RAPIDS, Mich., Nov. 25, 2013 — National Heritage Academies (NHA), one of
the nation’s largest charter school management companies, awarded South Pointe
Scholars Charter Academy with two Eagle Awards at its annual ceremony.
South Pointe Scholars, located in
Ypsilanti, Mich., earned an Eagle Award for Parent Satisfaction which means the
school earned a net promoter score of 75 percent or higher on the spring parent
survey. Ninety-seven percent of parents polled said they would recommend South
Pointe to other parents. Along with Parent Satisfaction, South Pointe
also earned an Eagle Award for Employee Engagement.
play a major role in a child’s academic success, so we work very hard to stay
connected to them through consistent communication,” said Principal Nancy
Kouba. “We survey our parents and take the feedback very seriously; we want to
make sure we exceed their expectations for their child. Also, having
teachers who are passionate about what they do is so important to our students’
success. Our staff is highly satisfied; this reflects their dedication to
South Pointe and a willingness to do whatever it takes for their students to
is the 13th year NHA honored its top performing schools with Eagle Awards. NHA
rewards schools in eight areas including: Employee Engagement, Parent
Satisfaction, Academic Growth, Enrollment and Attrition, State Accountability,
Taking Flight, Soaring to New Heights, and School of the Year.
system of schools is designed to eliminate achievement gaps and provide school
choice to families, with the clear objective of preparing children for success
in high school, college, and beyond.
the 2013-2014 school year, NHA is serving more than 50,000 students in 76
schools in nine states.