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Mooresville, NC
 

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154 Foundation Court
Mooresville, NC 28117

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(704) 705-1698
(704) 568-2289
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August 04, 2015
Where do I begin 1. The pick-up and drop-off procedure is a nightmare. After 3 years, it is not that difficult to pickup and drop off kids. At LCA it is a challenge because the principal has trouble listening to anyone. 2. No buses for sports, the problem is they except parents to leave work and drive to Mint Hill, for the students to lose every game. There is no home field, no gym, no place to work out. They hire parents to coach and favor their own children. The teachers need to coach but they are so over worked they do not have time. 3. It is impossible to take your kid out of school after 2:30 for an appointment because there is not where to park. Also, the office staff does not like the students getting pulled out after the time, they get upset about it. 4. Not enough fun and too many worksheets, I understand education is important but so is celebrating birthday's and holidays. 5. Why did it take so long to tell us where the HS is, as parents we should know where the high school is going. WE DRIVE DAILY AND SUPPORT THIS SCHOOL!!! 6. Award are all the time, I think the principal likes to show her face. Have one at the end of the year. 7. Why are the TEACHERS ARE QUITTING!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!MAYBE IT IS NOT THE TEACHERS, MAYBE THE PRINCIPAL HAS TO LOOK AT HERSELF!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!

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August 04, 2015
Love the teachers!!!!!!!!!!!!! They work really hard and do everything for the students. I enjoy that aspect of the school

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July 26, 2015
The communication, teachers passion and classroom environment are all exceptional. We are so very pleased with all aspects of Langtree Charter.

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June 11, 2015
We had our 4 children at Langtree since the day they opened and we regretted every day we had to send them. There is no library, there is no gym, there is no transportation, there are no technology classes, the classrooms are painfully small, school security is a joke, they would lose my children in the carpool line more often then not. Be prepared to dedicate an hour each afternoon to picking up your child. I can't fit in all the frustrations and disappointments we have had. The Middle School Students have so few options its a joke. My older children were used to tutor younger students during the day, and escort younger students throughout the building, instead of being in the class learning themselves. Not to mention K-8 is all in one building. All of the above issues will (according to Langtree) be resolved with more money....your money to be exact. They will constantly hit you up to donate to the school to raise the funds to pay for all of these issues...someday. Volunteering your time in the school is mandatory, to cover the lack of staffing, hope you enjoy lunchroom duty, recess duty and running carpool, or subbing in the classroom...unless of course you would prefer to pay for your volunteer hours. You know...to help raise money. You will pay, for everything. It adds up quick. In the 2 years my children attended this school the teacher turn over rated was <40% all of my children in 4 different grades lost at least two of their classroom teachers, and to me that speaks volumes. Overall, we had positive experiences with most of the teachers. The administration and their attitude were what ultimately drove us away. If you try to talk to administration they will tell you that they have a waiting list of 2000+ so honestly, they don't care. Remember, this is a charter school, and as such, is a business; one with a business plan for making a profit at your child's expense. You can find it online. Your child will be constantly hit with standardized testing, until everyone groans at the thought of even one more test, for this is how the school justifies their existence and makes a profit. I could keep going, but you get the idea. There are great public/private/charter schools in the area, this unfortunately, is not one of them. Proceed with caution.

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Amount of homework: Too much
June 11, 2015
It will vary from teacher to teacher. It's all worksheets and "read for 30 minutes" challenging? Not even a little.

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May 31, 2015
I have been with the school since day one. There are some pick up/drop off procedures that need to be worked out, but for the quality of education that my son is receiving, I am ok to wait it out. There is definitely a higher standard of education expected than other public schools in the area. In 1st grade my son is in a 3rd grade level of math and a 2nd grade level of reading. I love that the teachers recognize the students potential in areas to keep challenging them, instead of waiting for the rest of the class to catch up. On the other side, they really work with the children on building up their 'weaker' areas (my son, creative thinking and writing). As other reviewers have written, I know there is some room for improvement with the front desk staff, and pick up/drop off. But the good of the school far outweighs these negatives, which you will have with any school.

