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Chaplin, CT
Students enrolled: 292

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304 Parish Hill Rd
Chaplin, CT 06235

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(860) 455-9584
(860) 455-9081
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May 25, 2014
Both my children attend PHHS, they are involved in music and athletics program. The music program, especially the chorus has improved tremendously over the years. This is a reflection of the teacher. She makes the students excited to be there. As for the athletics, I realize that being a small school the league may not be made up of hard teams but on the other hand, with the exception of a few students, do we honestly feel as parents that our child will be the next superstar! I feel the coaching staffs do a great job! How long has it been that 7 teams in one school. The education that any school offers and what your child makes of it is up to them! One of my children had some issues with cyber bullying as soon as it was brought to the schools attention immediate action was taken and everything was resolved. I fully support the teaching staff, administration, athletic director and all the coaches. They're intent is to make PHMHS a safe environment and help our children continue to grow.

- submitted by a parent

July 15, 2013
One word for this school.. Horrible! New staff would be a start but I don't think there is much hope for the future of this school.

- submitted by a parent

May 21, 2013
This school isn't alright, as a student I feel the need to address this. One student got assaulted by another and nothing was done at all about it. I wish I could leave, dear god I do.

- submitted by a community member

March 26, 2013
Words cannot describe how terrible this school is! Please please read everything you possibly can before moving to any towns that would be sending your children to Parish Hill Middle/High. My daughter has been bullied by people in this school for a year, students pushing her to the verge of making a indirect comment that got her suspended for 3 days making her anxiety escalate to the point she is seeing a therapist. Mind you with the new law that passed a few years ago, they cannot suspend out of school unless they are a direct threat and have a history of violence. This school WILL NOT I repeat WILL NOT do anything about bullying. Cyber bullying, let your kids do as much as they want, they will not get in trouble, infact,.. if it's your child getting bullied the odds are things will be completely turned around on them. If your child has a disability of any sort, ADD on on a 504plan? you would think they would be getting special help right? Wrong! 1 out of 4 teachers will reply back to your emails . Not to mention, somebody can pick your middle school child up at school, sign them out without your consent and guess what? You will get a "sorry and that's not our policy".

- submitted by a parent

March 17, 2012
This past week I was in awe of the students spirit towards state testing, the cheering support of teachers and administrators, the promise of ice cream sundae celebration after testing to unify us all, the music at lunch, the students high fiving their teachers and principal. The joy and excitiment in the building is great. Our pride and effort has grown in the past three years. Our school numbers are growing. Parish Hill is a wonderful rough gem on its way to being a rare jewel.

- submitted by a teacher

March 08, 2012

- submitted by a community member

February 16, 2009
We get away with everything at this school and student services staff has no idea what they are doing. Middle school teachers are very good, although some fall short of satisfactory.

- submitted by a student

January 25, 2009
This school has a come a long way in the last few years! Give us some more time and we will be the next Top 10 Great School in Northeast Connecticut! We have many new Teachers, a brand new Administration, a new Superintendent, and a unified Board of Education that has fresh energy, team spirit, and lots of motivation to put our students back on top and make our communities proud!

- submitted by a parent

September 26, 2007
This school is not only lacking in the structure and size of the building, but the apathetic teaching staff. They do not prepare children for college in the slightest, they get a good knock on the head when they set food in the real world. This school makes a decent middle school, but when the kids have the option to change schools before they enter 9th grade, make sure it happens. As for 'safety and discipline' kids get away with the most in that school as I have ever seen. Not a good place for them to learn anything about a social or academic environment.

- submitted by a student

July 22, 2007
School a few really good teachers. They do try and make sure every student makes progress but it is often the case that they do this by teaching to the lowest common denominator and holding back the more intelligent students. Keep your kids out of this one.

- submitted by a student

June 14, 2007
The benefits of a small student body cannot be overstated. In this day & age PHHS is a safe and nurturing school. The teachers can really get to know who their students are and how best to teach them. It's nice to be a name & not a number! Community support is not as strong as it should be, but the naysayers by and large, have not had a personal relationship with the high school, and they are quite vocal in oppostion to the budget. All my children went on to the selective colleges of their choice.

- submitted by a parent

March 25, 2007
The new principal has really made all the difference. She never stops and it is obvious to parents how much she really cares about all kids. We we are lucky she came to PHHS when we needed her the most.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
July 31, 2005
I, myself, attended 7-12 at PHHS. I graduated with the thought I wasready for college - only to realize in the Fall how truely unprepared I actually was. . A new building isn't going to make a difference - it's the quality of teaching the students are recieving that truely needs to be addressed. As for the 'parents having a say in education offered', regardless the school your child attends, attentive parents have a say.

- submitted by a parent

February 16, 2005
This school provides a great education despite limited support from the community. It is safe and the reports about bullying are simply not accurate. The staff is a caring, creative and professional group of men and women that have the education of the students as their top priority. The building is a joke and needs to be replaced, but that is up to the townspeople. Despite everything that they have had to go through, the teachers continue to deliver a quality education to the youth of Chaplin, Hampton and Scotland. I hope that they are able to continue their good work, for the sake of the current and future generations of Pirates. God Bless Parish Hill.

- submitted by a parent

February 04, 2005
I went here for grades 7-12. Truely a let down. Class size yes, but due to it's size it simply can't offer the specialized programs that other schools do. This puts you at a disadvantage going into college. Coming out of the gate with this place you have an uphill climb. I would move to avoid having my children attend this school.

- submitted by a student

November 04, 2004
Hello, I am ben Gonzalez. I like this school a whole lot. Its been good to me. the lunches are delicious especially the tacos. the Teachers and staff are amazing. Ive Learned so much from them. I wish every little child in the world could have a chance to attend Parish HIll High school. Thanks Parish hill for all your support and good lunches. You'll always be in my heart. Parish Hill for life.

- submitted by a student

September 13, 2004
The school has an excellent curriculum and my children excelled with the low student:staff ratio. The probationary status applies to the building itself, not the programs.I agree with those who want to improve/add on to the building, not 'ship' the students out. Keep the students here where the parent's can have a say in their child's education. If it is decided to send them to other schools, what's going to happen when those schools no longer can take them due to growth in their own student population? Uupport Parish Hill, be involved!

- submitted by a parent

June 05, 2004
WARNING:rated below a 1 this school is on probation for curriculum and several other violations. The bullying in this school is surveyed 220 students 130 have been bullied. My child has experienced this every day for 10 mths with no recourse to the bullies. Say NO to the new school unless they get an entire new staff. A lot of parents want to pull their children out of this school. Know the facts before voting.

- submitted by a parent

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Parish Hill High School
304 Parish Hill Rd, Chaplin, CT  06235
(860) 455-9584
Last modified Parish Hill High School is a Public school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Parish Hill High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 23 reviews. Top