Midtown Community has its students say three different pledges every morning: the Pledge of Allegiance, an anti-bullying pledge, and an anti-drug pledge. The first of the three is the only one of any significance, since there seems to be a willful blindness toward bullying and an unwillingness to do anything about it when it's reported. I can't say the exact same non-standards apply to the second meaningless pledge, but words recited by rote becomes meaningless to children and adults alike. Ask any student about the importance of these pledges. They are meaningless to them. And then ask them why the Library at Midtown Community is not open for student use. That's right, a School Library that isn't built for student use, but as a lifeless showpiece for parents and other visitors. Libraries and the books in them are meant to be used, not to be looked at from the windows adjacent to the locked doors.
Midtown Community School is the best. I was part of the first graduating class of 1993. This school has became a part of a lot of our own children. The teachers are caring and loving. Mrs. Mercun is best. I still travel 1800 miles away to visit the school as well as Mrs. Mercun, twenty years later she is the same loving individual. This school could not ask for a better principal.
This school is truly amazing! I have been a part of the Midtown family since grade 4. This school has a fantastic principal, Mrs. Christina Mercun and an outstanding vice principal, Mrs. Patricia Dzuibeck. They care about the students like crazy! The staff is amazing also! As a graduate of Midtown's class of 2012, I can truly say that this school has changed me. I used to be an average student academically, but now I am a suceeding student that gets honor-roll ever marking period since fourth grade, and has gotten accepted into Holy Family Academy school. If it wasn't for the amazing school and staff, I know I wouldnt be where I am today. I will miss this school dearly, but at least I know that the Midtown magic will forever stay in my heart. I recommend this school to everyone! Sincerely, a Midtown graduate of 2012
This School is horrible, I wouldn't recommend it to ANYONE. They won't even let my responsible sibling carry his cell phone for emergency calls. This school is more of an investment for money than education for the children of our future leaders. If I were to recommend a school for your kids, it would be Mary J. Donohoe # 4 school. Anything else besides this school, I warned you.
this is one school that goes above and beyond. my children have excelled because of the way this school comes together and cares for each child it might be a big school but each and every child is cared for and no one is forgotten.
Midtown Community School is a diverse population and the Principal there is so in-tune with all students.
My son is in the 5th grade. Mrs. Antice is a wonderful teacher. Excellent staff! We love this school!
The midtown school was one of the better schools until the new principal arrived about 5 years ago. It useds to be a shchool that cared more about the sutdents growth but now its more about making the school look good. Bailey's middle school is located in a smallbuilding thats practically fallIng apart however it has a higher rating than Midtown. This shows you that just because you throw money into a brand new school, does not gurantee the best education. Whats truly important are faculty members who care about students growth.
My experience at this school has been wonderful. I have two children in the school - ages 8 and 9. We moved to Bayonne from the city three years ago and I was concerned about the quality of education. To my surprise, it has been every bit as challenging as NY schools and I feel that the extra space allows for a greater number of activities. I highly recommend it.
I have been to this school ever since 1st grade and I will never go to a diiferent school.I enjoy the students,teachers & principles.Mrs.Mercun is the best principle and I won't want a diiferent principle.I love you!
Im writing this to tell you that you are the best principle but sometimes i feel bored in school the teachers are great but one he is very boring i dont get anything he says but other then that midtown is the best!W hen I go to bhs next year i would say I am from mcs with pride and succeed my goals because of midtown. Not only am I going to mcs but the teachers have encouraged me that I can be the best and I can be what I dream of being! you are the best principle anyone can ask for! but you do need more dances
This school is a very nice school to have your children go to. The teachers and other staff are all very well trained and very organized when it come to the education and well being for the children. I have leaned this first hand.
Two of my children have attended midtown community school. My eldest began in the first grade and my middle child is now in the second grade. For the most part I have had nothing but positive experiences with the staff and faculty of midtown. The climate of the school is positive and geared towards the overall growth of our children. Whenever I have had any concerns they have been met with equal concern from both the teachers and administration. I appreciate the learning environment fostered by this dedicated staff. The success of our students is their priority. It is appreciated. Thank you.
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