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April 07, 2015
One of the best schools in town!! Awesome and dedicated teachers!!! Best possible education!! Yes, a bit here and there (in other areas, NOT in education). It's just the second year in running.... And WOW!!! We are lucky to get through the lottery!!

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March 20, 2015
Amazing- Wonderful - AWESOME!! I have three children at Langtree Charter Academy. Each one of my kids LOVE their school. We could not be more pleased with the teachers, the parents and the administration. All three of my children are learning, they are advancing and they are HAPPY! This is our second year at the school and we plan to stay.

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March 17, 2015
And we're out. Awful experience. Tried for too long to deal with the chaos and disorganized nature of this school but enough is enough. Best of luck to those who decide to stick it out. Hoping the school and make some big changes for the sake of the children.

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December 29, 2014
Wow. Unorganized, lack of communication, administration lacking in any good decision making...not good. I just don't trust this school and the safety of my child, so we left. I wish the other families the best of luck but do worry about the future of this school. Be careful and do your research.

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November 23, 2014
The teachers work well with our students and I appreciate their knowledge and cooperation. I am disappointed with the schools lack of leadership, organization and preperation for the future classes to come. The school has issues everyday with lack or wrong communication, long waits in the morning and afternoon at dismissals, losing of volunteers drivers license...I do not feel confident in the safety or education of our students, not because of the teachers but due to the administration and leadership.

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May 30, 2014
I love Langtree! However, if you aren't ready for your kids to be challenged academically this school is not for you. My kindergartner is learning basic multiplication and was reading at a first grade level well before Christmas. They are challenged every single day. Do they have homework? Yes. Do they get actual grades on their assignments like the upper grades? Yes they do. Even the kinders have ceremonies and get awards for their academic achievments. Our teacher has very high expectations of the students and has achieved remarkable results. We've all had teachers we just didn't click with, which is possibly what happened for the parents who aren't happy. I hope they hang in there! We have an awesome teacher who will be greatly missed next year. I can't believe the things my child has learned in Kindergarten. They have fantastic after school programs (including free tutoring) and will start middle school sports in the fall! Go Lions!

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April 22, 2014
We've been at this school since day one. We had great hopes for this school, even thought we were somewhat concerned that the parent organization (USA Charter Schools) has a less than positive reputation. Needless to say, we should have went with our original research. Our experience at Langtree has been less than stellar. As a professor, with a degree in education, I think I know enough to make a sound judgement on this school. Yes, it new and yes, there will be issues to work out (as there are with any school new or established.) But what I have observed (while volunteering in the classroom) is teaching that is indifferent, worksheets that resemble pure busy work and lack of communication from the administration. What does this school offer that any other public school in the area can't? I am yet to determine that.

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April 18, 2014
AWESOME!!!!!!!!!! Everyone is supportive and growth for all levels of students is achieved. And it is fun; a great place to be.

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April 08, 2014
We are very pleased with Langtree Charter Academy (LCA). Currently, we have a 4th grader in attendance & a kindergartner who'll begin attending in the fall of 2014 as a 1st grader. My son has always done well in school, but he's always been a bit reserved when it comes to class participation. I've noticed a big change in him this year since we took a blind leap pulling him out of an already top rated CMS elementary school & placing him in a first year charter school. He's more willing to volunteer answers. He raises his hand to participate in class discussions. This has also carried over in Cub Scouts & other extracurricular activities. Many who know him compliment his willingness to participate more. His teacher is phenomenal! The administration works hard to ensure they offer top notch academics to rival area private schools. These educators are dedicated to churning out high performing students. LCA is big on rewarding students & staff. They pride themselves in helping students that require extra assistance by offering free tutoring. Overall, I'm impressed. I am blessed to be among a caring community comprised of teachers, administrative leaders, & parents. Thanks LCA! Go Lions!

