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10125 Jefferson Highway
River Ridge, LA 70123

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(504) 737-4621
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July 01, 2014
I graduated from JCCS. I loved my experience! The teachers and staff are wonderful and truly care about each student! Once a Patriot always a Patriot!!

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July 03, 2013
John Curtis Christian High School River Ridge: My grandson transferred to John Curtis after starting 7th grade at another local school. In October, 2011, he transferred into Curtis. He is a special needs student with adhd and dyslexia. He was not doing well at the other school both academically and personally. He went to Curtis with a chip on each shoulder. He certainly was not an achiever in any area. He just graduated from 8th grade this spring. I am so proud of him. His outlook on life is "get it done". The two "mean" girls that head the lower school, Ms. Nachary and Ms. Rickner know how to communicate with the kids. No nonsense but fair. Own up to your mistakes and correct them. It works. Sports play a big role at this school; but there is a life lesson learned from participating. I love this school for the care and concern they have for their students. Forever grateful.

- submitted by a parent
June 23, 2013
Great school!! JCC was recommended by another parent I met at a auto repair body shop in Kenner. I am grateful our paths crossed because this is my daughter's third year at JCC and she loves it. JCC's academic curriculum is well advance. The teacher's pushes the student beyond their full potential. JCC has a family atmosphere and your child can thrive academically as well as an athletic. The last two years my daughter has scored on the advance level for the yearly achievement tests. If you want to make a worthy investment in your child's education this school is the #1 choice in Louisiana. You will not be disappointed for the Return On Investment.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2013
I was your run of the mill bad apple. Bad grades, bad attitude, you name it. My mind was made up that I was dropping out of high school at 17. My parents, both graduates of the school, enrolled me at Curtis in a last ditch effort to get me to graduate. First and foremost, I did not compete athletically for the school in any form. Regardless, it took me all of a day at Curtis to realize that dropping out was not the way to go. The teachers were hands on and involved with the students, creating personable lesson plans that made learning fun and interesting. This differs from most schools as it isn't just your typical "read through the chapter and do the work at the end of it" ordeal. Free thinking discussions were encouraged and invited from the students by the teachers. School spirit is evident as soon as you walk through the front double doors. When students are released from one class to another, you see nothing but a sea of smiles from kids who are happy to be there. Most students are proud to attend. In short, Curtis changed my life. Excellence from top to bottom. A caring atmosphere brought about by a family and faculty who offer guidance and direction to the students.

- submitted by a community member
February 24, 2012
I graduated from John Curtis in 1996. I came from a Catholic school in Hammond and a public school in Laplace before attending this school. Curtis is the best school that I have ever attended! The teachers pushed us to our limits academically as well as the coaches in athletics. But, what seperates Curtis from other schools is the fact that they care and they know where the students are at all times. I could not even skip one period, much less a day of school. They care and they treat each student as a child of their own, THAT ALONE is what seperates John Curtis from every other school in the area. The school was founded on a simple idea from SR., that education and the family go hand and hand.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2012
This is our son's first year at JCC and we absolutely love it, can't say enough things about it. We've switched schools every year for the past 3 years in search of a perfect fit for him and are so happy to call JCC home. They have diversity, academics, extra-curricular activities and affordable tuition (not to mention bus transportation). The academics are great and the famly atmosphere everyone speaks of is true. Never have I felt so comfortable with a school principal as I have with Mrs. Eustler. She truly cares and has a hands on approach to running the school, something we didn't find at other schools. They work with you to see that your child succeeds. Sports is a huge influence but academics is a top priority as well. Great school.

- submitted by a parent
March 24, 2010
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- submitted by a student
no rating September 23, 2009
This is my Grandson's first year at JCC. I can tell you he did not fit in at Catholic School and that was a big disappointment to the family, but so far he is doing great at JCC and more to the point, he now likes school. I have never heard him say he likes school, but he likes Curtis, and no he does not play football. He struggles terribly academically and Curtis is understanding and helpful. I have prayed for this day for so many years now and finally it looks like my prayers have been heard. I will continue to pay for him and hope that this is what he needs to 'just get it' like his tutor has been saying.

