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Countryside Christian School

Private | PK-12

 

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Situated in a small town neighborhood. The median home value is $110,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $781.

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Posted March 25, 2013

Countryside has dedicated teachers and staff who are committed to a quality education in a Christian environment. Costs are kept low to allow everyone the opportunity to afford a private education.
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted February 22, 2013

Inadequate pertaining to health of children due to a bed bug infestation during the 2011-2012 School year. They are behind Public School Standards because when my wife and I decided to send her to a public school our little girl failed a Math test administered by the State for placement. We were told that they do not offer the Common Core State Standards in Math. We were also told that the School? was not accredited School. We are very proud of our little girl for making the Honor roll during her entire time she attended this School? We now are forced to remove our little girl because of an altercation that occurred in the Gym with an upper grade student just to find out the next day they placed this same girl that broke the front two permanent teeth of our little girl's mouth in the same classroom. When my wife expressed her feelings about the safety of our little girl to the School? the Principle responded by saying that the decision had been made prior to the incident in the Gym. That same day we were given a letter from the School? stating that it was in our best interest to remove our little girl from the School? We have always supported this School? in every way we could
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Posted August 27, 2010

My daughter went to countryside in her 3rd grade year, and I loved the teacher and the students, I love the religion aspect of the school to. Besides all of that I believed that she did not learn everything that she should of learned in school. I felt that they did more singing and program practicing then doing actual school work. She is now in Public School which I am not happy about but she is learning much more than she was learning in Countryside. And with the teachers her teacher is'nt there anymore that taught her last year.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 23, 2009

High school education is not up to public high school level, worried that my child will not be ready for collge.
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Posted July 28, 2009

love the school biblical based education
—Submitted by a teacher


Posted August 28, 2008

Best school ever! Great Curriculum.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 31, 2006

This school has recently gone through a staff turnover including its principal. I is now lead by a man with a strong Christian witness and desire. His follow through has been excellent so far. I am excited about this school year and cant wait to see what God has in store for the student body!
—Submitted by a parent


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Ethnicity This school State average
White 88% 45%
Black 9% 40%
Asian 2% N/A
Hispanic 1% 10%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 5%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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5333 Austin Rd
Cambridge, MD 21613
Phone: (410) 228-0574

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