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New Bedford, MA
Students enrolled: 274

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50 Hemlock Street
New Bedford, MA 02740

(508) 997-4511
(508) 999-3956
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September 27, 2012
love it! teachers and members are very welcoming! very organized prompt response my friend has her kids and she loves it too!

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August 06, 2009
Communication between the parents and teacher is almost non-existent. Forget trying to get in touch with one of the teachers too. My son needed help and I wasn't made aware of the situation until parent/teacher conference. The teachers there have been there forever and are getting tired. That school needs new fresh teachers with new fresh ideas.

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July 04, 2009
I love this school. My son originally went to Fairhaven elementary school and was doing horribly. The teacher's there were just old and miserable and obviously have been working too long. I moved to New bedford, put him in Congdon and it was such an improvement!! His new teacher was so personable, and helped him catch right up to where he needed to be. That was the best move for him. Hopefully every child I have will be able to experience this wonderful facility!

- submitted by a parent

January 07, 2009
this school is still doing poorly,i had 2 sons attend there and they did poorly,now they attend the charter school and both are doing great,so that alone speaks for itself,,i have another son who is currently attending congdon and he is doing poorly and they haven't met his needs and i am trying to transfer him to a better school.

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December 12, 2006
This school is doing extremely poor on state standardized testing, the results speak for themselves. This school is a school in need of improvement. It is one of the worst schools in New Bedford. I am currently trying to get my son transferred into a better school that can perform up to the standards that every parent should expect and every teacher and principal should supply.

- submitted by a parent

August 25, 2005
Congdon shool is a great enviroment for children! I attended Congdon school from 1999 till 2004! I am now 12 yrs old! I now attend Roosevelt Jr High...A BIG difference. I felt safe at Congdon. I felt special in my own way! Its a great school and any one who attends Congdon is very lucky! Mrs.Souza did a great job being the principal and controlling this school! I am proud to have gone there!

- submitted by a student

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James B Congdon
50 Hemlock Street, New Bedford, MA  02740
(508) 997-4511
Last modified James B Congdon is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
James B Congdon Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 8 reviews. Top