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Dayton, OH
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2001 Woodman Drive
Dayton, OH 45420

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(937) 254-5411
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May 15, 2015
Don't waist your time or money with this school. Private school use to be the best route. The teachers here are useless and do not drive the kids to do well.

- submitted by a parent

March 30, 2015
After 2 years I have no patience left with these teachers. I grew up thinking that Private/Catholic school would be the best education available. Wrapping up now 2 years of disappointment. Teachers in the class don't lead or command the class. Children are crying in the classroom and crying in the hallway. Total waist of time and money. My kid is now behind.

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2014
My children have been very happy at this school. My husband and I have been very pleased with the teachers, principal, and office staff. Have not seen a school with so many parents willing to lend their time. If a child needs extra help with school, teachers have a large group of Virtus trained volunteers willing to donate their time to extra, individualized attention. Everyone has been very welcoming over the past three years. I drank the koolaid. Not only was it not poison, it's just right!

- submitted by a parent

May 22, 2014
This has been a horrible experience for my children. The staff turnover the last few years has been huge and the current staff is selfish and interested only in their wants. They've allowed students to be bullied (including my own), fall farther behind academically, and worry more about getting national press because of their internal issues. I drank the koolaid thinking my children would be better off there but I was majorily wrong. The principal is leaving and has cared less the last two years about students or families, the staff is rude and condescending. Very disappointed in our experience, and we've been there for over 7 years total:(

- submitted by a parent

April 07, 2011
I have had children at Ascension for 12 years and we have two more years until my youngest finishes with eighth grade and moves on to high school. My 5 older children, who all graduated from Ascension, were well prepared by the instruction and strong academics they received at Ascension. The teachers are very supportive and involved with the students and they encouraged, engaged and challenged my children. Communication with the teachers is easy and they are available for conferencing or just chatting at any time. The Catholic religion classes are not only taught to the students but the students are expected to live out the Gospel values with many service opportunities offered at each grade level.

- submitted by a parent

April 06, 2011
My youngest is still a student at Ascension and my two older sons have now gone on to college, and I have been very involved in the school for the last 16 years. I can truly say that the teachers are dedicated, caring individuals who are excellent role models for the students. They work with the students on their own level and attempt to help all of them excel. Christian values are taught and demonstrated on a daily basis. The students test scores are much higher than average for the Archdiocese of Cincinnati schools and our students are well prepared for rigorous college prep high school curriculums. In recent years, several of our grads have been the valedictorians/salutatorians at Carroll High School. I highly recommend Ascension to anyone searching for a great education in a Christian environment.

- submitted by a parent

February 23, 2010
Best school in the Dayton area! I believe every kid who would like to be Catholic, and get a great education the I strongly believe you should go to St. Albert the Great school.

- submitted by a student

October 03, 2009
They have identified a learning disablity my daughter has, and they are working closely with me to keep her on track.

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July 12, 2008
My daughter has thrived at Ascension. The teachers are very supportive, ecouraging, and hands on. You have to be involved as a parent or they get you involved. They recognize when students need tutoring, as my daughter did, and they get the help needed. We love Ascnesion and the close knit community.

- submitted by a parent

December 11, 2007
Everyone is wonderful! a very close knit comminity at the school. Very involved with parents. My children have been there for 7 years now. Couldn't ask for a better education

- submitted by a parent

November 09, 2006
i love ascension because i go there and love the teachers! the really good cool teach MR.LONDERGAN!

- submitted by a student

February 03, 2006
Ascension Catholic School is an excellent school located in Kettering Ohio, serving a significant number of students also from Beavercreek and Dayton. We are celebrating our 50th year anniversary and welcome everyone to inquire or visit to find out more about our fine school.

- submitted by a teacher

September 16, 2003
This is from the grandparent (who pays the tuition). I feel this is a great school and well worth the cost.

- submitted by a community member

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Ascension School
2001 Woodman Drive, Dayton, OH  45420
(937) 254-5411
Last modified Ascension School is a Private school that serves grades K-8
Ascension School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 17 reviews. Top