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K-8
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College Park, MD
Students enrolled: 280
Before care: Yes
After care: Yes

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4902 Berwyn Rd
College Park, MD 20740

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(301) 474-3993
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June 11, 2014
I brought my family into the US from Mexico with green cards a month after the school year began in 2013. My seventh grader spoke little English. We were very worried about whether she would adapt and be able to catch up. We should not have worried! Holy Redeemer College Park has moved heaven and earth to make our daughter feel welcome and part of the student body. The teachers have done extra work to help her catch up, and in some courses she has progressed beyond her American classmates -- in spite of the fact that she is learning English as she goes. She is picking up English like a sponge. She is very content, and my wife and I are extremely impressed by the way the school has gone out of its way to help our girl settle in and adjust to her new home, school, country and language.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2014
My son came to Holy Redeemer to attend 8th,he came from another state. His academics where continually going downhill in hi previous situation. He has graduated this year with a vast improvement in academics. He also has showed great improvement in his approach to school work and his desire to achieve academically. The principle and the entire staff provide a fantastic atmosphere in which to grow academically and socially. I cant express enough how much they have done to have help my son improve and grow. The families at the school are also a special part of the experience. After just one year, we have fit right with many of the families and have felt very welcome in becoming a part of the Holy Redeemer family. I truly believe the one year at this school has set the foundation that will very positively influence the rest of my sons life. All in all this school cares about their students and does a remarkable job preparing them to be positive young adults.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2014
We transferred our children to HRS and couldn't be happier. We knew no one at the school but loved the front office staff and the principal and vice principal when we attended the open houses. Our children are getting a wonderful education by teachers who care and give of their time above and beyond normal expectations. The tuition cost is one of the lowest in the area and we believe we get so much for what we pay such as updated text books, technology, and extra curricular offerings. Our one child is graduating and was accepted at all the high schools where he applied. Not only have our children made good friends, but my husband and I have, too, There are so many ways to get involved in the school and the other parents are very welcoming.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
HRS truly deserves zero stars in my opinion. Why? My list would be too long...suffice to say that the school is run by the core of elite parents who have the bucks and not the administration puppets. There is an atmosphere of cliques that would blow your mind...I tell the mom's who always feel left out by teachers and boiling mad when their children get bullied and ignored--do not get mad -- get out! The good teachers are gone now.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2014
We began our journey with HRS quite a few years ago when we placed our kids in K and 3rd grade. At first we were sold on safety (which is still great) and small class size (not true any longer). Within 3 years the school went through so many changes and many of the fantastic teachers left (exception K teacher). How sad that the newer hires are not up to par. We are stuck in the higher grades where the atmosphere is less than respectful and the kids are allowed to exhibit belligerence and dishonesty. Parents want peace of mind and all anyone gets from the leadership is lips moving and no action in terms of resolution. Our family saw that the one's catered to were 2nd and 3rd generation HR families who are coddled and given preference. We are stuck because we live around the corner, but if I did not live so close, I would not have my children attend HRS, also I would not recommend the school as I have learned you do not get what you pay for in this school's particular culture.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2014
I think others should know that HRS in College Park has totally transformed into a merry-go-round of ineptitude and secrets. The once solid, vibrant and steady leadership left the school in 2008, and since then the great and caring teachers have jumped ship. What you have left are extremely poor teachers, a culture of fear and dishonesty amongst the teachers and principal--secrets kept from parents about behaviors from other students and teachers themselves which damage the child. The staff all around are ALWAYS leaving and there is no balance nor integrity left. The students are the one's suffering for the lack of not getting the best teaching possible for the money. I would say this school is the equivalent to any PGC public school complete with bad leadership, tacky "new" uniforms, bullies, and rampant stupidity beginning from the highest level. I must say that those glowing reviews must be from those employed there, not true parents.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2013
Holy Redeemer School is the best decision we ever made. We have two kids at HRS and they are getting a great education in Prince George's! The principal is an amazing energetic leader. When we were concerned about 30 in a class, she made sure there was a dedicated instructional assistant and the resource teacher goes in for reading and math groups making the teacher student ratio 10 to 1 or less in some classes. The teachers are wonderful and dedicated!! Couldn't be happier!

