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Forest Heights Community School

South Shore Regional Centre for Education

Located In Chester Basin
Where To Find Us
847 Rte 12
Chester Basin, NS B0J 1K0
Areas Served Municipality of the District of Chester
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Phone 902-275-2700
Contact Paul Nickerson, Principal
Alternate Contact Donna Himmelman, Administrative Assistant
Mailing Address PO Box 29 
Chester Basin, NS 
Canada B0J 1K0
Fax 902-275-2710
Description & Services
Information At Forest Heights Community School, we believe all students can learn if we establish high standards of learning that we expect all students to achieve.  
We believe that the most promising strategy to allow all students to achieve high standards of learning is to develop our capacity to function as a professional learning community.  
The Forest Heights staff pledges to: 
unite to achieve a common purpose and clear goals; 
work together in collaborative teams; 
seek and implement promising strategies for improving student achievement on a continuing basis; 
monitor each student’s progress; 
and demonstrate a personal commitment to the academic success and general well-being of all students. 
Forest Heights Community School is situated in rural Chester Grant, Lunenburg County. Our student population is about 370 in grades 9 to 12. FHCS is a Community School making it available to our community for public use. If you are interested in renting a space in the school for a function, contact the Community School Coordinator at 902-275-2712.
Eligibility Ages: 13 year(s) - 19 year(s) 
Grades 9 to 12
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