Youth Christian School

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Posted January 18, 2014

These reviews couldn't be farthest from the truth. I was a student there for 14 years and I can tell you this with great confidence that the owners went out of their way for students and parents alike. We had one bad principal experience and everyone gave up and ran for the hills. The owners truly love Jesus Christ and you can tell that through their actions. These people were the most loving people I have ever met, and I would NOT have rather attended another school. I'm proud to say I graduated from this wonderful school. The upset parent that felt like they were being ignored, there were 300 people at our graduation...sorry they could not get around to everyone there.

Posted August 22, 2013

I'm not surprised the high school closed. Our son graduated from the school and unless you were "in" with the staff which has been there for years, you didn't count. I'll never forget graduation day and NO ONE from the staff came to us during the reception afterwards and spoke to us or my parents whom had driven 4 hours to get there. I was stunned! This includes the teachers and the founders. I felt sick. I couldn't believe it. You also weren't welcome at the church which only caters to the founding family and friends. It was humiliating.
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Posted July 28, 2013

I can't give it even 1 star! Don't even consider this school! I won't give many details, but don't do it!! They have been forced to close the high school because of finances. From our time there, it seemed very poorly managed. Many inconsistencies in policies and the administrators playing favorites among the students. I do not recommend this school!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted July 10, 2009

I love my school! I thank the Lord i can go to such an amazing school!
—Submitted by a student

Posted January 19, 2009

My son attended Youth from K-3 through 12th grade. He is a fine young man now. I really appreciate what the school has meant for us!
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 16, 2008

My son graduated from Youth and my daughter is a current student in the Junior High. She participates in all activites. Her test scores prove she is receiving a quality education.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 20, 2007

My children have been going to youth for 6 years. The kindergarten program is the best in the state. The teachers and staff are wonderful. The tuition is one of the lowest in the area. My children are getting the best education in the state!
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Posted May 5, 2006

When we moved to GA in the Fall we put my daughter in public school. It was a mistake! She just did not adjust at all. I must say I saw the difference in her within the first week at Youth Christian School (YCS). She will graduate from K5 this month and it has been a joy to see how she has strived in reading, writing, maths and memorizing Bible verses. Her personality has also flourished due to the teacher and friends she has made. I refer other people to the school all the time. I Love YCS!
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Posted August 8, 2005

My kids attend Youth Christian School and it's been a blessing to them as they now pray and put God first in everything they do. Quality of education is indeed great; my 4 year old daughter could read, write and spell and God's divine wisdom is really manifesting in her and my son who is in fourth grade. Parents are involved in every aspect including organizing events, etc.
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Posted August 9, 2004

My daughter has attended YCS for four years! My son started K5 this year. It has been an absolute blessing to my family. They get top education, most of all morals and principles. They learn from Gods word. The Bible. The staff is great and the Pastor and his wife are wonderful. I can't put into words how I feel about this school.
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Posted April 12, 2004

This is our first year at YCS, it has been a blessing! Teachers, facuilty, staff everyone has been great! Parents and teachers are a pleasure to work with and the principal is a wonderful person, she's fair, she looks out for the kids, she knows what is going on in the school. Thank you YCS for a great year!
—Submitted by a parent

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 51% 40%
White 46% 44%
Asian 2% 2%
American Indian/Alaska Native 1% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Hispanic 0% 10%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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4967 Brownsville Rd
Powder Springs, GA 30127
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