- submitted by a parent
October 21, 2013
The school is awesome. I like the teachers and how they are willing to freely give of their time, plan creative lessons and tailor the lessons to the students strengths. The families are a tight knit community and willing to help others. The students are very polite and respectful and are held to a high standard of accountability ( not so at other schools. ) Its a beautiful community.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2013
Sending our children to Holy Redeemer Schools is one of the best decisions we have made as parents. The school is an extension of our family, and they stress the same values we teach at home. Socially, there is a great amount of camaraderie among the students (and the older children guide the younger ones), and their relationship with the staff is nurturing. Students are guided to become leaders. Extracurriculars are many (sports, Girl Scouts, choir, cooking club, chess club, student government). Academically, the curriculum is robust and challenging, yet the teachers are always available to offer extra help at lunch, recess or after school. Languages are taught beginning in pre-K, and there will be a state-of-the-art tech center opening next year. There are different levels of math and English for the older grades, and National Junior Honors Society has a strong presence. Parents are very involved in the school and all volunteer. Communication between parents and staff is encouraged. The graduates are accepted to competitive high schools, and many receive scholarships. As one of our children gets close to graduating, I feel she is well prepared for high school.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2013
Holy Redeemer gets A+++ from this Mom of two boys. I chose Holy Redeemer after our local catholic school closed. While, I worried about my boys "fitting in" as one was starting 6th grade and the oldest, 8th, I found that not only were the academics top notch but, the teachers, staff and administration made them feel welcome and important. In fact, my boys both asked me why we hadn't been at Holy Redeemer all along?! They have since both been accepted to highly competitive High Schools (Eleanor Roosevelt Science & Tech and St. John's College High School) due to the excellent education they received as well as the heartfelt recommendations written by each of their teachers. H R is rich in wonderful traditions that remind me of my own experience in catholic school, MANY years ago. From PreK thru 8th grade, the teachers, administration and all staff truly seem to care about each child in the school and want them to succeed. Not only do I feel that my boys' benefited academically in their short time at HR, but, I believe that also as a result, they have most certainly grown in faith and have become leaders in their High Schools and beyond!

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2013
After two years at Holy redeemer, we feel that we have made a great choice for our child s K-8 education. The administration is reactive, insightful, and always a step ahead. The faculty is talented, motivated, and responsive to the needs of the individual child. The students are engaged and challenged and the parents are encouraged to be involved. These components have created a highly supportive community that is diverse, proactive, and inclusive. I would strongly encourage any parent who is considering alternatives for their child s education to visit Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a parent
June 14, 2013
One of the best decisions we made was to send our son to Holy Redeemer School in College Park MD. My son finished the first grade today and he had a wonderful year. The teachers and staff are wonderful. They want the best for your child and is willing to work with the parents to have your child reach their goal. I love the feel of family at this school. It is a wonderful environment for your child. My child improved so much this school year and that is thanks to the Holy Redeemer School Family. I know my son will continue to excel is the coming years at Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2013
I have two children at Holy Redeemer. I find the quality of education to be fantastic. The teachers care about my kids, and communicate with me about anything I would need/like to know as a parent. In the car on the way home, I hear about their day at school, which always includes something interesting they learned. The teachers in the younger grades are nurturing, but also have high standards for their students. I marvel at the topics that are being studied and the work being produced in all subjects in all classrooms throughout the school. Additionally, in the middle school, my child has learned to be responsible in ways I couldn't have imagined. The teachers are in their classrooms at recess to offer help to any student who needs it. I know my kids will be prepared for high school academically and otherwise.

