11 Parent Reviews for Mainland Preparatory Academy
The staff is horrible including the teacher's and the principal. I had to take my son out of that school because he was so stressed out about all the homework and the rules in the school and he is only 6 years old.They think their doing a good but they take it to the extreme and make the kids hate school
... Read more ....sorry but when your only 5,6,7 and 8 you have to have a little fun learning in school not be scared of your teacher's and have 5 different teacher's. Read less
Posted by a parent on 12/04/13
My daughter has been in this school for 3 yrs. The first two were good years, a lot of interaction between parent and teacher and this year all the teachers in her grade level are new and are all recent graduates. They do not interact with parents and seem to have a mind of their own. The work they send
... Read more home is misspelled many times and the grades we see on progress reports does not reflect the grades of assignments the brings home. I'm very concerned with my child not learning the material she need to and her teachers just changing her grades to reflect a passing score. Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/14/13
Because of the amount of homework, it seems to be a tough school but our kids benefit from it later in life. Not to mention, test scores are proven to be better.
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Posted by a parent on 08/04/13
This is an excellant school. with excellant teachers. My child attended this school pre-k thru 5th grade when our family moved. You know the old saying you don't know what you've got until it's gone well that was my situation. This school was heaven. and the teachers like angels they really were concerned
... Read more about the childerns education. Parent student teacher interaction was a must, because it does take a village to raise a star. So, if your looking for a school with values, teachers with values and high learning standards and you don't mind helping with homework you will love this school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/16/09
This is the worst school by-far. When u have meeting with them they seem nice and their best interest is for the children. But then they treat the kids totally diffrent.
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Posted by a parent on 10/14/08
My children have been at this school for the past 3 years. They have been blessed with wonderful teachers or I would have pulled them long ago. I have personally watched the school progress in increasing the quality of teachers. A major problem has been the lack of parental involovement, I am shocked
... Read more at what little concern some of the parents have in their childs education. They expect the teachers to work miracles as they sit by and do nothing to encourage, assist, or be involved with the child or school. If more parents would step up, this school would be 5 star, Read less
Posted by a parent on 08/05/08
Both my son and daughter attend Mainland Prep. My daughter has been a student since Pre-K and will be a 3rd grader for the upcoming school year, while my son is in his second year going to Kindergarten. I must say that this is a great learning enviroment for my children and other children there. At first
... Read more I was a little skeptical regarding the large amount of Homework early on even for PreK, but as time grow I was sold on the vision of the Superindent and Principal. It starts now. Both my wife and I are extremly involved in our children's academics, and in order for your child to be successful..that is exactly what it takes. The lines of communication are always open there, and the teachers express a great deal of concern for the growth of their students. Mrs. Merchant is an excellent role model and leader! Great School! Read less
Posted by a parent on 07/25/08
I have a second grader at the scool. I feel the school does a great job teaching. The incentive they have is great for making good grades. The kids are taken on private buses to various entertainment and fed lunch. They have lots of different courses for the kids to take. I love the fact he is being
... Read more taught spanish at an early age. The school is new and kept in great shape. Read less
Posted by a parent on 05/08/06
This is a quality school. I feel there is way to much homework nightly. I didn't particularly agree with 3rd graders changing classes with a total of 7 different teachers but it worked out okay. Each class has its own projects to complete which is demanding. Most of the teachers are committed and
... Read more concerned about a students progress. The classes are challenging and a student cannot get behind. Overall I am very satisfied with the program. For any child to excel a parent must be involved. There are more extracurricular activities then any one parent would want. Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/10/06
This school is the best opportunity that a child can receive. It is a peice of mind knowing my children have the best resources available to attain the highest education for them. I highly commend Mrs. Merchant and Mrs. Green for all the work they have done to develop this school and provide the best
... Read more education possible for the children. All schools need to be like Mainland Prep. Billy & Debra Pettis Read less
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La Marque schools — Mainland Preparatory Academy is located at 319 Newman Rd, La Marque TX 77568. 319 Newman Rd is in the 77568 ZIP code in La Marque, TX The school district for Mainland Preparatory Academy is the Mainland Preparatory Academy. Mainland Preparatory Academy is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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