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K-2
Public charter
Arlington, TX
Students enrolled: 532
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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2800 W. Arkansas Lane
Arlington, TX 76013

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(817) 274-2008
(817) 274-8768
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Map of Arlington Classics Academy - Primary School address.

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August 19, 2014
My grandson is in his second year. Kindergarten was so good for him. I could see his enthuasism for learning just blossom. At the end of the year he was reading on first grade level. As a first grader he is excited about school. The curriculum and teachers are excellent. The principal is an outstanding administrator and is intersted in the success of all students. It is rare to see a principal who knows the students and their parents. She is always outside at drop-off and pick-up.i would recommend ACA to any parent interested in quality education. I only wish it had existed when my kids were in school!

- submitted by a community member
August 19, 2014
This school has treated us marvelously. My daughters love it! My oldest struggles with dyslexia and consequently math, but they have worked hard with her and have stayed in contact. We loved it so much, my other daughter now attends as well with my son soon to follow. Probably one of the best assets they have is the environment of the school. Parental involvement is high and seems to make a big difference.

- submitted by a parent
August 03, 2014
We absolutely love Arlington Classics Academy and the standard they set for our children, the atmosphere they provide, and the strenuous curriculum they teach. I cannot say enough about the teachers and administration. We love how involved they allow us, as parents, to be. We get to spoil our fantastic teachers, and be a part of our children's education and well being. We started in Kindergarten and are so glad we had the opportunity to start from the beginning and foster a love of learning.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2014
i cannot say enough about this school. i was so nervous to send my little kindergartner off all day, but all my fears were put right at ease immediately. you can tell the teachers really care about their students and the principal and asst principal are right there, down in the trenches, working hand-in-hand with the teachers - from working the drop-off lines in the morning to the pick-up lines in the afternoon. the 'specials' classes - spanish, art, PE, technology, and music are incredible! the librarian is wonderful too. everyone treated my child nicely and made this transition really easy for both of us. the academics are top-notch and the parent involvement is amazing. i'm so proud to be associated with this school. if you have a chance, SEND YOUR CHILD HERE. you won't regret it.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2014
The primary school at ACA is about two things: love and high expectations. The teachers are here because they want to be here and they love what they can do at ACA. They could all earn more at the ISD down the street, but at ACA they get to spend more time on teaching and less on discipline. It is obvious from the very first day that the teachers love their students. The compassion also shows in the confidence and expectation that students can perform at much higher levels than new parents usually expect. That translates into some long nights of homework at the dinner table and kids that are very well prepared to succeed academically. After seven years at ACA, I would not even consider sending my kids anywhere else.

- submitted by a parent
May 14, 2014
We've had children in ACA since the early days. It has been overall a good experience. The early days were held together by parents. The growth has changed the dynamics and understandably so. Given that charter schools have reduced public funding and without healthy support from the families funding becomes problematic. There has been an increasing effort to pursue and increase the size of the student body to increase funding. As a result staff quality has suffered top to bottom. It is still a good school but you do have a factor of unexperienced teachers who don't know the value of a supportive home environment. The main objective of the school is to teach a person critical thinking skills. I believe that focus has degraded in the pursuit of ranking. The entire ACA family would do well to remember that brain development is a life long pursuit.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2014
ARLINGTON CASSICS ACADEMY----CANT DESCRIBE HOW GOOD WE FEEL ABOUT OUR DAUGHTWER ATTENDING---SEVERAL FRIENDA ARE TEACHERS AT OTHER PUBLIC SCHOOLS AND WE CANT BELIEVE WHAT THEY ARE UN ABLE TO CONVEY TO THEIR STUDENTS. OUR CHILD IS 6 AND READS ART GRADE 3 + LEVEL. MOST OTHER CHILDREN HER AGE CANNOT WRITE THEIR OWN NAMES!!!! OTHERS DONT KNOW WHERE THEY LIVE OR A PHONE NUMBER OF A PARENT---ACA HAS GIVEN OUR DAUGHTER THE TOOLS TO ACQUIRE AND RETAIN THIS BASIC INFORMATION AND MUCH MUCH MORE----THREE CHEERS FOR ACA STAFF AND ADVISIRS----SIMPLY WONDERFUL FOR THE BUDDING MIND!!!!

- submitted by a parent
March 08, 2014
ACA Primary....where the best begin! Our Griffins are Respectful, Responsible, and Safe! Our staff exhibits outstanding teaching strategies and creates an enthusiasm for learning!

