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27 OVERALL RATINGS

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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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Leadership at this school is effective:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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This school effectively deals with bullying:
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There are 36 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


- a parent
I found the teachers and administration to be on top of the discipline and addressing bullying even before it started. They often brought in speakers and had positive campaigns against bullying.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


- a parent
They have wonderful learning consultants at both the elementary and middle school. Both of these teachers are very committed to the success of their students.


Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


- a parent
I found the principal at the elementary school to treat the families like family. Even after my daughter had left and gone to another school, when he'd see her at her bus stop, he would honk and wave. Always building on friendship first. He has a great working relationship with the parents that are involved in the school.

Develops character: Strongly agree


- a parent
They do a lot of character education. They present the students with a lot of meaningful rewards and allow the students ideas to be heard and implemented.



- a parent
I had two children attend GSA. One left after 8th grade to attend a different high school. She was so advanced in Math, Science and Language Arts, she tested into the AP Sophomore classes. I don't think she would be able to do that if the school had been teaching only to test scores. Our second child attended until Second Grade, when we moved from the area. He left reading at a fifth grade level and was equally as advanced at Math. He was allowed and encouraged at GSA to grow and work at his level of ability. I found all the teachers my children had to be of the highest quality. At the elementary school the administration is kind and very loving. A wonderful and warm environment for a child to learn and grow! The middle school was just getting off the ground when we left, it was going through a lot of growing pains. The teachers were stellar, and laid a sound foundation for high school. I could not have asked for more. They did a great job with the middle school drama.




- a community member
Please parents do not send your children here! You will regret it! They lie about grades. They will do anything to make themselves look good. They will not allow children to get a bad grade, even if it means cheating to get a better grade. This school is so below the level of other schools. Terrible!!!



- a community member
We have both of children enrolled here, our eldest starting in the school's 2nd year, having attended now from K-4. She never attended preschool or daycare, but flourished with her first school experience in kindergarten, excelling and exceeding expectations. She is encouraged and given work that meets her learning speed and abilities. She has consistently scored above average on MAP and NWEA testing, and maintains a steady place on the honor roll. Our son is now is 1st grade, having been at GSA since kindergarten, and his experience is above par as well. He has struggled with vision problems and reading has been a challenge, but with the guidance of this school and it's above average teaching model, he is now scoring above average in all areas of his NWEA testing, and loves to read. I could not be happier with GSA as a whole. The curriculum is on point, the teachers and staff are committed and involved, and the community involvement is a great plus. We have a 3rd child on the way, and unless something drastically changes, she will, of course, be a GSA attendee.



- a parent
It's a relatively small school that parents and students have the ability to shape. The academics are well well above the standard city wide.


Amount of homework: Agree


- a parent
My son received homework during the week (M-F) but not much on the weekends. I feel this is appropriate for elementary school.

Develops character: Agree


- a parent
The teachers and staff work diligently with all the students in regards to this aspect of the curriculum.

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