DAWSON ELEMENTARY SCHOOL

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155 SALISBURY ST
HOLDEN, MA 01520
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Phone: 508-829-6828
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 10
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: High
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Kindergarten - 5th Grade
  • District: Wachusett Regional School District
  • Students/Teacher: 18:1
  • Students/Grade: 78.3
  • Number Students: 470
  • Number Teachers: 24
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: 6763
  • Poverty Level: 6 - 15.9 PERCENT
  • Number Computers: 54
  • Principal: Ms Patricia Scales
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (3 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (2 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-07
    "My rating still stands from June 17, 2012. We are finally out of that school and now in another state. My kids are thriving and getting the curriculum they deserve. Both are in programs for Exceptional students. Not being held back to the average kid like at Dawson. They are challenged and HAPPY again. The administration in the Wachusett District is out of control and lost when it comes to real needs of above average students. My one child was 'broken' by the end of 5th grade. It was the worst 3 yrs of his school career. He now comes home from his new school excited to tell us what he learned and how he showed the teacher another way to do the math problem and she thought it was great and he was right! WOW unlike the one at Dawson that used to accuse him of not working hard enough in math. If you are forced to go to this school just be aware of what is going on and be your child's biggest advocate!"
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-01-30
    "This is the best elementary school in the Wachusett Regional School District. It has the most active PTA and parent community in the Town of Holden and the entire district. The family programs at the school are exceptional and always draw a big crowd. IALAC - I Am Lovable And Capable is a program in the school that teaches the children each person is special and is to be treated with respect and in a caring manner. Truly a great school!"
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