« Back to compare
/ / School Profile
PK-3
Public
Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 160

Contact this school

6214 4th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11220

(718) 765-2200
Nearby homes for sale
Map of Ps 971 address.

Profile Completeness

BASIC

Want to improve this school’s profile? You can!

All schools on GreatSchools begin with BASIC completeness, which includes important information like contact details and test scores. It’s up to the school community to take the next steps. As a parent or community member, you can share what you know with other families by writing a review or answering a few questions about what the school offers. As a school leader, you can upload photos, describe school programs, and more with an Official school profile.

The completeness meter moves to INTERMEDIATE, then ADVANCED, and finally HONOR ROLL as you complete the following: 10 or more reviews, at least 1 photo, and 9 program questions parents find helpful.

Want to improve this school's profile?
for Parents
for Schools
 
May 24, 2012
My daughter was lucky enough to be chosen to go to this school for Pre-K its first year being open. While there were some kinks in the administration and "flow" in the beginning, the quality of the teachers and the curriculum were amazing. If you like traditional environments, this school may not be for you. If you would like your child to learn how things work as opposed to rote learning, this is the school for you. You may have to be patient with communication because of the demographic - many of the parents do not speak English, as well as some of the children (leading to difficulty with parent involvement). But with an open mind, you gain great treasure here.

- submitted by a parent
June 28, 2011
My daughter just finished her kindergarten year. She is in the inaugural class. She is reading at a second grade reading level, vastly improved her speech and managed to pick up some Mandarin (we are Caucasian.) The school had some first year bumps in the beginning but are getting smoothed out. I have NEVER encountered racism or been treated like a child. The teachers and principal have always been warm and friendly. My child adores each and every one of the staff. The previous poster doesn't really substanitate any of his/her claims so I do not feel I can take them seriously. I was the PTA Secretary, BTW so I am insulted by the inflamatory and again, unsubstantiated comment regarding that position. I will add that I feel the parental involvement can be improved immensely. This past year, it was the same families who repeatedly attended each event. I am hopeful that next year will be better. Christine C.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2011
This school is the worst. The teachers have attitudes and think they can talk to you like a child. Some of the teachers come off racist even some of the kids parents.Trust me when I say keep your kids away from this school. It is a clean school but they are very disorganized. They are so desperate to have people apply for the PTA secretary and so forth that they choose people that have no clue. If you send your kid here, good luck as there was many parents that yanked their kids out of this school.

- submitted by a parent
Need help choosing a school? We can help »

Media Gallery

Media missing

Uh oh! No photos. This frame will look much better when you upload photos »


Facebook


Nearby homes for sale

     

Last modified: December 12, 2014

Sign up for email updates

Connect with us

Translate this web page

About GreatSchools

Our mission is to help millions of parents get a great education for their kids. GreatSchools.org is an independent nonprofit and the leading national source of school information for families.


GreatSchools.org 1999 Harrison Street, Suite 1100, Oakland, CA 94612

©1998-2014 GreatSchools.org All Rights Reserved. GreatSchools is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization | Ad Choices

Ps 971
6214 4th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11220
(718) 765-2200
Last modified Ps 971 is a Public school that serves grades PK-3
Ps 971 Rating: 2 out of 5 based on 3 reviews. Top