- submitted by a parent
June 13, 2013
My son has been going to holy redeemer since Kindergarten. He will be in 5th grade next year. Holy redeemer school gives students the tool to excel in education, and expect them to do their best. They have tutors for kids who needed it, after care staffs help students who need support; they have different types of clubs. Catholic education is great. Holy redeemer has a Buddy system where the older kids guide the little ones. They teach them caring and responsibility. I really think teachers and facility staff have everything to do with that. Holy redeemer Principle, teachers and office staff are friendly, love their students and positive influence on our kids. My son loves the school. The school is not fancy but works for our kids. Holy Redeemer students are the most respectful children I have seen in my years in other public places. I recommend this school for any parent who would like their kids to excel and have a great future.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2013
If I could give this school a minus star I would. Our child has ADHD and was in P-K. If your child has ANY type of Learning Disability (LD) DO NOT send them to Holy Redeemer School in College Park, MD they are not equipped to handle, teach or assist children w/LD they're solution to handling LD problems is to seek "guidance" from "the" resource teacher and mind you the parent will never meet with this teacher because she will ONLY work w/the teacher! This is their idea of teamwork? After getting our child excited about the Christmas festivities, b/c of a hitting/screaming incident in class we were told that he couldn't participate in any of the festivities, its P-K. for goodness sake! And not to bring him back until after the holiday season, and he would need a note from a doctor or a therapist, and they would need to speak w/both without the parents involvement - are they CRAZY. Our 4-yr old child was constantly placed in a chair out in the hallway by himself, screaming b/c he was afraid and upset or sent to the principals where he was made to sign a form about his behavior, HELLO he's four I contacted the Archdioceses immediately, and he was enrolled in another school. HORRIBLE!

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2013
We have been part of the Holy Redeemer community for two years and are very happy with the quality of the education being offered. The teachers, staff , and administration are very dedicated and go out of their way to make sure each child is viewed as an individual. For the cost, the school is a fantastic value. I encourage any parent looking for an alternative for their child to visit the school.

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2013
We love Holy Redeemer! We were looking for a school for our two children and knew on our first visit that this was the right environment for our their education. We have been very pleased with the teachers and staff and have made life-long friendships with other parents. Our children have thrived in their classes. For example, we have noticed a marked difference in one of our children's (Pre-K) attitude, behavior, and enthusiasm for learning as well as his sense of respect and care for others. This was no small feat! While we personally like that it is a Catholic school, we have met other parents who are there solely because of its educational standards and who have found the school and parent community to be very open-minded and welcoming. Of course it isn't perfect, but in looking at the big picture the negatives really are unimportant. The teachers and staff, whose level of education exceeds the standards, are special in that they all know and genuinely care for the students. We are not alone in having been inspired by the dedication shown by all - from the janitors, faculty, and lunch staff to the Principal, Pastor, and Vice-Principal. It really is a great school!

- submitted by a parent
April 11, 2013
We have a child in pre-K who will not be returning next year. The teacher has seemed not to appreciate our child's qualities. We have had to ask her to find a few nice things to say about him, because she had so many negatives. We've gotten generic comments back that show she really does not know him very well. We quickly sensed that the school itself is not welcoming to parents, who are not permitted to walk with their children in the hallways, nor to spontaneously engage the teacher. If one tries to have a momentary chat at drop-off, you will be chased down in the hallway and escorted out. The extreme closed campus is not a post-Newtown thing, nor ADW policy -- it's for the convenience of the staff, who don't want parents milling about or disturbing them before class. Your experiences may differ, depending on how well your child can conform to a tightly-structured, rule-bound atmosphere. Our child has since been accepted to a highly-selective private school that values the very same qualities that got him in trouble at HRS: enthusiasm, energy, playfulness, love of games and jokes, gregariousness and wild imagination. P.S. HRS gives homework and report cards in pre-K.

- submitted by a parent
March 16, 2013
Our experience with Holy Redeemer has not been good. It started out great in the beginning. And then unfortunately things started to go down hill quickly. You can tell teachers and the administration have favorites. Other children are not treated equal. The administration tries to brush their bully problem under the rug. They tend to make children feel little and beat down their self-esteem instead of trying to build them up. Many quality parents and children have left the school because the administration won't address the issue of unqualified teachers year after year that are brought in. There are a few good teachers left, but they are burnt out. Turnover is high.

