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Fisher Hill

Public | K-2 & ungraded | 249 students

 

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Posted September 2, 2014

Fisher Hill School is filled with capable, friendly staff and happy students. The atmosphere is always welcoming - the very essence of a community-oriented institution. I've been in its hallways 2 or 3 times per week for the last two years, each time a pleasurable experience. My grandchildren love it and look forward to going there each day. Furthermore, their steady increase in reading, writing and arithmetic skills is proof that learning can be fun. Thank you, Orange, for providing such a warm, caring classroom environment.
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Posted January 29, 2008

My daughter is in kindergarten at Fisher Hill. She absolutely loves it there. Ray Sharick is a wonderful principal. He greets the students by name as they arrive in the morning. I feel very welcome every time I go into the school. Parents are welcome to have breakfast with their children and I've been welcomed into her classroom every time I've brought her to school (she usually takes the bus). All of the staff is very friendly. There are a lot of things for the students to do after school hours as well- my daughter has been in the afterschool program and has been to Bingo for books, a marionette puppet show, and a writing box project. Any concerns I've brought up have been addressed immediately. I can't say enough good things about the atmosphere and I'm so glad my child is starting her years of schooling at Fisher Hill.
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Posted March 16, 2007

Fisher Hill is (in my opinion) the best school to send a young child. They have such a wonderful and caring staff. I always feel at home when I walk through the doors. The staff is very welcoming and take the time for the parents. My son will be moving on to Dexter Park next year and I will definitely miss the Fisher Hill atmosphere. Dexter Park is great as well, but there is just something about Fisher Hill that makes me very confident about my child's school. Hats off to Fisher Hill!!
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Posted May 30, 2005

I am very pleased with Fisher Hill school,they have a staff of wonderful teachers and aides. The principal Sheryl Brault is great. I have to say I am very sad that my youngest child will be leaving Fisher hill this year and moving on to Dexter Park. I give this school on the a scale of 1 to 10 a definite 10.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 91% 67%
Hispanic 5% 16%
Two or more races 3% 3%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Black 0% 8%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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  This school District averageState average
Students participating in free or reduced-price lunch program 43%N/A35%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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59 Dexter St
Orange, MA 01364
Phone: (978) 544-0018

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