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10550 Geddes Road
Ypsilanti, MI 48198

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(734) 484-0118
(734) 864-0353
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June 16, 2015
As I read this the comments about Special Ed at SPS, I was shocked. I have two children who attend SPS, both of which have special needs. In 3 years of attending this school, I have had only 1 problem that was resolved quickly. Mr. Kartje is an AWESOME dean. Everyone is accountable, you may just need to do more on your side of the situation. You should never give up on a child with special needs regardless of the timing in the school year. I think that stating a child would some "backlash" is so hurtful. The staff at SPS are truly caring people, who would never harm a child regardless of how temperamental a parent can be. After leaving PCCS for SPS, my child now receives just the services that he needs. I can truly assure anyone who reads this that South Pointe is advanced in education and SPECIAL EDUCATION.

- submitted by a community member

May 20, 2015
This year the new middle school Dean allowed bullying of my child. She defended the bullies. She was more concerned with being friends with the cool students and complains about working to the students. The teachers shared that she undermines their authority and interrupts instructional time with trivial information. The behavior I've observed in the middle school this year was out of control. We were very disappointed and we will not return.

- submitted by a parent

April 21, 2015
I agree with the Mom that commented a few days ago. " Special Education provided by this school is of poor quality and it has been a never ending battle" to get what Special Education my child is currently getting. I have toured several public schools in the area and they that they willing to provide more services to my child. This information tells me that SPS is not going the extra mile to confirm that the Special Education students are getting everything they need to thrive. This year they are not even offering a summer school program for the kids that are behind. I am also seriously considering withdrawing my child from SPS school.

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2015
Special Education provided by this school is of poor quality. This is mainly due to the fact that the department lacks accountability. There is no oversight given by the principal, the deans etc. Therefore, some teachers don't feel the need to accommodate students with special needs within the classroom on a consistent basis. Personally, it has been a never ending battle. It has been recommended that I file a formal complaint with the State Department of Special edu. However, at this point in time I don't think it will help my child much since we are already in the third trimester and the intervention process does take some time. In addition, I would hate for my child to be victim of any backlash. Therefore, I am seriously considering withdrawing my child from this school.

- submitted by a parent

February 20, 2015
I have 2 boys that attend South Pointe Scholars and we just love the school. The teachers, the admins, the principals, the janitors, everyone is just kind and helpful. They work hard in making sure that each child succeeds.

- submitted by a parent

February 19, 2015
All 3 of my children attend South Pointe and it is an amazing school. All staff is always friendly, courteous and always willing to help students achieve greatness. This is definitely THE BEST school in Washtenaw County!!

- submitted by a parent

December 09, 2014
My daughters have attended this school for three years now and they love it. The administration and staff are friendly. The teachers do an excellent job of meeting students needs whether they are behind, at level, or advanced. The thing I love most about the school is the moral focus. This encourages my daughters to develop their character along with their minds. All in all I am proud to say that South Pointe Scholars has done very well assisting me in the education of my daughters.

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August 10, 2014
I am not only the principal at South Pointe, but a proud parent of two boys who attend the school! Our staff is second to none; they always do what is best for their students. We are proud of what we have accomplished in two short years but know we have more work to do to get our students ready for high school, college, and beyond. If you are interested in a tour of South Pointe, please call the main office at 734-484-0118. Come and see all that we have to offer!

- submitted by a school leader

June 28, 2014
I pulled my daughter out of a YPS 3rd grade class in Oct. 2013 and started South point.Her preliminary reading test scored that of a late year first grader. Final test this year her reading score was that of a early year 5th grader. These are NOT doctored numbers as the Detroit Free Press irresponsibly suggests about NHS ,but a serious influence and attitude about education expectation to both parent AND child. If you are not ready to play a roll in your child's education this school is not for you and enjoy your public school daycare..but if your serious about a structured, respectful, high expectation enviroment...this is where you want to be.

- submitted by a parent

April 17, 2014
l Love this school, what it's about, how it's run, and All the staff that work together to make things run so smoothly! I have three children that attend, and, i have no complaints!

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2014
I love this school! The teachers, staff, and administrators work together to be sure that each child gets what they deserve in terms of education and personal growth.

- submitted by a parent

March 01, 2014
Very pleased with this school. Staff is very caring & we are very pleased with the education our son is getting.

- submitted by a parent

December 14, 2013
This school is not much better than any other school and the parking lot is a joke. They have the parking lot setup like a car derby and its incredibly dangerous, not to mention it will take you anywhere from 10 to 20 minutes just to pick up your child who is waiting on the other side with little if any traffic at all. Then the teachers stick half their bodies into your vehicle to talk while holding up traffic for people trying to leave. Maybe it started as a decent school by now the degenerate parents in the area are bringing their kids and my son is coming home telling me stories of the daily racist battles between african kids and other races with african kids constantly making racist comments. And the teachers treat it like no big deal. These kids should be SUSPENDED and then EXPELLED for racist comments. The social studies for my son's grade is also a joke. More like pop culture studies and then the part for middle eastern studies doesn't even have Palestine on the map! What is that all about? I don't know about NHA schools. And my son says the food is wretched. And these are in no way "the best teachers in the area" lol. NHA hires new graduates at lower pay. Fake reviews.

