i dont like this school 4 many reasons. in math class the teacher wont let u sharpen ure pencils in class, if she dosent like u she wont let u get a tissue 4 ure nose. my teacher in our 40 min math class period, spends 20 min screaming at students over nonsense! & giving us lectures on why were SO disrespectful meanwhile shes the one thats disrespectful. she is taking time out of class over screaming and blaming us students for nonsense. also she is my afterschool teacher & when she helps me with my hw some of those answers are wrong. in la, compared 2 last yr it wasnt bad, but test prep wise very! we bearly did test prep because she was 2 busy having us finish our class reading bk. in ss class, our projects in 2 write a poem, rap,song,etc. thats hw not projects. also she asks the class many times wat our hw should be. many times she dosent even have our lesson plan so we need 2wait 15min so she can get it done. in sci class, his class is so boring that kids sleep in it. he spends 15min talkin about his daughter. we do no labs, & if we do we examine rocks. also he barely gives us projects, & for 2 quarters he didn't check our hw. this school needs help & i hope they c this review!
It's a great school! Love it and would recommend to future 6th graders! Great afterschool programmes
Unfortunately through out the years I have seen a deterioration in this school. The teachers are not reaching out to the students and parents. It seems that it is not as organized as far as finding new strategies and new teaching methods for students to advance more. I am very disappointed and hope they implement new programs....
The teachers have very poor judgement, meaning if a student has a difficult time understanding what they are learning they don't make the effort to help them understand. The school is very disorganized also...
My son, has just graduated after attending this school in the 8th grade. I whole heartedly would without any reservation recommend this school. Caring, involvement, and thoughtfulness of their assistant principal, Mr Hayden, has exeeded any possible expectations. I am also very pleased with the overall quality of education, safety, friendliness of staff, and concern for children. This school was a transition between private schooling and Brooklyn Tech where he is going to in the 9th grade. Excellent school.
I am a parent of a current 7th grader and I have nothing but good things to say about my childs education at Cavallaro so far. I must admit that when my child started to attend the school I was a bit scared because I heard not so good things about the school, but I must say that everyone was wrong. Now that I think about it, everyone who told me not so good things about the school never attended, visited, or had a kid attend this school (including the parent coordinator of my childs' elementary school). My child has excelled at this school and is at the top of her / his class and can you believe she / hewill be taking the 9th grade science regents in 7th grade? one of the percs of attending this school. Smart boards in every classroom. I am glad my child attends Cavallaro.
This is a great school it goes with all kids needs and enjoy their wonderful yet, educational school. They have great policy. Their the caring school. All For One And One For All. that is what Cavallaro is all about
I graduated june 08 from this school, and I have to admit I didn't like it at first, but the 8th grade was the most memoriable year I've ever had. The teachers are great in this school, and they care about your education. I'm in high school now, and I really miss this school a lot. The students all get their own Tablet laptop, and it's really fun. If you can, let your son or daughter go to this school. You won't regret it ;)
I am currently the PTA president. I also am part of the SLT( school leadership team) and have much knoledge about what the shool is dong in terms of building, teachers, activities and afterschool, tuoring, etc.etc. I have to say this school not perfect but it is very well suited for my child. I would recommend it. I have planns to register my daughter in two years to ths same school. At the current time I have no major complains. Visit our the school and deicde for yourself f the school meets most if not all of your requirements and expectations. Hope this rating will prompt you to visit te school meet with the principal. Parent of a child in the top 2 percent Gold Honor roll, with 4/4 state test score, , academy program, and accepted to specliazed H.S. entrance testing, Styvesant H.S. Bklyn Tech H.S.
I just graduated from Cav in 2007 and i have to say that this is by far the best school that a kid can go to. The teachers are great, sometimes they annoyed us and gave tons of homework,but they actually cared. You could really trust these teachers, and they really would go out of their way to help you out. Alsothe school is technologically rather advanced, there are SmartBoards everywhere that we are allowed to use, and i think that all the students now have personal tablets that they carry in school during the day. You don't really realize how great of a school it is until you leave it. Me, I'm in brooklyn tech now, and i desperately miss Cav. The teachers were awesome, they made learning fun, unlike tech where everything is soo dull now..... CLASS OF 007..ROCK ON!!
Cav is a great school I'm a graduate from Class of '07. We had so much fun in that school. I'm not going to say all the teachers are great, but 90% of them are. The students are pretty nice. Cav is a school you can really be safe in. Class of 07!!!
This is the best school in all of Brooklyn! You can't go wrong here. Trust me all you have to do is visit the school for your self and interview the students and staff.
I think this school is wonderful and helps children to grow up well rounded.
So far so good, its been only few weeks. A lot of home work is good. Teachers are seem to be very involved and concern about their students.
Cavallaro is a very good school. This school really prepared me for high school. The teachers there had taught me so much. Plus everyday when I come to school I feel safe. I really miss this school. The teachers and assistant principals look out for you and its really fun at Cavallaro. If only my high school was like Cavallaro.
it's a good school and i think most students can pass from help the teachers will give students.
I am a 2007 graduate of Cavallaro and it was the best three years of school I've ever experienced. the teachers are great at there job. They are also easy to talk too. there are plenty of extra curricular activities here after and during school. Our assistant and regular principals are always motivating us to do well in school. In fact they reward us with fun trips and activities. its an amazing and outstanding school so you should send your child 'Cav.'
I've been in cavallaro for 2 years now and I am now going to be in graduating class of 2008. Cavallaro is a very hard working school and we get taught well! The teachers are great and help us all they can and the teachers try to make after school programs for students. THese programs are for educational reasons or sometimes for fun. For example, I go to the Robotics program and it was so much fun!! If your are thinking about what school you should take Joseph B. Cavallaro in mind.
I feel with all the testing and requirements in the our school system the only difference between this school and others is how welcome you feel. I have never at any other school felt more welcomed by a PTA usually a few mother dominate everything and push the others away. Here the president invites us to come back for coffee, sends inviting emails all the time. I've joined my first committee because it's fun for the first time. Still this year there is going to be a tea, a picnic, a scavenger hunt, a trip to the cyclones and a carnival. I'm glad I picked this school.
My older daughter graduated from Cavallaro in 2005. My younger daughter just finished 6th grade and she is doing very well. While in 6th grade she stayed after school in the media and journalism talent and enjoyed it very much , she hopes to do it again in 7th grade. Cavallaro is a challenging middle school for students of all levels. My older daughter was well prepared and was accepted to a good high school. However Cavallaro is a zoned school and is also on the list of good schools so it gets very crowded.Cavallaro has many dedicated teachers and staff. The new principal is kind and is very good at listening and works well with parents on improving the school. I will definitely miss it when my younger daughter graduates in 2008. the new PTA president is a very nice women and works very hard to improve the PTA.
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