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4 stars
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June 17, 2014
Well this school was terrible. I'm very glad I left. First of all, it's way too expensive and they're always begging for money. That's all they want. A lot of teachers at that school has had affairs, so there's always drama. The teachers are hypocritical and play favorites. If you're not perfect, they'll pick on you and make your life's miserable. Some of the teachers don't even have a degree in the class they teach so they know nothing. The gym has about 3 rows of bleachers. So there's never any room. DON'T GO TO NTA YOU WILL REGRET IT.

- submitted by a student
October 13, 2013
This school was wonderful for my Pr-K child and 1st grader. We have since moved but we loved it and miss it. The teachers and staff were so caring and the children were very polite. I could not ask for more in a school

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2012
Let's just say NTA left a very bad taste behind. My son still talks about how unfair the teachers were. My son was stung by a hornet and had an allergic reaction and nobody called me. This was just one of many incidents

- submitted by a parent
June 21, 2012
Our child has attended Northwood Temple Academy since second grade and is now in high school. The administration and teachers have been wonderful. The academics are exceptional and prepare young people to excel. But with the academics comes teachers who really care about each individual child and their spiritual growth as well. Great school and well worth it!

- submitted by a parent
March 13, 2012
Northwood has a solid program. The spiritual aspect of the school is far above average. The students are taught not only the basic subjects one would expect, but that Christians impact their culture through strong missions and living out their faith. The school feels it is so important that they actually have a Spiritual Life Coordinator to lead the students in mission projects and challenging chapel programs. I am very impressed what my fifth grader has learned!

- submitted by a parent
July 22, 2011
Northwood Temple Academy has amazing teachers and administrators who love their jobs and their students. They truly care about the students mind body and spirit! Students who have graduated have gone on to major state universities and excelled in their chosen career fields - I know, because I am one!

- submitted by a community member
March 11, 2010
My son is in the pre-school program at NTA. This has been an awesome experience for him. His teachers truly love him, and he loves them. He is learning so much. I am thrilled when he comes home chatting a mile a minute about his bible lesson, the new letter and number he's working on, or evening quoting lines from 'Green Eggs and Ham'. I love NTA because my son feels loved, is nutured, and is educated while he is learning biblical truths. I couldn't ask for more!

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2010
I have attended Northwood Temple Academy since preschool and I am graduating this year. I am very sad to leave this place, because It is almost home for me. I love this school because the teachers take a personal interest in the students lives to ensure that they are having a good experience and would bend over backwards to help you in your subject of dificulty. My parents have always given me an option to go to another school, but I have always declined. Northwood is a great place to receive an education as well as a closer relationship with our Creator. Graduation day will be a very had and sad day because i absolutely love this school as well as all the amazing and loving teachers that work here.

- submitted by a student
no rating October 20, 2009
My child is a student at NTA. It has been mostly a positive experience. The work she does is accelerated for her age. The teacher this year is patient and helpful. My only complaint is what they charge for lunch. $3.50 seems high to me.

- submitted by a parent
October 16, 2009
As a former teacher of NTA and parent of a child who attended there, I can say that NTA was the best environment for both of us. God's love is evident there. Although no school is perfect, neither are we, that is our goal as Christians each day...to become more like Christ. I loved teaching at NTA, because it not only opened opportunities for me to do the thing I loved most, but it produced a daily blessing of encouraging, helping, and caring for youth, and hoping to be an example to teach them not just the subject matter, but more about living a life that honors God. Witnessing the spiritual growth in teenagers is such a tremendous blessing that compares to none other. There are always areas to improve upon. There is always something we need to stay on our knees for. Let's support Christ in Christian education.

- submitted by a teacher
October 16, 2009
As a former teacher of NTA and parent of a child who attended there, I can say that NTA was the best environment for both of us. God's love is evident there. Although no school is perfect, neither are we, that is our goal as Christians each day...to become more like Christ. I loved teaching at NTA, because it not only opened opportunities for me to do the thing I loved most, but it produced a daily blessing of encouraging, helping, and caring for youth, and hoping to be an example to teach them not just the subject matter, but more about living a life that honors God. Witnessing the spiritual growth in teenagers is such a tremendous blessing that compares to none other. There are always areas to improve upon. There is always something we need to stay on our knees for. Let's support Christ in Christian education.

- submitted by a teacher
September 26, 2009
I love nta! This my first year and it has changed my life. The people as great. The morals are great. You don't have to worry about any pressures in normal public school!

