My son went to Lakeside Christian from K through 3rd grade. Those were some hard years my son was constantly in the office when I would go to pick him up, he was labeled a discipline problem and the answer to that was sitting him on a stool in the office sometimes all day. When we moved, within two days his new teacher had him figured out had us take him to the doctor and quickly diagnosed his learning disability. After three years of schooling our son was 1-1/2 years behind his peers. We did some digging and found test scores and other information never brought to our attention that showed he was struggling and it was easy to see that his problems were not behavior but the lack of training and experience of the staff when dealing with any student that doesn't fit in their box. When I brought my concerns to the superintendent of schools to try and make sure that the systemic problems were addressed so that no other parents had to pay the high tuition to find out their child was not getting the help and education they need. The schools response was that they had done nothing wrong and that the contract I signed says nothing about their responsibility to educate their students. When I expressed my dissatisfaction with the only recourse I had which was stopping payment on the last months tuition they sent me to collections. Lakeside Christian puts on a good front, but their curriculum is outdated and stale, their teachers are untrained and ill equipped and there focus is on turning a profit not sound education. Parents beware, we found out the hard way that even though these private "Christian" schools charge huge amounts of money they are not regulated to any standard. They do not have any mandate to make sure that your child gets what they need. And don't take it from me but right from the lips of their own superintendent they are under no obligation to actually educate your children.
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Would be a good school except for the public spankings and hand slaps by rulers.
This school is nothing short of amazing. Mrs. Youngblood and Mrs. Mann are without a doubt two of the best teachers I have ever had the pleasure of working with. My 2 granddaughters attended for 1 1/2 years. In that time they brought these 2 girls to the top of the class. The youngest one was starting to read and the 2nd grader is now back in public school (different state) but is reading and doing work of the 4th grade. I only wish I had a Carden Academy where we live now.
First class place. Gives top rated service for reasonable price. They make sure you know the course content before you leave. Fully accredited with the American Heart Association. I checked. Not all who claim to be are.