Really good school. This camous make the camous on new jersey ave look like trash!
This is my daughters first year in school. She started at EAPCS at the age of 2 and I was so concerned that I may have put her in school to early. However, her teachers reassured me almost daily that her progress was on point. I had concerns about her speech and they took my concerns seriously and worked with her and I am very happy. My daughters have gone on several field trips that, I even wanted to take off of work to attend. Also, the after-care program is phenomenal and I am ALWAYS impressed at every after-care program. I'm giving Principal leadership only 3 stars because there is a new principal that have not had an opportunity to get to know as of yet and our paths rarely cross and I don't think he has been as visible as the previous principal.
TDW: I've been a parent/Autism Advocate since 2010 at EAPCS prior to their relocation to Wheeler Rd SE and my son has received ESL services via EAPCS applicable to his HFA (High Functioning Autism) and I'm extremely satisfied with the progress that he's made to date! I look forward to seeing more improvements, not only in him, but other children that I know personally there. EAPCS is what you make it, if you are an active parent who doesn't mind keeping an open line of communication with the school and teachers, this is "Your home away from home!" Join us, I'm certain you won't regret it!
My twins entered first grade this year. From the beginning, it was clear that one of them had significant learning delays. The IEP process was prompt and thorough. Her individual plan and goals were set, and I was excited that my daughter would finally begin to get on track. Soon after her plan began, she still wasn't "catching on" the way we all expected. It was evident that the initial plan was not going to work for her. The IEP team quickly came back together and addressed every concern I had. They bent over backwards to devise another plan adjusted to the way my daughter learns best. EAPCS is a diamond in the rough. I couldn't have chosen a better school for my twins' education. This team of dedicated professional educators want my child to succeed as much as I do!
I AM VERY PLEASED WITH EAGLE ACADEMY... This is my sons 3rd year at the school. He is very advanced for his grade, and was when he first started there. I appricate the fact that they realize how advanced he was at the beganing of the year. All of his teacher have challeged him. Yes the parking is horrible, but parking has nothing to do with quality education. He is in the kindergarden reading at a 3rd grade level. He loves school and sometimes doesn't want to leave. I think the teachers are great. Some are strict, but they have to be. I dont like the new location, because of the group of children and the parents. However, i do love the new school. They have before and after care, with a great staff of people. The school is very secure and clean. A school that my child can learn well while enjoying him self says a lot for the staff. I love this school and the staff.
My son was at Eagle from age 3 until the third grade. The teachers, staff, parents, and children felt like family. We will miss everyone.
I LOVE EAGLE ACADEMY. Eagle Academy is the best school . My child has been enrolled at Eagle Academy sinc she was 3 and is now going to the 2nd grade. My child learned how to read, write and spell in her first year at Eagle. The teachers at Eagle Academy are highlt educated and dedicated to teaching your child. Eagle has so much to offer, before and aftercare, extra activities, excellent social services and great communication. I recommend Eagle Academy to anyone that wants the best education for their child. Eagle Academy is definetly STARTING EARLY and SOARING HIGH!!!
I MADE THE RIGHT DECISION FOR MY CHILD'S FIRST SCHOOL EXPERIENCE!!!! Eagle Academy is perfect. They have proven to better than all the rest. The staff is very friendly and educated. I felt comfortable when I left my child there the very first day of school. My childs teacher was awesome. Eagle academy not only was great for my youngest child but they were great for my entire immediate family. My husband received information and referrals for employment. We received a Thanksgiving basket and our children were registered for christmas toys. When i just needed to talk and vent some of my challenges, Eagle has a educated, helpful and understanding Social Services worker. she supported me and kept my business confidential. I don't know if I should name names, but Mrs. Lockette deserves alot of credit for all her help. It was also a pleasure every morning and evening to be greeted with a warm smile by the front desk staff. I love Eagle Academy and look forward to many great years at Eagle Academy.
