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Deer Park, NY
Students enrolled: 874

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101 Lake Avenue
Deer Park, NY 11729

(631) 274-4310
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May 10, 2014
JFK- school deer park ny this is a good school but lacks great leadership. Has the potential to be one of the best because of talent is there , but the not doing enough when it come to bulling, the have been unsuccessful achieving that.

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June 04, 2013
The teachers are nice but the kids are not either supervised well or the school have a very week disciplinary system. kids flooding the bathrooms ,,other kids getting hurt. etc.. Too many kids on crutches !

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July 18, 2011
My daughter has attended the school for 2 years and she loves it. I think the teachers are terrific. However, I have heard many complaints about discipline and children's behavior. From what I see in some of my daughter's classmates, kids are not disciplined and the problem lies at home. The school offers the resources to provide a wonderful education to all our children, but we need to be aware that education starts at home. I personally feel the Administration should be stricter with discipline and consequences, so the school can thrive.

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May 02, 2010
Tthe teachers are extremely great. They care about the students. They believe it takes a village to raise a child

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October 05, 2009
Friendly staff wonderful students

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October 03, 2009
It is a caring and fun school. The teachers, principals and staff all are wonderful.

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October 03, 2009
I went here and now my daughter attends school here and she loves it just as much as I did!

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October 02, 2009
We have the greatest teachers. They are so well rounded!

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December 13, 2008
I think this is a good school. They have changed the higher-ups in recent years, and the teachers seem to really work with the kids. Unfortunately, the state puts a lot of emphasis on testing, which the teachers have to work with. The ages of the kids (surging hormones) makes them a challenge, but I think all in all it's well supervised and the teachers are attentive. I'm very happy- with 2 kids going through it!

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November 20, 2008
it is one of the best schools i've known .the teachers are excellent .especially Mrs teidemann and MR Maffei. Thanks to all who have been so good to us

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October 25, 2006
In the last few years principals have changed 3-4 times. All the teachers are worried about is NEW YORK STATE TESTING! They are forgetting about the basics that the children need! Spelling Tests - NO WE DON'T HAVE TIME is the response I have received for the past 3 years! We have to prepare for the NEW YORK STATE TESTS! Well you know what the kids are the ones losing out and will not have the skills they need in the future. It is time for Deer Park to be accountable and teach our children what they need! I can help my children at home but they need those skills for everyday life and that is more important than tests. The staff is nice but always worried about how the children are going to do on the test because it would reflect upon them!

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October 14, 2006
JFK need to hold on to their staff. Having a different principal & constantly expendable staff is hurting staff & student moral. The extra prep for ELA is nice, but why cant this be accomplished during normal school hours? After school programs are chaos as parents have no control over their kids. Discipline and safety is a big concern at this school as well as on the buses.

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April 24, 2006
There are a lot of dedicated teachers. There are many activities. Parent involvement is good, but not with homework.

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March 04, 2006
This school has many resources for your childs success. There are several prep afterschool help classes for major testing.

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October 12, 2005
JFK is a great school with dedicated teachers. The children all seem to like the school and the environment. However, the district needs to stop changing principals every year in this school. We would like some stability. Each time a new principal is appointed, the parents and students need to readjust and reaquaint themselves to the new 'regime'.

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October 03, 2005
The JFK Intermediate School is a good transitional school from second grade to third through fifth grade. Not only does the school do exceptionally well in preparing students for the fourth grade ELA tests but they begin preparing students in fifth grade for the difficult transition into sixth grade at the junior high school. The staff and the administration are qualified and the quality of teaching is excellent. Students have a wide array of extracurricular activities and clubs to join and the school has a wonderful music program. The parents, faculty and the PTA are very involved in making this school enjoyable and memorable for all students.

- submitted by a student

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John F Kennedy Intermediate School
101 Lake Avenue, Deer Park, NY  11729
(631) 274-4310
Last modified John F Kennedy Intermediate School is a Public school that serves grades 3-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
John F Kennedy Intermediate School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 18 reviews. Top