Love this school, this is one of the best school here in the south Bronx, My son is expected to graduate this year! I highly recommend this school!!!
I had my child enroll to the Pre K program at PS 043 this past September and i couldn't be happier with the improvement ive seen in my child's learning. I feel that the PreK program is rigorous and will help your child excel in the areas needed. The only thing that the school lacks is extracurricular activities like music , etc.
I attended PS 43 back in the 1960's and I remember this school and its wonderful teachers. I joined the military and I am now retired. My education in the Bronx was my great starting point and I always wanted to help students like me by sharing the world with them. Today I am an instructional assistant and I am helping students that were like me discover the world and opportunities that they have. Thank you PS 43!
I attended PS 43, grades 1-6 from 1950-1956. It was a wonderful school then and it sounds like a great school still. Mrs. Solberg was my 1st grade teacher and my brother's as well. In 4th grade I had Phoebe Schwarz who was very concerned for my family and me. I wish she was still with us. Now, I live in California and I'm 68 years old. It's been a great life and it all began at Jonas Bronck!
P.S. 43 X is an extraordinary educational institution. The Principal is an outstanding leader in the field in that she embraces what is best for her faculty in optimal Professional Development and her students for curricular innovations. Over the past three years P.S. 43x has developed a school-wide effort in the field of Emotional Intelligence and has established a collaboration with Lehman College to promote this very important concept.
Excellent Administrative leadership in that Emotional Intelligence for both teachers and students is a focused goal.
P.S. 43 has teachers who truly have the best interest of their students at heart
I love PS 43 because we are all dedicated staff gear towards the same goal 'Students' success'.
It' has dedicated staff members which are always willing to put children needs first.
I love P.S. 43 because we are like a family unit. We are also safe, respectful and responsible.
PS 43 makes students and their family feel like at home. They welcome parents to participate in their children's education.
P.S. 43 teachers,staff, and administration work hard for the best of the students.
I love the awesome teachers and teachers aides that have helped my nephews become wonderful and smart young men! Thank you!!!
P.S. 43 Bronx, NY has a committed, no- nonsense administration that has exceedingly high expectations. This is proof that they believe the students can excel and compete with any top school in the nation. The staff is the hardest working staff that gives more than 100% in spite of unsurmountable odds and obstacles. The physical building is extremely antiquated yet the staff treats it like a castle. The custodian is superb in keeping it immaculate and freshly painted. The boys and girls bathrooms compare to none in cleanliness and appeal. Each bathroom is bright and airy and they each have paper and soap which is rarely seen in most public schools. Even the children keep after each other to keep the bathrooms clean.The staff works tirelessly and selflessly to give each student their best. Many give up their prep times regularly to plan, prepare lessons, receive professional development and even perform lunch duty. The school is truly suffering from budget cuts, cuts in staff and lose of students to charter schools so the staff has vowed to 'dig in deeper' to reach their year's goals. What is most remarkable is that the staff members truly like each other and work as a team to help each other wade through the maze of daily demands made by the Board of Education's bureacracy. Kudos to a remarkable staff, administration and school community. Great, great job!
I love this school! My daughter graduated with high grades. The teachers are very caring and they take extra time to make sure the child understand the assignment.
no music, little art, little phys ed. there is no discipline. not a pleasant place. new principal has done nothing to make the school a better place for my son.
This school is quite overcrowded but that having been said I think they provide the best assistance they can to their students.
I must say that I enrolled my son at this school and I have to say that it has made a difference in my son's life. He is more eager to learn and the teachers and the staff are really great.
Academic Programs could be better their is obviously a low moral in teachers and I feel it affects students within the school. There is a minimal amount of extra activities and parent involvement is not used wisely leaving the school lacking in all areas.
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