- submitted by a student
April 09, 2009
Foremost, it should be understood that Northwood is just a school and should be approached as such. In highschool especially, it should be understood that the cheif aim of the faculty is to teach the students the quintessential elements of their given field. As in everything, it is in the hands of the learner to decide what he wants to take from the experiences provided. I am a senior, and I have attended Northwood all of my highschool years. I have never found the highschool to be cliquish, verily, I would go as far to say that everyone in attendance has friends in a variety of social spheres. Especially in the AP classes, the curriculum is excellent and well taught. Overall, I believe that the opporunities offered at Northwood have shaped me into the confident and compassionate individual I am today.

- submitted by a student
no rating August 21, 2008
my daughter attended Northwood for 3 years. I was very pleased with her teachers. She was given the opportunity to develop into leaderhip roles that she may have never had the opportunity in public school. The best and most important part of Northwood is the spiritual growth that took place in her life. She graduated #2 in her senoir class and was accepted at UNC Chapel Hill where she is now a Freshman. Northwood Temple Academy is a blessing to our community. Sarah Williams, former parent

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2008
My daughter went there for kindergarten. Her teachers were excellent. The children learned so much. Very nurturing and talented. We hate to leave this school. It is a very active community with many great opportunities for children. I recommend this school to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2008
My daughter has attended NTA for her two years of preschool and I have to say it is the best preschool program in Fayeteville. The teachers are wonderful! As a teacher of 14 years, I would highly recommend this preschool program. The preschool has strong academics, loving environment and professional teachers. Thank you NTA for making my daughters preschool experience a positive one!

- submitted by a parent
April 13, 2008
I've been a student at Northwood for over five years. It is a very good school. The teachers care for the students very much and are always willing to help. The administration takes any suggestions or problems into account to try and make the school as best as possible. If a student takes advantage of what the school has to offer rather than focusing on whatever rules they think are stupid because they don't want to follow them, then this school can be a great opportunity.

- submitted by a student
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- submitted by a student
March 25, 2008
Dr. Basnight is doing a great job. What people need to remember is that it takes time to make changes. He has plans to do great things at the school.

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- submitted by a parent
no rating February 15, 2008
This school plays favorites. The same children never get in trouble regardless of what they do. The children are very mean and rude and the teachers instill no discipline. The administration is a joke, especially new appointments. The things that go in in this school truly reflects a non-christian lifestyle.

- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2007
Although no school is perfect, NTA does try to teach a good currriclum. It is great at elementary level. High School is lacking however. Discipline is very much a joke. It is not fairly handed out. Some students are given different treatment than others.

- submitted by a parent
August 18, 2007
There are actually three schools at Northwood.There is the elementary, middle, and high school. While no school is perfect, I have found the faculty and staff to be top notch and very concerned about providing the best education possible for their students. They have just hired a Superintendent who has an excellent reputation in the community. The school is a wonderful place to receive a strong academic and Christian education. As a parent, I have been very pleased with my children's academic and spiritual development at this school and recommend it whole heartedly.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 09, 2007
MMM, northwood temple academy. Where should I start? the gross cafeteria food, the mean, self centered teachers, the disorganized classrooms, (the place is pretty much disorganized.) There is so many bad things i can say about this place, I'd have to make a list. well to start, the place charges you too much money, the book fees are ridiculously expsensive, the children are mean, gossipy, and rude. (Better watch what you say, or the parents at the PTF meetings will start rumors about you in a heart beat.) the teachers are never doing their jobs, and they never deal with a child acting bad to you.

- submitted by a student
July 24, 2007
Teachers will go the extra mile to help a student travel the road towards a successful life. Small family-like atmosphere geared to teach integrity with high academic standards. I recommend the school to everyone I know seeking a quality education for their children.

- submitted by a parent
May 06, 2007
The faculty and staff are warm and caring. They diligently seek for students to develop a relationship with the Lord. It has truly been the best possible educational choice for my family!

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March 07, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
February 28, 2007
NTA is a great school. They offer a variety of choices to the students. Academically the students who graduate from NTA get into great colleges. The teachers are nurturing and know their subject matter. As parents we have watched our child grow socially and academically. This is a Christian school and Christian values are are expected here. We appreciate all they do in helping us mold our child. I would more than recommend NTA, if you want a well rounded child who will be taught fundamentals of life NTA is the place.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2007
Northwood does not enforce their handbook and rules. People are not held accountable for their actions. Academics are lacking in several areas.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2007
I have two children and Northwood and they have been there for all there school years. I think it is a great Christian enviroment, but it is not perfect. It has had many renovations and I hope more are on the way.

- submitted by a parent
January 05, 2007
The school is filled with inconsistencies. Fairness and chrisitian living is not evident here although they will preach that to you. Great lack of enforcement of standards and lack of guidance counseling.

