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St Margaret Regional School

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Posted February 2, 2013

Obviously from the reviews not everyone will have the same experience but ours was terrible. I could write a list of the issues we had but will refrain and keep the review light in nature and basic. Bottom line, my child didn't do well here and now is blossoming and getting straight As at another private school. It's double the tuition but worth every penny. In my opinion we are getting a much better education/teaching style and we are soo happy! I guess it all depends on what your standards are, for a long list of reasons, it certainly wasn't up to ours!
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Posted December 14, 2012

My daughter has been at this school for 4 years and loves it. The two negative reviews are not true in the least. The teaching staff is second to none and really care about the children. The school also tries to do a lot for the family's as well. The problem was with the PTO trying to take control and they were dissolved as a result because they did not like the new principle. Also the level of education my daughter receives is second to none as well. All in all I would highly recommend this school to anyone!
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Posted October 25, 2012

This school has some real issues. I believe there should be a complete, timely overhaul; beginning with the administration - and continuing with hiring MATURE teachers who truly want to "be there". We saw no stimulation or challenge for students. Communication with administration tended to be abrupt, bordering on sarcastic and flippant. The school is old and tired...and the students are imprisoned by mundane "bare basics" classes. They quickly need to step-up to the plate if they intend to carry on in the tradition of the St. Margaret Regional School of past years. There is also not a lot offered here for the money. This school requests and requires more and more from parents, with very little giving of itself toward it's students in the way of modern curriculum. In short, they need to show more interest in their students - - - or more families will move on as we have.
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Posted August 16, 2012

We tried this school and were not happy with many aspects of it. The school is very rundown, it really needs a complete make-over. The children run around a tarred parking lot, there are no fields or grass for the kids to play on. When paying tuition its a bit of a disappointment that the grounds and the school isn't in better condition. Some small improvements have been made but it has a ways to go. The education was decent but the math program was really weak. On a positive note they have a fun gym class and offer a lot of family type activities. However, all in all, the decision to move on was not a difficult one.
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Posted December 16, 2004

I am a eigth grade student here and over the last 5 years I have been year i have created relationships with my friends and teachers that will never end. I have always felt welcome here and I am going to miss it soo much when I have to leave this year. But I will be leaving with confidence that I will do great in high school!
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Posted September 12, 2004

My daughter's second grade teacher Mrs. O'Brien is the best. She goes out of her way to make the children's day wonderful. I am very pleased.
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Posted April 27, 2004

The school is exceptional! The principal knows each child by his/her first name. She is fair and offers a great deal of herself to all involved in the school. I am thankful that my children are able to attend such a positive school with Christian values.
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Ethnicity This school State average
White 96% 67%
Hispanic 4% 16%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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143 Main Street
Bourne, MA 02532
Phone: (508) 759-2213

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