Ave Maria Academy is a school like no other - every child is respected and treated as a son or daughter of God. The teachers are utterly amazing, and are dedicated to each child's success. Everyone goes above and beyond, and it shows!
My wife and I love Cedarcrest Academy. The school instills the Catholic faith, emphasizes the education basics of reading, writing, science and math and students are polite, respectful and smart!
This school is amazing! Small class sizes, great academics, above average test scores and single gender education from K-3rd grade, which will be continuing up into the upper grades and eventually a new high school. This is how all schools should be!!
As new parents, we are very happy and our expectatons have been exceeded for our Kindergartner. My daughter loves her school, her friends and her teachers. The Kinder Campus is a very positve, wholesome, place for my child.
Fabulous education, great focus on the fundamentals and forming the entire child. I have two small children in the younger grades and could not be happier, both academically and with how they fit into the community
This school employs a time-tested tool of education: positive reinforcement and attention to the individual. Like many other classical based benchmarks, Cedarcrest holds fast to a series of criteria which is measurable and remarkable to witness in the making. I have watched my own children rise through the rigorous program meeting the challenges with a dynamic eagerness rivaled only by the ownership I expect of them in my own home! I see my children actively engaged in experiential and leadership roles which will prepare them for a practical, realistic, and wholistic approach to the world in which they live. The quility formation Cedarcrest employs does not stop with the human formation, but the whole child, in all ways--emotional, physical, intelectual, spiritual!
I love the family feel of this school. The staff, teachers, and other families really go the extra mile so that everyone feels connected and as though they are an intergral part of the whole here. I feel like my child is leaps and bounds ahead academically of where she would be if she were not at Cedarcrest and the spiritual and aposolistic teachings make my child a very well-rounded individual. I don't go to any events where I don't get comments about what a well-behaved child I have and I firmly believe that much of that dedication to succeed and behavior is due to the education she receives from Cedarcrest Academy.
We recently moved here from the West coast and our transition to the Maple Grove area has been wonderful. We can overlook the crazy weather because it is ALWAYS sunny at school. The administration and staff are so united in purpose and it really shows. I can not put into words how happy my kids are this year.
Cedarcrest Academy does an excellent job teaching not only strong academics but also developing leadership skills such as public speaking and service to others - even at a young age! - and also helps the students to grow in virtue and a life of faith. They are truly making an impact on the future as they create the leaders of tomorrow.
Cedarcrest Academy has been a fabulous experience. Every parent wants their child to be happy to be able to make solid and right decisions that will be based on logic, intelligence and concern for the common good. Cedarcrest has extended my parenting style into my childs daily education and support these same ideals. The faculty and staff share my desires for my son. They challenge him academically and give him the attention he needs to succeed. Because my son is continually provided with consistent messages concerning his overall education, emotional well being and ledership skills, he is thriving. No one can ask for more. I never worry about his future because his present is so strong.
My son has been at Cedarcrest since Kindergarten (he's now in 5th grade) and it's been a thrill to see how he has grown into a mature, self-confident, smart, happy young man. The intellectual formation is excellent, and the fact that he is happy and motivated in a good, loving environment makes it easier for him to excel in academics. There is a real atmosphere of love and acceptance among the students and staff and he loves coming to school. The teachers are excellent and the curriculum is very solid.
Cedar Crest Academy is a great school and I would recommend it to anyone. If you are looking for your child to grow academically, aposolistically as well as spiritually this is the school. The parents are very involved which creates a family atmosphere. Our principle and teachers are the best. My daughter would not want to go to any other school. To me that is the most important, my child wanting to go to school every day and wanting to do her best! :)
Every morning my children are excited to go to school. They are challenged everyday to become positive christian leaders for the future. Each day they grow in their intellect, spirituality and in their apostolic formation by reaching out to the community. These are all building blocks that from a person's character. They are witness to the positive role models of their teachers, their principal and the staff. It was the best decision we made as parents to move our children to Cedarcrest.
The best decision my husband and I made was to send our children to Cedarcrest Academy. The academic and spiritual formation that our children are receiving is incredible. The mission of this school is not just words on a piece of paper...they are striving to achieve it every day with every child. The school encourages parent participation in both children's events and adult events. We have a lot of fun families...families that I would love my children to grow up around. The teachers are incredible too. They want to be there and they want to teach and inspire our kids to be the best they can be. It is a great school!
Our three daughters love Cedarcrest Academy. They love their teachers and they love learning. Cedarcrest offers much more than academic excellence which is imperative as they mold our future leaders. The staff, parents and kids at Cedarcrest are an absolute joy. If you have children, you need to contact the Principal, Mr. Jason Slattery, to learn how your child(ren) and family can benefit from getting involved with Cedarcrest Academy.
Cedarcrest Academy is a school like no others. We can trust that the best interest of our children is primary to all of the staff, they are challenged to grow body, soul, heart and mind. The staff really knows each child and helps them to grow in virtue, leadership and responsibility. Way to Go!
My children look forward to going to school everyday! I wish I had a school like this when I grew up.
This is a GREAT school! My children not only learn at a pace nearly two grade levels above the national average; they also receive the best spiritual and character formation.
As a mom, I cannot get enough of Cedarcrest! I learn so much just having the kids there, and only wish I had had this sort of education and formation when I was a kid! Everyone loves it, and everyone is so eager to help out with any activity. The other thing that to me is so amazing is the involvement of everyone, the strong core convictions of excellence and Christian faith, and the charity between everyone!
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