I have my daughter in kindergarten and my daughter is falling behind cause her teacher is not teaching her the materials she needs to get ahead. the principle ms.colon all she worried about is her perfect attendance nothing else matters to her if the students pass grade or not. you try to get a meeting with her and she doesnt returns your calls. do not enroll your child in this school its the worst school ever in the bronx.
My kids attend this school beginning with Pre-K which was fabulous program and full day let not fail to mention that. So far my both daughters have had great teachers that are dedicated to preparing them to advance with their reading and math. They are very proactive in developing the children's knowledge to assist them in achieving the highest score possible on the state examines. I am a true believe of challenging a child's mind, because if you don't the minds get lazy and they learn to except that average is acceptable. I'm a product of Public School and I see a different in the teaching now from then, which I think it's much better now. So I have to say, PS 72 in doing a great job.
P.s 72 is a great school. The principal is the best. All staff are wonderful. All my children went to this school. I love it. They have a lot of program to help your children to learn and improve in they class.
This is a bad choice for your child. This school is unorganized and poorly managed. The security guards talk to the kids like they are criminals the teachers rather turn their head then deal with real issues and the parent coordinator never answers her phone or returns phone calls. I am trying to get my child into another school and I would suggest that you avoid this extra head ache if possible .
This school is one of a kind in helping kids in their learning education and the best of it that the principal if involve in every activies going on the school..
School sucks! My children are wasting there time here! Am going to try my best to get them out! I gave one start cause I had to!
PS 72 is not efficient .Ms.Colon is nice and outgoing but that has NOTHING to do with the education provided in this school. They have poor reading and Math scores. They focus on school attendance and state test scores much more than genuinely providing children with knowledge and fundamental skills needed for advancement. they have a weak Science and Social Studies curriculum poor technology (kids play games the entire computer period) my kid can't spell as well as she should be & this seems to be ok with the district and school system,as long as they pass the state test everything is ok according to them. Many teachers curse,I have reported 2 this year alone! I wish parents would identify the learning gap this school or should I say the curricula being taught to our student in this school or perhaps many others, they are failing to I've them a proper education and then they blame it on parent involvement which is not the entire problem,a shame so many parents are oblivious and can only identify with the principal being nice . Unfortunately I can not afford private or catholic school tuition.
II had all 4 of my children in this school and when it was considered an A School ; with my last child and ever since Colon took over the school fell off.. she has her preferences. She will not consider other children and they have faculty clicks. MY CHILD HAS 100 % attendence. And she has never been awarded .. they have their priorities mix up.. change the way the school is... or change the school altoghter
My daughter graduated from this school in 2008 Currently my son is attending this school. Bothof my kids been in this school since kindergarten. My son is in the fourth grade now and my daughter is attending The Urban Academy of Civic Engagement in the 8th grade. I can truly say the teachers and the staff in P.S.72 and also the prinicipal Ms, Colon have been very understanding and very helpful in my childrens years at this school. There teachers so happen to be very very helpful and understanding to my kids needs.
MY SON LEARNED SO MUCH THIS PAST YEAR THAT IM SO GREATFUL FOR AND I THANK THIS SCHOOL AND ALL STAFF WHO WORKED WITH MY SON, TEARS OF JOY COME OVER ME WHEN I THINK OF THE PEOPLE WHO HELPED HIM. MY SON IS OFF TO A NEW SCHOOL NOW THIS YEAR BUT THE GOOD WORK STARTED HERE IN P.S.72 AGAIN I THANK ALL BECAUSE HE WAS A NOT ALWAYS ON THE RIGHT TRACK BUT WHEN POEPLE COME TO GETHER FOR A CHILD IT BECOMES ART YES ART. FROM COLON
In ps72 my girl was happy she loved her teacher ms. massoti now she has nothing but complaints from her classmates and teacher
The administrators have accommodated my child's needs before I mentioned anything regarding to my child's disability.
I am so happy to have my kids in this school! After moving the kids around so much, It's nice to finally find a school that the kids like as well as the parents. The whole staff is awsome!
I have never met a principal like Ms. Colon. Sometimes I wish I was a child again in elementary school and could have her as my own principal!! Her positive spirit is refreshing. I am also greatful for the teachers. They truly care for the children's growth. I see it in my children. Thanks to all of you for your sincere dedication to the kids.
hi... i used to go to ps 72 about 2 years ago. mss colon is the best outgoing principle alive. she relly get involved around her school and knows whats shes doin. almost everyone in family went there and we all hade a good experience. if your child goes ther they wont regret it.. i promise you that. and the teachers make learning easy and fun. anyway have fun if you go to PS72 : )
This school has done a 360 turn around thanks to Mrs.Colon the new principal!
ms colon has made me the happest i have ever been whith a school my children have gained in grades and reading levels ... thank u ms goodman ,mr.marabela ,and class 240
Ms. Colon is the best principal! she is energetic, down to earth and really support her staff and her sudents. It is a blessing to have her. Extraordinary leadership qualities.
My child is in the right place noe, From teachers, staff administrators and parents, The care love of knowledge excels, I did the right thing taking her out of her old school p.s. 71 on roberts Ave, my child is care for here. Ms Colon we appauled your work tumbs up!!!!!
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