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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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Kari Schrock should be fired. She is unprofessional, rude, and I do not believe she cares about the education of the children. If she is responsible for the culture that has been developed at this school (which I would suspect as she is the Principal) it is no wonder that teachers are condescending and unresponsive.

Develops character: Disagree


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This school does not utilize it's after school program in a way to encourage kids to learn anything but instead lets them sit in a room and charges parents $8/day.

Teacher effectiveness: Disagree


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Teachers are very petty. It is a tit for tat environment where they try to punish parents instead of working with them to better a child's education. Communication is sporadic and classroom management skills are sometimes non-existent. Should receive more communication about homework and upcoming projects and less about sending in money for school shops and dress down days.



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My child has had a teacher change mid year every year she attended. Sometimes the teacher may be good at communication but that typically does not last. The school Principal Kari Schrock is unresponsive in emails and typically emails that are received from her are addressed to all parents in the school and are either solicit money or are about not bringing items (last year it was blue beads, this year it is slime) to school. She does not seem to have a concern for the education and well-being of the children in the school and it is very difficult to reach her unless you find her in person and corner her. Have had several experiences with Ms. Schrock being abrasive or demeaning. Overall, the education is okay but there is a lack of personal responsibility being taken by staff, lack of professionalism, and poor communication which starts at the top and trickles down to staff.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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The Administration is very poor and was unable to meet my concerns with my child. Instead of trying to develop and work with the students, they kicked my son out.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree


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They would send home and bad report on my son daily and when I ask about the issues they could not explain or show me what he did on the cameras. Then they basically kicked him out of school.

Amount of homework: Neutral


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My son was in the two year old class when he attended and he did not have any homework.



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This preschool is biased and dishonest. They only want to accept a certain types of students. They lied about my daughter being on the waiting list and did not want her at there because of so called issues with my son. My son and daughter are now at Vinings Academy and they are they are awesome. We have not had any issues.



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This school is terrible and the administration is poor and unable to handle parent concerns. The teacher turnover is high and teachers have poor classroom management and no support from administration. My child attended here one semester for Kindergarten and had terrible experience. This school received a grade "F" on the state school report card for 2016 which is no surprise with the poor administration and teacher turnover. I would not recommend sending a child to this school. There are other schools in the Cobb School District that are much better.



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My daughter was here for 6 months. I withdrew her after countless of emails from the teacher saying that the class was behind because they would not stop talking. I was under the impression that she could not handle her class. Needless to say my daughter went to another school and the level that those 1st graders were on was way beyond what IAS was teaching. Spent so much money on uniforms that I now can't get rid of. This school is pointless the front desk and office staff are very rude. I would not recommend this school.

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