I attended CVA for four years. For the last year that I attended, new members were added to the faculty and policy was changed. The school was filled with hypocritical, two faced people who were only out to cover up their own mistakes by putting the blame on others around them. The faculty members were reprobate frauds who couldn't own up to their own errors. The quality of curriculum was very poor and the experience in the classroom was unexceptional. Instead of providing the valuable education which is needed to progress beyond secondary school, students were blamed and held responsible for the areas in which they were lacking; meaning the areas in which they were never taught. Many teachers acted out immaturely when their abilities to teach were questioned. Aside from all this, I was very disappointed with the school for falsely advertising. The main reason I continued to come back to this school was for programs which were always promoted, and then never offered. I graduated from CVA but in a very unhappy, disappointed state. I can't think of anything that would make me recommend this school to anyone. If you want quality, don't send your kids here.
I attended Central Vermanot Academy for 5 years, and I loved it. The close nit "family" enviornment was welcoming and excepting. The new staff is great. They are always wecoming and encorage students to bring other friends to school events. I would always tell parents that CVA is a school you would want your children to go to. I made long lasting friends that I still have in college. CVA is a great place to grow.
I have sent all three of my children to this school and I am so thankful for their experiences here! The christian leadership, academics, hands-on experiences like work study programs and mission trips are all excellent. This school is like a family and they really show they care about all the students.
I went to cva for 6 years. 4 in grade school and 2 in high school. It is a good school, you will make lasting friends and have fun. The teachers care about you and want you to do your best. If your thinking about going to cva, try it for at least a year!
2009-2010 school year - With a new principal, I would give this school an A+. As a grandparent of a boarded student, the school has provides alot of weekend activities for students who don't go home every weekend. The coricullum is fantastic and I am so pleased with entire attitude of the school. Many new students this year, and, with the leadership CVA now has, I would certainly recommend this school to anyone who wants their child to grow up learning about our Lord and the love He has for all.
Great school! The close atmosphere encourages excellent leadership opportunities and great friendships. Academics were average when I was there.
I think this school is a great school that teaches the truths of the bible. It is a great atmosphere and I recommend it to everyone.
The best advice I can give anyone about CVA is do not even get involved. The academics are poor to put it kindly and the school is run by one of the most obtuse individuals you would ever care to meet. However the vice principal is a rose among thorns, she does the things that no else cares about-basically everything. The school's biggest asset is the 9 week skiing/snowboarding program at Burke Mt.
The schools primary extracurricular activity is basketball. Central Vermont Academy has a boys team and a girls team. There are five teachers for grades 1-12. The school is somewhat disorganized but that's what you could expect for such a small school. There is a boys dorm available but space is very limited, I think the school is relatively easy but college prep diploma is available. There is alot of attention from teachers do to the high tacher to student ratio. In grades 9-12 there is about 40 students so its hard to avoid eachother on a daily basis.
I believe that this school does not teach te children who go here real facts about the world. Instead it trys to hide everything behind the bible. The acedemic program is very poor. The children are not offered everything they need at this school. They do not recomend their children interact with other children outside of their school and religion.
I was a student at Central Vermont Academy. I was very happy with the quality friendships I made. I did not like the principles ideals and the way she dealt with situations. I did not like the lack of mature teachers. The parents seemed to be involved only when they wanted to. I loved the extracurricular activities such as the basketball program. It gave the students a chance to go to Texas and play with other students. The saftey at this school was quite good. If your looking for a school to keep your kids under lock and guard this is the school. I really dont reccomend sending you child here unless you send them to the elementary school.
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