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K-8|Private
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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The school doesn't understand all learners and certainly doesn't know how to handle kids with ADHD. These are kids needing support, not ridicule and alienation. We left the school and in retrospect see how bad it really was for our kids. This is a very conservatively lead school. There are less conservative families attending but they aren't on the school council or church board. The parents serving in those rolls are strongly conservative and guide the conservative nature of the social teachings, including a conservative weekly church service during the school day and catholic sacrament services throughout the year. As a non-catholic our children were told they wouldn't be able to participate in parts of the church services. Although unintentional, they were made to feel 'less-than' because they weren't catholic. There are some wonderful staff and incredibly loving teachers but the leadership... They say the right thing but do the opposite. Lots of promises and not a lot of follow thru. If you are a conservative catholic family with kids who have no learning challenges, this might be a good fit for you - otherwise consider other options. The families we got to know were wonderful which made it difficult to pull our children. We didn't feel comfortable having our kids taught that our family's beliefs were considered wrong, immoral and sinful in the eye of the catholic church.

Handles bullying effectively: Neutral


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It was inconsistent in our experience. Again, they say the right thing but there is little follow up or follow through.


Supports LD students: Strongly disagree


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There are teachers who get it. But that is far outweighed by those who don't. Including some of aides and lunchroom/playground staff.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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I think the leadership is out of touch with the community and, to a certain extent, the teachers. They say what families wan to hear to get them in the door but it's a bit of a bait and switch.

Develops character: Neutral


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Like any school, there is bullying. Kids who have a strong family involvement in the school have a bit of entitlement that makes it difficult for weaker kids to find a place to stand out and shine.


Teacher effectiveness: Agree


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We had some WONDERFUL teachers but not all. There was some unacceptable teachers who didn't understand ADHD at all. It's not acceptable in this day and age to be unaware of managing kids with ADHD.

Amount of homework: Neutral


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They were trying to make it better when we left. The teachers are each a little different with how they handle homework.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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The nature of the school and how children are buddied up with different classes throughout their time teaches children respect for others and their differences.


Develops character: Strongly agree


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Annunciation I believe is a proven developer of leaders. Need an example? How about Mary Jo Copeland. Annunciation develops respectful, socially responsible young adults who go on to be leaders in their high school and communities.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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Small classes, teachers who know your child inside and out and who care for their educational emotional education while focusing on what makes them special

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