- submitted by a parent

December 12, 2013
This school is operated like a learning institution should be. From the board of education to those keeping it clean, we couldn't be happier. Our children are engaged in a very diverse environment and taught by the best teachers in the area. Keep up the great work.

- submitted by a parent

November 29, 2013
I find it interesting that the last reviewer talked about not having enough communication! I can't tell you how well South pointe communicates with its families! My kids teacher has a blog that is updated regularly with classroom events plus the regular weekly newsletter that is sent home in the Monday mailers. This is in addition to the school newsletter that Mrs Kouba sends on Mondays and the phone call she makes to everyone on Sunday nights with the weeks upcoming events. Not only is the communication great but the staff makes everyone feel so comfortable. I am always welcome into the school to help or just to visit. If you're looking for a school where your kids will not only be safe but get a terrific eduction, check out South Pointe, you won't be disappointed!

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2013
We started this school the first year it opened. Unfortunately we didn't have a good experience. There was no communication between the teacher and myself. We would reach out to the teacher and she would tell us everything was good with our son until the end of the marking period when we would find out there were numerous assignments missing. Sad to say we moved schools and are so happy now.

- submitted by a parent

October 02, 2013
My daughter started this school the first year they opened in 2012 and not only do I love it, she love it too! The teachers are fabulous and attentive to the needs of individual children and the principal is wonderful as well, maintaining open lines of communications for everyone.

- submitted by a parent

October 01, 2013
My son is involved in his learning goals and knows what he needs to do to achieve those goals. The school has order and structure that I appreciate and I can tell the teachers do a lot of planning to help my son achieve his goals. I feel confident that my son is safe and can learn in this environment and I don't worry throughout my day.

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September 30, 2013
I LOVE this school. We have freedom , Teachers are very qualified and nice . They really working hard for making progress on board, and my kids love to go to school everyday. i like the traffic control and the way they give education . I am very satisfied.

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August 21, 2013
I'm very proud to have my children attend South Pointe Scholars. The leadership and staff make it and excellent school. We moved to this school from another NHA school and I am very confident in that decision. I look forward to my children attending this school for years to come.

- submitted by a parent

May 16, 2013
The is the best school I have ever entered. From the Principal, classroom teachers, special interest teachers, to the M&M after care - They ALL show extreme interest in their students education, success, and happiness. The parents are actively informed of everything going on in school. Its like one big happy family - My girls have fun and its hard to get them to leave at the end of the night. WHAT A GREAT FIRST YEAR - I just know they will be a 5 star across the board!!!

- submitted by a parent

May 05, 2013
This school has been amazing for our family. I am a widow and have a 2nd grade boy and a third grade boy. When we started at South Pointe I had extreme concerns with the staff and how they would be able to handle my children if there is an emotional breakdown which was happening often during the prior school year at another local charter. During parent orientation I was reassured over and over again that everything will be fine, and they got this. Well, let me just say....BOY DO THEY EVER GO THIS! My children have not had not 1 emotional break down or any major issues at all this year...I am floored and eating my words. I was skeptical at first, as any concerned parent would be. But again I am so amazed at the awesome work of every single staff member there. My children have come a long way both emotionally and with their education. Their scores are the best! One grateful mother :)

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May 02, 2013
This school is fantastic. I have 2 children already attending and 1 more that will attend next year. It is like a family environment. Everyone is friendly and my kids are truly happy to go to school and learn new things. The staff truly cares about the kids as individuals, and the whole school makes an effort to help in the community! Love it!

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May 02, 2013
This is a great School.The staff are friendly, they have great teachers.Both of my kids are really happy to go here.

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May 02, 2013
South Pointe Scholars is an awesome school. When you walk into the building, you feel at home and like you are a part of a big family. Even though SPS is a new school, it doesn't feel new....there is a great culture within the building and the teachers work hard to meet the needs of every student in the building. The school secretaries are top notch - always willing to go above and beyond to help out. The school leadership team (principal and deans) are always in the hallways and classrooms interacting with students. It is evident that they care about the students as well as helping to develop the teachers and the school as a whole. South Pointe Scholars is definately the best school in the area and I would recommend any family to enroll at South Pointe!

- submitted by a parent

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South Pointe Scholars Charter Academy
10550 Geddes Road, Ypsilanti, MI  48198
(734) 484-0118
Last modified South Pointe Scholars Charter Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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