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School leader:  Lindsey Newton
3624 South Westnedge Avenue
Kalamazoo, MI 49008

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(269) 553-6400
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"Our school is best known for our moral focus curriculum & our strong academics."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Music, Science...
  • Arts
    None, Band, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing, Drama...
  • World languages
    None
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47 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2015
This school used to be a wonderful place for teachers, students, and parents alike. A few years ago a new principal came and is literally running the school into the ground. She fired some of the most caring and compassionate teachers I've ever... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2015
The teachers are (were? They fired all of the good ones). I felt very strongly that the teachers my kids had were amazing. I don't know if any of those teachers are left.

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2015
My fourth grader would come home with hours upon hours of homework. We would occasionally stay up until 9 or 10 with my child in tears.

Develops grit: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · August 06, 2015
This school scares it's students into performing well on standardized tests. They drill the children's "goals" into their heads until the kids are ridden with anxiety and fear.

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Paramount Charter Academy is a K-8 public charter school managed by National Heritage Academies. Paramount provides individualized learning that meets the needs of each child.

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Paramount Charter Academy
3624 South Westnedge Avenue, Kalamazoo, MI  49008
(269) 553-6400
Last modified Paramount Charter Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Paramount Charter Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 47 reviews. Top