- submitted by a parent
January 30, 2013
As a former student and life long parishoner of Holy Redeemer there no question where my husband and I were going to send our daughters to school. I couldn't believe all the positive changes the school has made to better educate our kids. Adding a resource teacher was the one thing, having the children learn spanish and italian starting in PreK, teaching computer technology along with art, music and PE were all wonderful aspects to the curriculum. The faculty and staff have welcomed my children with open arms and treat them as one of their own. I am so happy that we made the right decision in sending our daughters to Holy Redeemer and knowing that they are receiving a great education.

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2013
Both our daughter and son went to Holy Redeemer - College Park. Our son will graduate this year and we will truly miss the school. We watched both of our children blossom here. Families who value an academically strong program with music, art, foreign language (even for Kindergardners!) technology, and PE should take a look at HRS. We watched those things being cut at our previous public school and were happy to see the value placed on these areas at HRS. Students are expected to do a lot of writing, which is now paying off for our daughter who is way ahead of her peers in high school on essay writing. One other thing I love about the school is that since it is small students are able to do a lot of high-quality field trips (Gettysburg, Philadelphia, Museum of Visionary Art, Holocaust Museum, etc.). If you visit there, be sure to ask to see the art studio!!!

- submitted by a parent
January 24, 2013
Holy Redeemer School is FANTASTIC! My child is a student at Holy Redeemer School! I have been overwhelmed since Day One with how we were welcomed with open arms into the community. The one on one attention my child has received to keep him up to speed has been phenonmenal. When a personal matter occurred outside of the school, the *entire* administrative staff and the pastor were there immediately to make sure my child felt safe, and was happy and comfortable! It is so obvious how much the staff loves and cares for the students, as if they were there own. My child is performing above grade level in several subjects and truly looks forward to going to school every day. The tuition rate is below the DC area average. I couldn't ask for more in a school!

- submitted by a parent
January 15, 2013
My child is in Pre-K at HRS and so far we have been very pleased and impressed with the school. Our child loves going to school everyday and engages in many fun and interesting extra curricular activities. Her religious education has greatly expanded. She is safe and happy at school, she is learning new things everyday. I have also found the other parents and students to be enthusiastic and kind, and have only had good experiences with the school thus far. At this point in time we are very happy with the school and would certainly recommend it.

- submitted by a parent
January 09, 2013
When my friend told me that HRS in CP was rated highly I nearly fell off of my seat.!! There is good and bad in every school, but if the school leans far more to the negative there is a problem. Our family found that much was being swept under the rug in terms of problems at the school! Many parents would never dare say anything and we found it unusual that the parents know who the problem groups are, but they say and do nothing to try to help correct what is wrong. We were seduced by the low tuition and small class size, but later on disappointed by the teacher turn-over rate, disregard by the teachers of legitimate issues, unavailability of teachers and principal, the constant cycle of mistakes which leaves one to wonder why am I paying money to have my children in this type of so called "Christian" environment? So many agree that when the kids and their families do not practice good manners and respect--the schools culture suffers. I read the ratings of those who feel the school has helped their child, then that child is either part of a HR clique, or brand new to the school or unconscious to many facts in their child's everyday life. Pity.

