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Do you feel this school develops honesty, integrity, and fairness in its students?
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Currently, most people answered Strongly agree (1 response)
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Do you feel this school develops compassion, caring, and empathy in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops respect in its students?
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Do you feel this school develops persistence, grit, and determination in its students?
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How do you feel about the amount of homework given at this school?
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Currently, most people answered Just right (1 response)
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How effective do you feel the teachers are at this school?
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Is there someone at this school who you want to say "thanks" to?
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Mission Hill School
Develops empathy: Strongly agree

Posted March 31, 2016
- a parent
Inclusion model school with a commitment to social justice. Kids with special needs are part of the community and the language used in the school reflects inclusion, care and compassion for others.

Mission Hill School 5

Posted March 31, 2016
- a parent
I have never seen an inclusion school run so well by such dedicated staff. It has been a relief having my son attend MHS and see him an active part of the community.


Mission Hill School 1

Posted November 29, 2014
- a teacher
A lot has changed within this school and I have not worked here as long as other staff members. They moved to the Agassiz in JP. My experience has been the principal picks and chooses who she likes and makes things personal. Lack of support for teachers who are moving into a progressive environment. The principal will not name strengths of teachers, but focus on what needs to improve ONLY which is not beneficial. Student interns and paraprofessionals run the show when a teacher goes out or on leave. One teacher left due to lack of support, another teacher after 17 years due to a lack of empathy for his health and constantly asking him to do more, and another teacher left because he felt it was personal against him and the principal. I can't name another reason why a teacher was asked to leave, but the system asked him to leave, not the booted out. Parents are lied to about teachers having dual certification. Some teachers do, and some don't have the Special Ed licensure. The school is unprepared to handle a lot of issues when it comes to inclusion. To the outside it's inclusion, but not when students can't read and write. These students feel excluded whether they know it or not.

Mission Hill School 5

Posted September 24, 2008
- a parent
Mission Hill School cares about it's community, and every member of its students family. Learning is holistic and never once in the six years she has been there has my daughter told me that she did not want to go to school. I think that says it all.

Mission Hill School 5

Posted April 02, 2008
- a parent
Great extraciriculor program! Very freindly. The teachers care about every students success.


Mission Hill School 4

Posted January 14, 2005
- a parent
MHS is a pilot school, which gives the administrators and teachers and degree of autonomy in their school governance and curriculum. It is a wonderful school -- a very student-centered and creative learning environment. A gem within the Boston Public Schools!

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Mission Hill School
20 Child Street, Boston, MA  02130
Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. (617) 635-8189
Last modified Mission Hill School is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 1 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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