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1,253 students|Vanguard Academy
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School leader:  Norma Espino
1200 East Kelly Avenue
Pharr, TX 78577

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
Submitted by a community member · January 19, 2016
Most teachers are great at teaching their curriculum and understanding how to work with these young adults. Many form connections between these students which makes them better understand how to work with the child.

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a community member · January 19, 2016
While students should be given work to better their skills, a few of the core classes have problems with handing out too much work. The teachers mean well, but I have seen way too many tired faces of children, and it makes me question this... more

Develops grit: Agree
Submitted by a community member · January 19, 2016
Most students here are pretty determined, every child has different aspirations and the teachers are great with supporting each child and fueling their ambition.

Develops respect: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a community member · January 19, 2016
In Vanguard, you can assure your children are taught to fear and distrust authority. This is very hard to fix, especially when they get older. Other parents were not so lucky with catching this on time, and I fear for their relationship with their... more

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Vanguard Academy
1200 East Kelly Avenue, Pharr, TX  78577
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 56 reviews. (956) 283-1700
Last modified Vanguard Academy is a Charter school that serves grades PK-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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