- submitted by a community member
August 04, 2009
this school has been a life save to me and my family . thank god for this school everday.

- submitted by a parent
July 13, 2009
2008-2009 was my son's first year at Curtis. What Curtis provides is extensive update, parental involvment, loving staff, and creative ideas on getting the job done. Out of the the eight report cards he was on honor roll four times. His study skill improved, self-esteem, and relationships with his peers as he is a very shy kid. What I would like to express is that Curtis is a best fit for him and where ever you go there's always some flaws however, the question is for your family do they provide what you need? For me and my family Curtis is a blessing.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2009
Honestly the school is great, but there is a lot of bad students, but the things they offer is great and teachers are nice.

- submitted by a student
April 09, 2009
This is my son's fourth year at the lower school and we love it. It's like a family.

- submitted by a parent
December 12, 2008
My kids had the opportunity to be able to attend this school for a year. In that one year, the school made such an impact on the kids. The teachers are great ! The kids are a close like a family. There isn't a better place to go to school than JCCS !

- submitted by a parent
December 09, 2008
This is my first year at curtis. I love all the teahcers and the kids. I have gotten better grades than i did in all the catholic schools I've gone to. I love curtis!

- submitted by a student
September 29, 2008
I went to John Curtis from when I was 3 till I graduated. The academic part of the school is top rated. I graduated from college and own my own private christian school in Breaux Bridge. After I graduated from high school at John Curtis I was ready academically for college. It is not all about sports at Curtis. It is a family atmosphere and I am very proud to be a PATRIOT.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 27, 2008
i love john curtis. i think it iss one of the best schools ive ever been in they really do care and they do whatever it takes to help you. i would think about putting your child in jc it will change everything around it feels at home

- submitted by a student
no rating September 21, 2008
My son has gone to a catholic school since he was three. I was tired of all the BS that was going on at his school so we started searching for schools and ended up @ John Curtis. My son and I were both sold @ open house everyone was so nice. He is in Fourth grade. He feels more like family @ JC than all the years @ his catholic schol. I also am happy with JC. As for as academically the catholic schol we were at was behind JC.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 16, 2008
I have been going to curtis since i was in kindergarden. it is a very friendly school but it does have its flaws. but i love John curtis and i feel like i am part of the family

- submitted by a student
no rating May 27, 2008
The school is alright. A lot of our kids are not learning what they should to stay in college. They pass them through for the football. Once they reach college they can't mantain they academics to stay in.

- submitted by a parent
July 11, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
May 21, 2007
My son has ADHD and dyslexia. I moved him from a public school (one of Jefferson's best) to Curtis because he wasn't getting the attention and help he needed (or was entitled to). Everything was a fight. When my kids started at JC, my son was in 2nd grade and my daughter was in Pre-K3. Since being at Curtis, my son's behavior has improved as has his grades. My son is in 4th grade this year and his teacher is the best teacher he has ever had. She has gone above and beyond for him. She even called me at home on a Saturday to discuss a problem he was having. No school is perfect but I think the school is great as are the Curtis'. It isn't all about football or any other sport. It is about family and involvement and pride.

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2007
This was our daughter's first year at Curtis and the the difference in the way she interacts with others is dramatic! She went from not knowing how to behave around others to looking forward to school each day( she is in the 3/4k program). What a wonderful caring environment, and yes we checked out several schools in the area. I would truly recommend this school for anyone who desires the best for their children, as we are proud to have our daughter attend this great establishment, and look forward to many years to come!

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
My work leaves me relocating within Louisiana and my son has attended different schools every other year. We are back at John Curtis and plan on finishing there even if it means commuting several miles. John Curtis has been a terrific school academically and athletically. My son attended catholic schools in the past and we found the curriculum no better than John Curtis. We discovered a lot of politics within the Catholic schools. The experience made me realize no school is perfect. My son is in honor classes with a 3.5 GPA, plays football, baseball and track. John Curtis works for us and our son shows it with his grades and his attitude towards school.

