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59 State Street
Belchertown, MA 01007

(413) 323-0437
(413) 323-0459
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March 23, 2015
Chestnut Hill Community School has great facilities. The teachers and staff are friendly professional and helpful. However, I am truly disappointed in the school. It has so much potential for success but fell short of the mark. There seems to be such a big focus on testing that there is little time left for learning. The children can take a test and pass it but they have no understanding of the material. They are unable to build a solid foundation onto which they can add on knowledge and make new connections. The teachers and staff are respectful professionals and provide communication but it is not enough. At the beginning of the school year, the open house was an informal meet and greet with the teachers and a look around the school. There was no presentation from the school, no introduction to the staff, meeting the principal, or guidance counselors. There was no Welcome to our school: this is what we are looking forward to this year. There have been no other meetings to go over the school goals, fundraisers, or answer questions parents may have: common core, curriculum etc.. How are parents supposed to be invested in the school, if the school is not invested in the parents?

- submitted by a parent

October 30, 2012
We have just moved to the area and my son is in Mrs Dupras' 4th grade class. We are very pleased with the school as well as his teacher. She has a daily report card so you know if there are any issues, which I feel is great! The kids have been welcoming and my son has adjusted well. The teachers and principal are friendly, we couldn't be more happy!

- submitted by a parent

May 12, 2011
I was in the 2nd class to graduate the 8th grade after the school was built. I felt the builders did a great job. The teachers were top notch. Because of some of the teachers I have had there I went on to follow my dreams because they were so inspiring and supportive.

- submitted by a community member

October 18, 2010
Chestnut Hill Community School has a faculty that goes above and beyond their jobs. I have both a special needs child and children without disabilities and they have all flourished with the staff and are well prepared for junior high.

- submitted by a parent
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April 28, 2010
Great teachers and staff great community school

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no rating
December 01, 2008
there needs to be better communication between teachers and special ed. dept.

- submitted by a parent

September 16, 2008
The Teachers are wonderful .

- submitted by a parent
no rating
January 18, 2008
This a great school.I have had children in this school for a year and they are both very happy.We looked at other districts before moving here and felt this was the best overall school.I have been very happy with the education and the teachers.The kids are challenged but still have time for fun.They have separate art ,music and gym teachers.

- submitted by a parent

December 10, 2007
Big. Friendly Teachers. Nice School.

- submitted by a parent
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Chestnut Hill Community School
59 State Street, Belchertown, MA  01007
(413) 323-0437
Last modified Chestnut Hill Community School is a Public school that serves grades 4-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Chestnut Hill Community School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 10 reviews. Top