Very pleased with this school thus far. The principal is not a micromanager, she is very engaging and supportive of the teachers (something you should expect from a leader). I especially like the small class sizes!
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Posted by a parent on 04/01/13
We were REALLY disappointed with this school. The schedule and curriculum planed for our 3 year old was great, but the interaction between teacher and student combined with the teacher-to-student ratio is awful! The classroom is girl-centered. The teacher would NOT provide feedback on our child's progression,
... Read more and the professionalism of the staff is non-existent. Would NOT recommend school to persons with active children. Have a lot more to say, but will keep the really negative comments minimal. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/25/13
This school is great if you have a 3 or 4 year old but Kindergarten through the fifth grade is not a place I would recommend. The principle likes to micro-manage the classroom teachers. The teachers aren't able to successfully capture the attention of the students.. A lot of emphasis is placed on doing
... Read more more but there isn't a balance. Students are expected to sit in class for several hours but there isn't any downtime. Kids also need to learn outside the classroom through playtime. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/09/11
Hope Academy is an excellant school built on reigious principals. H.O.P.E. - Hoping Our People Excel was a vision of Pastor P.M. Smith of Huber Memorial Church and has been in existance for just over 10 yeras. My daughter has attended since Pre-K and is now a 5th grader. She loves the school and the
... Read more Administarative Staff and Teachers love her. My daughter was a shy little girl when she started and being there has helped her to blossom into a creative, beautiful and helpful individual. I would highly recommand this school to all who want their children to experience excellance in education based on a balance of christian values. Read less
Posted by a parent on 10/07/10
H.O.P.E Academy is a wonderful school. My son has been enrolled at H.O.P.E since preK-4; he's now in the 5th grade & will be graduating in June. My may is above average in every subject. He enjoys the school & I really believe they enjoy him. The atmosphere is very safe, and the children really enjoy
... Read more learning & being challenged. H.O.P.E. Academy is a diamond waiting to be mined. The teachers & staff are there working hard because of their love for God, education & our future leaders of tomorrow. Thanks H.O.P.E Academy for the great partnership. Read less
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Baltimore schools — Hope Academy is located at 1808 Edison Hwy, Baltimore MD 21213. 1808 Edison Hwy is in the 21213 ZIP code in Baltimore, MD Hope Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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