Amazing school, absolutely incredible. Students are accepting, not stuck up like you would find at other schools. Run very smoothly, everyone there always has a smile on their face. Teachers are very kind, and are dedicated to fit the needs of your child. Academics are superb, as well as the arts and athletics. As a student at LCA, I am honored to go to such an outstanding school.
My children have attended Legacy for 7 years, but this will be our last. Our experience had been positive, but drastically changed in the last 2 years. The cost has become too great ($10k per child per year) and the rigid rules just too much to bear. New administration is too focused on conformity -- if your child is unique or has learning differences -- watch out. You will be pressured to medicate, even if that's not what's best for your child. We wanted to provide a Christian education for our children, but no longer believe in the leadership of the school. God made each child unique for His purpose, and we are sad to say that LCA does not recognize or celebrate those differences. When Jody Capehart was pushed out, the soul of the school went with her. We are seeking other options for our kids.
I was a teacher at LCA for a short time and I found the school to not have Christian values. I felt like that the administration was weak and did not portray the Christian values that they claimed. The school has a lot of growing pains to work through. Research thoroughly before joining!!!!
I have two boys who have attend LCA for three years. We love the school! We are reminded frequently why the education is worth the financial commitment.
I've gone to this school for a little over 5 years and I've found that the teachers give 100% effort in trying to reach out to their students and trying to be a great example of Christ. Our Fine Arts program is a very strong community through the leadership of the faculty. The admistration however are the more wealthy people who are making decisions for this school.
As an early elementary parent, I do not find the academics particularly agressive. However, the overall values of the school are beneficial to each child as they're learning. The principal and vice-principal seem to struggle to find appropriate discipline standards for early elementary students, especially the boys. Sometimes the 'conform or leave' attitude is a lot to handle. Overall I'm impressed with the future that LCA offers to the students but there are still kinks in the system. A headmaster without a doctorate is one of them, combined with teachers that could be more specialized in early childhood education. I frequently find teachers with frowns, that seem extremely strict in demeanor. However, the parents at the school are absolutely sweet, tolerant and wonderful. The administration struggles to be accountable to the parents of the school however, it stil beats the secular morals of public school.
Classical education at its best. Classes are geared to challenge students in all subjects. Discipline issues are handled swiftly and appropriately. The High School is still incurring growing pains with teacher turnover and athletic opportunities.
For the most part an excellent school - at least pre k - 8th. The highschool doesn't have the classes and opportunities available at a larger public school. The school is not well recognized by colleges for academics or athletics. The big downside is the ever increasing tuition (approved by the wealthy board members) and added costs for all extra activities. The fundraisers seem endless with expected participation. High parental involvement expected. They seem to be weeding out the good average income Christian families due to high tuition increases each year. Its turning into a school for the rich. How Christian is that?
School is very professionally run with helpful staff who make sure you are given individual attention. Our son's Kindegarten teacher has been a Godsend.
LCA is a wonderful school for any child. Teachers are truly interested in the overall academic achievement as well as a child's growth with God. They do a fantastic job of preparing students for a rigorous college advancement. We have been extremely happy with all school experiences - academic, extra-cirricular, social, and spiritual.
Legacy is a Classical Christian School and has a challenging curriculum all based on the bible. My daughter is in Kindergarten and has classes in Spanish, music, computers and art. She reads at the third grade level and her teacher has worked with us to keep her challenged. There are a lot of opportunites to volunteer and the parental support is excellent. Our favorite part of Legacy is the Christ centered environment where children are loved, nutured and taught to walk in His ways.
This school is one of the best in my opinion. You'll never find better people for your child to be with, or a better accademic system.
I think it is a wonderful school. The students learn alot and most of the teachers are wonderful. It is still in a growing stage and can still be a little ruff on the edges, but it is good for even that. The High school just won district in Academic form of TAPPS and second in art.
Bad school with alot of problems. The head of school makes all decisions and if parents don't like it, that is too bad. There is no monitoring of adult behavior at that school. The school does not notify parents or try to involve parents. The quality of academic programs is poor
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