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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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Develops character: Strongly agree


- a parent
Because people are nice everyone gets along well no that many bullies that you have deal with in our last school



- a parent
Really high expected place good for future value for kids high expectations really cooperated teachers and sets you up for the career in the future you want to go to there is no bullies no fights


Amount of homework: Agree


- a parent
Because my child is not stressed about this homework and gives you study guides that you need to study for the test



- a parent
Really good school place where you want to be as a child it helps till your at grade eight and give good scores depending on how hard student works over all its the good school.



- a parent
Stone Academy is a very special place thanks to the Principal Onofrio and many great teachers she has on staff. I think it would even be better place if the LSC is not micromanaging every decision made by very capable principal. Also, there are few malicious parents who are just taking way too much of principal's time as well as teacher's time without realizing that time would be better spent if they left teachers and principal do what they do best. It is unfortunate how much weight and time is given to squeaky wheels.




- a parent
LOVE LOVE LOVE this school! I am so thankful she was offered a seat at this great school. Her teacher is wonderful & is very caring of all her students. Thank you STONE ACADEMY!



- a parent
Ugh. So disappointed in this school. There is a clique of wealthy parents who are "rah, rah" about this school, and who are seriously clueless about what is going on in the classrooms because they are so focused on "ballroom dancing!" The culture between the staff and teachers is very dysfunctional, and it is felt throughout the school community. My children received lots of worksheets, few interesting or engaging projects. The discipline is based on fear and intimidation. Disrespectful of families of color or low-income families, not inclusive. I'm shocked, frankly, that there are as many positive reviews as there are here, because that is not what is being talked about between parents at pickup and drop-off.



- a parent
Stone is a school with a lot of nice activities and dedicated staff. Teachers help the ones in need, but there is not enough time and money to create the programs for students who are above the average.




- a parent
Stone Academy is a rare treasure in the belabored Chicago Public School system for many reasons. In no particular order, Stone celebrates and represents students from many cultures and ethnicities. Every year the school holds a "Heritage Assembly" that celebrates this diversity. The staff and faculy are highly motivated to help every student succeed, and the parents and families are actively involved in our school. The administration has done an excellent job in educating kids on the risks & dangers of bullying, and bullies simply aren't tolerated at Stone. Being a K-8 school, t's common to see older students helping and playing with the younger ones. To know Stone Academy is to love it!



- a community member
I hate this school, yet I love it so much. I'm relieved that I finally will graduate in a few weeks, yet I don't want to leave Stone. I was here since kindergarten, so I know everything about this place.

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