Chickering Elementary School

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29 Cross St

Dover, MA 02030

(508) 785-0480

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 512

Students Per Teacher: 12

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Chickering Elementary School

I cannot say enough great things about Chickering School. Having come from an elementary school in the Boston Public School System, there's just no comparison. The teachers are very good, there is a HUGE sense of community (in our first year in Dover, I became friends with more people than all 10 years ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/02/14

The school has exceeded our high expectations. The teachers are good to very good, with only one or two below par. Some are truly excellent. The music program is an area of real strength and excellence, with a multi grade chorus of over 150 children singing harmony. The art program also consistently ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/28/12

One principal left after a long tenure and the current one was a bad fit. It happens everywhere. I am involved in many school projects and consider Chickering a wonderful, vibrant community. The teachers are extremely professional, hard-working, and best-of-class. This is my opinion based on observation ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/23/09

Having sent 3 children through Chickering Elementary, I have nothing but the most positive things to say about the school Teachers and Administration are excellent and the overall academic experience is comprehensive. The classes are engaged in learning at all times. Kids at this school want and love ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/23/09

Chickering is not perfect, but I believe that it is a great school with dedicated and hard working classroom teachers, specialists in art, music and PE, and an amazing involved parent community. My children have thrived there and my only complaint is that not enough enrichment is provided to those students ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/23/09

I'm bemused by anyone that would give this school a good rating. The school has had 2 principals leave in the past few years. The teachers are mediocre and there is absolutely no sense of community. I have older kids who have attended various other schools in the area and Chickering by far is my greatest ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/22/09

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Test scores for Chickering Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Chickering Elementary School
Dover Public Schools
* In 2010-2011 Massachusetts used the Massachusetts Comprehensive Assessment System (MCAS) to test students in grades 3 though 8 and 10 in English language arts and math, and in grades 5, 8, and 10 in science. The grade 10 MCAS is a high school graduation requirement. The MCAS is a standards-based test, which means it measures specific skills defined for each grade by the state of Massachusetts. The goal is for all students to score at or above proficient on the test.

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Dover schools — Chickering Elementary School is located at 29 Cross St, Dover MA 02030. 29 Cross St is in the 02030 ZIP code in Dover, MA The school district for Chickering Elementary School is the Dover Public Schools. Chickering Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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