I believe that we have a nurturing environment for all students. We strive for all students to do their best. The Common Core Standards are embedded in all of our delivery of instruction. We create multiple entry points for all children that have different and unique learning styles. We work together as a team to achieve what we want from our students, success!
The public school is important part of the community as it brings together the community's students. It has developed through out the years and is a great public school for kids in the area.
As a former student myself, I must admit that my experiences with this school were not the best. Throughout the years I spent in this facility, I have to admit that only ONE teacher truly motivated me to perform to the best of my abilities. As a child, I thought I was alright because I was going from one grade to another without any hesitations however, now as I look back, of course I was passing. Half the time the teachers would give me the answeres to the state eaxams so that our school would not "Flunk"! I personally still live in the same neighborhood and HIGHLY encourage that anyone seeking to truly enroll their kids into a good school to please look elsewhere....I truly did encounter MANY challenges as I grew up and entered college, most of them do to the lack of education in my elementry & middle school years. Lastly, I wish to add that the school is not the only to be blamed, but the parents are truly "ghetto" in this neighborhood and tend to take their kids to the same school where they atteneded....where they learned absolutely nothing!
Of course there are moments where a parent has a bad encounter, and they are quick to judge the whole school. Maybe these negative parents should be a little more involved in the activities held in this school instead of just dropping off the child and going home to watch t.v. the school does try to reach out to them, but you can't force them. Parents barely show up to meetings, don't donate a cent when its needed but are quick to act ghetto if their child is disciplined. There are a couple of teachers and other staff members who are rude and think because they are teachers they are right all the time, but the majority are very dedicated and do love the children. Also, remember that any working environment has higher levels of authority. if you think there is something wrong with the teachers, maybe you should look at the principals and superintendents. THere could be more programs such as dance (real dance) , or art or sports, but it all depends on their budget and parent involvement, which again there is so little of it. I give the school overall 4 stars. Parents one star. Shame on you. You know who you are.
Teachers are kind and care about the students. They are commited to their students and are doing the best they can with the resources they are given. Their main goal is to help each and everyone of their students achieve theirs!
The school needs much improvement. the classes are horrible, the teachers not kind, and the staff just wants to get rid of the kids by the end of the day. Kid are not safe, some teachers just let the kids leave with whoever claims them. Dismissal is very disorganized and everyday the kids are more wild due to the neglect by teachers
It is very easy for an angry parent to express negative views about a school based on one bad experience; in addition, no one is perfect. Overall, parent involvement is terrible! The academic programs are good. The majority of teachers are committed to their students. There is art, music, chorus, & gym; all children get at least one of these. A ballet program just started & there is the healthy kids club too. More could be offered, & kids are safe!
This is school is the worse school that my child has ever attend. Some of the teachers can't control that classes. The lunch is not health and the lunch staff is not nice at all.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of P.S. 145 Andrew Jackson on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for P.S. 145 Andrew Jackson, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.