Maria Hastings Elementary School

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7 Crosby Rd

Lexington, MA 02421

(781) 860-5802

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Grades: K - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 427

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

6 Parent Reviews for Maria Hastings Elementary School

Hastings is a great school with a highly engaged parent community. The teachers we've had have all been within the range of really good (worst case) to phenomenal/life-changing educators (best case) - with tons of great school support staff tending to the needs of individual students and bringing out ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/07/15

Hastings, like all Lexington schools, provides a wonderful education. We had one bump in the road in second grade but that teacher is no longer at the school and the teaching staff since then has been extraordinary. What separates Hastings from the other schools in Lexington is the community and I would ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/18/14

Back when Mr. Rogers (complete with sweater and trolly) was principal, this was an extraordinary example of what a school might be. The administration was engaged, students really learned life skills and the community was served beyond the scope of education. In recent years the school has fallen into ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/05/14

It looks like the pre-2009 rating didn't rate the principal so well, but the other 2 rate the principal high, and it would be a shame not to recognize that the current Principal (Principal Lipsitz) started in the 2008/2009 school year. She is terrific. I think if you're looking at all the Lexington ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/14/12

Hastings is excellent, like all the Lexington elementary schools, and our son (who is very bright) is totally challenged and excited to go to school. He's only in kindergarten, but my initial fears that it would be TOO academically focused were unfounded. He IS learning reading/puzzling in leaps and ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/10/10

Hastings is an incredible school. Everyone is very welcoming and the teachers are top notch. The office staff and Principal Lipsitz are wonderful. My children have loved attending Hastings.

Posted by a parent on 03/06/09

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Test scores for Maria Hastings Elementary School

MCAS* Test Scores

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Test Year: 2011
Maria Hastings Elementary School
Lexington 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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Lexington schools — Maria Hastings Elementary School is located at 7 Crosby Rd, Lexington MA 02421. 7 Crosby Rd is in the 02421 ZIP code in Lexington, MA The school district for Maria Hastings Elementary School is the Lexington Public Schools. Maria Hastings Elementary School is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 5.
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