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PK-12
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Carrollton, TX
Students enrolled: 876
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4000 Midway Road
Carrollton, TX 75007

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(972) 447-9887
(972) 447-0877
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January 27, 2014
Really enjoy the school, students, and teachers. Couldn't be more pleased with the experience. It has been a great place for both of my kids.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2013
When my child attended Prince of Peace Christian School, the school seemed to be more focused on sports and filling lockers than what they were filling the lockers with. My child was bitten in the 5th grade and the child who bit mine NEVER got in trouble! Faith is NOT a priority at this school; they claim to be christian and so do the students, but neither act christian. If you are going to talk the talk you better be ready to walk the walk; this is the motto I believe the school needs to teach. Overall, I am very pleased that we left this school; it was not right for us. I personally would not waste my time and money sending another child here.

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2013
Great staff, gifted students and amazing facilities! POPCS just won the Henderson Cup awarded to the best private school based on academics, arts, and athletics for their classification of 3A. They now have moved to 4A in the high school.

- submitted by a teacher
February 15, 2012
Prince of Peace Christian School was a wonderful experience for my child. I truly believe that it played a huge role in the person she is today. As a parent who went to Catholic school growing up I wanted a school that was Christian but Non-Deformational for my own child. Today my children have children and Prince Of Peace is their choice. I feel so blessed that my Grandchildren will have the benefit of this wonderful Christ filled school.

- submitted by a parent
February 15, 2012
I love Prince of Peace! They seek for excellence and God's guidance in all they do!! They are all about the kids first!!!

- submitted by a parent
October 13, 2010
I went to POPCS for five years, as a non Christian. Yes, they welcome students of all faiths, but when somebody assumed I was a Christian and asked me what church I attended, I didn't feel as welcome from then on. I really enjoyed my years in elementary school and made some good friendships (the WINGS program is great, or was, when I attended with Karen James teaching) but especially towards the end of elementary school, I knew I wasn't being challenged at all. I rarely had homework and my parents and I both knew that I had to leave POPCS. The tuition is quite hefty and has increased quite a bit, which I completely disagree with considering the lack of education I received there. I know a ton of kids who left before high school or middle school because they just knew it was not challenging at all.

- submitted by a community member
August 19, 2010
I believe you better get your facts straight before posting (April 5, 2010 - Some of the comments...). Obviously you have NO idea what you are talking about. There are NUMEROUS students from both PCA and TCA at Ivy League Schools and many of them are there on FULL academic scholarships. Do some research and you will see for yourself. Don't talk badly about other schools if you don't have clear facts to back it up.

- submitted by a community member
April 05, 2010
I have two daughters who have attended POPCS since pre-school/kindergarten 6 years ago. They have been academically challenged and held accountable for their character in the most loving way. I love this school because it is a Christian school that is more ethnically diverse than most of the WASPish Christian schools in the area. They admit students who are of varying faiths, truly making the school a ministry-what a concept! The academics are top notch and the High School program is exceptional-which is why my family will be staying at POPCS until graduation.

- submitted by a parent
April 05, 2010
Some of the comments about the HS posted on this site are simply not true. The AP teachers have all attended multiple AP conferences and have undergone the audit that AP does for all schools offering AP. All of their courses are AP approved. A PhD teaches AP Chemistry! How is that substandard? The AP score passing rate exceeds other private schools in the area. There are NO AP/Pre-AP classes mixed with regular classes. That happened the first two years as the school was starting off, but as attendance ha grown, so have the AP and elective offerings. This school is a rising star! POP has grads at West Point, Columbia, Purdue, UT and other selective schools. I haven't seen any Ivy League schools on the list at PCA or TCA recently. More importantly, the kids have positive relationships with their teachers and peers. It's not perfect, but it's close!

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2010
I have attended this school for seven years. It is a good school with not very many choices. Although growing, it is very small. Although not many sports choices, most all of the students are very athletic and have won state, nationals, and district many times. This school gives very little freedom, and freedom to make choices for the students. They favorite certain students, and are very unfair to those who have troublesome siblings.

- submitted by a student
no rating November 05, 2009
Our family has been part of Prince of Peace Christian for three years now. I can't say enough about the quality of teachers and the amount of learning your child will do in such a safe and nuturing christian environment.

- submitted by a parent
October 22, 2009
Ou family has attended Prince of Peace for the last 10 years with children from the pre-school through the middle school. We continue to be blessed with teachers who are passionate about teaching, while encouraging and nurturing each of our children's different gifts. We look forward to seeing our children grow with the school and one day seeing each of them graduate from the school.

- submitted by a parent
September 12, 2009
My daughter has gone to POPCS for 2 years now & our experience keeps getting better! It was a difficult choice deciding on POPCS instead of Trinity Christian Academy (TCA) of Addison since I'm a TCA alum & loved my TCA experience, but I chose POPCS & do not regret it. In fact, I love POPCS! Everyone is so informed & helpful. The school is very focused on academics & social awareness/skills. They are a blue ribbon school & it shows with the rate my daughter has excelled at reading & math! I am very satisfied & happy about the school. I plan on having her graduate from POPCS.

