My son went to this school this is not a good school if u want ur child to be dumb all they life then this is the school for them. They all about the money tell u ur child is doing well and just pass them on to the next grade level. Think again before u put ur child here concerned parent.
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Posted by a parent on 10/24/13
My daughter has been at this school since December 2012. She struggled at first but her teachers are great and really helped her adjust. My daughter has special needs and change is difficult for her and we have been through hell with all the schools we have tried for her. This school has lots of activities
... Read more other schools do not have such as dance and music, as well as gardening and this week there was a science fair. No this school is not perfect but it is better than most and my daughter is happy there. I have not had the time this year to be involved in the school much because we just moved to the area and things have been hectic, but next yr I hope to volunteer more. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/26/13
out the box learning that is completed in the way it used to be... recess, with time for kids to rest, learn, and be kids in between learning a wealth of knowledge from their peers and educators. if you want your child to be a free and critical thinker, innovative, and kind hearted person.... This is
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Posted by a other on 04/25/13
Innovation, creativity, and surprise through project based learning is why i love learning at The Foundation Academy. What a cool way to learn your core standards or as we call them" I cans" Never a dull moment. Lot's of love comes with that too. Believe it or not I am learning everyday too.
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Posted by a parent on 02/05/13
A review by SACS /Advanced Ed compliments The Foundation Academy for having one of the most consistently well trained and well-educated teacher staff in a single school. Congratulations to The Foundation Academy for its high marks in this years re-accreditation!
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Posted by a other on 02/04/13
It is with great pleasure and admiration that I write to tell you how completely satisfied we have been with Marc's education at the Foundation Academy. Marc was selected by various colleges to apply and was indeed qualified by all academic standards. He has a good grasp and understanding on many topics
... Read more of conversation that he normally would not have been exposed to at the public schools, not to mention the overcrowded classrooms he had experienced. I am very proud to say that he has enlisted in the United States Air Force. I just wanted to write you a letter to say "thank you" for the quality education Marc has received. Herbert Love, Jr Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/04/13
The Foundation Academy is an amazing school for children of all sorts.Whether your child's preference is theatre, art, physical education or academic subjects, this school is the right place. The teachers are amazing and fully involved with every aspect of their students learning and development. I am
... Read more so happy I brought my child to this school from public school. One last note, the priniciple is also amazing. She truly seems to strive to get to know every student at her school on a personal level. She attempts to be a family figure of some sort to all her students. I couldn't be happier with my decision to join the TFA community. Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/04/13
This is the worst school ever to place your child in . The teachers are just adults with no teaching experience and pass the children just by being in class on time . Most of the high schoolers can not even read and write and if they can it was because they were really smart because they do not teach
... Read more at this school . If you want a bright Scholarship for your child please choose another school and if your child has a learning disability do not enroll them here . It looks fun and is fun but it should be classified as a daycare instead of a school . If they knew where all the McKay and as Step up money went this school would most likely be shut down as they charge so much for children with disabilities and they get no help at all . It is pathetic are the teachers . Read less
Posted by a parent on 02/01/13
Our daughter has shown a renewed interest in education and has become more mature and responsible as a result of attending TFA. She was getting lost in the shuffle at our local public school because of the large student population and needed a smaller class size to excel. Her teacher is very caring
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Posted by a parent on 05/15/12
This is definitely an alternative school for parents who want their kids to be able to think critically and not just memorize for a test and forget the next day. There are lots of arts areas for the creative mind and projects in their academic classes allow for different types of learning....a great
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Jacksonville schools — The Foundation Academy is located at 3675 San Pablo Rd S, Jacksonville FL 32224. 3675 San Pablo Rd S is in the 32224 ZIP code in Jacksonville, FL The Foundation Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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