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This school has an effective approach to homework:
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This school develops strong character in its students, like integrity, compassion and respect:
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This school effectively supports students with learning differences:
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There are 16 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Strongly disagree


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Only if you are a large financial contributor. There motto must be "boys will be boys." They need to focus on accountability and character development not miming students' safety.

Effective school leaders: Strongly disagree


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They really only care about the money and the reputation. They don't advise the students well and don't assist them when they are struggling or being bullied.


Develops character: Strongly disagree


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We expected strong character and integrity development from a Jesuit school, but were extremely disappointed. The boys are taught "boys will be boys"



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I had many years of solid Jesuit education. We were very disappointed in our sons' education at McQuaid. The educational standards are on par with the local public schools. We expected much better in the areas of character development and accountability. A lot of bullying and teachers clearly having favorites. Some teachers really care about their students, Administration doesn't care about the students, only the reputation of the school. An absolute waste of $110,000 and our volunteer time. Money would have been better spent on college rather than having them takeout student loans. Big Regret.

Teacher effectiveness: Neutral


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There is a dichotomy: teachers who truly care and teach out of passion, and those who can't teach, or don't care. They overlook poor behavior and do not foster accountability.




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McQuaid Jesuit High School is a wonderful school in terms of staff, students, and teachers. The principal, Fr. James Coughlin, has ruined teacher morale, ignored and berated parents repeatedly, and done nothing to help, only to harm the student body. HE CANNOT LEAVE SOON ENOUGH. The Board has wanted him out for many years. Finally the Jesuits pulled the plug this year!!!



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This is all a school should be: high academic standards, with teachers and staff who will work very hard with your son to have him achieve those standards (Mrs. Bovenzi alone is worth the tuition); honor and brotherhood--they truly are a band of brothers, men that any parent would be proud of; exceptional value-sell something and sacrifice, do whatever it takes to send your boy here-it will be worth it. Before my son attended McQuaid, I was worried about the all-boys thing and if it would be a lot of bullying and other undersirable behavior-it was the opposite, and none of that type of thing is tolerated. I wish every boy in the area could attend this school.



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McQuaid has excellent teachers, programs and activities. The school provides an atmosphere of education and stresses the importance of learning. Students are taught to think as opposed to learning how to take tests.


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My son began McQ in 9th grade and loves it - the sports, camaraderie, and challenging academics make it a great place to be.

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Yes it's a huge transfer, due to how diffrent it is. The classes are hard but if you work it's fine. The no girls may freak you're son out but there are dances and chances to have fun.

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Last modified Mc Quaid Jesuit High School is a Private school that serves grades 7-12
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