- submitted by a teacher
September 27, 2013
If you are looking for a school that cares about the education of your children and are willing to push the boundaries of your child to help them grow, you have come to the right place. After five years at this school, we were sad to leave simply because we moved to another town. However, my children are thriving at their new schools and are already ahead of the curve, thanks to the knowledge gained at ACA. The staff at ACA really does everything possible to help your child grow. Yes - homework load can be heavy at times but I am also finding that it is just as heavy at the new public school my kids are now attending. I still recommend this as a great school to attend. We have lots of great memories here.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
I really like this School. Everyone is always nice and caring. My daughter seems very Happy and learns a lot.

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
This school is awesome! They really care about education and children. Its' refreshing to see Parents and Teachers cooperating to reach the same goal. Thanks ACA!

- submitted by a parent
May 17, 2013
ACA does a lot (accelerated math, poetry recitation, academic extracurriculars like chess/Odyssey of the Mind, emphasis on a well-rounded education rather than teaching to the STAAR) with a little (funding for charter schools is less than public schools state-wide). Parents volunteer in the lunchroom, classrooms, and donate items whenever teachers ask. The PTO is very active, too. The school recently added a campus, so there has been growing pains, but that's to be expected. Still, my child is doing what kids in the next grade up at our neighborhood school are doing. The hardest part about ACA is that parent involvement is EXPECTED. Families who can't put forth the great deal of effort it takes (and it does take a lot of additional practice and time) will likely leave. I overheard a parent one day say she was removing her child because the workload was too much. Understandable. But the reality is, our children will enter a global market where they'll compete with kids who are doing that work and more. I see too many hardworking teachers, board/staff members, and involved parents at ACA to believe that they're willing to let the students fail under their watch.

- submitted by a parent
May 04, 2013
This use to be a great school, but that no longer is the case. Their past success has become their current failure. The school has an air about themselves if you don t like it then leave, we have over a 1000 other families on the waiting list. No, they haven t actually said that but that is the feeling you get when you express an issue.. If you have a problem be prepared to get ignored if it is something the school doesn t want to deal with. It s really sad when you think of the school has declined. The teachers seem miserable as if they don t want to be there. The primary campus has had three principals this school year. They are losing families at an extremely high rate. It seems to be a leadership issue or it can also be the fast growth since the secondary campus opened. Unfortunately, we don t have time to stay at the school to figure out which one it is. You can feel the tension as you walk into the school. My child has complained that all the teachers are mean except for one. I m currently counting down the days for the school year to end. I m looking forward to the NEW school next year!

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2013
I cannot say enough positive things about this school. From the GREAT teachers to the administration and parent involvement, this school deserves the "Exemplary" rating by the TEA. That doesn't not happen by chance in one day/week/or month. Their advanced curriculum far exceeds even my high expectations. I absolutely would recommend them to any parent that wants the best for their children.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2013
This is our 2nd year at ACA Bowen after 3 years at a private school and we are very satisfied. Our child loves school and is learning so much in a challenging environment. The teachers and administrators are top notch; innovative, professional and genuine. They have a low tolerance for bad behavior which impacts all of the students and their ability to learn. ACA is also very diverse which is important in the real world. We feel very blessed to be a part of the ACA family and we will continue to support and pray for the school's growth and ongoing success. Signed Happy & Satisfied!

- submitted by a parent
August 07, 2012
My daughter finished Kindergarten here and is starting First Grade next week. I was incredibly happy with the cu rriculum and especially with our amazing Kinder teacher. My kiddo was an amazing reader/writer before she started here, but they not only continued to foster her love of language but taught her to love math, science, history and geography as well. My kindergarten was all about coloring and learning to be quiet during story time. ACA was all about learning, and loving to learn. I especially appreciated how they split up the Language classes into different levels after winter break, so my daughter could learn at her own level. I love this school.

- submitted by a parent
July 16, 2012
We transferred my stepson from AISD and we couldn't be happier! My stepson went from getting in trouble. With no resolution from the faculty to him having straight A's and being challenged enough to stay out of trouble. My stepdaughter will be starting kindergarten this year and we are excited for her to go all the way through with this awesome school!!! Thank you ACA!!!!

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2012
ACA is an excellent school. I have felt that they were good communication and involvement between the staff and parents. How ever my only problem were with teachers that won't even take the time to answer emails or return phone calls. Mr Eisenhower you are a blessing if not for you we won't know a lot of things.you makes a different, you take the time. THANK YOU.

