CPA is a fantastic school. The teachers really care about the students and it shows by the results. The principal is very visible and willing to talk to parents. I highly recommend this school! They have truly earned their "Excellent" rating!
CPA is amazing! My daughter is entering 1st grade this year and she is thrilled to get back to school. The kindergarten teachers were so involved and always made sure we knew what was going on in class. My daughter will be entering 1st grade already reading at the level of a student half way through 1st grade. The curriculum is miles above any schools in the area. The principal is the most involved principal I have ever come in contact with. His concerns are about our children being safe, intelligent and able to survive in the real world. CPA is an excellent rated school in the state of Ohio.
This school is fantastic! Not only do they have outstanding acadmeic success, but they also offer many extra programs that display students' performance, welcome parents and community members. Each year there are outdoor festivals, a health fair, a large holiday music program, an art and music festival, and many other special activities! This school now offers band in 5th grade..Hilliard has cut this from their programs. Send your kids to CPA!!
Focused heavily on test prep, challenging academics. The school offers little time for arts, humanities, and fitness. Great for behavior problems; more difficult for well behaved children as the school is skewed for order, discipline and standardized test success.
Our son was in Kindergarten last year and I could not imagine us being much happier with the academic/social progress he made at CPA. We would highly recommend this school under the guidance of Mr Carr, who really sets the bar high for discipline, safety, & teacher/academic quality as he has very high expectations & creates a very competitive learning environment (& makes sure that the children are safe first and foremost). Mrs Hall is a GREAT teacher and I would highly recommend her to any incoming Kindergarten parents (& the things that they did academically at that young an age were amazing too- Spanish, world history, PC's, along with progressing a LOT in the core subjects too by going 5 days a week all day and having an extra long school yr). My son is WAY ahead of friends/family from other schools academically. Thanks CPA!
My daughter has been going to this school for 4 years now, we couldn't be happier with the school! She began attending a different Charter School that informed us that they "did not have to guarantee" my child's safety. We removed her from that school and enrolled her at CPA the very same day!! Now in the 5th grade she is reading on a 9th grade level! The math she has been doing is the same math that is on the placement tests at many Universities!! Yes, there has been "child drama" as one parent stated, however, it has NEVER affected the Teachers ability to teach or my daughters ability to learn. The "drama" I see and hear about is the same "drama" that goes on at just about every school/playground/neighborhood out there. My family loves CPA!!!!
My Children been going to this school for a while. They even came from the district. I love this school and so does my kids. The teachers are very involved. We love the blitz and a lot of interaction you don't see in the district around us. Mr. Carr is very strict and very creative. My Children are special needs and they get the best care ever... CPA YOU ROCK!!
My child has been going to this school for six years. I have had my children in Cols Public, Southwestern and a private school that charged tuition, this school out performs any of the other schools I have been associated with. Mr. Carr is a strong disciplinarian which is unheard of in other schools and is one of the reasons my child attends, that along with the curriculum and the fantastic teachers this school is awesome.
My son has been in Kindergarten at CPA for the past year. I was a little nervous to send him to a charter school as opposed to a traditional public school or a private school since I have never been to one myself, but I must say I have been completely impressed by CPA! The leadership, quality of teaching and attitudes of the principal, Mr. Carr, as well as the staff is great. They are very dedicated to the success of the kids and have a very good discipline policy. I love the uniforms - the kids look great and it makes it a "no-brainer" for getting ready in the morning. I have friends with kindergarteners in schools around our house and my son is way ahead of them in his academic achievement. He was reading at a first grade level in January! I highly recommend this school.
My daughter started Kindergarten this year at CPA. I struggled with whether to send her this year or wait since she only turned 5 in September. But I can honestly say that sending her to CPA was one of the best decisions we made. We love it and so does she. Our school district does not have all day kindergarten and I think alot of kids suffer because of it. CPA has all day kindergarten and the curricculum is one of the best, and the teachers, principle and staff are truly committed to the kids. I can't wait to see what First grade brings.
This is my son's first year at CPA and I can, honestly, say that I am truly pleased with the curriculum, teachers, and staff. They are, definitely committed and determined to have positive outcomes. The teachers will address any concerns at all times, and I have no complaints. Thanks so much for all you do, and keep up the good work!
Most of the teachers have their masters, and those that do not....are currently attending school to get their masters. Go check it out, Mr. Carr would be happy to sit down and talk with you about this. Obviously you didn't do any research about this matter before you decided to trash talk here.
My children have been going to CPA since they opened their doors 4 years ago. The school has improved since then. The only gripe I have is that some of the teachers tell the students 'I don't get paid enough for this' and 'Do your parents get breaks during their day at work, I don't'. Most of the teachers are wonderful and very very involved, but there are the few that spoil the bunch. My children are tired of these comments. All in all, we have been happy with the school and putting the kids first. The free breakfast and lunch this year have really helped the kids and the budget at home. My children will remain enrolled at CPA until the time we move out of the district range.
My daughter has now been going to CPA for 2 years, and I couldn't be happier. Her cousin goes the Gahanna Schools, and she blows right by him in reading and Math, so she helps tutor him :-). Mr. Carr has been amazing, addressing anything we thought was an issue. CPA is amazing and I hope the High School gets up and running before 2017 so we don't have to go elsewhere!
My son is in kindergarten at CPA and is doing fantastic. Initially I enrolled him there because they have all day, every day Kindergarten, but now I think we are going to stay because we are so pleased. The teachers are great, Mr Carr, the principle is firm but effective and has done a great job ensuring my child's safety. My son has learned so much already and I feel he is on his way to academic success because of the education he is receiving at CPA. He is learning Spanish and History in Kindergarten! How wonderful.
it is the best school ever! that school has no bullies at all! also i am more motivated to go to school now! i even get up by myself! i am always waiting to go to school! this school is the bomb!
My son just started Kindergarten a few weeks ago. His teacher has done a fantastic job communicating what is going on in the classroom and partnering with the parents for involvement. The school offers free breakfast and lunch and is very organized. I only enrolled my son for because our district didn't have full day Kindergarten but will likley keep him enrolled for elementry school.
I'm very please with this school. This is my son's 3rd year now, and they have came a long way! Mr. Carr has really turned this place around. The teachers are great, I have no complaints there at all. I would love to see more parents active with the PTO. We are currently working on our athletics program, it will be up and running by the fall. Yaayyy!! Sports!! =) Our basketball team went undefeated this year. CONGRATS to the students and also to Ms. Sullivan, the coach. AND, our cheer/dance teams have won 5 national titles (I believe!) so far, these girls are AWESOME!! I seen a comment posted regarding the new playground, they've decided where the the new modular will go, excavation on the kindergarten playground will start real soon! Any updates I get on the school I will try to keep posted on here for any future parents/students.
This school came recommended from a friend of mine as I was greatly concerned about sending my son to Georgian Heights for academic and safety reasons. This school has been outstanding for both my child's learning and development and I will continue to stand behind it. The Paragon program is fantastic, however I hope that the Spanish classes increase in number in upper grades. Keep it up!
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