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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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There are 7 reviews about all of the school topics.

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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Sometimes the classes are almost like 1-1 tutoring. The faculty are dedicated and talented in reaching the boys where they are and pushing them to whatever the next level is for the individual boy.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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The faculty and dorm parents are in contact and provide effective structure for the timing and amount of homework.




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My son needed the very small classes and residential experience of HCS to provide consistency and structure for his academic and social life. The HCS emphasis on finding and building on what is successful for each boy is very powerful. My son gained real friends with whom he played sports, took hikes, practiced plays, played board games (as well studied) - in an incredibly beautiful natural outdoors setting. Real mentoring occurred with faculty and dorm parents in a dedicated family-like atmosphere. I seriously doubt my son would have gone to college without his experience at HCS.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree


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It's just not tolerated. Respect is a critical part of the HCS culture.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree


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HCS excels in this area. Boys often come to HCS when their families are in crisis. By the end of my son's first year (he is Asperger's) he was off all medications and thriving in his academics and music/art activities.


Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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Most of the boys at HCS are somewhere on the spectrum. The administration has an uncanny ability to bring boys with amazing potential to HCS - boys who have been unable to excel in large classrooms with so much stimuli and fast paced talking. Everyone leads by example.

Develops character: Strongly agree


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HCS excels in a quiet insistence on these qualities. Many of the boys have never felt compassion and respect from fellow students so this is a really big deal. The boys learn teamwork and they really appreciate each others' differences.

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