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The Hathaway School

Private | PK-7 | 15 students

 
 

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Posted July 8, 2009

Great preschool program! Our child's been in the pre-school program for 3 years and its awsom. Lots o playing for kids. Also a lot of learning especially manners which some families don't have any more to teach their kids.
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Posted June 10, 2009

Our daughter is 10 years old and is a student at the Hathaway School. What we like about the school is that the student/teacher ratio is low. For example, in her class there are 8 children. Since the class is so small she is able to get the attention and is called on often by her teacher to answer questions. These people make learning a fun, exciting experience for her. She especially loves the theatrical skits she performs in 2 - 3 times a year. She has been a student here for 2 years and can't imagine ever leaving to attend public school again. And we live in a school district that is rated well! Keep up the good work Joanne & Del, we need more educators like you.
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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 60% 16%
Black 28% 8%
White 11% 67%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 0%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 0% 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% 0%
Two or more races 0% 3%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012

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50 Blaney Street
Swampscott, MA 01907
Phone: (781) 595-5859

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