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La Marque, TX
Students enrolled: 450
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5130 Casey Street
La Marque, TX 77568

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(409) 935-8369
(409) 935-3337
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September 08, 2015
Respect for others is taught to students. There are many opportunities to help others through activities at the school. Through teachings and activities on cultural diversity students are taught to be accepting of all people.

- submitted by a school leader

September 06, 2015
My son was behind on his credits and ready to drop out of high school so we decided to enroll him at Premier. The Superintendent, Principal, Counselor, and teachers worked with him, encouraging him to stay focused and building up his confidence that he could graduate. One of the happiest days was when we watched him walk across that stage to receive his diploma! I thank Premier and all their administration, staff and faculty for not giving up on my son, for helping to instill confidence in him, and for helping him achieve his goal!

- submitted by a parent
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September 06, 2015
Premier Learning Academy is off to a great start as the new school year begins. Our staff worked diligently over the summer to implement new campus based programs to enhance the strong educational atmosphere of the campus. One program that we are especially proud of is our Teen Leadership class. Each week students receive leadership training that instills positive qualities into their lives. This training promotes success in their future endeavors while training them to be leaders today. Students are encouraged to lead on the campus by involvement in student government, peer mentoring, and extracurricular activities. Our elementary literacy program is also underway with new teaching techniques, teacher mentors and professional learning communities. This program promotes strong reading skills in our students that in turn helps them to succeed in all classes. Reading is the foundation of understanding necessary for success and the new literacy program at Premier guarantees the success of all students. Premier Learning Academy believes in a unified approach to education. This means we welcome the input and assistance of our staff, our families and the community. As we work together, the students benefit from the combined efforts of those who care most about their success. Premier Learning Academy is committed to the success of every student academically and socially both today and in the future. We are educating with excellence to prepare students today for a successful tomorrow. We welcome you to join the community of learners at Premier Learning Academy. You'll be glad you did.

- submitted by a school leader

August 10, 2015
The biggest problem this school has is the owners/superintendent. I'm not sure who her and her husband care about less-the staff or the students. The reason the turnover in staff is so high is mainly because of how the school is managed. The principal is a great man who cares deeply about both the staff and the students. I don't feel he is to blame for the issues there. If your child has special needs of any sort, do not expect them to get the help they need at this school. Their special needs and ESL "program" is a joke. Do not be deceived by the fact that it is owned by the nice church next door. The school gets none of that cosmetic attention. It doesn't get repaired, maintained, or cleaned properly. The school does not follow basic safety rules, including fire drills or proper alarms/notifications in case of fire. The only reason I'm giving PLA two stars instead of one is because there are some fantastic teachers at the school who will go above and beyond for the students, as well as a principal who really cares and does his best in-spite of what those above him do. It is those two factors that keep the school running. The Hallam family needs to stick with the church and turn the school over to someone who cares about the students and staff.

- submitted by a community member

October 13, 2014
This charter school has an atmosphere of acceptance for all students. The staff really seem to care about the students and their families. There are many activities that promote a good education. Last week was Literacy Week which included Book Character Day, the Scholastic Book Fair and a family night with performances by the students. Premier Learning Academy wants a lot of parent involvement, and I feel that is a good thing for a school.

- submitted by a parent

October 12, 2014
The principal is very unprofessional as well as his secretary. I can't wait to get my child out of this school as the enviroment is not friendly on condusive to positive education. His teacher cannot handle all of the kids in her class and they all seem to fight. Not a good school. For anyone to send their kid to get a GOOD education.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
May 19, 2014
Premier Learning Academy is a school for all students. Our goal is to create an atmosphere on the campus that is welcoming, secure and fun for everyone. We believe that the success of a child is the direct result of family involvement, strong teachers, and a strong self-esteem. Premier Learning Academy believes every child should have an opportunity to develop skills and talents that will cause them to excel in life. As we work together to educate our students, we believe we will see young men and women grow to be successful members of the community in which they live. We look forward to the opportunity to educate the children of our community, and we welcome you and your child to the great campus of Premier Learning Academy.

- submitted by a school leader

November 14, 2013
Yes, there have been several schools in this building. However, Premier Learning Academy isn't the other schools. This is their 3rd year and they surpass other schools that have been around for decades! My son attended private school and then was home schooled for six years. His education is extremely important to me. I researched many schools and decided on PLA for his HS years. I've found the teachers to be highly educated & teaching because it's their passion to see the students succeed. PLA has partnered with College of the Mainland, so students can earn an Associate degree simultaneously to a HS diploma at a third of the cost! COM also provides the books at no cost to the student! If esthetics of a school are your concern, they remodeled much of the school this past Summer. If the leadership of the school, quality of education and student preparedness ate your concerns then PLA may just be exactly what you're looking for!

- submitted by a parent

November 14, 2013
I've been attending PLA for a couple of years. The teachers are great & the students are pretty cool people. The teachers make sure we're ready for the state tests, but seem to really love the subjects they're teaching. In the past, I've never enjoyed math. Actually, when I came here two years ago, I was terrified about taking Algebra. By the third day I realized that this math teacher was different. Mr. Arvedson is the best math teacher ever! If someone doesn't understand, he'll work with that person until he finds a way to explain it that they understand. Not everyone is willing to do the work to learn math. I guess because sometimes it's not easy & it's not always fun. But, if you're in Mr. A's class & you're not "getting it", ask him. He'll help you! Take advantage of the fact that you have the best math teacher that you'll ever have & do the work now! I hated math! But because of Mr. A, I love it now! I actually want to have a job with math as an integral part of my career! PLA'S a great school! The principal actually stands at the front door & greets us in the morning! The only thing I see that we could use, is more parents getting involved to help the school.

- submitted by a community member

October 13, 2013
Excellent school! Well qualified teachers that truly care about the students. Like anything in life, you will only get out of it what you're willing to put into it. But, if you're a student willing to work, who wants to succeed and appreciates the option to earn your high school and associates degree simultaneously, then come check out Premier Learning Academy.

- submitted by a parent

August 26, 2013
Well I am a student at PLA and I think otherwise this school has helped me in do many different ways ... If you haven't been in the school yet it is remodeled and it looks amazing and there is a thing called seperation of church and state.... I live that school so much and I disagree I think more people should go there the teachers and the staff are just wonderful to us ..

- submitted by a community member

June 10, 2013
Very poor school. Staff and Administration are very rude and unprofessional. The school has had several different names and closed down over the past years. The school need remodeling. The whole staff needs to be fired. This school is suppose to be run by the church but is very un godly. I would not recommended any one to go there.

- submitted by a parent
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Premier Learning Academy puts a strong emphasis on academics, character and leadership, athletics and the arts. We encourage parent involvement knowing that education is a partnership between the school, the teacher and the families of our students. Our goal is to prepare students to be educationally strong, socially skilled and productive members of the community. We strive to help students understand that success comes through strong effort, strong will and powerful thinking.

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Premier Learning Academy
5130 Casey Street, La Marque, TX  77568
(409) 935-8369
Last modified Premier Learning Academy is a Charter school that serves grades K-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Premier Learning Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 30 reviews. Top