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Currently, most people answered Disagree (1 response)
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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 Too much (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Hope Lutheran School 5

Posted December 02, 2015
- a parent
We have had a student at Hope Lutheran School since 2008 and have now experienced each teacher since then, some multiple times. Whenever, we have voiced concerns or had questions they have always been met with a listening ear. We have always experienced cooperative communication from the three principals we have experienced at the school.

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Grateful to: Staff member

Posted November 30, 2015
- a parent
Mr. Gibson has been a breath of fresh air this year. His strong faith and example have really made an impression on my student. He and his wife support the students in their activities outside the classroom, which means so much to them. He is knowledgeable, caring, organized and can relate well to this age of student. I thank God for him and his teaching at Hope!


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Develops honesty: Agree

Posted November 30, 2015
- a parent
The school and the teachers strive to follow Christ's example in these areas. Doing the right thing is not always the easy thing, but it is the behavior that is valued and praised. Wanting to do what is right comes from the grace our Lord has shown us.

Hope Lutheran School 2

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
This school is not the same school as it use to be. Unfortunately a school that once thrived on Christian beliefs now has resorted to being deceitful in all aspects. The teachers just go through the motions, they have been at the school for too long & lost their love of teaching. If your child needs any extra help in their studies the school will tell you they are not equipped to help your child. The teachers do not have the patience or skills to give any extra help. The teachers are not knowledgeable in the new standards of the core curriculum & are not wanting to learn it. There was a long standing family that fell on hard times, they were looking for some financial assistance but were told they either paid their tuition or they would need to leave the school. Some school policy's are not written in the handbook but children are being punished. There is a dress code that is to be followed but some children do not have to follow the guidelines. If the child is a teachers favorite depends on if they will be punished or not. If your child is tardy to school 4 times they are required to have "private dinning" which is they are to sit all alone in the lunchroom at lunch time and not speak to anyone else.There is a split between the school and the church. The school and church do not consider themselves as one cohesive unit. The teachers blame everything on the Pastor for all the problems the school has instead of realizing they (the teachers) are the problem. This past year around 10 staff members left the school and the previous year the principle and his wife, a teacher, left suddenly. One class this year had lost 90% of its students. Instead of this particular teacher being held responsible the school is blaming the parents of the class. This Fall the school attendance is way down, the only new students are the families receiving the free first year tuition. The yearly auctions purpose is to enhance the school but is spent on text books and teachers salaries not on school improvements. (Shouldn't tuition cover text books & salaries) Strangers have been found wondering the halls as they can walk in through the church doors and roam freely at all times. (there are no safety doors separating the church & school) This is a huge safety issue for the children! Please take the time to research this school thoroughly before considering it for your child.

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Teacher effectiveness: Somewhat effective

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
Some of the teachers are very nice and kind. You will know which teachers they are because the children just love them. I can honestly say there are a couple of teachers that should not be a teacher at this school or any other school ever.


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Amount of homework: Too much

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
My child came home with hours worth of home work each night. I did not understand what they did all day at school. What was the teacher teaching them during school time if they had this much homework to do after school.

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Develops respect: Neutral

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
It is a Christian school so there is Christian teachings every day but some teachers are hypricates. Some teachers act one way in front of parents and then act a completely different way around the children.

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Develops empathy: Neutral

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
There are some teachers that are outstanding at this school. But the teachers that are terrible do not have to take responsibility for their actions. The school covers up any problems


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Develops honesty: Disagree

Posted August 05, 2015
- a community member
No, athe student is always wrong.The teachers are never wrong, they do not take responsibility for their actions.

Hope Lutheran School 5

Posted March 27, 2015
- a parent
Our daughter has been going to Hope Lutheran School since pre-school and we couldn't be happier. This is a wonderful place to send your children to school. The staff is wonderful and very friendly. I couldn't imagine my daughter going anywhere else and feel truly blessed to have found Hope.

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Hope Lutheran School
6308 Quivira Rd, Shawnee Mission, KS  66216
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. (913) 631-6940
Last modified Hope Lutheran School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
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