- submitted by a community member
May 30, 2012
We just completed our first year at ACAB, transferring from a solid private school. We are very satisfied with the high level instruction and the new direction of the school by consolidating the two campuses. This was an excellent decision and will foster a better sense of unity among the staff and families. Students are challenged at this school and bad behavior is not tolerated. There is room for improvement in the area of communication, but this will hopefully change with the realignment. It would be nice to seek feedback from families. We are looking forward to returning next school year.

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2012
My son is a Kinder at Bowen. He was wait-listed (#23) after that grueling lottery process but was fortunate to be called on the 9th day of school. Yay! ACA is simply the BEST out there, private included. It teaches a rigorous curriculum, in which even Kindergarteners are graded on a 100 point scale. He has a 10 word spelling test each Friday and gets a folder with homework every Monday. Most schools wouldn't push 5-6 year olds that hard, but I LOVE IT! These children will be competing in a global world in which Asian and many other countries are far excelling Americans, and it will take this type of preparation in the foundational years to produce children who can compete on a global level. My Kindergartener is already reading at an end-of-first grade level. He is making straight A's in a rigorous environment. The teachers are great. The environment is nurturing, and we love the uniform requirement. I am an alum of Harvard Business School, so education is extremely important to me. ACA is EXACTLY what I dreamed of in a school and for it to be tuition free is icing on the cake. Thank you to the founding fathers of ACA. If only all students could receive such an education!

- submitted by a parent
March 12, 2012
When a school expands and opens a new campus, there are roadblocks and glitches along the way. However, ACA's staff and parents work extremely hard to uphold the standards and traditions that have made it such an incredible school. Whichever campus your child is on, they are receiving a high quality education from a dedicated team.

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2012
This is our 4th year attending this school. As of the 2011-2012 school year, there are now two campuses, the Arkansas (original) & Bowen (new) campus with K-8th grade. This is a private school/college preparatory education with no tuition. The success is attributed to the previous director of education at the Arkansas campus, dedicated teachers, plentiful parental involvement and wonderful students. In addition to the high classical style education, it offers numerous extracurricular activities & fee-based after school care. The Bowen campus was previously under the leadership of a new director of education who was lowering the standards of the school, but has recently been replaced with a new director. The frowned upon 50% minimum grade policy has been REMOVED. Also a new superintendent has been hired to oversee both campuses to make sure that the high academic standards are maintained. The waiting list for this school is notorious for being high. I highly recommend this school to anyone who wants a high quality, challenging & rigorous education for their child & save the thousands of dollars of expense of a private school tuition. Your tax dollars are paying for it anyway!

- submitted by a parent
February 05, 2012
I have a 2nd grader at Bowen Campus and we are very happy there. I don't understand someone from Arkansas stating Parents not welcome at Bowen. That is a completely False statement! I love my child's teachers and all the other staff. They are all great w/my child and my child is extremely happy here. The curriculum is still very challenging for us and it is a heck of alot more than what we would be learning in public school. Love ACA Bowen!

- submitted by a parent
January 08, 2012
I agree the Arkansas Campus is Great my daughter is in 1st grade and her teacher is fantastic. The teaching of reading, math, and memorizing of poems teach my child to succeed and I am very happy with the curriculum also. The parent involvement is amazing, it has and always will be welcomed here with no restrictions.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2012
Arkansas campus is following tradition of the Original Foundation I am so happy my child attends this campus. Both campuses do need to come together as one school and follow the same curriculum or the Bowen campus will not succeed. I am giving the stars based on the Arkansas campus alone.

- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2011
My son just started the Bowen Campus of ACA, 2nd grade. Yes, there is some confusion and growing pains, as I anticipated with any new campus. But the teachers are dedicated, they unapologetically teach to the expected academic level, whille helping students who were not so fortunate as to be ACA educated in 1st grade. I am delighted. No complaints.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2011
My 2 Kids go to Bowen Campus just I want to say is a wonderful school parents and teachers work toguether for the students is constantly communication, thats why is rate 9.

- submitted by a parent
October 06, 2011
The thing to remember is the terrifc education that your children receive at ACA. The new campus is lovely and the Bowen staff are learning how to better "work" with the buildings everyday!!! They are committed to an accelerated curriculum, high educational standards and focusing on the academic achievement of the students. Every new endeavor has growing pains - accept it and instead focus on ALL that is good!!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2011
My son is very happy attending Arlington Classics Academy. We are very happy with the direction the teachers take and the education he is receiving. We are also excited that they have added 7th and 8th on as well.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2011
Something is drastically wrong with the math program in third and fourth grade. Can't something be done?

