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840 Old Town Road
Bridgeport, CT 06606

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(203) 275-2926
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Grateful to: Staff member
September 29, 2015
Jill Sam runs the main office and always greets me with a smile. Even on days and times when the office is buy and full of people.

- submitted by a parent
Teacher effectiveness: Effective
September 29, 2015
The one student who was unhappy may have had an ineffective teacher, we have not experienced one yet, three years and 10 different teachers.

- submitted by a parent
Amount of homework: Just right
September 29, 2015
She has a lot of homework, sometime it's seems to almost be to much, but she gets it done and still has time for sports after school, so it can't be too much.

- submitted by a parent
Develops grit: Agree
September 29, 2015
This is true for MOST students, those that are there because their parents sent them don't have the same drive and interest as those who always wanted to attend. But I have heard of some students who just don't try at all.

- submitted by a parent
Develops respect: Strongly agree
September 29, 2015
The school recruits and supports it's students by helping those who need help. The administration is fair and we feel supports and respects all students

- submitted by a parent
Develops empathy: Strongly agree
September 29, 2015
Every teacher and staff member we have dealt with have been incredibly supportive and have been open and available for help and any questions we have had.

- submitted by a parent
Develops honesty: Strongly agree
September 29, 2015
The National Honor Society has a very high percentage of students. There is a community Service requirement for ALL students.

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September 29, 2015
As a Parent, I wanted something different but to also challenge for my daughter. While I have seen the student complaints about the fast pace and the 4X4 block schedule, it did take time to adjust, we feel that she is so much better prepared than if she and we did not take the chance on this new school. My daughter, now a Junior, will have 18 UCONN credits at the end of the school year and should have more than 30 prior to graduating. Her “home” school could never have given her the opportunity. In Fact I doubt here is another school in all of Fairfield County or the state that could have offer her these opportunities. We also are very happy with her new friends that she has met from other towns. There is a positive culture at the school that makes her want to attend and learn. She is involved in clubs and community service groups at the school. The school is NOT for everyone, but if your child wants to be pushed and be college ready or maybe a child like mine, who should be able to finish college in three vice four or five, it is the best in the county.

- submitted by a parent

May 21, 2015
This school really is awful. If your child isnt good at learning at a fast pace, thats the first sign of not sending them here because thwy take every subject much too fast. Too many of the teachers aren't very good at their job and frankly dont do much to teach in the first place. the children here are just awful, this may be a school for exposure into a scientific field but most students here have no plans of doing so, and even if they want to, too many of them dont try hard enough to do so. All in all, fairchild wheeler is not an exceptional school, not even a good school to my or my moms opinion. Take it from a student, dont let your child attend this school

- submitted by a student

October 30, 2014
Fairchild Wheeler is a great school. The staff are great and you can tell that they're there for our children. The teacher to parent turn around is great. They're always willing to stay and assist/explain any subject to the students that they are having difficulty with. They let the parents know their available hours and whenever you email them or leave a message, it's addressed that same day. Our school has a great academic program and the principals are amazing. If there's any issues, they are addressed immediately and I feel very at ease knowing that we have a metal detector and security personnel at the school at all times. My children are doing great and they're honor students. Having a great team, meaning; parents, teachers, and students makes a whole big difference in our children's academic success. I would highly recommend Fairchild Wheeler to any parent looking for a great high school for their children

- submitted by a parent
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Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School
840 Old Town Road, Bridgeport, CT  06606
(203) 275-2926
Last modified Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12
Fairchild Wheeler Interdistrict Magnet High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 16 reviews. Top