This was the greatest experience of my entire life. I am proud that I went to this school from pre-school through eighth grade. I truly wish I could have continued to high school, but unfortunately it was ultimately shut down. I was closest to God here, and I hope that it, God hoping, reopens eventually
... Read more because I believe my kids deserve to have the privilege of going here. Read less
Posted by a other on 09/28/14
It just absolutely astonishes me how people choose to continue to be so supportive of an institution that continually spread falsehoods to its parents and teachers. Parents who know what is going happening and choose to accept it. " Fear is what you create"
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Posted by a other on 09/15/13
I couldn't think of a better to school to send my young boy to. I am committed to Christian education and will gladly continue watching my budget to be sure my boy grows up in a nourishing, loving environment. I have never seen any behavior other than the love of the Lord when it comes to supporting
... Read more my son and by the way, I am not a teacher. This is my third child being educated at Faith and I wouldn't exchange it for anything. Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/01/13
Faith has changed during the past year. While the elementary school grades are still up-to-par, the middle school is not as great. There are signs of favoritism towards the students whose teachers work at the school and it definitely shows. Also, they need to replace a few teachers due to inappropriate
... Read more words said to the children in middle school. Also, the principle is very new and can't always seem to come to a conclusion of how to handle parents complaints towards the teachers that should be removed from Faith. All-in-all I would rate the elementary school staff an A, the middle school at C- and until the principle can get a grib of the favoritism within the school and other issues I give her a C. I doubt high school will be successful as enrollment has been on the decline and with the way middle school is run I doubt few parents would want their kids to remain for high school when it returns after a year it's been revamped. Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/12/13
FCS has gone above and beyond for my son. They determined his learning disability and then worked with me to provide a quality education for him. He has been at the school since kindergarten and will be heading to college before long. I owe all of his education to the caring, quality staff and the
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Posted by a parent on 01/14/11
What I like best about Faith Christian School is the ever willing staff to work with me when I need them. My child has attended the school since pre-k and will be graduating before long. The staff has given their all for the school and students. The church fully supports the ministry and that is a
... Read more refreshing thing to see. The administrators are wonderful to work with and are open to all parents questions, concerns, and comments. They have proven themselves more than capable of the task that was imparted to them. Read less
Posted by a parent on 03/17/08
Wonderful, caring, Christ-like teachers - although very underpaid which leads to a concern about continued longevity. I also have a concern with leadership's lack of experience; however, their love of children negates the negative. The academics are satisfactory but I would like to see more attention
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Posted by a parent on 04/04/07
The teachers and staff at FCS are wonderful. We believe that our daughter is receiving the best education possible and a Christian teaching that we hope will last a lifetime. We are grateful for the principal and assistant principal. They are approachable and knowledgeable. For as long as we live
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Posted by a parent on 01/30/07
Faith Christian offers a little bit of everything-from solid academics to intramural sports program, the staff surround the students with Godly views in a grounded environment. The school is supported by a loving church family and giving parents.
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Posted by a administrator on 05/29/06
Faith Christian is an excellent school! All the teachers are great teachers, they are very understanding. The acdemics and curriculum are also great, this school teaches so much more than just education. It teaches how a child should respond to certain situations and it builds character.
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Westminster schools — Faith Christian School is located at 30 N Cranberry Rd, Westminster MD 21157. 30 N Cranberry Rd is in the 21157 ZIP code in Westminster, MD Faith Christian School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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