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Walker Charter Academy Overview

1801 3 Mile Road Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49544 , Tel: +1 (616) 785-2700 Walker Charter Academy

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Walker Charter Academy Ratings & Reviews

February 06, 2020 Submitted by a parent
I have two children at WCA and I am very satisfied with their education. The discipline is strict. They are progressed appropriately and communication with teachers is excellent.
January 22, 2019 Submitted by a parent
This is not a school for a child with Special Needs or emotional needs. They want to focus on academic excellence and they have little tolerance for a child with any issues not relating to academics.
November 12, 2018 Submitted by a parent
"Today I reach my breaking point. Walker Charter Academy has MAJOR cracks in their system when it comes to IE kids. My grandson spends more time in the hall, on detention from the playground, in the principal's office, or sent home from school when his teacher is absent or in classrooms other than his homeroom than he gets opportunity to learn.Today, my grandson's BIRTHDAY, I go into deliver birthday treats to his classroom to find him sitting alone in the hall. He had been sent there for yelling at kids who were teasing him about his now being 9-year-old (""Should be more like 9,999 years old"" said a student that finally made him start yelling). At what point do the children who ""through the first punch"" get in trouble before the one who ""gets caught throwing the 2nd one""?This is the final straw for me. He has gotten in trouble several times for retaliating against ""teasing"" (per WCA principle). At what point to they acknowledge it as ""bullying"" towards a child who is documented emotionally sensitive and on a IEP that is constantly overlooked. I refuse to let WCA let my grandson fall though the cracks and become a statistic negative because they cannot break away from their ""school of excellence"" academic standards long enough to allow a child to have their emotions because they can't seem to control the behaviors of the instigators. Angry is an understatement. A grievance will be filed, and maybe even the Board of Education be notified."
March 06, 2017 Submitted by a parent
I believe Walker Charter should be one of the first choice schools listed for the Walker area. The teachers are excellent at what they do. They care for, and laugh with our kids. Their acdemics are incredible. I see that kids are challenged when they need challenging, and helped when they need extra help. There is a Iot of parent involvement, and they encourage it. I think Walker Charter has done a tremendous job of making their school low on bullying issues. I asked my daughter the other day if she ever felt picked on. She couldn't recall a single time that she had been made fun of. Their entire culture at Walker Charter has created an atmosphere of kids who believe they are friends, and should give each other mutual respect.
February 10, 2016 Submitted by a community member
I have found with many schools it's becoming more and more about warehousing kids. At Walker I feel they invest in not only the education but who the child grows to be.
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Average Rent in Walker, MI

  • Walker, MI Average Rental Price, May 2020 $972 /mo

Walker, MI Apartment Rent Ranges

  • $501-$7001%
  • $701-$1,00072%
  • $1,001-$1,50024%
  • $1,501-$2,0003%

Walker, MI Education Statistics

  • No High School1%
  • Some High School30%
  • Some College30%
  • Associate Degree9%
  • Bachelor Degree22%
  • Graduate Degree8%

Apartments and homes for rent near Walker Charter Academy

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Walker Charter Academy, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Walker Charter Academy, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 226 apartments for rent available in this part of Grand Rapids. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Walker Charter Academy is currently at The Lofts @ 5 Lyon, renting for $425 per month, but if $3,410 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at The Hendrik. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Walker Charter Academy

Before you start packing, make sure Walker Charter Academy is really the best option for your child. To recap, Walker Charter Academy is a well-known charter K-8 school in Grand Rapids. It is located at 1801 3 Mile Road Northwest, Grand Rapids, MI 49544 and it is the second home of 720 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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