Students enrolled 658
School leader STACY MAXWELL

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8501 Jack Finney Boulevard
Greenville, TX 75402

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(903) 454-7513
(903) 454-7806
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4 stars
Based on 17 ratings

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May 18, 2014
Excellent staff, motivated to teach, interested in welfare and education of children. Good atmosphere and moral leadership.

- submitted by a community member
no rating July 20, 2009
I had originally picked CMISD for my new home, but after sending my son to CMISD high school, and the schools inability to treat all students equally, as well as the High School principals dual standard for athletes vs other students, I moved my son to Phoenix. I was totally delighted by Phoenix's attention to students and the efforts to try and treat all students equally, as well as the sincere concern and interests by school teachers and staff for the students. My son attended his Junior & senior years at Phoenix and graduated from Phoenix High School. My grandchildren also attended phoenix last year until their father was re-stationed in California. I recently inherited a new son with my engagement and he will be starting 1st grade with Phoenix this year 2009-2010. Phoenix's lower TAS scores were a result of a high transfer-in of GISD students.

- submitted by a parent
June 01, 2009
Super year!!! The excitement carries home! We are so thilled with their grades, friendships and connection with teachers. Superbly orcastrated semester of fun! Thanks for the TAKS STRATEGY Saturday Camps!

- submitted by a parent
May 29, 2009
This school has a very family-educational-like environment. The students are not pressured like they are in other schools. There is less drama than what GISD has. I find it easier to learn because there is less student than other schools. Everyone gets along, it is just a great school to be in.

- submitted by a student
May 10, 2009
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- submitted by a student
February 19, 2009
I am concerned about the over all lack of organization. The staff seems to be making process and procedures up as they go. The below average professionalism of the staff and some of the teachers is apparent after the first few days of being at the school. I would recommend making several trips to the school during the day to get a true sense of how the school is run to be sure this is an environment that you and your child will be comfortable in.

- submitted by a parent
January 20, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
September 25, 2008
My children have attended Phoenix for many years. As a staff member, I have seen the school grow tremendously while maintaining a close family-like environment. My children are thriving academically and artistically.

- submitted by a community member
no rating August 12, 2008
I moved my children to PCS from GISD and am very pleased about the move. I appreciate the discipline policies of Phoenix. I have also been very grateful for the individual attention that students receive. I like the small school atmosphere.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2008
This was the first year my nephew has gone to Phoenix. He had such a great time being here, and I saw how patient and involved his teacher was. Each day I would pick him up, he would be so happy. The teachers here are very creative, and determined to help the children be successful. I am very pleased with Phoenix and glad that my nephew will be going here again next year.

- submitted by a community member
May 01, 2008
Phoenix has drastically dropped in every area over the last 2years. My children have gone to Phoenix for 3years and I have finally had enough, they will go to GISD before they attend PCS again. They have changed their focus from the individual, now it is all about growth. The school report cards are failing, my children are having problems with bullies and they the assigned school work is not at the same level of other schools.

- submitted by a parent
April 23, 2008
My children have been attending PCS for 4 years. The staff go above and beyond to provide for these kids. The student population is diverse and a growth spurt brought the accountability rating down last year. Despite, the numbers that the state measures, all of the children are given opportunities they wouldn't have at an ISD. Small classes and individual development plans help focus on kids' specific needs.

- submitted by a parent
August 08, 2007
My Daughter went here last year for Pre-k and I was really happy about the way the classroom functioned. She was not really speaking alot before she got around more children and now she is doing great. Excellent school. Very parent orinated.

- submitted by a parent
March 27, 2007
I moved my daughter to Phoeinix from a larger and supposedly better school and have been absolutely thrilled. Her teacher is wonderful and the opportunities for varied learning such as drama, keyboarding, Dream Team (cheering), and the Paleontology club, Book Club etc. make this school really something special. My daughter is reading at a very high level now (she could barely sound out words at the beginning of the year). I love this unique and special place of learning. As a charter it struggles financially, but it is still better for kids than its richer cousins.

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2006
My son has gone to PCS for 2 years now and he and myself, as a parent, have been very happy with this school. We moved here 2 years ago and schooling was my #1 concern. I'm so glad I happened upon this school. Wouldn't have picked any other school after reviewing the stats prior to our move. The teacher/student ratio is great! I know my son is getting the academit attention he needs. And he's had more opportunities here in this smaller school compared to the big city school he was attending. There are some wonderfully smart teachers at this school, which only means our children are learning from the best. And they have no tolerance code, which is nice. It's nice to see this school is expanding.

- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2005
I cannot say enough good things about Phoenix. The availability of 'extra' classes, such as Spanish, art, drama and music is unparalelled. Parental involvement is very high and the curriculum is strong. The teachers are very devoted and so willing to work with parents. My children are thriving at Phoenix. We love this school!

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2005
My grandson has attended Phoenix School for the past two years. He has excelled in all areas and has had wonderful teachers. Parents at Phoenix are very involved in the quality of the school program.

- submitted by a parent
May 27, 2005
Phoenix has a strong, core curriculum and has met the standards for being a 'recognized' school within the state of Texas. As a charter school, Phoenix has a mission of educating students through a fine-arts infused curriculum. All primary and intermediate age students have art, music and theatre scheduled into their daily routine. Among the special programs at the secondary level are photography, playwriting, InvenTeam, dance, soccer and playwriting. This year Phoenix also added an instrumental music program featuring stringed instruments. Strong parent involvement is also evident as parents volunteer to drive on the many field trips scheduled throughout the year.

- submitted by a parent
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The Phoenix Charter School
8501 Jack Finney Boulevard, Greenville, TX  75402
(903) 454-7513
Last modified The Phoenix Charter School is a Charter school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
The Phoenix Charter School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 19 reviews. Top