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School leader:  Monica Sweet
5900 54th Ave SE
Lacey, WA 98513

(360) 412-4400
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Grateful to: Teacher
Submitted by a parent · April 23, 2016
Thank you to the Challenge Academy for showing me what it looks like when teachers think they know better than widely accepted research in modern education. Without this experience I would never have had first hand knowledge of why the 1975 style... more

Teacher effectiveness: Very ineffective
Submitted by a parent · April 23, 2016
There is only ONE science and math teacher for the challenge academy. Gifted kids at that school will only learn STEM related material from this one person, who has either never heard of Bloom's Taxonomy or is too incompetent to understand it. ... more

Amount of homework: Too much
Submitted by a parent · April 23, 2016
Tons of repetitive menial homework with no application, analysis or synthesis (see Bloom's Taxonomy). I can't speak in reference to the performing arts programs, but I can definitely say the Challenge Academy's homework is focused on test scores,... more

Develops respect: Disagree
Submitted by a parent · April 23, 2016
Students are fairly rotten to each other. This is the nature of middle school children. But the school is more focused on their next choir performance than they are on disciplining students who behave badly. All middle school kids can be mean,... more

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