The review from July 2014 contains the following inaccurate information: 1. Other Christian schools in Mercer County are NOT full; 2. Shenango Valley Faith Academy (SVFA) utilizes a unique curriculum and is non-traditional in its approach making its small size a non-factor; 3. We have 2 full-time, well qualified teachers with a low student to teacher ratio; 4. Students return every year. This past year all students returned from the previous year except one family who did not return because they moved to another state; 5. We have a well rounded program with a gym teacher, a music teacher who teaches voice and instruments, and an art teacher. We offer an excellent, well-rounded, individualized educational experience to families in the Shenango Valley!
A caring environment where the students are accepted and respected as individuals. Each students receives individualized instruction, progresses at his/her own pace, and masters the subject matter before moving ahead. Students are taught Christian values. A excellent environment that recognizes the value of each person. The most important rule that is emphasized and taught is the Golden Rule---to treat others the way that you want them to treat you!
I looked into this school for my child and found out that the teachers are not state certified. Also saw a red flag when I looked into other Christian schools in Mercer County and they were full, yet this school only had 6 children. They have the same teacher for children ages kindergarten to at least middle school to possibly high school. It makes me wonder most students do not return year after year? No extra curricular activities, music lessons or even a gym teacher, Not a very well rounded educational experience.
I can't say enough great things about this school. The teachers are attentive to all students My daughter loves going to school. They really care about the children. I can't wait to send my Son next year when he enters grade K.