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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Not enough (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Highland Christian Academy
Grateful to: Staff member

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
It's a special school and should have special teachers that make education exciting. I wish the principal would recognize that he is allowing such a great injustice to these students.

Highland Christian Academy
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
I can only talk about 2 of them really, and they are extremely ineffective. They say they are skilled but what skill does it take to have kids memorize pamphlets and watch movies. It's lazy teaching.


Highland Christian Academy
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
The school does only classwork. Very few books are brought home and there are no true study assignments.

Highland Christian Academy
Develops grit: Disagree

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
No. Again, how can such a thing be developed when the schools teaching curriculum focuses on standardization rather that being creative? This type of teaching doesn't prepare students for the reality of the future.

Highland Christian Academy
Develops respect: Neutral

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
There is no evidence that the school develops respect from these students. It's hard to develop it from handing out pamphlets and preventing creative thought processes.


Highland Christian Academy
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
Other than chapel it's simply not an emphasis. The Chapel leader is a fine person.

Highland Christian Academy
Develops honesty: Neutral

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
Their Bible class was a person handing out a pamphlet and telling the kids to read it. When put on the spot and asked a question the teacher would tell them to read the pamphlet with no real discussion. A shame really.

Highland Christian Academy 2

Posted December 17, 2015
- a community member
The teachers have no real creativity and use Georgia's version of common core for high school. One would think that a private school would offer something different and maybe a bit better than what is being offered in the public school system. There is no real teaching going on at HCA it's more of a "here remember this worksheet" and "watch this video" style of teaching. The kids are left bored and unchallenged.


Highland Christian Academy 5

Posted February 15, 2013
- a parent
Highland Christian Academy is a great kindergarten thought 12th grade school. The elementary department uses the ABEKA curriculum and the middle and high school prepares students for college with a college prep program. HCA also offers a variety of sports including basketball, softball, and baseball. Students are also involved in the visual and performing arts and compete in local and Georgia Independent School Association competitions. Highland students have won several math competitions at Valdosta State University. Seniors are offered the opportunity to intern with local business owners in an internship program. One student actually served with House Representative, Amy Carter as an intern. Nurturing teachers hold at a least a Bachelor's degree or higher from an accredited college. Most of all, teachers love their students!

Highland Christian Academy 5

Posted February 15, 2013
- a parent
Can't say enough about this great school. My eldest graduated and completed college with some of the best tools to finish successfully with honors! She served as an intern in her senior year in her hopeful career field and was hired for the job after completion. My youngest is involved in sports, literary competetions and community service projects. My children have access to art and music..HCA is one of two schools in the state that offer Korean classes.My student has earned the HOPE scholarship through this amazing network of teachers and staff that seem to go the extra mile to meet both of my children's needs! As a parent, I have full access to my child's grades and homework, and test schedules any time online. The best quality I see at HCA is how the teachers truly care for each student! Bible classes are available to help my child grow spiritually as well as academically. I am thankful for the one on one relationships with teachers and staff at HCA that motivate my children to strive for God's best and to make a difference in the world. What more could a parent ask for?

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Highland Christian Academy
2206 E Hill Ave, Valdosta, GA  31601
(229) 245-8111
Last modified Highland Christian Academy is a Private school that serves grades K-12
Highland Christian Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 20 reviews. Top