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 28, 2010
This school is wonderful. The classical education my children recieve along with a strong teacher, parent relationship is tops.

- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2010
My son has just finished seven wonderful years at ACA. He started his first day of kindergarten there, and graduated from 6th grade last Tuesday night. We are so sad ACA does not have a 7th grade yet, but we are so thankful to Mr. Simon, and all of the staff at ACA for making my son's elementary school years memorable, both academically, and socially. We highly recommend Arlington Classics Academy to everyone!

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2010
This is a great and academically challenging school. My sons have learned so much and grown so much with the caring staff. I would strongly recommend this school to parents who want to prepare their children for future academic success as well as college

- submitted by a parent
April 12, 2010
I graduated in 2009. The school is great, & I had a great experience. The school has gotten a lot harder than when I started. The school requires a lot of parent participation, & since of the higher education level, there is a lot more homework than public schools. There are parker uniforms, & and other rules about shoes, socks, belts, leggings, free dress day, etc. I gave this school a 4 instead of a five, because of certain teachers I personally was not a fan of, & some other students would agree. Over all it is a great school.

- submitted by a student
April 11, 2010
ACA has yet to disappoint us. I am so pleased with how my kindergartener's year has gone.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
October 20, 2009
ACA is top notch! You cannot go wrong with the exemplary model they have achieved.

- submitted by a parent
October 18, 2009
ACA is an AWESOME school. We have a higher class of children with less discipline problems. We teach a grade ahead in some subjects. Our parents love to volunteer. We receive a ton of communication from our teachers and other staff members.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 17, 2009
Arlington Classics Academy is an accelerated school in which students are immersed in history, science, math, art, spanish and specials. My children love this school and can't wait to go back after summer break. The parents are very involved as well and Mr. Simon is incredible. He cares for each of the children. They all feel special in his eyes. Thank you for the opportunity to brag about our school!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 16, 2009
The teachers are caring, the administration responsible, the principle involved, the curriculum challenging and well-rounded.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 16, 2009
This school cares about its stufents the teachers want to see them be the best they can be!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 16, 2009
ACA is a great school. They challenge this kids and encourage them to do their very best. They do a lot of special projects and this year they even build a solar car. The difference here is the teachers who are the best around, the principal who interacts with each child as if they were his own, the accelerated curriculum, and the parental involvement. The education is better than some private schools. This school was like a dream come true.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
ACA is committed to providing a premier learning environment. The fact that ACA students attend this school free of charge provides an amazing opportunity to receive a college prepatory education for those lucky enough to fill one of the few available spots each year. ACA offers the benefits of a private school, without the downside of high tuition costs and the inevitable 'snob factor.'

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
ACA parents, faculty and students are committed to achieving excellence. The education is outstanding but in addition the school emphasizes the importance of giving to the community!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 15, 2009
Arlington Classic Academy strongly believes in educating students and not just teaching them to take standardized tests. The teachers are passionate about the success of the entire student body and make learning fun!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 14, 2009
This school provides a wonderfully challenging curriculum and doesn't just teach to the TAKS like most elementary schools. The learning environment is not constantly interrupted by benchmarks and discipline problems.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2009
Arlington Classics Academy had found the formula for bringing a small town community environment to a big metropolitan city. Doing this all the while teaching our wonderful children in a fun and exciting environment earning our school Exemplary status 3 years running. Love ACA!

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 13, 2009
The education is top of the line. Our children are challenged far beyond there grade level and succeed. The teachers are great and care about the children not only academically but personally. All of the teachers are passionate about what they do. Mr. Simon loves each student and the twinkle in his eyes when he talks about them show it. I can't imagine a better school. Their is wonderful parental involvement which makes all the difference. ACA is the perfect model of what a Charter school should be.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2009
What I love most about the ACA are the teachers and a smaller learning evirnoment.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
Arlington Classics Academy is a school that makes the grade with the TAKS, but most important ACA gives our students MORE than what the need to pass the TAKS. They are challenged with Reading and Math at a higher grade level. Spanish, Music, Art, and computer. They are also challenged to be good stewards. They care about their school, community, other students and teachers. I drive 20+ miles to take my girls to school, then on to Dallas for me and North Dallas for my husband from Arlington. We are committed to provide the high education our daughters receive at Arlington Classics Academy. I live in Hidden Lakes (Keller) where we have an Exemplary Elementary School, but choose to take our daughters to ACA because it gives them that much more.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
ACA has a hands on learning enviroment!!! They don't just teach the basics and fundmentals to promote a student to the next grade... They go above and beyond so that the student will be able to use that knowledge oustside the classroom. ACA is a great school for those students and parents that have the drive and motivation to excel. I love ACA! Best Charter school in Tarrant County!