- submitted by a community member
November 09, 2012
THIS IS A GREAT SCHOOL!!! From the principal to the staff, the experience my child and family have had is beyond what words can describe. My son considered it his second home. My son graduated last year and the experience that we had with this school is beyond our expectations. My son was a transfer from another catholic school. When we transferred him to Holy Redeemer we had knots in our stomach because we didn't know what to expect--whether he would or wouldn't have bad performance again. We know our sons potentials; he was with the wrong crowd at the other school. He adjusted so well with the help of everybody. It is a caring place for our children. The teachers are caring but tough when it comes in the classrooms. My son thanks them for this because he received the best academic foundation - he is using this wealth of experience at his new school. And to this day while attending DeMatha as a freshman, he still participates actively in activities at Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a parent
November 02, 2012
IAM A GRANDPARENT RAISING A GRANDDAUGHTER WITH ADHD/ MOOD DISORDER. I TOOK HER OUT OF PUBLIC SCHOOL AND I COULD NOT BE MORE HAPPY WITH HRS. YOU CAN NOT IMAGINE HOW SHE HAS CHANGED(BEHAVIOR TOO) SINCE ATTENDING HRS. I CAN NOT THANK THE TEACHERS ENOUGH FOR HELPING ME WITH HER, THE SCHOOL IS GREAT. MYSELF AND MY CHILDREN WENT ALL THRU PAROCHIAL SCHOOL,NOW DAYS IT IS A DIFFERANT WORLD OUT HERE, THESE KIDS ARE OUR FUTURE .

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2012
As a graduate of Holy Redeemer School, and a life long parishioner, I am proud to be a member of such an amazing community. The principals of this school have been wonderful, the teachers and staff passionate about their mission. I absolutely love the education I received and many of my former teachers are still there. The friends I made as a student remain my closest friends today. The connection between parish and school community is strong and Holy Redeemer immediately feels like home. If I am still in this area when I have school aged children, I will undoubtedly be sending them to Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a community member
August 09, 2011
We are looking forward to another great school year. Unfortnately, this will be our last school year here. Our child is entering 8th grade this school year and I feel that my child is better prepared for high school. It will be sad to say good bye to all the wonderfull teachers and administration this year. I know in my heart that Holy Redeemer School is the best kept secret in PG county and was the perfect place for us to call home the last six years.

- submitted by a parent
November 08, 2010
HR is a little gem of a school. The community is vibrant and welcoming. Parents are involved. The teachers (by and large) are committed and caring. Class size is less than the local public schools and the academics are more than adequate. The school provides a safe and caring environment for students. My children love Holy Redeemer!

- submitted by a parent
September 23, 2010
Holy Redeemer has been a gift for our family ever since we moved to this area. Teachers AND other families have been very welcoming and friendly. Our children are eager to go to school every day and are making progress in leaps and bounds with their learning.

- submitted by a parent
September 22, 2010
My family has had 3 generations attend Holy Redeemer, and plan to continue the tradition! Mine and my brother's kids attend there now and we have all been very happy. The teachers are caring and committed, and the subject matter and teaching methods really interest the kids. My nephew was in last year's 5th grade class and there was defintiely a problem with the teacher not controlling the class well. The principle offered to meet with concerned parents, and I konw from my brother that she was open to hearing all their feedback. That teacher is no longer at Holy Redeemer, and the new teacher seems to be a great improvement. I trust the principle and staff to act in the best interest of our kids. We love the focus on Catholic values, and feel that there isn't another place we'd rather send our kids than Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a parent
September 08, 2010
We have had a wonderful experience at Holy Redeemer since our children started in the lower grades there. The staff is dedicated and excited about our children's learning. The curriculum is rigorous and yet the teachers balance that with nurturing care and attentiveness. Our boys have blossomed since entering the school. I heard that there was a problem with the 5th grade teacher last year, but administration was responsive and her contract was not extended this year. A wonderfully welcoming community of staff and parents alike. Our school is thriving when other Catholic schools aer closing their doors. Our children are truly learning Christian values. We are blessed to have found Holy Redeemer.

