In my position as library media specialist, I have been involved with all classes and all teachers. The level of teacher commitment and involvement at this school is exceptional. The teachers and coaches work hard to involve every student in art and drama and in some type of extracurricular activity. The college counseling is the best I have seen in the five schools I have worked in previously.
As the parent of a student who has attended York Preparatory School for 5 years, I must say that I am quite satisfied with the overall program that the school offers. With its diverse academic program, small student to teacher ratio and varied extra-curricular offerings, I have nothing but praise for the administration at York Prep. I especially appreciate the quick response I receive whenever I contact my child's teachers either via e-mail or by phone. The intimate learning environment offered there is also a plus.
We are very disappointed this year. We praise the teachers at York highly but it isn't as competive as in recent years. The students aren't interested in learning. They are one of the only schools that have an idea of the 'dys'' as identified by Dr. Katherine Gannett. They do not always understand between Neuro based and psychological. The small classroom size has grown and there has been a change in teachers too often. Their Headmaster is the owner. It's difficult to observe and offer suggestions. If you are proactive then you are disagreeable. It has so much potential to be an aggressive college prep school but they need to adhere to their mission statement. We will be changing next year. Their Music department is weak and they do not count their grades for their average in any Art. They don't offer Latin but do have French, Spanish and Italian.
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