- submitted by a parent
July 19, 2009
The leadership there is lacking. You get alot of 'I hear what you are saying, but we are going to do what we want anyway.' The teachers are great, but my lack of confidence in the leadership does not make up the difference. The teaching is 'in the box.' I feel that this is due to the leadership's hold on there teacher's creativity.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2009
Prince of Peace is a decent school until you get to the high school level where it becomes substandard. Many people choose to leave Prince of Peace prior to high school and money is not the sole reason. The level of work is below that of neighboring public schools. For example, the AP classes at POPCS are not true AP classes. AP students are in the regular class, doing the exact same work as the regular students with an occasional extra assignment thrown in. This is not a true AP class that challenges the students and prepares them to pass the AP exam. There are some fine teachers but some who need to act more professional, instead of playing on computers during class, texting, pontificating on personal views, etc.

- submitted by a parent
no rating March 13, 2009
We're leaving Prince of Peace for a better school. Here's what I see as POP's problems: Very little lower school principal input/involvement so there's little consistency across grades. Teacher A's class will net your child a significantly different education than Teacher B's class. TONS of worksheets come home each week. Kindergarten is the exception to this fact. I'm stunned and disappointed at how little work is generated creatively. Worksheets are the epitome of unidimensional teaching. If you have a gifted child, you're out of luck because they won't alter the curriculum a bit. The gifted specialist there is wonderful, but two hours a week does not make up for the rest of the hours. Since they're using worksheets anyway, how hard is it to give the gifted kids some more challenging ones? I asked for help and got platitudes. Love the people there, dislike their lack of imagination/inspiration.

- submitted by a parent
March 09, 2009
My children attend POPCS. There have only been 4 senior graduating classes. The school is in a growing phase and it has been exciting. POPCS is very clear about not compromising on Christian values and teaching. Parents need to read the school info carefully if you are not interested in a christian education for your children. As far a diversity, my children are minorities and are very welcomed and loved. I have observed the same towards children with other kinds of differences, also. As far as K-prep, there has always been only one K-prep class with 17-18 students and about 4 Kinder classes with 17-18 each. My son was not recommended for K-prep.

- submitted by a parent
March 03, 2009
The parents and teachers make you feel very left out esp. if your not christian. not a diverse school at all. recommend K-prep for most kids (an extra year before kindergarten) almost makes you feel like there is a monetary purpose behind it all! It's an okay school, but nothing great considering that it's a private school. I would expect a lot more for the money you pay!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2009
We LOVE this school! I have 3 children at Prince of Peace and they all love to go to school everyday! I have never seen such caring teachers and such a nurturing environment. They care about my kids and my family. The parents are super involved. The kids are so well behaved and respectful of others. My kids are all well above grade level academically and I know they will be very prepared for college. This school is such a blessing to our family!

- submitted by a parent
December 20, 2008
This is my son's first year at Prince of Peace. After having 2 years of public school, I can confidently say the switch to POP was the right choice. It has a great balance of Christian values, academics, and parent involvement. Great school, great staff.

- submitted by a parent
December 19, 2008
In my oppinion this school is on a down hill slide. If only someone from the Local News (Ch 11) would stop in and ask the hard questions the truth might get out. Most teachers are good but the athletic department needs lots of work.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2008
I have been going to popcs for 8 years now, and I love it. Whichever students posted negatively about this school should be ashamed, because it is a really great school. No one hates you there. The teachers are all great and I feel comfortable talking to any of them whenever I need to. They DO care about their reputation - doesn't every school? - but that just makes it better because they work harder to care about their students.

- submitted by a student
no rating June 03, 2008
Nothing but great things from me about this school. The High School especially has much more of a family feel to it than anything else. I have been attending POP for 15 years, pre school 3's all the way up to 12th grade and would most definitely repeat the program.

- submitted by a student
June 02, 2008
I don't think that they take the time to care enough for you. They just care about their reputation and thats it.

- submitted by a student
May 14, 2008
This was my son's first year at POPCS, and neither he or I are at all satisfied. He had always been in public school until this year, and we will certainly be returning come fall. In one year at POPCS, my son went from being a normal and social kid to somewhat of a hermit. He absolutely hates school, and dreads every day because of it. His mother and I couldn't understand for the longest time. My son was complaining about a lack of discipline and bad behavior. I had no idea the severity of these issues until I saw them first hand. These children were downright vicious. They would roughhouse with each other, talk during class, and pick fun of each other. My wife and I have tried bringing these problems to the school's attention, but nothing is ever done. My son is now behind for his grade.

