Students enrolled 353
School leader MS. ANGELA OLDEN CAMIOLO

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325 S 3rd St
Brooklyn, NY 11211

(718) 387-7820
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3 stars
Based on 10 ratings

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October 27, 2012
I went there in the 50's - Yes I am that old. I received a superb basic education that prepared me for High School, College and Grad School. Thank you! Howard Flomberg

- submitted by a community member
October 11, 2012
Many of the teachers at this school have been there for so long they feel that rules no longer apply to them. They smoke in front of the building all the time, I've heard them speak horrible about each other etc. The principal can be blamed a lot for this, all she does is sit in her chair. She does not great the parents during dismissal, parent teacher conferences or PTA meetings. The way she speaks of Hispanic parents in the community is horrendous. I am giving the school a one because the page will post the comment if I gave it a lower score. P.S I am glad the school has closed and converted into mini schools yet I have been told she is still the principal of one of the schools. Hiding her and the bad apples will not allow the school and the students excell to their maximum potential.

- submitted by a community member
September 13, 2011
The principal is usually in her office except for when the annual review comes. The assistant principal will smile in your face but is untrustworthy, has damaged several teachers careers or run them out of the school and continues to try to do so with senior teachers but tenure keeps them reasonably safe. Teachers are really trying, have to give them credit. Students need a lot of help, parents need to be more involved, positively.

- submitted by a teacher
June 05, 2011
I attend P.S 19 as a child and i had transfer to a catholic school but had return back because the catholic school didn't challenge me academically. The teachers that where there was i was going left a profound impression on my life. So i can image if the education was great then it's probably beter now.

- submitted by a community member
no rating November 11, 2010
The teachers and staff are top notch. They will go above and beyond to help their students achieve sucess.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 31, 2010
I have worked in this school for ovr 25 years. During this time I have seen the neighborhood change but economically not for the families living there for a long priod of time. The children (students) that I have taught have always been a pleasure to teach and parent support not as strong as it should be. The school is in great physical shape and we recently had a new playground installed which is used constantly by the community at large. There is much potential for this school but we have seen a drastic reduction in registration as families are moving as a result of young aults flocking the area, cafes popping up, antique stores, restaurnts, etc. yet most do not have children to attend this school. We have a Senior staff of experienced teachers with 10 or more years teaching and all have Master's Degrees. This is a wonderful school to send children to and we look forward to another school year. We welcome all students and are striving to create a diversified school environment.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating September 14, 2009
I truly feel that this school is making significant leaps towards success! The faculty and administration are working closely together to ensure success in every child. As a result, the quality of the school has improved and more students are making the grade!

- submitted by a parent
June 25, 2009
i think this school is excellent the teachers great they have a heart and they really care for the students i should know i myself attended that school when i was young

- submitted by a community member
April 10, 2009
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- submitted by a student
September 18, 2008
Teachers in this school have a heart and a passion for reaching students at all levels and bringing forth their potential. They work super hard to help students regardless of level or ability to become the best they can a little at a time. Let's look at the good we have and keep encouraging those that are here.

- submitted by a teacher
July 25, 2005
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- submitted by a teacher
October 24, 2004
If there's a school that I would want for my child being in the area of Williamsburg it would be P.S. 16 or a catholic school. But I have told many parents don't even bother taking their child to this school- P.S.19. Its not worth working here or bringing your child here. Once they get rid of the prinicipal maybe children will have a better opportunity here or if the prinicipal was nice and decent to the staff. She treats the staff very bad and as though they're garbage. Who's to say that she's better then the staff themselves. She really needs to look within herself. I as a parent needed to say this and in hopes want other parents to know that its not easy dealing with this school.

- submitted by a administrator
September 25, 2004
I don't think it's worth the effort to bring a child here or even to work here for that matter.

- submitted by a staff
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Ps 19 Roberto Clemente
325 S 3rd St, Brooklyn, NY  11211
(718) 387-7820
Last modified Ps 19 Roberto Clemente is a Public school. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 2 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ps 19 Roberto Clemente Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 13 reviews. Top