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March 24, 2007
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January 17, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2007
I am glad that I am not the only parent with the same problems as the November 2006 entry. He is on his 3rd jacket. My son loves playing sports. The class projects are not geared to the students, it is more geared to parent projects. His science class is the worst. The one study guide the teacher did send home had nothing to do with the test. I have started giving my son practice test to see if that works, but it doesn't. It is not like most classes where you can disect the chapter to pick out the important things. The test he has looks like college work, and he is in elementary school. The people in the office (secretary) are very unfriendly if they do not know you. They are really friendly when they are having fundraisers, which seem often.

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2006
This is my sons 1st year at Curtis and probably his last. Several things have been stolen from him,and we are only 3 months into the year. This is suppose to be a christian school but my child has not yet learned a bible verse. The school is definetely an athletic school! He is also having some problems in one of his classes, and the teacher has still not called me. On a more pleasant note,the school is run by the family, and they are very nice and seemed concerned, I just think I can get more for my money at another school.

- submitted by a parent
October 27, 2006
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February 27, 2006
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- submitted by a student
February 08, 2006
I am pleased with John Curtis Christian School. My son has been attending since sixth grade and he loves it. The family environment is just what he needed. He is getting a good education and something he can carry with him throughout his college years and since of pride and respect along with what he is getting at home. I will be sending my daughter to John Curtis in the fall 2006. Because I find there is no politics when it comes to children participating in extra curriculum activities. Everyone gets a fair shot and in the lower schools and they can do it all (basketball, football, volleyball and cheerleading) and by the time they reach high school they have found their nitch. This is a good transition for any child who needs to develop and grow within themselves to become the adult person they are meant to be. I am a rehab counselor and I find that John Curtis is one in a few that accept the challenge of taking on children with learning and other developmental disabilities and that is a honor in its own. Jacqueline Porter

- submitted by a parent
October 09, 2005
We have 3 sons and all attended Curtis since kindergarten. Our oldest graduated from Curtis 2 years ago. This is our 15th year there and we love the closeness and family atmosphere at Curtis. We wouldn't even think about another school. We have another son graduating this year and the youngest is in the 7th grade, so we have another 5 years there. Thank you so much for everything.

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2005
Absolutly great school! I would have graduated from JCCHS but moved to Virginia my senior year. I went there from 9th-11th and would have repeated my Senior there if I had the chance. If I move back to New Orleans both my kids will attend JCCHS from K-12! Thier sports program isnt the only top notch program they have. They DO NOT sacrifice academics in place of sports. I really dont know how to explain it. John Curtis Christian High School and lower schools are just the best, hands down.

- submitted by a former student
February 26, 2005
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January 16, 2005
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December 30, 2004
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September 20, 2004
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- submitted by a former student
June 19, 2004
I graduated from Curtis and loved the school and the family. They went above and beyond caring for me and about me. My son now goes there and he loves it. He was diagnosed with Asperger's Syndrome (Autism) and no other school wanted to give him a chance. The Curtis' eagerly accepted him before they even met him. He graduated from Kindergarden this past spring and scored acceptionally high on his SAT's (1st to 2nd grade level). The parent participation I find is high. I sub for the school and it is all parents that run the offices, drive the buses, work with the kids. It isn't all athletics to them. The Curtis' have our total loyoalty.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2004
My son is currently attending this school; this is his first year. He was diagnosed with Attention Deficit Disorder when he was 5yrs. old. He always had problems with being accepted at others school because of his differences. This is the first school where he has truly fit in.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2004
Great school , we feel our son received a sound well rounded education. We never worried about violence on campus or any of the other problems that we hear so much about today! Again let me stress the importance of education, it's not all about sports. Our son wasn't just a number there, he was treated like an individual, it was like one big family.

- submitted by a former student
April 06, 2004
Great school overall. Would like to see Parent Teacher Organization evolve with some voting power. Students need a ministry department with counseling services. Needs more emphasis and support of girls activities both athletic and academics.

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February 20, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2004
My husband and I attended this school and now my children do. It is a fabulous school. Many people think that it is all football. It is not. It is a well rounded experience and great education. The faculty is second to none.

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September 05, 2003
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August 19, 2003
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John Curtis Christian School
10125 Jefferson Highway, River Ridge, LA  70123
(504) 737-4621
Last modified John Curtis Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
John Curtis Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 44 reviews. Top