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Buckner Fanning Christian School 5

Posted January 12, 2016
- a parent
I love that the class sizes are significantly smaller than those in public school and that the children receive a Christian education in addition to core curriculum. Small class sizes benefit the children tremendously because the teachers are able to spend more time meeting each child's specific needs. Unlike public school, children do not require as much time in core academic areas (because of those low numbers!), so the children are able to broaden their horizons by spending more time in specials. Local public school children are slighted by attending less than an hour per day of a very limited selection of Specials such as PE, Music, and Computers. Here, the children are exposed to at least two a day of PE, Art, Music, Drama, Gardening, Spanish, and Computers. This array of Special classes, combined with the core and Christian academics, creates an extremely balanced educational experience! The teachers at the school are highly qualified, certified teachers, many of whom are retirees from local public schools. The head of the school has an unbelievably positive reputation amongst educators and parents alike. You cannot get a better Head of School!

Buckner Fanning Christian School 5

Posted January 11, 2016
- a parent
Very dedicated Principal Ms Newman with a great group of highly qualified and committed teachers in a small class setting. Strong Christian values based school


Buckner Fanning Christian School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
The teachers are the heart of this school. They all deeply care about the students and their success, both academically and spiritually.

Buckner Fanning Christian School 5

Posted January 07, 2016
- a parent
I am a parent of a student in Middle School. The curriculum is rigorous and challenging; but the teachers make each day fun, exciting, and engaging. I am in constant awe of the innovative teaching strategies that are used, and my son has certainly blossomed both academically and socially. The class sizes are small, which allow for more individualized attention. My son transferred from a public school, and was welcomed with open arms by both the teachers and students. The curriculum is advanced, but he easily acclimated to the new expectations due to the creative teaching strategies implemented by each of his teachers. The Christian education he is receiving is amazing, and I am thrilled to see how God is working in his life every day. I cannot praise this school enough! 5 +++ stars!!

Buckner Fanning Christian School
Grateful to: Teacher

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
Thank you, teachers, for loving the children, and for working to teach them how to be problem solvers and risk takers.


Buckner Fanning Christian School
Teacher effectiveness: Very effective

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
The teachers are outstanding. They love children, they love to teach, and they love to learn.

Buckner Fanning Christian School
Amount of homework: Just right

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
Homework is based on the age of the students. The homework is appropriate, meaningful, and an extension of the curriculum.

Buckner Fanning Christian School
Develops grit: Strongly agree

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
Perseverance is one of the core virtues taught at the school. This virtue is reinforced through scripture, literature, and teacher expectations.


Buckner Fanning Christian School
Develops respect: Strongly agree

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
The children are taught to respect themselves, others, and property. A tour of the school will leave you most impressed by the respectful behavior of the students.

Buckner Fanning Christian School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted January 06, 2016
- a teacher
The children are taught to care deeply for the needs of others. Daily chapel and Christian education focus on these important character traits.

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Buckner Fanning Christian School
975 Mission Springs, San Antonio, TX  78258
(210) 402-6905
Last modified Buckner Fanning Christian School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Buckner Fanning Christian School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 52 reviews. Top