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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 (2 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 (2 responses)
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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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 Too much (3 responses)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Somewhat effective (1 response)
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River City Believers Academy
Grateful to: Staff member

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
The receptionists are usually very pleasant and try to help you the best they can

River City Believers Academy
Teacher effectiveness: Effective

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
Before last year, the teachers had more opportunities to take the time to help students learn what they needed to learn to succeed. Now they just don't have the time or energy.


River City Believers Academy
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
Some nights homework takes over 3 hours! This is a huge problem when you are involved in sports or other after school activities.

River City Believers Academy
Develops grit: Agree

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
Competitiveness is encouraged, which can go along with these aspects. The problem can be seen with how students are treated when they learn differently than the teachers' pets.

River City Believers Academy
Develops respect: Strongly disagree

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
How can students develop respect when the principal does not respect those he leads? His wife, one of the teachers, can also be very condescending.


River City Believers Academy
Develops empathy: Disagree

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
A few years ago I would have said I agreed, but the principal is turning it into a brutally competitive academic school.

River City Believers Academy
Develops honesty: Strongly disagree

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
There seems to be preferential treatment to students whose parents attend the church, even though they do not follow the rules.

River City Believers Academy 2

Posted August 21, 2016
- a community member
This school used to be about community and discipleship of the students. Now the principal focuses on no talking in classes and looking good to the public. He is rude to students and teachers and can be very disrespectful. Most of the teachers are caring, but they are being over-stressed by the amount of work the principal is giving them.


River City Believers Academy
Amount of homework: Too much

Posted November 02, 2015
- a student
The school used to be on an A/B schedule, and the homework was very resonable and if you had one study hall you could either get all your work done, or have minimal work left to do. Sometimes at the end of the class once everything that needed to be covered was you may have 10 minutes to work on homework. This was an amazing way to set up the school. The school has now gone to a weird 6 class a day schedule and it makes everything very complicated and the home work that you are given could take all night to finish.

River City Believers Academy 1

Posted November 02, 2015
- a student
DO NOT GO HERE!I started this school in my 8th grade, when I shadowed there in 7th it was very different. You could tell that people cared and that the supplies were limited. But things went downhill from there. With a new principal everything changed, and for the worse. The students they started letting in were not actually christians as they were supposed to be, bringing bad people and drugs into the school. The school has done nothing about it and the administration does know about the problems. The "Chapel" that starts our day everyday is not in fact Chapel it is simply were our principal stands infront of us and says the things that might normally be said over an intercom system in a normal sized school. Also I would like to point out that most of these reviews have been by parents and they do not truely understand the school like the students do, and the school is not actually like the parents think. Also I think that it is HIGHLY suspicious that alot of the reviews were all written on the same day or close to it.I REPEAT DO NOT GO HERE!

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River City Believers Academy
16765 Lookout Road, Selma, TX  78154
(210) 656-2999
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