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School leader:  Carey Doucette
500 Rindge Road
Fitchburg, MA 01420

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(978) 345-2701
(978) 345-9127
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"NCCES is best know for the personalized education it delivers to each student."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    None
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    General - school does not emphasize one particular subject
  • Arts
    None, Choir / Chorus, Creative writing, Dance, Drama...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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30 reviews

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Recent Reviews


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Submitted by a parent · May 02, 2015
I was so happy when my son was accepted, as a few people I know loved the school, but I was completely disappointed and I am so concerned by the rapid turnover of the staff and the complete lack of teaching skills with a majority of the staff. ... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 21, 2014
I am very disappointed with NCCES. They talked a good talk at the initial information presentation. I was so impressed I couldn't wait for my kids to start there. Unfortunately, nothing they promised actually happened. What happened to "if the... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 23, 2013
North Central Charter Essential School has such a terrific, dedicated staff. My grandson wasn't doing well emotionally in another school, and no one was helping him. NCCES has made an incredible difference in his growth and development and I am... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 24, 2013
NCCES is a school on the rise. My son is in 7th grade and he is finally the student and person he wants to be. He is challenged, encouraged and supported by the teachers, staff and fellow students. He is involved in after school activities and... more

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NCCES provides a safe and supportive learning environment where students feel comfortable being themselves and are able to focus on their academic success. The school meets students where they are as learners and personalizes the instruction to ensure that each student has the opportunity to reach their full potential. The school's mission is to send graduates into the world who THINK for themselves, CARE about others, and ACT creatively and responsibly.

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Last modified: March 8, 2017
Last modified North Central Charter Essential School is a Charter school that serves grades 7-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 5 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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