Maureen Joy Charter School

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1955 W Cornwallis Rd

Durham, NC 27705

(919) 493-6056

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Public, Charter

Student Enrollment: 575

Students Per Teacher: 32

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Maureen Joy Charter School

Both of my children attend Maureen Joy. This is their first year. I have not had any problems with the school. The staff appears to be helpful and genuine. I personally do not have any negative thing or comment to say about the school. The main thing is that my kindergartener and my fourth grader ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/25/13

My daughter's school is Maureen Joy. I was very impressed with the school's reputation under Ms Barbee. However, since new management of this school, it has declined in the quality of the education provided. My daughter started out as one of the highest achievers in her class, but with poor teacher ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/09/13

My daughter is currently in 2nd grade and has gone to Maureen Joy since Kindergarten. The school has periodic Parent/Teacher conferences and daily agenda comments to and from teachers. Parents are welcome to come and observe classes (but not interrupt learning time). I have called, emailed, and texted ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/07/13

This School does not allow parents to have parent teacher conferences, the teachers can fail your child and mistreat your child and nothing is done about it. Some of the teachers treat children with favoritism so if they like your child they give them good grades if not they get an "F." Also they give ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 06/12/13

Both my 1st and 7th grade boys attend MJCS. This is their 2nd year. This is my oldest's 2nd charter school. He has been in the same charter school since kindergarten. So I am used to the charter schools financial limitations. MJCS does what it can with what is has. I appreciate that they focus more ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/06/10

my child has been a student of Maureen Joy since the 4th grade now a 7th grader. The school faulty works very hard to help the student achieve. Any misbehavior is dealt with quickly and fairly. Being a special needs child the staff always assist her and she is excelling in her reading and math scores ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/04/09

My child also hates this school. there are no lockers for middle school, no labs, extracurricular activities and the school lunch is awful and the school is under a bad influence

Posted by a other on 07/23/09

This is my childs second year at this school, I eally like Maureen Joy and would recommend it to everyone, the classes are small and the are only teo classes per grade which gives the teachers and staff the oppertunity to address each childs needs, Dr Stien is a wonderful school dirertor and if their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/22/08

my child hates this school there are not any extra curricular activities and the school lunch is horrible this school should be shut down.The science teacher doe not even teach

Posted by a other on 04/11/08

This school is the most awesome school here in Durham.

Posted by a student on 08/30/07

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Test Year: 2012
Maureen Joy Charter School
Maureen Joy Charter
North Carolina
* In 2011-2012 North Carolina used End-of-Grade (EOG) tests to assess students in grades 3 through 8 and 10 in reading and math, and grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The EOG is a standards-based test, which means it measures how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of North Carolina. Students must pass the grade 8 EOG test in order to graduate from high school. The goal is for all students to score at or above the proficient level on the tests.

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Durham schools — Maureen Joy Charter School is located at 1955 W Cornwallis Rd, Durham NC 27705. 1955 W Cornwallis Rd is in the 27705 ZIP code in Durham, NC The school district for Maureen Joy Charter School is the Maureen Joy Charter. Maureen Joy Charter School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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