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Calvary Christian School

Private | K-8 | 35 students

 

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Posted August 25, 2013

No complaints. Excellent in academics. Bible based. Teachers are loving and fair. Defintely reccomend this school. My kids have been there for 5 years.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 13, 2013

I had 4 kids go thru CCS and all the way through college they were told how phenomenally they were prepared in every area. Grammar and literature far beyond the public system and accelerated math combined with powerful Christian doctrine. So glad we invested the time and money in this school!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted May 28, 2013

The Preschool is a just NOT WORTH IT. Preschool Director and some teachers are sometime rude and kids do not learn much. Do not send your child to that PRESCHOOL!!!
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Posted March 21, 2013

I have been looking into this school over a year for my child. And when the day came to get started with pre-testing,registration and etc. My husband and I were discouraged and baffled to have had a horriable experience with the kindergarten teacher. I was told that my child in so many words was not good enough to attend Calvery Christian Center school. My husband and I want our children to attend a christian school. But This is a learning experience for us. That just becasue it says christian does not mean that. I can not beleive what has happened to us. My child was pre-judged and put down like she was a dog. Shame on this teacher and the school. John 3:16
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Posted September 27, 2012

My daughter is in 3rd grade and this school has exceeded my expectations. She is reading at a 6th grade level. They have caring teachers and welcoming environment. We like the religious education but it's not overly strict. The school is very organized and professional.
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Posted March 9, 2012

"The preschool is horrible! Do not send your child here" I Totally AGREE with the previous parent's review. All I can tell you : I will never send my kid to Calvary Christian School for preschool , and never Recommend anyone to go there,, NO NO NO NO NO....
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Posted February 1, 2011

Calvary is an excellent school for parents that like small class sizes and nurturning teachers. The school has an accelerated reading program which helped my daughter increase her reading level 2 grade levels in one year. Parents are very involved too.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted January 6, 2011

It is a great school! My two sons (Gr. 3 and 6) are happy here! I am as a parent is happy too! Kind, experienced teachers and staff care about kids and their strong academic education and Christians values.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 9, 2010

This is an excellent faith base institution. The teachers are caring and supportive to the children and parents. The curriculum is quite rigor -- great preparation for high school and college.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 9, 2009

The preschool is horrible! Do not send your child here. The three year old program does not include any learning! Its more creative play.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2007

A great school overall. Teachers are very caring and attentive to students' needs. This school provides both a strong academic and Christian values education. Reading, math and critical thinking are integrated into the primary grades. The Kindergarten program far excelled anything my local public school had to offer. Each grade level provides some biblical training. Many students score at or above grade level on standardized tests. My only complaint with the school is that the Parent/Teacher organization is weak. Not much outreach to parents other than seeking help with fundraising. The school could do a better job with helping to get this organized. Calvary is well worth the financial sacrifice my husband and I make to pay the tuition each year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 13, 2006

Great,loving teachers who work with the kids. Wonderful library and book selection.
—Submitted by a student


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 46% 51%
Black 30% 18%
Two or more races 10% 3%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 8% 4%
Hispanic 5% 24%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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9S200 Route 59
Warrenville, IL 60555
Phone: (630) 375-8600

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