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800 South Street
Barre, MA 01005

(978) 355-4651
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October 16, 2014
This school is the absolute worst. They have little regard for struggling students, the staff is incompetent as well as the guidance office is a total joke. When push comes to shove they will make promises they don't keep. The administration is loaded with nepotism over competency. Avoid at all costs. The rating here is totally bogus.

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October 19, 2013
I never had a problem with this school. The school-choice bus is a little overcrowded so I don't recommend it. The teachers are fine as long as the student cooperates. It's a double ended thing. You gotta give to get. The system is a bit wacky being a senior but I'm sure it will be resolved by the following years. They've made good decisions about what goes on in the cafeteria and I'm proud to be a student. Some drama is accounted for but it all depends on the children and how they come to be raised. On the senior note, classes should be a bit more segregated by age range. Not one of my classes have been just seniors and it does get frustrating on both the teacher and the student having half the class gone for some meeting or another every few days. All in all it's a good school to go to. I've met the best people and found the worst people but it's all been on what I'm like as an individual. I thank whoever made this website, as they have allowed me to really think about what's going on. The Bad Wolf never rests

- submitted by a student

September 06, 2013
I really love this school now that I am an alumni. There were so many great things offered and many personable teachers. The problem for me was that I was poisoned by my voluntary processed food diet and it caused me to be severely depressed the entirety of high school. As of 2012, I can say that classes seemed menacing at first for me, but most teachers can pull you through difficulties and only a few were unprofessional or otherwise displeasing. There are some really smart kids here and I was surprised at how positive and successful most of my senior class was. I must not understate that there is a great range of classes available and you work hard for your grades and learn because of it. I just wish smaller clubs like the video game club and bojutsu club were given more support because it seemed like people just chose not to attend and there are people like me who needed these clubs to bond, but because of the no-shows had limited ability to. I attended the class of 2013 graduation and must say that the principal's speech about Abraham Lincoln's path to presidency was impeccably brilliant and meaningful. They also emphasize that they are one of the state's few IBC schools.

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June 06, 2012
I hate this school so much. I am looking for another school to attend. admistration is horrible, lots of drugs, and bad vibes from shady & unwelcoming students. DO NOT attend this school....

- submitted by a student

May 31, 2012
I am ow a graduating senior in the class of 2012 and I have had an amazing experiance at Quabbin. Administration for the mos part is amazing and always willing to work with students to reach their goals. The building is clean and kept up with. The music and art program is op notch. The class levels are great and the material covered is worth the time to learn. The only thing that could use some improvement it the athletic department. Quabbin has little drama, little bulling and i is easy to fit in, due to the non-clickyness of the students. I school chocied to Quabbin from Leominster High my sophmore year and it was the best thing I have ever decided to do up to this point in my life. Quabbin is definatly one of the best schools in MA especially compared to Leominster High School. Quabbin is also the place to go it you want to be involved in environmental studies in your future. They have a terrific environmental science and horticulture program and an Envirothon club that is the best experiance for someone looking to explore the envirnmental isuues in our world today! A+ Quabbin !

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January 25, 2012
Horrible! Administration is incompetent. Nepotism in hiring is rampant. Staff unable to comply with basic IEPs. So glad my son is out of there.

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March 30, 2010
I love quabbin. Its a great school, not a very clique-y high school. limited drama. and teachers are really nice.

- submitted by a student

February 08, 2010
Other than being a little slow at following my child's 504 plan 100% they have been terrific in all ways, teachers are awesome and administration is mostly cooperative

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October 04, 2009
I started out my schooling in the Athol school district and hated it. Classes were too easy, so they were boring, I slacked off and didn't do as well as I could have. I got picked on something horrible, oftentimes coming home crying. Because of all my issues with Athol, I school choiced to Barre after 8th grade, and have never regretted the decision despite the longer drive. The classes are more challenging and the people are so much nicer than Athol. If I have ever done less than the best in a class it is because it challenged me to the level that I had issues doing top work because of it's difficulty. Quabbin is a great school and I am so thankful for everything it did to change things after Middleschool for me

- submitted by a student

June 04, 2009
Spends too much money on administration and not enough on students

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October 02, 2008
I went to Quabbin and now I am in college. I am more prepared than some of the other students in my college classes. Quabbin has great dedicated staff, great art, music, and academic programs. People I met in college were shocked at the amount of elective classes I had, especially the amount of music and art classes offered. Many were also impressed with the extensive academic offerings and requirements, such as Global Perspectives. The student to faculty ratio is great compared to other public schools, and even in the bigger classes the teachers make sure they connect to the students as much as possible, and there is always extra help offered to those who aren't grasping the material from class alone. Quabbin is great, better than any other public school I have seen, and in fact my friends from other high schools say they wish they had what Quabbin had.

- submitted by a student

October 05, 2007
We have one child graduated from this school and another halfway through her time there. We've had very good experiences overall with very few exceptions, and those exceptions were handled well when brought to the attention of the administration. There is always something going on at this school as far as extracurricular activities, from long before the school day begins until well into the evening. QRHS even offers Chinese and Latin in addition to the standard Spanish and French languages, advanced math classes, physics, everything you could want.

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August 08, 2006
As a student that went through my entire school carear in the Quabbin district, I have to say it was an amazing experiance. I have seen many other schools and not one has come close to the education and friendly atmosphere that Quabbin provides. The staff are some of the most talented teachers out there, with manyof them going the extra mile it takes to change a student's life. Is it over crowded? No more then any other public school. Is the school facing finaicial difficulty? Not as much as other schools in the state. Despite this, Quabbin has managed to offer a huge array of different classes (such as Chinese) and extracurricular activities (the music and art programs) that set Quabbin above other schools. The teachers are truley an amazing bunch who deserve so much more respect then they get. Bravo to Quabbin!

- submitted by a student

March 16, 2005
With 2 students in Quabbin: 1 in high and 1 in middle, I'm thrilled. Remodeled building, huge extracurr. activities program, caring faculty. Always kids at the school from predawn 'til way after dusk. Supportive learning environment, exceptional opportunity for our kids!

- submitted by a parent

January 18, 2005
Horrendous, the things students, teachers, and athletic coaches are allowed to get away with are unbelievable. I would definitely spare my child the pain of coming here, I'm glad this high school experience is over.

- submitted by a student

November 09, 2004
This school is extremely overcrowded and way too many kids per teacher ratio. Not pleased with it at all.

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Quabbin Regional High School
800 South Street, Barre, MA  01005
(978) 355-4651
Last modified Quabbin Regional High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Quabbin Regional High School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 21 reviews. Top