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Philadelphia, PA
Students enrolled: 73

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34 East Haines Street
Philadelphia, PA 19144

(215) 438-7500
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April 13, 2010
My son has been at Lotus for almost a year. He attended another private school in the area prior to. With Lotus I can see a difference in the teachers and their interactions with the students. All teachers have a long standing relationship with the school as well as the students. You get a family feeling where everyone is involved and knows the children (even the ones outside of their classroom). The academics are excellent!! My son is in Pre-k 4 and the information and knowledge he has gained is a true blessing. He is ahead of the 'game'. The children learn about self respect and respect for others. Overall, I am very pleased with the school and would trust and recommend Lotus to any and all parents looking for the best for and out of their children.

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July 08, 2008
My child started Lotus Academy when she was 3 years old, this school helped my child with more than learning. Her interaction with others and the unity this school provides is beautiful and I think we need more schools like it.

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June 18, 2008
My daughter began Lotus' Early Learning Center at age 4 and just graduated Kindergarten. She is going on to the 1st grade at their elementary school on Haines. I cannot say enough about the competent and loving staff, the dedication to academic excellence, and the amazing progression of my daughter in just two years. I am in love with this institution and am blessed to have my daughter attend. Anitra Ash-Shakoor, Parent

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October 30, 2006
My daughter has been going to Lotus for three years. I chose the school because I was looking for a school that could provide her with strong academics and help me with providing her with a strong sense of cultural identity. Lotus has done both. But, as she has gotten older, I have noticed that she needs more. The teachers are loving and the school's community is small. But, any extra-curricular activities will have to supplemented by the parent. The administration is a bit unorganized and resistant to change. The academics are good. But, children need more, so I am looking at other schools to provide her with a more well rounded experience. Although, I appreciate the cultural piece of the school.....I want my daughter to experience the world with all different people of different shades...and make her place in that world.

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April 20, 2006
My daughter has been at Lotus since she was 3. She is now 9 years old and in the third grade. I have always been impressed with Lotus' academic program. As a third grader, my daughter can independently conduct internet and library research and complete a research paper on topics such as lunar cycles, tornados, Western Sahara, etc. The quality of the education overrides some of the negatives, such as, no organized gym on a regular basis, no organized art or music programs (I supplement this with weekend arts programs). Most of there students test 90% on standardized exams and go on to top middle schools, i.e., Masterman. I strongly recommend Lotus if you are looking to place your child in a nurturing, culturally strong environment that provides excellent instruction that well exceeds some of the so called academic plus program's educational objectives.

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Lotus Academy
34 East Haines Street, Philadelphia, PA  19144
(215) 438-7500
Last modified Lotus Academy is a Private school that serves grades K-7
Lotus Academy Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 6 reviews. Top