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Northwest Hills Christian School

Private | PK-8


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Posted August 28, 2008

An awesome school with high standards, which is what you expect from a private school. Director, staff and teachers are caring and loving. Glad my children are attending a great school and learning in a Christian environment.
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Posted August 28, 2008

Thank you to the Director, The office and all the staff. Your work is appreciated. This is a great school . The standards are excellent. The Christian environment is wonderful for all children.

Posted May 29, 2008

If you want your children to not end up in a pychiatrist's chair when they get older avoid this school like the plague! I have had children in this school for several years now, and have to say that there is absolutly no accountibility. The focus is compltly off Christ and cmpltly on pushing the kids to act and do work at a college level. 2 hours of homework a night is unaceptable! Go with public school. you pay the taxes! and go to a good bible preaching church.
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Posted April 30, 2008

My son has attended this school for 4 years. I am shocked reading the comment about 'perfection'? The standards are high but why shouldn't they be? If you choose to pay for your children's education (even though you still pay public school taxes) you should expect higher standards. The teachers and administrators know all the students by name. The children learn respect and self control and they learn about God. My son loves his school and teachers and I love that although no one is ever perfect, he tries hard and does his best. GREAT SCHOOL. I am very proud to be part of this school and community.
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Posted April 23, 2008

Horrible! If your children aren't perfect, then you better think twice! The Director has no people skills what-so-ever and their Teachers are no better. I was hoping my child would benefit by attending this school but unfortunately, it was a complete nightmare!

Posted February 14, 2008

My son attended from K - 8th grade. Best thing we ever did. He is now graduating with top honors from a private high school, thanks to the ABeka curriculum. Teachers are excellent with their first priority are their students. Highly recommended
—Submitted by a parent

Posted October 22, 2006

My children attended this school for several years and the curriculum is excellent for PK-5, but falls short for students from 6-8. School is so small, the library is no larger than a closet & there is no science lab. Anyone can participate in sports, however, teams are completely non-competitive. Lots of favoritism with teachers/students. No talking allowed in the lunch room or in P.E., not much socialization.
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Posted May 24, 2006

Northwest Hills Christian School has high standards for its students. Unfortunately the standards are up around 'perfection,' with not much room for error. High expectations would be fine, except that the teachers, themselves, do not even meet such standards. As a teacher at another school, and as a guardian, I have to say that what I have observed of this school is that they teach by testing. This is the Middle School I am referring to. The students are required to figure things out for themselves with little or no modeling of new concepts or techniques. The Middle School A Beka reading program, I am convinced, exists only to zap all the joy out of reading.
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Posted April 24, 2006

Outstanding organization and wonderful transition for my son who went from public to private for several issues. Highly recommended.
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Posted December 14, 2005

The staff is knowledgable and the facilities are well-equipped
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Posted December 5, 2004

I attended this school for only 3 months and I have to admit that it was a great expirience. I not only learn about school, but also about life and God. I thank Mrs. Coleman and Ms. Janice for giving me the apportunity to assist this wonderful school.
—Submitted by a student

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 45% 51%
White 37% 31%
Asian or Pacific Islander 7% 4%
Black 7% 13%
Two or more races 2% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 1% 0%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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8511 Heath Circle Dr
San Antonio, TX 78250
Phone: (210) 522-1102


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