My son went to kindergarten in Covenant.I have very mixed feelings about this school.My son started to read when he turned 3 y.o. so as a mom, I wanted to give him better oppotunity to grow with his knowledge.Unfortunately, it didnt happen in this school.It's nice little school with high security,new gym, good art and music classes, but as it comes to knowledge it is the same as a regular public school curiculum, they dont give some extra work to the advanced students.They teach kindergaten how to write in script which is very cool,but this school was just not right fit for my son.He was bored there getting constant misbehavior notes from his teachers.I expected the teacher will keep him busy how they promised at the beginning but it didnt happen.I was busy that year doing one project and didnt have time to study much with him,so at the end of school year I was depressed by discovering that he learnt nothing new but scrip writing.In addition he lost his interest in reading, counting etc.As a private school they should do better job working with advanced kids to attract more of them to their school.So please do research and make sure this school is right for your child.Good luck.
My children have been attending this school for the past 6 years. The classical method of education has helped them excel and enjoy learning. Teachers are caring and available; parent involvement is warmly welcomed. Christian worldview is applied to all facets of life. I highly recommended CCA to anyone who wants to give their kids a great education!
Great and caring teachers who practice what they preach. Your child, and you, will be challenged. This is not a school where you drop off your child and leave it to them. A lot of parent involvement, at every level. Love the discipline structure. Only a 4* and not a 5 as we need more athletic opportunities and a better "gym." But that will come. Christ centered, plenty of involvement. Our kids love it and each year is more challenging. We have asked if they want to stay and they say yes. Like the uniforms. Need a "uniform" exchange closet or a couple exchange events a year as that gets costly.
CCA is a Classical Education school in the Harrisburg area. Students are taught to think, learn and communicate in a fun, Christian-based atmosphere. Graduates from CCA are given the ability to identify fallacies, effectively communicate orally and in writing using the vast skills and knowledge they acquired.
This school is perfect for children who want to learn in a structured and peaceful environment.The class sizes are small, teachers are extremely devoted and caring, and the school administrators are open, available and helpful. If education is a top priority in your home, linked to a Christ centered world view as well as raising children with Godly character then this school is for you. Two girls through 6 years and counting. D Minter
Very peaceful environment; strict discipline. Academically, great curriculum for average to above average students. All children are taught with same method and with only whole group instruction, on same level within each grade level. Very little differentiation of instruction. Classical method is generally very effective and motivating for many children.
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