March 25, 2010
Some of the teachers are great -- truly caring, bright individuals dedicated to learning-- and I received a solid education, one of the best available in town. However, bullying among students, especially 7th-8th grade boys, was a problem that teachers often didn't crack down on -- 'boys will be boys'. If you have a student who is ADHD, or with mild to medium executive disfunction, or simply a special case (difficulty with verbal processing, slow test taker, or simply a creative, outside-the-box thinker who struggles to follow rules), Charleston Catholic performed, when I was there (could be different now) a strictly average job. For students with no special learning needs, however, Chas. Catholic provides a great foundation for college. The sports emphasis will appeal to some more than others, and the costs -- well, the costs are to be expected. Quality private education costs money.
- submitted by a student