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370 Hollis Street
Holliston, MA 01746

(508) 429-0677
(508) 429-8225
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April 26, 2012
I have had two children go to high school at Holliston High School. I have to say that the current administration is wonderful and very responsive to everyone's needs. The curriculum offers a wide range of levels including AP, Honors and two levels of college prep. My youngest is challenged, encouraged and very successful at HHS and is happy she decided not to attend a private high school. HHS has prepared my daughter for college and even though she is a junior, her education already has her college-ready. Parental and community involvement in sports and extra-curriculum activites is an example for other schools to follow. Several parent-run groups raise funds for essential extras that make Holliston a wonderful place to live and to send your children to school.

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April 01, 2012
There are few, if any, bad schools in MA. Holliston High School is ranked above larger, more affluent towns in MA for both classroom and test results. Holliston is well represented in Ivy as public honors programs and other well ranked schools admissions every year, and there is a strong program for kids who qualify for Ed plans (special needs). There is an array of offerings for alternative education (vo-tech, agricultural, advanced placement and college courses). Community involvement, sports, and the arts are not only supported, but encouraged. Teachers are engaged, accessible and personable. There is high level of parent involvement. Graduates, despite the lagging economy, are productive, and to varying degrees (dependent on abilities and efforts) successful, involved citizens. (no statistics on success other than personal knowledge of grads over the past 10 years) Math, Science and Foreign language programs are outstanding. It is worth the investment to live here if you have children.

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May 24, 2011
HHS is an excellent school. Not perfect, but no school is! The point is it provides great value. Both my children attended and my daughter achieved great results, 3 APS and a place at an Ivy league school. My son did well, achieved 5 APS and perfect SAT scores. He decided to go to a state university and received a scholarship. The principal is relatively new, and is very pro-active and leads by example. The music and arts programmes are outstanding, and so are the offerings for sports. HHS definitely is an academic school but I feel there are plenty of opportunities for kids with less academic goals to shine. All the staff are committed caring teachers. Class sizes are reasonable, and very small in some, like AP classes.

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August 25, 2010
This is a great school, my mother and all her sisters went hear now i am, it is an over all great school

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April 06, 2010
cont. There is a great parent involvement at the school. The arts are also very important here. The block schedualing is the best ever. I have been in the system since kindergarten and am a softmore now, so I think I know what I am taking about.

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February 27, 2010
There is so much hype for this high school because it is in a small town environment and no one really wants to say too much bad about the school system. I find that most students do not do well at HHS; only the intelligent ones seem to do well. HHS does not even rank in the top schools in the nation. Teachers are not pro-active for the most part, and with continued budget cuts, the high school will continue to suffer academically.

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June 09, 2009
i am a student at HHS and feel that i have achieved very well in my 3 years here. students who come from other schools comment on how 'wow, they actually make you do work, and you guys are actually smart. atleast youre getting an education'. i feel that parents make the comments they do, based on their children's success-or lack of. but as a student, i feel that HHS has treated me well and prepared me well. it is really a great school, with about a total of 1,000 kids, it is a great learning envoirnment.

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March 28, 2009
I have been a resident of Holliston for 19 yrs. Both of my children are in Holliston Public schools. We have had a very pleasant experience for the most part. The school does tend to respond very quickly to any parent concerns and the guidance office is active and very responsive. My two children now ages 12 and 14 have had pleasant experiences which I believe is also attributed to the town being a smaller town with very involved, responsible parents that participate in all matters regarding their children's education.

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May 07, 2008
Great culture with diverse activities. Wounderful teachers,guidence is over stretched. Very responsive administration. Positive new priciple at the high school.

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February 26, 2008
i attended this school for a full 4 year term, poor teacher attitude, unreasonable administration, and an overall terrible experience

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February 03, 2008
I would have to agree w/first review. Nothing has changed at HHS. Teachers continue to have poor attitude. Little or no communication w/parents on student progress. When you do contact teacher regarding student, it is like you are bothering them! Block schedule does not work esp. for languages. Foreign lang. dept. weak esp. Spanish teachers.

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February 21, 2005
2 children attended this school system - our oldest is in college - and he decided to change high schools in his senior year because he felt it was weak - he said it was a excellent decision. Poor teacher attitude - terrible communication with admin - refusal to discuss what is in the best interest of student. very poor instruction with no follow through for success of studen. when we realized no changes would take place we bit the bullet and are paying for private school for our 2nd son and there is a 300 % improvement in achievment as well as such a better educational enviroment. do not be complacent about your childs education.

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Holliston High School
370 Hollis Street, Holliston, MA  01746
(508) 429-0677
Last modified Holliston High School is a Public school that serves grades 9-12. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Holliston High School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top