Paramount Academy opened in 1999 for students in kindergarten through 8th grades with an average enrollment of 295 students per year. The curriculum offered includes honors track, accelerated credit learning, and independent study. Paramount Academy also provides specialized programs for students with health impairments including autism, speech and language impairments, and other learning disabilities.
Along with core subjects, the school understands the importance of extra curricular activities and offers drama, dance, volleyball, cheerleading, physical education classes, basketball, soccer, football, debate, yearbook, student council, and science & technology.
The majority of parents say the school is amazing. As a matter of fact, most love the teachers, staff, and the high standards the school has for set. There is no room for misbehaving and bullying is not tolerated. Class sizes are small, students receive the attention they need, and the quality of the curriculum is unbeatable. Some parents expresses that the school is always working to provide better educational opportunities and programs to help students succeed such as the new tutoring program. Parents enjoy the fact that even the principal knows most students by name. Only a couple of parents were not happy with the school stating that there is a lack of leadership and communication problems with the administration and owner.
The major complaint of one parent is that the teachers expect students to meet the high standards of the school. This parent stated that the teacher was mean to students that did not perform as well. However, this is the only parent that stated such behavior, as most love the teachers.
When it comes to high standards of learning, you can look at the percentage of students that passed the AIMS series of exams and see if Paramount Academy is making the grade of high standards. The percentage of 3rd graders that passed the reading and writing exams were above state average, however, math was a bit lower than state averages. Fourth graders were above average in reading and writing, but below average in science and math. Fifth graders were above average in reading, average in math, and below average in writing. Sixth graders were above average in reading, but below average in writing and math. Seventh graders were above average in reading and math, but below average in writing. Eighth graders were above average in reading, science, writing, and math.
The scores are a bit up and down from grade to grade with 8th graders passing above average in all core subjects. It would be best to still check out the school and learn why the lower grades had issues passing the math exams before enrolling your child.
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11039 W. Olive Ave.
Peoria, AZ 85345