Prospect Ridge Academy Reviews
The school is a very good school. The teachers know what they are talking about and are very active in the students ability to learn. They are all willing to do what they can to help you achieve success. The school also has good access to the internet. The school also encourages athleticism and want to produce well rounded students in all areas of academics. There are also plenty of AP classes for those who want a challenge led by great teachers.
PRA has excellent academics and culture, but it is not very diverse at all. The drawbacks of a small school are also prevalent through relatively smal class selection and club choices.
Exceptional college prep education. Safe environment with great teachers. We have been at the school for seven years and have been very happy with our experience. My kids were able to play multiple sports and be part of the school plays which probably would not have happened at a larger school.
I love Prospect Ridge Academy! It has great teachers and academics; the staff is able to create a personal relationship with the students.
Academics are challenging and as a relatively new school, they are growing in creating a community in activities they offer. The counselling department is still not quite as involved with all students and some students tend to get pushed aside and not get the help especially regarding college planning because they are not "drama" kids who are in the office every other day.
I moved to Prospect Ridge my senior year and it was the best academic decision I have made so far. They really prepare you for college and help you in the application processes. The teachers willing spend their time to help you properly learn and teach you how to think critically. Overall, it’s a great school and I’m proud to be a miner!
Prospect Ridge Academy is a college prep school. For me this has seemed to not take effect until senior year for me. Some teachers are great and always will to help you, on the other hand there are some teachers that are the complete opposite. This is the 5th year of the high school being open which does cause it to have poor school culture and the facilities are not yet complete. I believe that as the school ages the culture will improve as well as the facilities. The administration at this school is currently not the best fit for this school. Prospect Ridge Academy has potential to be a great school but is not quite there yet.
Prospect Ridge Academy has such good potential to be a very good school, but is held back from that potential by the awful and controlling administration and the terrible teachers. There are a select few teachers who are awesome, but I'd say about 75% of the teachers at Prospect Ridge Academy teach like they have zero teaching experience whatsoever.
Prospect Ridge Academy has a good college prep curriculum and excellent teachers, but the administration and its concern for students' safety leaves much to be desired.
The academics are very strong and it is really preparing students for college. All of the classes have very high standards and push students to better themselves. The school is newer and developing which is fun to see in a student point of view. I would change the dress code though to be less strict.
Prospect Ridge Academy is a great, but challenging school. It is math and science-based which I like because that is related to what I want to go into. I believe that the math department could improve because some of the math teachers aren't great
I liked my experience here at Prospect Ridge Academy because it is unique and different than what other schools offer. Being a college preparatory school, I feel challenged in a good way to try my best. This prepares me for the future and to be successful. Apart from the academics, the environment of the school is very positive and the friendships and connections in the student life are strong. Everyone is supportive to one another and it's here that you will find friends that care about you and will work together. One thing that needs to change and is in the middle of changing is the size of the school. The school is developing and growing and is adding new facilities (a new gym for example) which the community is looking forward to because the school needs it.
The teachers are very qualified and focus on individual achievement. The school is perfect for students who are willing to take responsibility for their own education. As a newer school, the high school still has some issues to address, such as funding priorities, providing gifted and talented students with greater opportunity, and maintaining a professional staff.
I would like to see the students treated as there age aka more freedom. It is essentially a prison school where even 18 year old students aren't allowed to go anywhere without supervision or really do anything on their own
Prospect Ridge Academy is now a K-12 and is growing school that has been founded in 2011. I have been attending PRA since 6th grade when it was just a K-6 school. Every year they added a grade level and I would be the first class. I am a Senior now who will be the first graduating class in May 2018. PRA is a college prep school with qualified teachers and supporting counselors. Although it is a small school, we've created a community and formed a family. PRA was the best decision that I have made.
They have great academics along with great staff and student relation ships. It is safe but the athletics are still developing.
Prospect Ridge Academy is a fantastic school built on a foundation meant to prepare students of all ages for college and the rest of their lives. The school puts a major emphasis on learning and academics. PRA offers a wide variety of sports for both genders, including varsity teams as a member of CHSAA. Despite providing broad opportunities for athletic students, PRA always strives to emphasize that academics come before sports and other activities. With a wide range of choices for classes, students are provided an environment to thrive in no matter their strengths or weaknesses. PRA is a smaller scale school ensuring a close-knit community as well as allowing for each student to feel significant. I would definitely recommend Prospect Ridge to kids of all ages as a wonderful K-12 school.