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December 01, 2006
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November 22, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2005
I had one of the worst school experiences ever at Northwood. I barely learned anything because the teachers didn't actually teach, they would assign chapters of text books to read during class while they sat at their desks. Then, right as the bell rang we would be assigned a project or bookwork that we would have to teach ourselves how to do. I also played soccer at NTA and our team was horrible. We had extremely long, hard practices where we would run the most the time and do sprints and never actually play soccer. Then when game time would come and we would lose, our coach would yell and threaten us with more sprints. The kids at NTA were always in groups, very gossipy, and never accepting to new people. Overall, NTA was a really disorganized and unenjoyable school.

- submitted by a former student
October 20, 2005
Great school! Have been at NTA for many years with my children. Would not have them any other place.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2005
I am a military mother and we recently relocated from Ft. Bragg to Ft. Bliss, Texas. I can honestly say Northwood Temple Academy is an awesome school. I have not found a school here that has come close to the well-rounded education that my son received at NTA. Among the schools in Fayetteville, NC NTA was by far the best school. The love that the school has for its students and their commitment to excellence in education has been unmatched. NTA is a great school and I pray to find another school of excellence for my child like NTA.

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August 10, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2005
My child went to this school for his kindergarten year. The classroom environment was chaotic, where the tempo was set by the children. This teacher had no control over the class and at times myself or family members would walk in and she would be sitting with her feet propped up on the desk while children played. Her role was similar to that of a babysitter not a teacher. She would stand at the front of the class and give instructions on how to complete a particular worksheet, while maybe two out of 16 children actually paid attention, the others were talking or walking around. Then she would send the unfinished worksheets home along with 3-4 others. I felt as though I home schooled my child, while paying tuition for them to babysit.

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May 18, 2005
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- submitted by a student
February 02, 2005
I went to this school myself 3 years ago and you could not pay me to go back! Some of the teachers in the high school don't teach they talk online. The kids were very cliquish. The have a very good athletic program since I did cheerleading and soccer. The class sizes are small if you like a small school. Overall I don't think the highschool should still be there!

- submitted by a student
October 29, 2004
Northwood Temple Academy is a wonderful school. My son attended for 13 years. He had an excellent education and was provided opportunities to use his gifts and talents for the Lord. The teachers poured their life into my son and therefore this greatly influenced his relationship with the Lord. In a culture that screams there is no God,no absolute truth, Northwood Temple Academy stands as an institution training students to have Biblical Worldview and how to defend that worldview. I am proud that my son graduated from Northwood Temple Academy!

- submitted by a parent
October 08, 2004
My child has attended NTA since PK. It has always been a very positive place with great teachers that teach and care about the students. The environment of teaching and saftey is only one of the reasons my child will some day graduate from NTA. I know my child is receiving a higher level of education than that of the public school. My child will be more than ready for college. Another reason that NTA is the only place to be is because of the values the teachers are teaching our children. Bible based education is the only way. Not only are they getting the best education possible they are also building lasting friendships. With the small class size the students are very close. The school has it all, academics,sports and most of all the leadership to direct the school in the path that it needs to go.

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September 13, 2004
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- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2004
My 8 year old twins attended NTA for 11 horrible days. I wanted this to be a positive move for them. People in my community believe NTA is a good choice when compared to public schools. Parents should ask themselves why would a 'teacher' choose to teach at NTA for considerably less money than the public schools. I've always heard that NTA only hires those who can't teach anywhere else. There is no instruction, only worksheets passed out and hours of homework. Teachers send home notes with obvious grammar and punctuation errors. Children are forced to pick up pinecones as punishment for incomplete classwork. (My son had a broken arm).Never choose a school because of it's racial makeup or the socioeconomic status of the parents. Choose a school that benefits your child(ren),not a school that makes you look good as a parent.

- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2004
My child attended NTA for 7 years. K thru 4th grade teachers we loved after 4th grade everything went downhill from there we ended up leaving NTA because my child was not happy. My child is in another Christian Academy where bullying is not tolerated

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2004
Both my sons attended there. We found the school to be excellent in academics, Christian ethics, and overall committment to excellance. The small classes are a definite plus. The faculty is both dedicated and caring. I can highly reccommend the this school!

- submitted by a parent
March 11, 2004
Two of my daughters graduated from Northwood and I would recommend it to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
September 09, 2003
I am not a parent, but an alumni of the class of 2001 and I have to comment that Northwood was the best experience of my life. Because the classes were small, it gave us the advantage to become close knit to one another and all of us were best friends. Graduation was very sad and yet memorable. I actually miss High School! I still wear my class ring almost everyday. Mrs. Mclamb is the most excellent principle in cumberland county. I wish all the future graduates the best of luck and to all parents looking for a private school, do not pass up this opportunity. Your children will thrive here.

- submitted by a community member
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Northwood Temple Academy
4200 Ramsey St, Fayetteville, NC  28311
(910) 822-7711
Last modified Northwood Temple Academy is a private school that serves grades PK-12
Northwood Temple Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 48 reviews.