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Reviews From Schools in Independence
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Parent / Guardian
February 01, 2018
I highly recommend this school to anyone. The classes are small which allows the teachers more one on one time with their students. The school has a new principal, with lots of leadership... More
Parent / Guardian
January 21, 2015
Teachers go above and beyond to accommodate and provide one on one learning. My child's teacher dedicates her own personal free time to help tutor my child. Mater Dolorosa offers a great learning... More
Parent / Guardian
March 26, 2013
This is an excellent school. I attended and several of my family members attended MDS. Most of the teachers are great and willing to help. The classes are small and allow time for each individual... More