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PK-8
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Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 1,185

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5601 16th Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11204

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(718) 851-8070
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December 22, 2014
Great staff Amazing teaching Spectacular preparation amazing leaders Good and mannered students SEEALL: students educationally enriched as learning leaders Very great and we'll , are all a family

- submitted by a parent
November 11, 2012
I am a student in here for 1 year. I love this school, the teachers really cared about us, and they taught us a lot. Each one of them had a fun way of teacher. The guidance counselors really helped me. The students here are really nice and helpful. They're also really intelligent. I'm glad I've chosen this school in the 5th grade, and I'm glad I had 2 friends that was there for an overall of 3 years to tell me all about their adventure in SEEALL Academy.

- submitted by a community member
February 29, 2012
some of the teachers are awesome, and some are terrible. the french teacher in my classes yells at us for no reason and has favorites D: and gives them higher grades. also, they need to stop being so strict on certain schoolwork. but its developed alot in the past 3 years...somewhat. i am now a seinor here. i hate this dump. i cant wait to get the heck out.

- submitted by a community member
June 01, 2011
My child suffered here in every way possible! Academically, socially and emotionally. The teachers are awful and the administration is even worse! My suspicions and concerns were further validated by the media exposure of the administrations unethical and illegal behavior. Do your research!

- submitted by a parent
April 18, 2011
An awful place to send your child to school The administration is nuts and thinks these are upper east side kids. He is very out of touch with the kids and their parents.The teachers run the school which would ntobe bad accepr they are lazy and nasty to the kids. That school needs an overhaul. Very said and can't wait for myson to get out. He is not prepared for HS but any place will be an improvment to this place.

- submitted by a parent
April 17, 2011
My child was accepted to the superintendent's program at the Seeall Academy in September of 2010. He enjoys going to school everyday. I think this school provides a very nurturing environment. This school is underdeveloped in its academic expectations of its students especially in the superintendent's program. I think my child was challenged more in his grammar school. The principal definitely has a great vision for this school but it is obviously still in the developing stages.

- submitted by a parent
April 01, 2011
I am a parent at this school, and honestly, im really disappointed in this school. It's really crowded, the deans are very strick. The teachers are mean, and don't care about what you have to say. The principle is really bad. My daughter hates this school so much. She wants to leave it as soon as possible. After 5th grade, I am absolutely transferring her to another school.

- submitted by a parent
March 15, 2011
My wife and I are very disappointed in this school. We expected so much more from the superintendents program, none of which has come to fruition. None of the enrichment which was initially presented has been offered. Some of the administrators are very aloof and just use charm to disarm very significant concerns. In addition, the school appears not to handle discipline issues appropriately. Students are often treated in a very harsh manner, especially 6th graders who need a nurturing, yet concrete approach in order to make effective transitions. It's too bad really, because there are some caring teachers, but a detached administration keeps them at bay. The principal needs to get in touch with reality, shed his narcissism and limit the authority of certain AP's who serve no real function in the school. Such high hopes, such a huge let down!

- submitted by a parent
January 07, 2011
My child has attended P.S.180 since Pre-K. While being in this school, my child attends the elementary division. The school is based on the SEEALL program, Students Educationally Enriched as Learning Leaders. Since my child's enrollment the computer lab, library, art room, and gym has been off limits, due to the Middle school population and the fact that there is no space. The elementary school students should have the same opportunities as the Middle School students. My child has never worked on a computer, nor taken a book out of the school library since we have been enrolled. The excitement is that the art teacher pushes into the room and there is gym in the lobby. As far as learning in the classroom, my child receives a warm welcome and a full day of academic instruction. If the school wants all the Students Educationally Enriched as Learning Leaders then they must give them every opportunity to expand their skills in all areas including foremost technology in order to prepare for the 21st century.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 27, 2010
My child went to Pre-K there....her teachers were Mrs.Bird and Mrs. Epithomitoes they really give early learners their best educational foundation and they make learning fun!

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February 28, 2010
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November 02, 2009
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no rating September 18, 2009
I love PS 180 because my daughter had no transition problems when she switched schools. The teachers and faculty make the students feel welcome and special. She was happy from day one and I cn't wait for my son to start there.

- submitted by a parent
September 18, 2009
This school looks good, and the principal is one classy guy but the teachers in the IS 180 part are really incompetent. My older son went to IS 187 and my younger daughteris i MArk Twain. My son does nothing in this school except play sports. He learned nothing in the 3 jhs years he was here. If you want your kid to play sports,, thisis the school foryou other wise choose another school. I am very disappointed. I cant wait fro my son to graduate and get out of there. All show and nothing else.

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August 12, 2009
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June 19, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 10, 2009
The best memories about this school! Great teachers -Mrs.Z.Pasquale, Mrs. Gitlin, Mrs.Gallo, Mrs.Lavenberg. We miss you !

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June 10, 2009
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May 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating May 27, 2009
My son is a 6th grader at this school. The teachers in the sixth grade so not seem comfortable with their subjects. I teacehr in teh JHS and I can tell that they are not prepared adn they do no impart thier subject matter in a complete manner. My son had to write a reserch paper..okay then teacher him how to write it. I had to get a turor for him. Teacher's do have their favoirtes her and the kdis know about it.That is a real let down for my son. You need to take responsibility if you want a JHS and the staff has to be prepared to handle this level of committment.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 01, 2009
I really don't have a problem with this school, the teachers and principal and the rest of the staff are trying very hard for this school to be the top school in Brooklyn. However, the new join family of J.H. part is kind of dissapointing. I think some of the J.H. kids are not performing well enough, they do not pay too much attention on their work and cause too much noise. I think the principle and staffs have to join together to have a better plan to deal with the J.H. area. If they wanted the school to be recognize, they have to really work on that area.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2009
It is too bad that the previous parent posted an unfavorble review. Perhaps their parent teacher conference did not go as well as expected. Both of my children attend PS 180. One in the third grade, and the other in Prek. I have nothing but positive things to say about this school. Not only are the teachers wonderful and competent, but the school creates an enviornment that welcomes parents. Which is something that I really love!! We all strive to work together for the benefit of our children, and that is a good thing!!

