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- a parent
I HATE THIS SCHOOL THEY TREAT YOU LIKE A CRIMANL, YOU ARE NOT ALOUD TO GO UPSTAIRS WITH YOUR CHILD!



- a community member
This school is horrible , staff are rude , parentss are not allowed in the building at all , i used to be a student at P.S 199x & i hated it ... there was a fight basicually every single day , my teacher was Mrs.Bolt - omg shee super strict & mean , i loved to leave this school & if you are reading this and planning to go to thiss school goodluuck because its going to be onr of the horrible yearss of your lifee




- a parent
Some of he staff are rude and parents are disrespected and not allowed in the building under the order of the leadership. The school main entrance door is always locked at 2:00 you have to bang on the door just to receicve assistance. If you check the history on the students perforance level it took this school almost five years to get the students grades to go up which by the way really is'nt much. Seems to me we need different academic programs that will work and change the leadership. You would think that the DOE would have changed leadership long time ago with these grades.



- a teacher
This school is not for me. The school has been on a list of high need schools and in corrective action for awhile now, but yet it still exists and scores well on exams. The teachers seem scared of what will happen to them if they do not do what is told of them (right, wrong or indifferent). Unfortunately, this is a direct reflection the turnover rate of experienced teachers to inexperienced. Ironically, PS 199x is called The Shakespeare School. So its only appropriate that I end this review with a quote by William Shakespeare Love all, trust a few, do wrong to none .



- a parent
The staff is very rude. To top it off the teacher wasn't introduced and neither was the school principal. When I asked for the teacher she was just pointed out. Not what I expected at all.


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- a community member
I think this school is horrible actually...if you have a talented and gifted student don't send them. Teachers are forced to spend the day disciplining as opposed to teaching. It's such a waste...

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Last modified Ps 199 The Shakespeare School is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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