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2009
ACA has so much to offer to students who are willing to be challenged. The school has been rated Exemplary for 3 years in a row now. This is a school with a private school mentality and public school prices. Parents are expected to volunteer. The school follows the Core Knowledge curriculum and folds in required Texas state requirements as well. Everyone has Spanish, Art, Music, and PE twice a week. All subjects are taught by highly-qualified teachers. The administrators work very well with each other and the teaching staff. You can see the wonderful rapport they have with the students as well. All of the staff members work hard at this school. They are dedicated to not only helping students raise their level of learning, but also to their safety. For example, during afternoon dismissal, all staff members work together to make sure students are safely escorted to their cars, no matter what the weather is. ACA also offers a variety of afterschool activities, including a variety of PSIA clubs, chess club, runners club, photography club, and Griffin TV. I could keep going on and on. If you're interested, call the school and ask for more information. The waiting list is usually quite long, so check early in the school year before it is too late.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
I love the advanced education that my child receives at ACA. I like the fact that the parents are involved.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 12, 2009
Not only does ACA give the students an excellent academic education, but it also teaches the students to be respectful and responsible. Those are two character traits which need to be reinforced in our youth of today.

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2009
This school is filled with dedicated, high quality teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 14, 2008
We love this school! Mr. Simon is fabulous, and the teaching staff is second to none. ACA offers a wonderful, fast-paced learning experience. We hope that 7th and 8th grade will be added in the near future.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
July 26, 2008
Absolutely thrilled with our first year at ACA. The kids are wonderful, the teachers are enthusiastic, the parents are involved and the administration is on a first name basis with everybody. Fabulous, fabulous school.

- submitted by a parent
February 14, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
November 17, 2007
ACA is a fantastic school. They DO work with children who have learning difficulties, but you must be your child's advocate and insist that the services needed are provided. As a charter school receiving funding from the state, the school is obligated to provide those services.

- submitted by a community member
August 26, 2007
I was elated that my son finally made the list to attend ACA. Unfortunately, my son and I were not able to keep up with their kindergarten homework, which stressed both my son and myself out. After enrolling at the loving CDSA, we are discovering through his teacher, that my son is dyslexic. Better hope your kid can keep up, without any 'problems.'

- submitted by a parent
August 15, 2007
Our son is about to enter his second year at ACA and we are so impressed with the school. The director of education is inspiring and the atmosphere in the school is structured, safe and enriching. What a great place to get a quality education. Classes are taught in a 'classical' style of education - like how I was taught when I was in school. There isn't the emphasis on teaching standardized tests prevalent in traditional public schools, instead there is emphasis on learning and character education. It really feels like my son is getting all of the benefits of a private school education yet it's publicly funded. I would recommend ACA highly to any parent wanting to get the best public education available for their children.

- submitted by a parent
June 04, 2007
My son attended ACA from Kindergarten through 6th grade. I would highly recommend ACA to any parent who desires a quality education for their child. My son was challenged by the curriculum and because of this, he developed a zeal for learning. He is now in AISD public school (just finished 7th grade) and has excelled in all academic and extra-curricular areas. Thanks to ACA, he was well prepared and way ahead of the curve in all subjects. We give full credit to the wonderful Teachers, Headmaster and Staff at ACA. Whenever possible, my son goes back to the school to visit his beloved teachers. ACA was a place where he developed a passion for learning and a quest for excellence in all that he does. Our family can never repay a gift such as this. We loved everything about this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2007
I definitely think ACA is one of the best schools in the area, if not the best.

- submitted by a parent
April 20, 2007
ACA is definitely an accelerated program. Your child does have to keep up or be left behind however there are opportunities for tutoring in the school. The curriculum is much more varied than the public school which my kids came from. All grades are taught Spanish ,World History, Science, and a grade level above in Math. There are also a lot of after school activities available. This is definitely an academically challenging school and not for students with learning difficulties. It was a great alternative to my daughter having to skip ahead a grade in her public school in order to not be bored. I am so happy to find a school which challenges her without costing me a fortune or putting her with older kids. This school was a Godsend to us.

