This school is just amazing my child comes here and has an awesome time. When she changed schools this school really helped and got her on the right path it is amazing how she gets up every morning and excited to go. The staff and administration is VERY polite and caring. They are very helpful. I do recommend someone to bring there child to this school.
I Love how this school is they know each of the children and they Great them in the morning and in the Evening they are there to send them off with a smiling face. I always tell everyone they should send their kids here. My Grandson Loves all his Teachers and I am very happy with that because that makes them want to go to school. EWMA Keep up the Great Work !!!!
Actually most teachers don't loose their jobs here; they choose to leave due to all of the grievances already listed below. Many, if not all of the teachers that leave find themselves in great schools today because they are too, great teachers. If this hard-working staff were all placed in a functioning environment the possibilities would be limitless! Yet, I digress, the rating and comments about administration speak for themselves.
One of the best schools in michigan. small classrooms, good teachers , safe teaching envirnment and good leaderhip.
all the bad reviewd come from teachers that lost their jobs because they were bad teachers . This is a great school with a great leadership.
This school is the worst school i have ever been to. , uncaring and don't do a good job of helping out the WHOLE class. The teachers in middle school only care for the kids who are related to the principal. The staff is so rude The principal is extremely selfish and only lets the kids she is related to not get in trouble. I would never go back to this school and i don't recommend anyone going to that school too.
I would not recommend this school to any parent,bad school,and the Principal unprofessional with no education at all
I feel that the teachers are great, the administration is a different story and nobody should judge school by them. My child is in preschool and had the best school year. I have another child in 3rd grade and again had the teacher answer all my questions and concerns. I never talked with admin and really had no contact with them. The principal did not make a attempt to connect with us but the teachers did. The reason I brought my child here was the preschool and felt the small family value very strong in both grades.
Multicultural Academy is a great school. I have the pleasure of having two children in the program. I was not even aware that the school existed until my neighbor who also has a child there told me about it. I feel that the staff is caring and pushes my children to succeed. I have been telling more and more friends and family about the school because my experience has been great.
The school is a farce. There is not leadership that understands the basic prinicples of education, especially at the middle and upper grades. Students who are related to the administration are favored blatantly and teachers are undermined and belittled daily by administration. There are cultural issues among the students that need addressing by staff, but administration does not have any idea how to handle it.
Teachers are poorly treated and not valued by the administration. The kids run the school and no matter what clear policies the teachers follow there is no follow through by administration. The students are aware of this and act accordingly. The most underpaid teachers in regards to the amount of classes and paperwork they are expected to complete on a weekly basis. Teachers get fired for looking at other job opportunities yet there is no teacher there that is happy or treated like a dignified professional. The administration uses scare tactics to keep all the staff on edge; which works because there are so few jobs in Michigan. Randa Furrha is a sad excuse for a principal with no administrative education and a lack of professionalism that varies with her daily mood. It's funny how someone who has had so little teaching experience is evaluating teachers ranging from K-12. If Obama wants to see the decay of American education he should come check out this school. Watch how they push failing kids through the system. How the Special Ed teacher has an illegal amount of kids on her case load. How the ESL teacher is somehow supposed to service over 100 kids and be effective.
I would not recommend this school to any parent. As one of the reviews said before me it is a "Joke". No one at the school is professional in anyway besides the Secretary. People at the school have their favorite students that they place upon a pedestal. The way behavior is handled is not proficient. There are times when's teachers won't show up, or staff knows about it and places someone in the room who Isn't qualified to be a teacher in anyway. Kids there aren't open to all races. You are expected to learn about one race in general. If your looking for a school I highly recommend Huron, Pioneer, r a private school.
I think it's pretty amusing that this school is still up and running. Administration is literally hanging on by a thread each and every day. The teacher turnover rate is extremely high, and would be higher if there were better teaching opportunities in Michigan. It's no secret that every teacher in that building is looking and applying for jobs every single day. Principal Furrha has no clue what being a principal is about. She has no education in administration and is gone most of the week due to "migranes." Such a joke of a "school."
This school is excellent the staff are very polite and helpful. The principle is very supportive and nice. It is a very good school there dicipline is fair. I think every child should go to this school there education is great.
VERY high teacher turnover rate. Teachers either get frustrated and quit or they get rid of the good teachers. They expect us to teach 4-5 different classes and get paid next to nothing. The kids are out of control and when they are sent to the office the discipline doesn't happen, especially if they are related to the staff.
Hi there! I am a student in 8th grade that goes to E.W.M.A! I appreciate that school because it is very fun and great! Every year you get to go to cedar point! i advise every kid to go here! A very great school. Even once you get older- i am saying MAYBE a trip in space. This school has changed into a better school now, Rudness has stop, because Ms.Furha, a great princapal, takes care of everything, and helps us, too. So once again, take your kids here to this wonderful great school!
One of the worst schools around. Teachers are constantly battling discipline problems and students are not disciplined properly. Students are extremely rude many are related to the administration so there are a lot of "favoritism" issues. Teacher turnover is high, VERY high. Administration is VERY unprofessional to staff. I do not believe students get the best education here. Many of the teachers are very talented and try their best in a setting that far below average.
I am so proud that i choose to take my children to EWMA. It is a wonderful school. the learning environment is the best i've seen in a charter school in my life. I had a wonderful opportunity to talk with the different parents that enjoy there cild going there too. words cant even explain how smooth the days go there. there quality is as i expect. there discipline is perfect. check it out and you will know what I'm talking about
Its true this school has zero tolerance for bad teachers and students. Their goal is to provide the best education in a safe enviromnet. The teaches and administration always hard to ensure thaa the student receive the deserved education.
This school does not do students any justice. Unfortunately, when parents just complain and don't pull their children out, the school does not feel inclined to change and doesn't. The teacher turnover rate is high because there are better teaching positions out there and teachers leave when those openings occur. Last year, there were at least 6 changes in staff during the year. Some of them took part time jobs, some took contract jobs, and some left without even having a job lined up. With all of these low ratings, there honestly can't be that many people out there who just want to "lie" and "attack a person's character". As with any school, you always are going to have people that are happy with the school and people that are unhappy...however, a great deal of low ratings should say something to a parent who is truly looking for the best school for their child.
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