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Carmel Christian School

Private | K-10 | 489 students

 

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Posted September 17, 2012

LOVE, LOVE, LOVE this school! It has everything my high schoolers could ask for with a secure, "family" feel . The teachers really know their students and take time to help them grow academically, socially and spiritually. The fine arts department is rapidly growing along with the sports program. We are very happy here.
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Posted September 10, 2012

Very pleased with the academics, loving, nurturing environment, loving staff, and it all starts at the top! Wonderful, loving, involved principal! We look forward to our children growing up in Carmel Christian School! :0)
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Posted August 31, 2012

Very upset with this school. Took my daughter out because she has been verbally bullied by her peers for years. No support from administration. I expect more from a Christian school
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Posted April 4, 2011

We had our children at CCS earlier this Fall, and experienced a loving staff and families enrolled along with us. However, as the months went by we realized that our 11 year old and 8 year old had almost no homework they had HWK 2 nights per week, occasionally)! Our children were very uncomfortable with the lack of structure in their classrooms, everything was "too free". Not only that, but also the focus seemed to be on prayer and missions in the classes- with very little instruction on academics, if any. This is a wonderful school, socially and morally, but if you want your child to be prepared for High School and college, I advise you to tread lightly!
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Posted February 1, 2011

My daughter is a 3rd grader at Carmel. She has been at 3 different christian based privates schools over the past few years. We have finally found the perfect school for her. We absolutely love Carmel!!! The teachers, principal, and staff are awesome. The facility is beautiful. The afterschool offers lots of extracurricular activities as well as community service events for the kids. The curriculum is challenging which is exactly what we want for our children. The tuition is extremely reasonable for such a wonderful school. We feel blessed to have discovered this school. We are thrilled with the addition of the high school and plan to stay at Carmel for her entire school years.
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Posted April 26, 2010

Loving teachers and a great safe Christian environment.
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Posted October 3, 2009

Carmel Christian is an excellent christian and academic influence on the students, parents and community!!


Posted August 31, 2007

If you are looking for a solid Christian education with great academics this is it. An added bonus is the low tuition (much lower than many of the private schools here). My child loves going to school. He received a solid foundation for reading in K. He is nurtured but disciplined as needed. You can feel the joy the staff has in educating the children. Parents are very involved.
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Posted August 10, 2004

Carmel Christian School is a wonderful school. My children have learned so much. They feel that Carmel is home away from home. The teachers and staff care about the children. They are continue to look for ways to improve the school. The headmaster has an open door policy. He is always eager to learn how he can make improvements in the school. We love Carmel and highly recommend it.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 94% 53%
Asian 2% N/A
Black 2% 32%
Hispanic 2% 11%
American Indian/Alaskan Native 0% 2%
Native Hawaiian or Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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1145 Pineville Matthews Rd
Matthews, NC 28105
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