- submitted by a parent
February 06, 2007
ACA has a strong curriculum. ACA does not encourage parents who have children who may have learning differences to attend their school. B/C they are a charter school, they are bound by law to educate any and every child without discriminating. They really want the best of the best, which makes the teachers jobs easier. Not every child is the same. I recommend the school, do not be discouraged if you are told that your child will not be successful in their environment, just challenge the staff to help you make them successful. My child did not like the school initially, b/c he came from a non structured environment to a 'military' style of discipline. He now likes the school and is adjusting well after only 1 month.

- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2006
Excellent. My son was there last year for kindergarten and is now head and shoulders above kids who are even in expensive private schools. Lots of parent involvement. I enjoyed everyone I dealt with there. This year we are joining the chess club. That tells you how enriched an environment it is for a first grader.

- submitted by a parent
July 29, 2006
aca is a wonderful school you wont belive what your childern will learn in k by the end of the year they are reading the teacher a great and realy work with the students muisce and spanish from k thur 6th they learn to read misic from k and spanish from k parents can be as involted as they want to be its like one big family they have family nights once a mo dancing scaveger huts i hated to leave left only because daughter is going to 7th gr

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2006
The school was a disappointment. Asking all children to learn math a year ahead is unreasonable. The demands of homework is taxing on the children. The schools name states that it provides a classical education, unfortunately there is no Latin or Greek. I do not recommend this school

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May 18, 2006
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February 02, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
December 19, 2005
Our daughter just started two weeks ago (transferred from an AISD school) and we can already see the improvement in the intellectual challenge and stimulation for her. This school demands that all students 'keep up' and does not move at the pace of the slowest learner in the room ( a hallmark of most public schools). We are very pleased with the rate of instruction and the commitment of the faculty towards the school's stated mission of a quality, liberal arts education.

- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2005
Arlington Classics Academy has a great staff but I think they need a more structured curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2005
Arlington Classics is a very good school that I recommend to every parent. great curriculum.

- submitted by a parent
November 21, 2005
Arlingto classics is a great school.

- submitted by a parent
August 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
June 19, 2005
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- submitted by a student
no rating June 08, 2005
We are on the waiting list and are eager to get in there for the exceptional education they offer. The curriculim they use is outstanding.

- submitted by a parent
no rating June 07, 2005
sounds like a great school

- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
May 09, 2005
Great school, caring teachers, oppotunities for active parent involvement, family environment...all this in an intimate personable setting. Highly reccommeded for any child who needs a challenging and stimulating learning environment.

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2005
This is a good school depending on the grade level. Our son was there only for the 4th grade. It was very demanding and we didn't like the teachers very much. Your kids are in school all day and then go home to 3-4 hours of homework.

- submitted by a parent
April 26, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
March 06, 2005
This school has low student to teacher ratios and really encourages academic excellence. There is an emphasis on culture and the arts too.

- submitted by a parent
January 01, 2005
This school is magnificent!!! I enrolled my daughter in ACA 3 years ago, after she had been in private schools and 1/2 year at public school. The best description of ACA is that it offers all the advantages of private school: low student to teacher ratio, family atmosphere, individual attention, enrichment by extension of lessons, portfolios, parent teacher conferences quarterly, excellent educators, achallenging curriculum that keeps students engaged and excited about thier day and many more advantages too numerous to name. The secretary is very personable and shows such kidness and care towards the students, which is a great way for any child to start their day. This school is the best!!! I only have one complaint it's only Pre K-6th grade and my daughter is 6th grade. Boy are we going to miss it! I am confident that she is prepared for secondary school and beyond.

- submitted by a parent
December 29, 2003
This is our 4th yr at ACA and it is the best! The teachers truly care about the students and it shows. My child is receiving a high quality, well-rounded education. It gives a parent a warm feeling when you know your child is getting a good education and when you ask how their day was as school, the response is 'great'. If you are looking for diversification, quality, caring, leadership and all-around excellence in education for your child, stop looking. ACA is the place.

- submitted by a parent
December 07, 2003
This charter school is only a few years old and already exceeds the local public schools. ACA cares about the academic success of every child. They bring in tutors (at their expense) if children need it. You CAN NOT get a better education for your child in a public school. Come see for yourself!

- submitted by a parent
October 26, 2003
I love this school because it gives a private school education at a public school price. The school is constantly learning and growing.

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ACA is an open enrollment public charter school that offers an accelerated curriculum. The students participate in Spanish, Music and Art instruction beginning in Kindergarten. ACA uses a classical education style of teaching based on the trivium and supplements the state curriculum (TEKS) with the Core Knowledge Sequence (www.coreknowledge.org).

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2800 W. Arkansas Lane, Arlington, TX  76013
(817) 274-2008
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