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Parent / Guardian
August 05, 2015
Sadly, over the last two or three years two factors have forced this school to decline in status. #1 is how they are implementing the Common Core curriculum. The administration has chosen to severely... More
Parent / Guardian
February 05, 2014
I have always heard that private schools are so much further ahead academically than public schools. We came from a private school to public school and I was amazed at how much further ahead these... More
Parent / Guardian
October 18, 2013
Absolutely horrendous school. Like most of Mississippi, everyone appears nice & sweet. I appreciate the manners that the staff showed, but I expect much more when it pertains to my children's... More