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Mount Pleasant Renaissance School Reviews
Does not live up to the promises made
I transferred my daughter here after many frustrations at a public school. I was promised smaller class sizes no larger than 14 to 16 kids, reality was 22 in a classroom. The building is stuffed so full that kids 4th grade and up are being bussed to a church in Kenosha. Kids are bussed to a youth center 2 miles away for gym. The building used to be a daycare and is not set up for elementary education and it shows. My child is a very smart and typical girl for her age, but quickly is being labeled a "behavior problem" even though that was never an issue in the past. She's been through 3 teachers, one of whom quit without notice mid year. Others have quit too. They claim a "Christ Like" atmosphere, yet the children are treated more like inmates than children. Discipline standards are strict, but they are not age appropriate strict - the consequences do not fit the crime. The art room was dismantled after the new takeover and turned into offices. The music program was cut. Teachers will cancel gym class as a punishment for kids, as if it were recess. Teachers have no in classroom support. My child is now going back to the public school she left in the first place.
Both my daughters have been going here for a few years. They are both excelling academically and socially. The teachers and staff have been wonderful to work with. Mount Pleasant Renaissance School has recently become part of the Lutheran Urban Mission Initiative (LUMIN) school network. This has brought Christian teaching and standards in to the curriculum. We are very pleased with the schooling our children are part of.
A choice Wisconsin allowed me to make
Renaissance is part of the Choice school program and gives my son a great alternative that meets his needs. All parents should be able to choose the place of their children's education.