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St. Michael School

Private | PK-8

 

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $278,900. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,240.

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Posted June 24, 2011

The movie Heaven help Us was filmed at this school in 1985, it's actuallly a really good movie, you should check it out, if you go to this school.


Posted November 29, 2010

I love this school very much! The teachers are very caring, they try their best to understand, and listen to the students concern, and comments. They can be strict, but it is because they care for you, and want you to succeed in life. The teachers, staff and principal believe that we will become great leaders. I am graduating this year, and it is sad, but I will remember this school throughout my whole life.


Posted October 9, 2008

Saint Michael's has a warm and nurturing environment. I am a student here and even though you think the teacher's are in your face and strict, they do it because they care and trust me a lot!! The staff knows me ever since i was tiny... My cousins and older brother attended St. Mikes so I was introduced to the school at the age of 2 and my mom says that I was so eager to stay with my cousin's and my first day of Pre-K had to be the best day of my life! I graduate this year and I am going to miss SMS like crazy!! Class of O9 bayybee!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted September 16, 2008

This school is comfortable, calm, and the staff and students make you feel at home. I love this school, I came her in 5th grade and I am now in the 8th grade.They trust you in this school, and and the staff is great some of them....I LOVE THIS SCHOOL!
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Posted February 1, 2007

This is my son's third year at St. Michael's. The atmosphere is very unique. My older son also attended that school. He is now 19 and in college. This school is an excellent school that stresses beliefs and your strengths/weaknesses to achieve your goals. I feel like that I can talk to the teachers and administration at any time. If you are looking for family environment, a good solid educational facility, then go to St. Michael. This is indeed the best school in Brooklyn.
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Posted January 18, 2006

my son is in first grade and he is learning alot. the kids are happy with their new teacher. It is a warm and caring school
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Posted February 18, 2004

My daughter has attended this school for 4 years. I must commend the teachers at this school. They are caring and nurturing to their students. I can speak with the teachers directly if my child is experiencing difficulties or needs extra help. I have volunteered my time to the school and I try to help out as much as I can. Luz Rivera
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Posted January 21, 2004

I feel this school needs to get better qualified teachers and they need to have a PTA. It seems that parents have no voice in this school.
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Posted September 29, 2003

I am not a parent,but I am an alumniof St.Michael school. I grew up in this school and I appreciate the principal , teachers and staff very much . They were, actually still are like my second family. This school has given me a great education and overall a great amount of discipline. I am the #1 person to support you in putting your child in this school, so that he/she can enjoy of a great education and a wonderful future!


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Hispanic 73% 21%
Black 27% 21%
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian 0% N/A
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Two or more races 0% N/A
White 0% 52%
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • William Geasor
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  • Roman catholic
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237 Jerome St
Brooklyn, NY 11207
Phone: (718) 277-6766

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