I must say, after coming from West Broad Elementary, the difference is very noticeable. Just from enrolling my daughter yesterday, I was able to see the organization within the office and how everything was ran. The anti-bullying policy is WONDERFUL! That is not something that has been put in place at many schools at all therefore it's been very difficult to have such a rule enforced. I'm looking forward to seeing my daughter grow at this school and I'm thankful to have had the teacher interaction I have experienced already! Hopefully it'll all work out and my daughter will excel within this school. Truthfully, I do not see that being a problem for her at all. :)
Best school EVER!!!!!!!! Very smart students come out of this school and can and will be a succesful adult. This is a great school for your children.
I love the interaction of the teachers and love that I get phone calls to update me on both of my grandsons who are students. Thanks Great Western Academy....You have my vote.
This is a great school, my children are not going to GWA next year only because we are moving out of town for a job opportunity, but we have enrolled our children into another Imagine School. I have found out the my children only succeed because I am invovled, you cannot depend on the teachers to raise your children. The reason a child has bad behavior is due to poor home training. My oldest child was having a problem with a student and I immediately spoke to her teacher about the situation and the problem was solved. It make take a little more PARENT INVOLVEMENT!
terrible school! exteme aggressive behavior, nonchanlance from employees, bulling and hostile enviroment.
GWA is a great school! My daughter won the 2nd grade spelling Bee because she had a teacher that cared.
With two children at Great Western Academy (grades 3 and 4) I can not say enough about how wonderful this school is! My children and working at a level far above their peers at traditional public schools. They are both working at about 5-6 grade levels in all academic subjects. The teachers and staff are approachable, professional and treat the students with great respect and care. I am a very happy Great Western Academy parent!
Great teachers, great staff, they really care of the education of each child, even the janitor is great
The parent/teacher communication at this school are very poor. I have asked to speak to the principal a couple of times and she has yet to return my phone calls.
This school is excellent! My children have thrived here and are doing outstanding academically! The teachers are wonderful and communicate well with the parents. The student teacher ratio is low enough that children who need 'extra' help actually recieve it. I have now enrolled 4 of my children who are also extremely happy!
My daughter is in her 2nd year at GWA and her brother will start there next year. This is a great school and my daughter has learned so much. The teachers she has had are wonderful. The school has grown so much in the 2 years we have been attending.
I feel that this school is unorganized and poorly led. There are too many kids in each classroom with only one teacher.
There are 31 students in my child's classroom! The ratio states 1:16. My child needs more help and I feel that she cannot get it from a classroom of that size. We will be disenrolling our child.
This school is a Columbus Public School District funded Charter school. My son started in K and is now in 1st grade and has excelled way beyond my expectations. The student to teacher ratio is great. This is a school that has high expectations of their students and I am very glad he is attending GWA. I know I made the right decision to enroll him in this school.
this is a great school my sons first year and they are really impressive
I think this is a great school. I would give it a 9 out of ten. I wish it futher than 8th grade. The staff and teachers are wonderfull and trully care about each child there.
This is my daughters first year and she loves it. Great Western Academy has proven to be the best thing for her. The school she attended in 1st grade does not measure up to the academic program provided here. She has learned a lot this year. I have seen a huge improvement in my daughters reading skills. The school and her great teacher have went above and beyond to give my daughter extra help when she has needed it. She will be back next year and I will refer this school to anyone I come into contact with.
I really like Great Western Academy, this is my daughters first year she is in K. She seems to really enjoy school and her teachers. I highly recommend them.
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