Like any other school a student will get out of Fairhaven High what he / she puts into it, I have had ZERO negative occurances with my child. She is involved in many programs and stays at the school til 4PM regularly. The teachers have been supportive, and extremely helpful to her. All in All in this area there is not another school I would want either of my children to attend!!!
This is by far the worst school system that I have ever dealt with! The student's are unruly, there are fight's everyday and the teacher's make snarky comments to the kid's. Overall they lie to your face, tell you what you want to hear and then do the unthinkable !not a dignified place to send your child, The building is beautiful but it is run like a prison and the kid's still aren't controlled.If you want your kid to have a fun, relaxing, four years of high school then please send them somewhere else. The other reviews are on different websites reviewing this school and it says the exact same thing on all of them.
Academically, FHS is a decent school to attend. I learned a lot in 4 years, but the pervasive social problems that plague the school can be overwhelming. As with any small town, everyone typically knows everyone else in their grade. This makes it much harder to make (good) friends because of sheer lack of selection. Close-mindedness and a fixation on backstabbing doesn't help either.
As a student here at this school, I like it a lot. I think it's important for many parents to get a review from a student's standpoint. Overall, the school is nice. I remember the first day I came here, I was amazed with the old building. It's neo-gothic, and it is amazingly beautiful. The teachers are enthusiastic and are great teachers. Although the sports may not have the greatest scores, but sports don't particularly matter unless you want your child to get into some sort of a sporting college. The school has a tremendous amount of school spirit.
It has to be a distinct privilege to go to high school in a building that looks like a English castle for the education of the elite in society! Among the older high school buildings in the entire United States, this 100 year old building is the most georgeous architectural marvel of high schools still in operation. The ornate setting is a gracious gift by it's benefactor in creating an environment in which the students can feel honored and can return the respect they have been given.
good academics, but school seems a little unorganized,the sports are halfway decent but not outstanding, a good amount of school spirit also, overall a good school
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