schools: Duxbury High School ranked #10 in Massachusetts by U.S. News! - 04/23/13 02:48 AM
U.S. News came out with its school rankings and Duxbury High School is ranked #10 in Massachusetts and #196 nationwide.
You can see the Duxbury report here, and browse the rest of the report from that link.

The U.S. News ranking is based upon several factors, including MCAS scores, the MCAS scores of least advantaged students, and student participation and success in AP or IB courses, denoted as a College Readiness Index. 
The report only covers the academic rating. The physical "plant", as they call it, is going to be dramatically better next year when the Co-Located Middle and High … (3 comments)

schools: Duxbury Public Schools New Co-Located Middle School and High School - 03/22/13 06:14 AM
Duxbury Public Schools New Co-Located Middle School and High School

The Duxbury Public Schools' new co-located middle school and high school project is about 1/3 of the way through its timeline for completion. The field house should be completed this summer.
In 2011, Duxbury voters approved the design and construction of a new co-located middle school (grades 6-8) and high school (grades 9-12). The new building will be erected behind the current middle school, and replaces the current high school (built in 1968) and middle school (built in 1960) in one efficient 21st century facility. The town will fund the project … (3 comments)

schools: A Sense of Duxbury - 03/16/13 11:07 PM
To give you a sense of Duxbury, here's a brief overview of the history and attractions.
Duxbury, Massachusetts, is a quiet coastal community located in Plymouth County, 37 miles southeast of Boston. It was the second town created in the Plymouth Colony. The Duxbury church was gathered in 1632 and the town was incorporated in 1637. A committee comprised of members of both the Plymouth and Duxbury churches studied the possibility of rejoining into one central church and town; two sites were suggested, one in Duxbury and one in the current town of Kingston at the Jones River, but no decision … (7 comments)

schools: Alden School, Duxbury Massachusetts - 02/17/13 11:33 PM
Alden Elementary School is the Duxbury public school for third through fifth grade.  It is located on Alden Street, near the Duxbury Yacht Club and the Duxbury Arts Center in Duxbury, Massachusetts.  It's the second in the progression of four public schools in the Duxbury school system.  The Chandler School educates pre-kindergarten through 2th graders, while the Duxbury Middle School is the public school for 6th through 8th graders, and students go on from there to Duxbury High School.

In any given year, about 850 children are enrolled in the Alden Elementary School.  Every student takes classes in Literacy, Mathematics, Science, … (0 comments)

schools: Chandler Elementary School - Duxbury Schools - 02/06/13 11:33 PM
Chandler Elementary School is the Duxbury public school for Pre-Kindergarten through second grade.  It is located on Chandler Street, near exit 11 on the west side of Route 3 in Duxbury, Massachusetts.  It's the first of four public schools in the Duxbury school system.  The Alden School educates 3rd through 5th graders, Duxbury Middle School is the public school for 6th through 8th graders, and then students go on to Duxbury High School.

In any given year, about 750 children are enrolled in the Chandler Elementary School, most of them in first and second grade. There are a maximum of … (0 comments)

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