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Placentino Elementary School

Public | PK-2 & ungraded | 692 students


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Posted November 13, 2009

Great teachers, French Immersion at no additional cost makes this school a gem.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted June 2, 2009

My son is in kindergarten - family life has been very difficult this year and the teachers, administration and guidance have been absolutely outstanding.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted November 2, 2007

Great teachers, caring principal, excellent resources and facility. French Immersion is invaluable.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted September 17, 2007

One of the very few public schools where they have Montessori and French Immersion as two options with traditional school. Great teachers, good and involved Parents association.
—Submitted by a parent

Posted February 28, 2007

Strong community and parent doesn't get enough voice with the school system. More needs to be communicated to the parents.
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Posted October 27, 2006

Abundant and varied learning activities, Technology and creativity are explored in meaningful and practical ways. Students are exposed to electronic media and apply its uses to the world around them. The French Immersion program is a fully rigorous program and ingrains students with the understanding to achieve the highest standards of learning.
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Posted April 27, 2005

This school is wonderful, the teachers and administrators are involved and parent participation is expected and that's great. They offer traditional, Montessori and French Immersion. Class size is an issue in all schools but the town continues to vote the money asked for to keep the schools top notch. I wish I had a school like this as a child.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 89% 67%
Hispanic 4% 16%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 3% 6%
Two or more races 3% 3%
Black 1% 8%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 3%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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235 Woodland St
Holliston, MA 01746
Phone: (508) 429-0647


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