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April 02, 2014
I love the way a parent is so concerned about a child's education that you pulled your child out of a private school, put them at LCA to save a buck, and are now moving them back to private. The reason your child is getting a poor education is you. You are not comparing apples to apples and it's 100 % clear, you have zero experience with any education offered around here. A charter school is not a a private school. Since I am a former CMS employee, I think I am qualified to say....Langtree is wonderful! My daughter is in 3rd grade and is completing 4th grade work. How do I know this? I made the copies. K classes are learning 5 times more than my child learned at CMS during her K year. I cried when I spent time in a K class this year. I wish my child had a K redo. I wouldn't change this year for anything! It was the best educational decision we ever made. For those of you non believers, how much time did you spend in your child's class this year? I bet the answer is zero.

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April 02, 2014
Langtree has been great for my kids, 2nd and 3rd grade. Everyone is very close and and involved in the school, parental involvement is very big at Langtree and that's what makes it work, the school has been very good at listening to parents concerns ect and using that to make it better, my kids are doing very well and we are very happy about that. The year is almost over and we survived the small new school bumps in the road, pick up and drop off are a breeze. It's the first year, Rome wasn't built in a day! And I'm happy my Kindergartner will be starting at Langtree next school year!

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March 28, 2014
We love this school! My son is in kindergarten and is reading at a first grade level. He loves going and is never bored. His teacher is very caring and great at motivating her students and pushing them to do their very best. The administration and staff have been wonderful and have worked hard to get everything running smoothly. We are so thankful for the opportunity to attend this wonderful school.

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March 23, 2014
I luckily have been blessed to have 2 children enrolled. My kindergartener is learning things that my other son did not start learning until the end of first grade at a school that we really liked in Huntersville. I am amazed at the growth of my sons over this year. This is a fantastic school that will surely grow into one of the best schools in this region. They have over 1200 applicants for the lottery this upcoming year as word continues to spread about the success of this school. They are extremely organized and the teachers are outstanding. There is a real sense of community and pride in this school.

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March 18, 2014
It would be interesting to learn from other parents at this school, what this schools offers with regards to a differentiated educational experience. If this school is using concepts that are more successful/effective than what we see in traditional public schools, then we should be empowering our state legislature to implement those same concepts into the traditional public schools so that more chidlren may benefit.

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January 18, 2014
Langtree Charter is an AMAZING school! We cannot believe how quickly the school has tried to iron out the "new school" kinks and make it a fantastic environment for our children. We have two children in Langtree with a third entering next year. The extra help that they have offered to my son with reading has been off the charts - really I never knew we could expect this kind of support from a school. We are thrilled...love it...love it...love it!! To think that our children will be at this wonderful school K-12 is almost unbelieveable. THANK YOU LANGTREE!!!

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January 06, 2014
Langtree has been a big disappointment for our family so far. My child is in 3rd grade....this is by far our worst experience in K-3. This fall, my child's teacher quit after 4 weeks, then had 2 substitutes for about 3 weeks each, followed by a new supposedly wonderful teacher who left after a few more weeks (maybe 5?). My child has learned little this year, and I feel like I am re-teaching everything at home. Several of her classmates have dropped out. We now have a new sub, with promise of a new wonderful teacher later this month. Communication from teachers and the school has been quite poor for us. I am aware of a few very good teachers and administrators at the school, but based on the high teacher and student turnover, there appears to be a pervasive disappointment. I'm pulling for Langtree, as I felt like it would be a great home for us, but not so sure now. We're hoping for big improvements in 2014!

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November 13, 2013
This is a great school! I have noticed an academic improvement in both my children. My sixth grader always struggled with school and this is the first year he has performed well.

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October 31, 2013
This is the second charter school our daughter has attended. She started in kindergarten and first grade at one that was so-so. She now attends Langtree. We cannot say enough about how awesome this school is. The teachers and staff are great. The communication is wonderful. Class sizes are perfect and the classes are everything we had hoped our daughter would have had at the first school. This reminds me of the private schools I attended growing up. We were very fortunate to get in and look forward to things to come. I have already recommended this to several people I work with that have kids. This school is awesome. Keep up the good work!! The only improvement I can think of is perhaps offer other foreign languages besides Spanish. We understand why you offer it, but many parents did not take this language when we were in school. I took French and was hoping my daughter would learn this as well so that we could do homework together. Hopefully other languages will be offered in the future, especially to the kids who are already fluent in this language due to the fact it is a first or second language in their homes.