- submitted by a parent
March 19, 2009
This is a good school. Both the principal and the assistant principal are working very hard to make the school better. Most of teachers are also very good, well prepare, and caring for the students. Unfortunately that's not what happen to my kid. The teacher that my kid has only cares about the students that she likes. All promotion are base on how she feels about the students and not by the student's academic area. Do you think hard working students who get good grade should get promoted or recognized? Unfortunately, that's not what happened to my kid and that's why I only give one star to this school! I am so disappointed and frustrated about this teacher. It's so sad that while both the principal/assistant principal and most of the teachers trying very hard to make the school better, all the hard work is ruined by this teacher.

- submitted by a parent
January 06, 2009
I'm a student in the sixth grade, and I love this school and all it has to offer.Long live homewood!

- submitted by a student
January 03, 2009
My son and his class will be the first graduating 8th Grade class this year. It really turned out to be a beautiful school. We were worried at first, but between the Principal- Mr. Williams, 3 Assistant Principals and all the talented and experienced teachers and staff, my son truly had a wonderful learning experience. We are sorry that it only goes to the 8th grade. This is definately a school to consider for your 5th graders. Each year gets better.

- submitted by a parent
November 27, 2008
Love this school! The teachers are great, and they have enough skills.

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October 01, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
no rating October 01, 2008
My son is in the 6th grade at PS/IS 180 and neither he nor I could not be happier. The teachers are the best in the city. On any given day you can find teachers working until 6 or 7 in the evening. They are more then willing to give the students any extra help. All students are given the chance to choose which enrichment program they would like. When it is time for the drama production in the spring the teacher stays until all hours making sure the students are ready and the sets are done. Last years production was the best one so far. The teacher that runs the football program gives up his lunch and preps to run the program. All the teachers are more then willing to meet with the parents to discuess a students progress. The principals door is alway open to questions, comments and concerns.

- submitted by a parent
September 20, 2008
Great potential, but they need to act like a JHS and not a k-5 school No dances, no over night trips, no great JHS day trips. The textbooks are babyish. Does not see my son being ready to HS with this babyish attitude towards the kids and their studies. I am very disappointed as my other son went to IS 187 and what a difference. They really need to get with the plan. The teachers seem involved with the kids only until 3:00 and then they are gone. No Kiwannis, no realy drama program. last years drama production was worse that a bad school play ..it should not be called a production. There is no school like187 and that is a shame for my child in 180 and he is missing out on just so much. The school needs to change its mind set. My family is very disappointed and .my

- submitted by a parent
June 09, 2008
This is just the best school. Now that they have a 6th and 7th grade, they need to start separating them from the lower school for dances and other events.They alos need to consider a junior dance in a hall for the 8th graders next year and some over night trips. This is what helps them grow up. Some of them did not want to attend the Halloween Dance or Vanlentines day dance becasue there were small kids--I really dont blame them they are al lgrowing up. Alos I think there needs to be some stability in the language department. This school has such awesome potential.. with its great administration and satff, but they so need to look at things a bit more like a JHS--take a look a 187..180 can surpass thier model. -How about KIwanis and Junior fellows or ecobowl.. These are real grown up activities. Thanks

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March 10, 2008
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January 23, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
December 02, 2007
This is the best school ever.

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September 05, 2007
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May 28, 2006
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- submitted by a former student
November 27, 2005
This school is excellent. It provides students with enrichment programs such as chess, drama, and sports.

- submitted by a former student
November 11, 2005
My son (now in College) went to P.S 180 and all I can say is that I am so glad my younger son is now attending. The teachers I have met are very well educated and so polite. My son always says how he loved P.S 180 because the teachers always took time with each student to go over any problems or difficulties with the assignments. The curriculum for each grade level was just that - the children were taught at a pace where they succeeded.(today, I notice that the teachers dont teach handwriting because its not mandatory?) I have a lot of praise for P.S180 , for the way the teach and for the way the entire staff treat the children.

- submitted by a parent
November 19, 2004
The school isn't very good. The school passed only one city average and failed another. The principals keep changing. As a result, the school isn't the best.

- submitted by a student
November 21, 2003
This school made it in the top 200 Challencor's Honor Roll for 2002-2003. They have a lot of very talented and gifted teachers. It is a school that focuses on academic excellence and art. They expect their children to read everyday for homework. It might be a new buzz word for many people, but for years they've taught phonemic awareness and phonics to their students. Their classes have library books to borrow as well as the school having their own library. They have a very good math program that helps children build concrete examples and work towards an abstract model. They have a strong art program and in the upper floors you will see art displayed. They also have their annual art showcase in the lobby. Some classes have charts posted to teach children the valuable use of statistics from an early age. I even had a parent comment, 'Even the special ed kids here have a chance [to learn].' There are many dedicated parents involved with the school or their children. They have peer mentoring and NYC Learning Leaders (a parent volunteer group) assisting in the schools. A school located in an area where most children attend private school, therefore most children are not zoned and many of them use the school bus. My nephews attended this school about 20 years ago and I quickly applied for my child and luckily got accepted into their universal pre-k program. They said it was a very good school then and is still a very good school now.

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2003
we consider it a very good school .

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The Seeall Academy
5601 16th Avenue, Brooklyn, NY  11204
(718) 851-8070
Last modified The Seeall Academy is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
The Seeall Academy Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 40 reviews. Top