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Skagit Adventist School

Private | PK-12 | 8 students

 

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Situated in a small town neighborhood. The median home value is $180,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $930.

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Posted April 26, 2014

I am a mother of two boys, and I have been in search for a good preschool in Skagit County. I have been taking tours at different schools assessing what would be best for my children. I believe preschool should be an amazing experience, it is when our little ones are first introduced to a learning environment. To me a well-rounded school offers learning through classroom experience, art, music, computers, and physical activities. So far I have only found one school in the area that offers this to our preschoolers. Skagit Adventist Academy has overall surpassed all the other preschools in the area for teaching our children to be successful and introducing to them many different aspects of learning. I want my children to love going to school, and to learn as much as possible in a fun, loving environment.
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Posted September 16, 2011

Love This school! Caring teachers, safe environment and creative classrooms.. Well worth the investment. My son has beenn here for 3 years and we have been very impressed with the level of excellence and caring. It is a great family community feeling. Thank you to the SAA staff and families for making us feel welcomed.
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Posted December 10, 2009

This is a gem of a school. The school has made great strides in the past year and administration has been vastly improved. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a nurturing environment. Great kids and great students!
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Posted September 9, 2009

Its really all about attitude, so what I've experienced so far is amazing teachers that have inspired me to think of even becoming a teacher when I grow up, so I can affect somebody the way the teachers have affected my life in a positive way.
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Posted February 8, 2009

The teachers at Skagit Adventist School are attentive to their students and provide a nurturing atmosphere for them to learn. Most importantly for my husband and I, the teachers demonstrate and talk about God's love each and every day.
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Posted January 20, 2009

Like many smaller schools Skagit Adventist does not offer as many extracurricular activities, but I have yet to meet a more dedicated and loving group of teachers. They truly care about your child.
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Posted January 7, 2009

I have become disenchanted with this school. My daughter now goes to public highschool in Burlington she has gone from almost failing everything to A's and B's. Most of the teachers just don't seem to want to help them succeed. My son is in 7th grade and failing miserably I really don't want to change schools in the middle of the year but I don't know what else to do.
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Posted July 7, 2008

As a parent I've had to consider whether paying for my children to go to this particular private school is worth the expense. The quality of education that they have received is mediocre and the quality of peers is questionable. Administration does not seem to address these concerns.
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Posted January 7, 2008

The school is a great place for those who would like to learn, but they don't have very many extracurricular activitys.
—Submitted by a student


Posted April 11, 2006

Academic programs are strong K-8. Teachers are responsive, supportive, and effective.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 75% 60%
Hispanic 13% 20%
Two or more races 7% 6%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 7%
Black 2% 5%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 2%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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530 North Section Street
Burlington, WA 98233
Phone: (360) 755-9261

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