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K-5
Public charter
Baltimore, MD
Students enrolled: 244
Before care: No
 

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4417 Loch Raven Blvd
Baltimore, MD 21218

(410) 323-9546
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June 03, 2015
You have to schedule a conference with the principal just to get a meeting with the teachers. Very little improvement is made after these conferences. NACA needs new teachers for the dynamic of the school to change for the better. Parents are unhappy with the level of teaching going on with many threatening to take their children out of the school.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Ineffective
June 03, 2015
Some of the teachers barely speak or even acknowledge parents when they come into the class room. That same attitude shows in their teaching. They lack the passion Elementary school teachers need to reach the students and make them passionate about learning and being successful students.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Not enough
June 03, 2015
The homework is a printout from a teaching book. There are never full instructions or examples for you to assist your child with their assignments. And good luck getting any graded work back to gauge your child's progress in their classes.

- submitted by a parent

May 30, 2013
NACA has changed. The neighborhood has changed. The student body and parents have changed and not for the better. The students behavior seem to be a bit more out of control and I question if the school receives the support of the parents it did in the past.

- submitted by a parent

January 07, 2013
This is the most unprofessional school that I have ever encountered in my life. Security is a joke. A stranger could walk in the school and out with your child, no questions asked. I feel that there are some teachers that are good in the school but the lack of organization and the push to attend the NACA II program is not cool. Dr. Gray is always late and seems uninterested in the school overall. The school has no principal. The school is old and lacks sufficient space. There is no credible introduction to technology that could help the children succeed in the modern world. The school looks sad, old and outdated. The school lacks direction and purpose. Unless you do not have a choice of avoiding a zone school then do not send your child to NACA.

- submitted by a parent

October 08, 2012
My child has been at Naca I since August, and I must say I do see a difference in her willing to learn. She is excelling with her work. She actually likes to learn now, which is a good thing. Although she is a little chatter box, her teacher works with her. I appreciate this, she is in kindergarten. At this point I would not change anything about the school

- submitted by a parent

March 22, 2012
From my experience with NACA (Northwood Appold Community Academy), it is not a student centered educational institution, and I would not recommend this School for a pet, let alone a Child. Ive had very unprofessional encounters with the School's administration which includes Dr. Cecil Gray, and the 4th grade team. I encourage all current, and prospective parent's to find alternative choices for educating their children.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
April 21, 2009
This school has great teachers who care about the students.

- submitted by a parent

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Northwood Appold Community Academy
4417 Loch Raven Blvd, Baltimore, MD  21218
(410) 323-9546
Last modified Northwood Appold Community Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Northwood Appold Community Academy Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 12 reviews. Top