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A larger number of schools in this district are rated above average in school quality.


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ACADEMICS
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A larger number of schools in this district have students who are making more academic progress than their peers at other schools in the state.


ACADEMICS
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Parent Tip
Many successful high school students end up in remedial math courses in college. Is your student prepared for college-level math? Ask this district how they ensure students are well-prepared.

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Parent / Guardian
December 23, 2020
My daughter attends school here and I cannot say enough positive things about her experience here! From the outstanding staff of educators to the warm and welcoming campus environment- it’s truly the... More
Parent / Guardian
August 23, 2019
It has been a unmitigated nightmare and if I could get my student into another school, I would do so before you could say the word, "go".
Parent / Guardian
May 31, 2019
Very disappointed in the Amherst school system. Especially, the middle school. No authority and it is run like a zoo. I wouldn’t send my house cat to this school.