old pre K program and is now in 2nd grade. I could not ask for a better school for him to be involved in. The curriculm is advanced and the class size is small. He excited about going to school every day and is always ready to tell anyone about how much he likes his school. I would not consider putting him in any other school, to do so would be a step back in his education.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2006
I totally disagree with Ms. Kiser's comments. My daughter is now in 5th grade and has been at this school since 1st grade. We think wonders about the school. When we have complaints or matters that need addressing, we have always had a listening ear. She could barely read when she started at Cornerstone. She is excelling far beyond those of her age compared to those in public school and it's all because of Cornerstone!

- submitted by a teacher
August 03, 2006
This school has been a huge disappointment. It's got a beautiful campus, but looks can be deceiving. The directors of this school are not informative, unorganized, and they seem to have the 'wing it' approach. A warning to the wise if you have a complaint don't bother.

- submitted by a parent
May 19, 2006
Both of my children have attended Cornerstone Schools since they were two years old. This year, 2006, it is going to 8th grade. It is a fabulous school with a great academic program. Every teacher knows the students by name and vise versa. The teachers and administration go out of their way to say hello to the students and parents and include everyone in each activity. I feel very fortunate to have found such an outstanding school in our own community.

- submitted by a parent
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Cornerstone Schools
4888 Browns Bridge Road, Cumming, GA  30041
(770) 205-8202
Last modified Cornerstone Schools is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Cornerstone Schools Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 88 reviews. Top