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950 students|Manara Academy
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School leader:  Len Stevens
8201 Tristar Drive
Irving, TX 75063

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(972) 304-1155
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Best known for
"We are best known for Expeditionary Learning Program."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    Before, After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Service learning
  • Arts
    None, Drama
  • World languages
    Arabic, French, Spanish
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46 reviews

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Overall:
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2015
Worst experience ever. The teachers are inexperienced and too young to be teaching grades like 1st and 2nd. The school staff is unorganized and doesn't seem to know what they're doing. The kids don't respect the teachers or the principals plus... more

Develops empathy: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · November 21, 2015
My 1st grader was suspended for 10 days over some stupid stuff. They do not offer counseling and the teachers always blame the kids. The lack of experience that the teachers, the staff and even the principals have, is unbelievable. I withdrew my... more

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Submitted by a parent · July 27, 2015
Manara Academy Public Charter School is the best decision we have made for our children in their educational career. We started them in August of this school year. We have read all of the reviews and I dont think some of the parents appreciate... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 19, 2015
My daughter went to LCE from K to 2nd. We were so frustrated with the teachers that we moved her to Manara starting 3rd grade and we have never looked back. I wished we started her at Manara since K so she does have to work so hard to make up... more

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Manara Academy Expeditionary Learning Schools are located in Irving and Arlington. We are the only school in the state of Texas to offer Expeditionary Learning. We currently accept students from 19 school districts in the area. We have 950 students for 2015-16 with 425 on our waitlist. We have two elementary schools, one is a STEM academy, a middle school and new high school.

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Manara Academy
8201 Tristar Drive, Irving, TX  75063
(972) 304-1155
Last modified Manara Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-9. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Manara Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 46 reviews. Top