Eagle Academy is a GREAT. I would recommend the school. My son loves it at Eagle, he is learning and all the teachers are great with the kids. Yes, they have time out of of school but that will occur with all the schools in this area. The before and aftercare program is wonderful. The program puts on a performace twice a year at Crampton you have to see the kids in action OUTSTANDING. The school will be moving to an new buidling in ward 8. If you have not registred your child get on IT. The school will be the place to have your children.
My Daughter has Been at Eagle Academy for 3 years now, we have been pleased with her progress since enrolling. Her teachers have always been quick to Identify areas of need and to reinforce areas that she has excelled in by way of providing work at a higher grade level so that she does not get bored with the things that she has already mastered. the Staff create a very family-like atmosphere. I feel welcomed and at home each time I enter the building. The Teachers and staff know all of the students not just the ones that are in their classes. Eagle also has a great Before and aftercare program that nurtures the educational things that are taught during the day and enhance the children's creative creative senses and teach fine arts. yes parking is a PAIN but they are moving to a lager facility next school year and after that the parking will not be a problem. I HIGHLY recommend Eagle Academy to all parents looking for a Great Charter School!
I love my child's teacher but cannot stand the school. Parking is horrible, I got a ticket the first day of school this year. And 3 more tickets since then and it's only December. I was told if I fight them I'd win but who has time for that? My child was supposed to start in a grade higher than they were placed in but because the school is over-enrolled and under-staffed my child has to stay in a class where they don't learn anything new. Between having to hear parents curse at their children while dropping off/picking up and listening to at least 9 out of 10 teachers speak with HORRIBLE grammar to the children it's a wonder anyone decent would voluntarily send their child to this school. No teacher should be hired when they say things to students like: "boy we got call yo dad up in here to see why you cryin awl day?" or "I toooold you dis aint how we ack inna school now get back innat line and get a bubble in yo mouth". We only have a short time left in DC so we're sticking it out but I would absolutely home school if the choice was to teach my child by myself or send her to this school another year.
My son was at Eagle Academy for only 2 months, and I took him out. I wasnt satisfied with his teacher at all. The curriculum was on the level I thought it should be. I also thought she paid attention to certain kids rather than others. The location was the worst, I got a ticket my sons first day their because it is no parking at all.
This is my sons second year at Eagle PCS. I can honestly say his first year there was wonderful and I felt he was learning alot unfortunatley, I don't feel the same about the school this year. I almost feel as if my son was over prepared for his current grade and now he is just bored with the curriculum. The staff is rather friendly but they are out-weighed by all the days off from school and the horrible parking at the main campus. We only have a limited amount of time left in DC so I guess I can tough it out until then.
This is my childs first year at Eagle Academy and I am so far not totally impressed. I am actually on this site to compare schools in the area's academic scores etc. My child's teacher appears to be very strict which is required for some students I understand however not every child merits a brash demeanor. I am not sure that she is able to distinguish between those that do and those that do not. The new campus is very clean however I would like to have more security measures in place. The front desk is very unguarded and it is very easy to access the classrooms while going unnoticed by staff. This is a public charter school so I expected more than what I have been able to see from the before mentioned items. I am willing to wait it out because my child seems to be consistantly learning.
This is My son's first year and I am very impressed with the teachers and other faculty everone is so friendly. when you walk in it feels like family.
My son is going on his second year at Eagle Academy. We chose this school for the small class room size and for their early childhood curriculum. The school is not perfect, but the staff is great and very friendly with parents and it appears that all the teachers know each student whether they are in their class or not-which I like. Our child is in the non-category classroom and he has made significant progress since being there. If you have a child with learning delays or disablities, I recommend checking Eagle out for they have a dedicated group of special education educators whose motto is that the child comes first.
I love Eagle Academy. This is my son's first year and I expect great things. Although he was in a great learning environment before attending I look forward to what Eagle Academy has to offer. Catering to our little people is what we need more of and that is their daily goal which shows through their caring principal and friendly staff!
The teachers are great, but the children have too many days out of school. If you are a single parent who needs all the help they can get-this school is not for you.
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