- submitted by a parent
May 23, 2010
Our daughter is finishing kindergarten at Holy Redeemer this year and we have been fairly happy with it. so far. She feels safe and cared for and she has been encouraged to challenge herself academically. The school seems to be in a transition period right now with a newish principal and the influx of many students due to the future closings of St. Hugh's and St. Mark's. We are somewhat concerned about the class size in the upper grades, but that seems to be par for the course at Catholic schools now as smaller parish schools are closed. My daughter has loved going to school every morning and that is the primary issue for us. It is unfortunate that the school had to remove the sibling discount for multiple children at the school, but that was an Archdiocesan decision, so I'm not sure what the greedy comments are about.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 06, 2010
Wow! I thought I was the only one that felt this way! OK, my daughter was bullied at the school for 4 years. When I tried to talk to the teachers and administration about this their reaction most of the time was 'kids will be kids.' The parent of the child was very involved in the school/church so it was a touchy subject. Not much was done about it. Years later, I have spent a lot of money on counseling for my child who now suffers from social anxiety. School is very cliquish and snobby. There are a few nice families but I never felt like we 'fit' in there. Was never happier when I didn't have to step foot in that school again....

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2010
Just the facts: Overcrowded, burnt out teachers. I would not recommend sending any child there. Glad my child is no longer there.

- submitted by a parent
April 25, 2010
HRS was once a wonderful little school with excellent resources and teachers. Today it is the antithesis of the aforementioned. So sad. My son is out of there next year, and not a minute too soon. In all sincerity, I would not recommend HR school to anyone from K-6.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2010
Just the facts ma'am: truth well let me tell you that HR School was a warm fuzzy run of the mill private school about 5 years ago. Today it is downhill it continues to be clicky, simply caters to those who contribute more than the working crowd does, preference teachers are burned out inept and wash their hands of anything that is not related to school work, no order in the upper grades disrespect, overcrowding classrooms galore, inflexible administration/sweep problems under the rug 'leadership', greed new hires are not quality teachers/personality problems, haste high turn over of teachers, student body for the most part are not respectful... yes, it is a mess with no bright future in sight. I would say that the school is a notch above any public school in pg county. Pre-k parents beware!!!!!!!! I agree with the others if you like this school you are unconscious!

- submitted by a parent
February 24, 2010
HR is adding a Pre-K in fall 2010 and at the beginning of this year, they moved the middle school student into their own wing of the school and added a language lab and science lab. The teachers are the same as anywhere; you will like some better than others. I think the students are very well behaved when I have been in the school. All in all, we are very pleased with the school and think it is a great community!

- submitted by a parent
February 22, 2010
Not to discredit the glowing reviews of HRS posted in late Oct. 2009, but many things about the school could be better. The quality of the instructional staff has declined as of late. The school schedule caters to teachers, not students and working parents. The kids are in school far fewer days that you d expect not to mention all the half days (every other Wednesday) and snow days. There are 30-35 kids in some of the middle and upper grades. The pastor and principal accept as a cost of doing business that huge classes are needed to compensate for those under-enrolled. Student behavior and discipline is not where it should be to maintain an atmosphere of learning and mutual respect, and the school stands to improve on becoming a warmer and friendlier place. While HRS could be a really great school, it is yet to take the needed steps.

- submitted by a parent
February 03, 2010
To be fair this school is great for 7th and 8th grade (overcrowded though), but otherwise they do not have a handle on superb teaching in the lesser grades. Anyone who praises this school to the hilt is either unconscious or has extremely poor standards for what a Catholic school education should be.

- submitted by a parent
no rating February 02, 2010
Holy Redeemer School has been part of our family for many years. It is so sad and shameful that the school is becoming greedy and the changes that have occurred over the past 8 years are not very good ones. Although they have a safe environment, the so-called 'great environment' falls short because of the lack of great teachers and the behavior from students. Often times it is not what a Christian school should allow, the teachers are not disciplining the students correctly. The teaching is not up to par for the $$ you pay, and although there are several filler programs you need much more money to have your child active in them. I would suggest that if you want your child to attend HRS, have them begin in 6th grade, otherwise it is not worth the money.

- submitted by a parent
February 01, 2010
Our 2 sons attend HRS and they love it. The school is a wonderful place and I feel very happy every morning that I drop off my boys at school. I know that they are well taken care of and have fun learning! I do wish that the class size were smaller!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 23, 2009
The loving, caring trachers, the small community, family fellowship and the faith oriented education it provides.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2009
Wonderful teaching and loving care of the children two of whom are my grandchildren!

