My child attended for only 1/2 of a full school year because we were not happy with the behavior of some of her class mates which were influencing her. Academically, my child was not challenged.
My child has attended DCA since K5 and will be entering 5th grade this school year. DCA is great school as far as Christian leadership. Keep in mind that DCA is a christian and not a college prepratory. Seniors have had difficult times getting into big universities, but the school has had a 98% placement rate since my daughter started there.
We have seen a great improvement over the last 13 years concerning safety and discipline. There are a few (very few) teachers that should not be teaching at any school, but we have found 95 to 98% of the staff are top notch and truly go the extra mile to help the students excel.
DCA is a good choice for children interested in either sports or marching band, but academics are not a high priority. In general, it is above the other local schools, but it is not the best in the region. Also, while parent involvement is incridible, it can be difficult on working parents.
This is decent school for children who are very sports minded. Not an incrediibly strong school for children who are interested in attending higher level universities, or for children interested in the music. Great marching band program, but no other music programs available. If you're all about Football, football, football, then this is the place for you.
Our child attended this school for K4 and K5 and will be attending this fall for 1st grade. We have been extremely pleased with DCA and all that is has to offer. Parent involvement is stressed and appreciated! The sports departments are A+ and I have been told that the curriculum is a grade-level above what public schools in our area are working on. That's great!
This school is a good school if you want a safe and educational environment. It is not for the musically talented because it is definately an athletic school. Overall I would highly recommend this school.
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