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Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


- a parent
Some good -- some bad! No choice because of small school. Teachers show favoritism. Coaches say they play the best 9-- they play their favorite 9 in baseball!

Develops character: Disagree


- a parent
The school gives parents discounts to keep their kids there but will not help those really in need. If you cannot afford to donate then do not go there.



- a parent
Bullying, teacher favorites, coach favorites, problems not solved, administration issues, cannot keep teachers-- 25 left last year!



- a community member
There is no perfect place. The gate to the school says Mount Paran Christian School. It ain't heaven but its pretty close. The staff and faculty knows my children. My kids have missed school this summer and can't wait to get back to MPCS. Its not a fit for everyone and those who like to write ugly stuff only do so because they didn't get their way. I pray that public school is able to meet their needs. As for my family, we work through difficulties and grow stronger from it. I see MPCS as a great long term investment.

Develops character: Strongly disagree


- a parent
Students are disrespectful to teachers and other, not popular kids. Actions do not have consequences for all students. Rules are selectively enforced.



- a parent
Average education. School focuses on football by building new stadium at the expense of needed classroom expansion. Limited diversity. Extreme "Christian" beliefs not grounded in the Bible but on administrative ignorance. Language classes before high school are merely cultural. Virtually no clubs for middle school students. Student-teacher ratio 21:1, higher than reported. Girls are not encouraged to excel but to conform. Boys have more access to sports. Girls not allowed to wear shorts; however, boys may. Dress code selectively enforced depending on family. Disparity in teachers using the electronic blackboard. A lot of teachers do not respond to email communication.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


- a parent
Teachers are not necessarily subject-specialists. Teachers seem to move grade levels a lot. Grade-level test scores are not released or shared with parents. Curriculum does not correlate to the national testing the school implements. School makes it difficult for students to transfer.

Amount of homework: Disagree


- a parent
Nearly every piece of homework is graded. This is counter-productive when learning new concepts, especially in Math. A lot of homework is busy work. Lots of at-home projects requiring more expense in supplies.

Amount of homework: Agree


- a parent
I think it is just right- the bigger question for parents to consider is class placement. I had one child who thrived with the rigor of honors and AP and could handle that load, my other child required core classes with select honors courses.



- a parent
I have had two daughters attend MPCS from PK-12th grade. They came with different interests, strengths, and weaknesses. MPCS provided them with an excellent education and prepared them for life beyond MPCS and the work force.

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