- submitted by a parent
September 19, 2007
I have been going to POPCS for five and a half years now. I have enjoyed it tremendously. I love learning more and more everyday, love all of my friends, and most of all love the Lord. I am now in tenth grade, and yes, I have had good days and bad days. The good days always outweight the bad and when the bad days come I have a wonderful support group of teachers, friends and coaches who care about me and my day. We have the best parents and the best extracurricular. I love playing all the sports. What is amazing is that whenever we play we say a prayer and all play our hardest. Tonight I was doing my homework and I actually didn't mind, because the teachers teach well and don't give busy work. You have to see how amazing this school is to believe it!

- submitted by a student
April 02, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
January 22, 2007
This is the third year that my son has attended Prince of Peace. My daughter will be starting pre-school next year, and there was no question that she would also go to POPCS. The teachers care about each and every one of their students and are available if you have any comments or questions about your children. The school teaches the children about the Lord and has a real Christian atmosphere. Unlike other schools in the area, the school is about being a Christian, now trying to compete to see who is the 'best' Christian. The academics are top notch. The children are SO happy and content. My son loves it there and plans to go there all the way until he graduates from high school. The school is more like a family than a school.

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2006
This school is top-notch. We have two children at Prince of Peace. What a difference from the 'exemplary' Plano public school they attended last year! POP children are well-behaved, good kids. Our kids have been thrilled with their amazing, gifted teachers and they're on soccer teams, in drama club and making friends so easily. The parents are educated, attentive people who are plugged in to their kids' lives, the teachers are not burned out - they really seem happy, and the academics are wonderful. Our daughters have really blossomed. They went from feeling reluctant about heading out the door each morning to bouncing out the door without any drama at all. They love school. We felt so worried last year. Now it's all better. You can feel the difference when you walk through the doors of this school. I encourage parents to tour and see the difference first-hand.

- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2006
I have two children attending Prince of Peace and after looking around at other schools in the area (TCA, PCA, CCA, etc...) my husband and I concluded that this was the place. The National Blue Ribbon award was super, but the school is still improving every year, adding a full football program next year. The academics are excellent and the teachers are very caring. The positive peer pressure is refreshing.

- submitted by a parent
March 26, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 14, 2006
Popcs won the presidential blue ribbon award. They deserve it to say the least. Best part about popcs is God is a big part of everyday learning. Parents are more involved in this school than i have ever seen. School pushes parents to become involved in their childs life. The headmaster can tell you the name of every parent in child. Reason why: he loves each and everyone of them. In addition he is a volunteer coach with weekend sports programs. All the staff is dedicated to providing the best for each and every child.

- submitted by a parent
September 01, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2005
This is my son's fourth year at POPCS. His level of knowledge and education far exceeds many children in the same age bracket. The academic programs are not only superior, but they interact the teaching of the Lords word in all areas. The parent involvement is like nothing I have ever seen. The school pushes for your interaction. Parents love being a part of all functions. Don't know who has more fun, the kids or parents. I researched many other schools before chosing Prince of Peace. Unable to find anything that compared. Come see for yourself you wont be disappointed I promise.

- submitted by a parent
July 31, 2005
I have two children, one in middle school, and one in high school. What I like best about Prince of Peace Christian is that they have a great group of friends to hang out with that don't pressure them to do the wrong things. I also love how involved and supportive the parents are. There are a lot of opportunities to participate in extracurriculars. In the three grades of middle school, there were at least 4 basketball teams per grade, which is phenomenal, considering that there are only about 50 kids per grade. My children can participate in volleyball, bball, track, soccer, golf, baseball, cheerleading, band, choir, drama, and academic and art competitions. This is one place where your child won't get left on the sidelines, just because they aren't great at something. They also have close bonds to many of their teachers. The Christian lifestyle is emphasized daily.

- submitted by a student
September 23, 2004
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May 15, 2004
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- submitted by a student
February 23, 2004
Our students have been at POPCS for several years. They are receiving a top quality education and exposure to varied sports and activities, all in a safe and supportive environment. Teachers and administrators care about each student's academic and personal growth.

- submitted by a parent
January 16, 2004
I live in Plano and have a 6th, 8th, and 10th grader at Prince of Peace. They are getting an excellent education without being exposed to horrible behavior from other students. The teachers and adminstration really care about and know each student.

- submitted by a parent
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What sets Prince of Peace Christian School apart? In some ways we are like other Christian schools in the Dallas area: we share a faith in God and provide a Christ-centered environment for learning. In other ways we are different: our status as a National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, granted by the United States Department of Education, is a rare achievement that reflects the academic excellence of our programs and the achievements of our students. We earnestly strive to keep parents informed and help them be a part of their child’s education. But what really makes our institution unique is our comprehensive approach to every student’s progress as an individual, a citizen and a spiritual being.

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Prince Of Peace Christian School
4000 Midway Road, Carrollton, TX  75007
(972) 447-9887
Last modified Prince Of Peace Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Prince Of Peace Christian School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 39 reviews. Top