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 22, 2009
Why do you love Holy Redeemer School? Holy Redeemer offers students a great education in a welcoming, nurturing community of learners.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 22, 2009
It is the sense of community at Holy Redeemer School (HRS) that money can't buy that we are sending our 3 children to HRS, despite a 30 minute commute. There are parents of children at HRS that also graduated from Holy Redeemer...a few years ago (or more). In addition to the parents who are sharing their awesome experiences at HRS with their children, there are also NEW parents to HRS who make the community of HRS the BEST! The motto is: 'It takes a village to raise a child' and HRS exemplifies this motto for my children, today and for tomorrow when society is hard pressed to find an excellent example of education with morality.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 21, 2009
It's a joy to visit Holy Redeemer School on Grandparents Day. The teachers are excellent, the students are interested in their classes and respectful of others.The wall exhibits of school work are a treat for visitors. Five Stars!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
Such a warm, nurturing, and caring environment for my daughter. Fabulous teachers, wonderful experiences for the children. Would recommend all to this school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2009
It's a small, community oriented school where the teacher's and principal know every child's name. The students learn according to their own abilities and are challenged appropriately. Christian values are taught but it's not limited to just christians.

- submitted by a parent
October 19, 2009
I absolutely love Holy Redeemer. I graduated from the school in the 80's and now have a son at Holy Redeemer and a daughter who will be entering next year. I can say with absolute certainty that the school has improved since my days there. The teachers and principal are of the highest caliber and the kids are respectful and polite to adults and their fellow students alike. Academically, my experience is that the curriculum is tough, but I see my son learning and growing as he should. The facility has improved greatly over the summer, adding lockers in the upper grades and a language lab and a science lab. I could not be happier with Holy Redeemer!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 05, 2009
HRS provides a safe and positive environment for children to learn, play and grow. Responsibilites and priviledges are incremental. Catholic education does nurture the whole child and supports the families.

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2009
I have been going to holy redeemer since first grade and I am now in the 8th grade. I feel that my school has prepared me very well and I was accepted with flying colors to Elizabeth Ann Seton High School. Our new principle is very nice and friendly and we are lucky to have her. The students are even better! They are the nicest,warmest, and most friendly that I have EVER met. I will TRULY miss the family feeling of HRS!

- submitted by a student
no rating May 15, 2009
Its a great school with rigorous academics but lately they have seen an increase in classroom size

- submitted by a student
April 02, 2009
We've been at Holy Redeemer for almost one year and find it to be a good, safe environment with a lot of extras (spanish, clubs, etc). Unfortunately the fundamentals leave a lot to be desired in our child's grade, at least compared to the other Catholic elementary school we've attended. Still, we may stay on to see what next year brings.

- submitted by a parent
December 26, 2008
My son graduated from HRS in 2004, attending K-8 grades. He excelled and went on to another well known private school in the area and graduated with honors. He said HRS well prepared him in math. He is now majoring in Engineering at another private university. I would do it all over again.

- submitted by a parent
December 01, 2008
holy redeemer offers many learning opportunities and I love it here. It is my home away from home. We do so many different things to learn about different cultures and other subjects. It is a great learning enviroment and I wouldnt choose anywhere lese to spend my elementary/middle school years. Holy Redeemer really is the best

- submitted by a student
November 10, 2007
My school has a friendly environment and and everyone gets along very well. I get straight A's because of our wonderful teachers. I am very lucky because Holy Redeemer not only challenges me, but also nurtures me.

- submitted by a student
September 07, 2007
Holy Redeemer is overall a fairly good school and our older child excelled there. Our younger, however, was not challenged nearly enough and we feel there has been a decline in the quality, perhaps due to larger class sizes in recent years.

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Holy Redeemer School
4902 Berwyn Rd, College Park, MD  20740
(301) 474-3993
Last modified Holy Redeemer School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
Holy Redeemer School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 62 reviews. Top