Experience at this school is not pleasant. The parents have to correct the homework that is supposedly being corrected by teachers. They just check I guess if the homework is submitted but nothing to do with if the work is correct or giving any notes for the improvements to the children. No encouragement is given to the children or encouraging the motivated children. Resolving issues is terrible. I am not sure how this school is being ranked for 10/10. No structure is established in guiding or teaching children. Adminitration/ informing parents about who is working at the front desk is kept anonymous. Everyday someone new works at the front desk. Most of the school year they do not take children out side or play out side. parents are uninformed what children are learning. No proper measurements are taking in improving the children's ability/skills. So much of a gossip. There is only one way, high way or no way kind of attitude. Disrespect to the parents with the internal politics by the teachers and administrative/ supervisors. constantly finding strategies blaming parents to solve an issue or guilt trip them to hide their wrong doings.
Hatikvah has exceeded my expectations of my son's education. I have 2 boys in public school and the difference in the quality of education is mind boggling. I had heard how wonderful Hatikvah, but being a part of it has blown me away! My son loves his school and looks forward to going each and every day. The teachers, principal and administration are extremely accessible and helpful. The kids are learning and enjoying every minute of it. I receive weekly updates from the teachers of everything that they studied over the week. I could go on and on!!!
Hatikvah International Academy Charter School is amazing. The staff is very caring and goes above a beyond what we have seen in other schools. This multi cultural school is the real world today. My son is already asking to learn a 3rd language. My child is challenged daily by the teachers. We could not be more happy that New Jersey allows this choice for my child.
Amazing school!! My kids are thriving in this school thanks to individualized attention with at least 2 teachers in every class.
I choose to send my two children to Hatikvah and they both love going to school each day. They are academically challenged and the teachers seem to always know what they need. The only turnover in this school comes from teachers who prefer not to go the extra ten miles for kids or who don't know how. It's better than a private school and we're lucky to have it as an option.
My child used to attend this school. The current administrator has a high staff turnover rate. She does not under the developmental level of the students. I did not feel comfortable my child attending a school with majority of teachers having experience with less than three years. Once I found out my child's Hebrew teachers were UNCERTIFIED teachers, I had to take my child out of this school. I do want my child to be educated by uncertified teachers especially since it against the law!
Everyone goes the extra mile to educate our children! This school provides a top notch academic curriculum. I highly recommend this school.
Hatikvah International Academy Charter School is a wonderful school with the most caring teachers and staff. My children are able to work at their own level and have learned so much. The ratio of teacher to student is 1:11 which enables the teachers to push the students where their strengths are. The children are learning another language and the school is multi cultural which mimics the real world. They learn about all different cultlures and I couldn't be happier.
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