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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (5 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (4 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly disagree (4 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Neutral (4 responses)
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Don't know (4 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Very ineffective (3 responses)
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Universal Academy - Flower Mound 1

Posted August 15, 2016
- a community member
Completely unimpressed with the school. I echo the comments of other parents - the school administration is apathetic towards the well being of the children; the teachers are woefully inexperienced; and children are just numbers to them. My child had an awful experience - he was dinged for every behavior possible. Daily he'd come home proclaiming he was a "bad boy" because his teacher referred to him as one. I have never been to a more unorganized and unwelcoming school in my life. Children are not nurtured or encouraged to grow, they are discouraged from being curious and actual learning. Do not send your child to this school, you will regret it.

Universal Academy - Flower Mound 1

Posted June 03, 2016
- a parent
The previous review was right on the money. Anyone who is considering sending their kids to this school should think twice. All they care about is making money. They don't care about the children. Universal Academy's leadership, or lack thereof, is untrustworthy and completely disinterested in truly educating the children. From one parent to another, avoid Universal Academy at all costs.


Universal Academy - Flower Mound 1

Posted June 02, 2016
- a parent
Terrible experience. No value for parents and kids. Inexperienced teachers, unwelcoming administration and all they care for is the STAARS testing results. Students are just "Name Tags" to the administration and they absolutely do not care and work based on Students need and they Do Not have the facility to help social set up of kids. Disappointed Parent!

Universal Academy - Flower Mound 5

Posted December 09, 2015
- a community member
Ms. Jobe is an exceptional leader. Her dedication and focus has helped Universal Academy continue to flourish. Congrats UA. Continue to soar.

Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Grateful to: School leader

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
Without the leadership of Mrs. Blackmon, the school would not consistently exceed academic standards set by the state. Her Leadership is what makes this school thrive.


Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
The teachers at UA go through a very intense training over the summer. Teachers are required to pass certain milestones, developed by administration. If teachers are living up to the task expected by UA, they are put on a development plan and terminated, if they can't meet the required standards set for their professional development.

Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Amount of homework: Not enough

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
Students receive homework every school day. It reinforces what is being taught in the classroom. If I had my way, students would receive homework on the weekends as well.

Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
Students learn the importance of academic excellence. It becomes part of their core value system.


Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
Students are encouraged to speak their minds in every situation. Students feel their voices are being heard.

Universal Academy - Flower Mound
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted December 06, 2015
- a community member
This school practices a no bulling policy amongst student and staff. If anyone sees any abnormal behavior, it's reported to administration and the situation is handled promptly.

Nearby schools

Universal Academy - Flower Mound
2616 N Macarthur Academy, Irving, TX  75062
(972) 393-5834
Last modified Universal Academy - Flower Mound is a Charter school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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