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October 30, 2013
My son is very happy at Langtree Charter. He is being challenged daily and can't wait for his science class. I have never been able to get him to talk about school before this one. It is so nice to not get "good" as a response to how school was, instead he actually tells me things he has done that day.

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October 27, 2013
So far so good. School is giving my son tools for his future. Thanks. Do not be afraid of trying new things (school).

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October 25, 2013
Langtree is brand new this year and we are amazed at how well the teachers and staff have teamed up to hit the ground running. Our daughter's grades are better than they have ever been, and she is excited about school. We owe that to the committed staff and teachers who add that extra individualized approach to teaching.

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October 25, 2013
Langtree Charter Academy. Since it is a new school, still lots of improvements needed. Pick up and drop off needs a lot of improvements, some times is not safe for the kids to be walking thru the cars. Gym is a must!!!!

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October 25, 2013
Langtree is a new school this year. Had rough patches in the beginning, but has worked out the kinks. My 2nd grader's teacher is down to earth and committed to keep him challenged and ahead. The teacher as well as the front office have been great with communication. Only complaints I would have right now is that the rooms are a little small, and that we need a gym. But, my son is so happy to go to school every day.

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October 25, 2013
So happy to have my son at this school! Langtree is brand new this year and I am completely impressed at how fast they are up and running. The personalized attention my son gets is fantastic and the fact they tailer the lessons to his learning style is incredible. They also reteach concepts that the children did not understand to ensure they have learned the material. Glad our family is a Langtree family!

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October 24, 2013
I love this school because they work with my child to find out what stimulates her mind and helps her to enjoy while learning.

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October 24, 2013
My school is Awesome because they truly love their kids and work hard to keep the enviroment educational, fun and safe.

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October 24, 2013
Langtree is a new school and I am amazed at how quickly the teachers and students have learned to work together to organize.

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October 24, 2013
Wonderful safe and supportive atmosphere for my son! Excellent teachers! Very pleased so far! Much more individual attention compared to public school. Highly recommend!

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October 24, 2013
Great school. Whenever there's a complaint they work quickly to resolve issues, whether it be for volunteer hours, teacher issues, administration issues, school rules, etc. It's been a great experience so far.

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October 24, 2013
Langtree Charter School is one of the largest and great charter school in Mooresville. Assessments are performed periodically to determine how your child will learn best. Learning styles are established to tailor lesson plans to meet the needs of each student.Parents are given access to their children's personal information through a password-protected computer-based system that allows them to monitor their progress. Parents can monitor test scores, homework and attendance on a daily basis. children enjoy greater success in school when the adults they admire most take an interest in their education. Teachers, Staff and Studies were really good. It's was pleasure to have my kids study at this school. Thanks a lot once again!....

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October 24, 2013
Langtree Charter Academy, thus far, has exceeded our expectations. Their curriculum is comprehensive, appropriately challenging, and appears to encompass accelerated learning philosophies. The teachers and staff are personable, professional, and fully committed to enhancing the learning experience of the students. Effective communication with parents is consistent, and multiple approaches are typically utilized on a daily basis. Langtree Charter is ethically structured and, under the leadership of its Principal, has noticeably begun to flourish. The schools extracurricular activities are plentiful, for such a short period of time since inception, and their emphasis on parental involvement, the reinforcement of moral values, and their commitment to excellence in education is encouraging.

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September 24, 2013
We are thrilled and impressed with Langtree Charter's Leadership, teachers and staff. They are very knowledgeable and are quick to find solutions to whatever arises. They are kind, friendly and you can feel that they genuinely care about your concerns as well as each child individually. We have a 2nd and 6th grader that attend Langtree and they are doing very well. Instruction is taught, if the majority of the students do not have a good understanding of the subject, the lesson is taught over in a new way. If your goal is for your child to be challenged and to reach the next level with flying colors, and you live in the Lake Norman area, then this is the school for you. The Wilson family 9/24/13

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Langtree Charter Academy
154 Foundation Court, Mooresville, NC  28117
(704) 705-1698
Last modified Langtree Charter Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Langtree Charter Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 49 reviews. Top