Both of my kids go to this school and we think it's a really good school. One of my children started off in a regular K and 1st grade class and later on made it into the GNT program. It's a great program! The younger child started off in PreK and got into the GNT program too! Teachers are quite nice and helpful at all levels! The principal is very friendly and is always around when you need her.
My children have been a part of the PS 32 community for the past 3 years. Eldest is now in 2nd grade and youngest in kindergarten. The teachers just keep getting better each year. Both boys have needed OT and/or speech and their therapists have been amazing. The social support team and teachers have been instrumental in my children adjusting well from a move from BK to Queens as well as a divorce. They handled the crises (shooting in CT and man wandering in Flushing) extremely well and the teachers and staff kept the children calm and were in control the whole time. I'm extremely proud of both their educational and personal achievements and firmly believe this school is a big reason for this progress. I wish the school could offer more in terms of physical ed and cultural arts but that is a system wide problem, not unique to this school. I look forward to what the next 3-5 years will bring for my children.
Ps 32 is a great school - both my kids goto this school and are learning so much. The teaching staff is wonderful and the parents of this school community are so involved with their children and it shows. I love ps 32!
Great place for the kids to learn. The teachers are very helpful and the principal is very nice . I feel that my kids will be prepared for the upcoming ELA testing .
Ive been there since kindergarden until 5th grade a great school i think everyone should go there the teacher are just amazing im in the 10th grade rigt now and i want to go back to ps 32 its just the best school there can be i even remember the schools song<3 !
I daughter is in the 1st grade now and I do love this school. Very organized, pleasant teachers and people who work there. Every question and concerns I had were addressed and answered very good. My daughter like it a lot .
I have 2 kids at this school. Both of them love it so much, and can't wait to go back to school. They even asked to go school after hurricane Sandy damaged the power pole. They both love their teachers from deep of their heart. I hope they will get nice teachers as last year. School staffs are very friendly and helpful, too. Nothing to complain.
I have three children at PS 32 and they are all very happy here. Most of the teachers and staff work very hard to support the children. The principal seems to be trying to improve the school. The PTA is very active. The safety officers/crossing guards are excellent!
I love PS 32. I have 2 kids at the school in 4th and kindergarden. They have been attending PS 32 since PK. I love that the PK is an all day program and the school is very focused on reading and writing. My kindergardener is reading at an advance first grade level. The school is always clean. The teachers are welcoming and friendly, always willing to answer any questions or concerns. I would hate to move out of the neighborhood just not o loose this school. I'm looking forward to sending my youngest to PK in the coming year. Te only reason why I gave it four stars is because not every classroom is equipped with a smartboard and not all the children get to use the gym. Otherwise it's a great school.
Very unhappy here. The new Principal hides from the parents and staff. She is controlled by the VP and someone who I think is a guidance counselor who knows nothing about children. The school does not address any bullying and hides terrible occurances from all those not privy to the information (serious stuff) Nothing is followed up. Children of certain parents (example a parent who is on the quality review board) are not reprimanded. Nothing is addressed. The guidance counselor makes poor decisions and does not handle any bullying situations. My children have been punched, kicked, shoved, screamed in their ears, My children have been called terrible names, and when I am in the school yard I hear from other parents that their children have suffered the same. Something is wrong here. My children will not be returning in September. This school needs a huge overhaul on how bullying is handled, how the principal and staff interact with parents and how if a child is to be reprimanded it should be meeted out accordingly and followed up. It is not done.
I have a child in kindergarten at PS32 and I would like to say that the teacher is compassionate and I feel the needs of my child are meet. I am impressed with the homework they are given. In the beginning of the year it was challenging but as the year progressed we got into a routine. In my childs weekly homework packets, a few of the pages are geared for 1st and 2nd graders. Part of the homework is having the parent engage the child with reading activities and having the parent initial the homework with the title of the book that they read. After speaking with the teacher in the beginning of the year, I was informed the homework was something new they started this year for kindergarten and I was asked my opinion about it. I like their approach and I look forward to sending my younger child to PS 32.
SE class was horrible, all they did was criticize my child and the principal is not doing anything. I'll be out soon.
This school encourages their students to do their best. My child is currently enrolled in kindergarten and is loving it. He is learning a lot and is having fun doing it.
this is a bad school i used to go to this school and i don't want my cousin to go
My children are presently enrolled in this school. We (my wife, kids, and I) are completely happy with the school, the teachers, the parents. Specially, the dual language (Korean/English) classes are extraordinary. Wonderful teachers... This school is so good that I won't move out of this neighborhood until my children reach 6th grade... God bless PS32!!!
My son transferred into this school this year. So far, I'm very happy with it. The teacher is excellent. I think the curriculum is fine; the teacher expands on it as she sees fit. The PTA is active and really supports the school with its fundraisers. The parent coordinator supports the parents in her activities and seems to work very well with the PTA . The school holds some nice events like Math Night, 2nd Grade Sing. I haven't had too much interaction with the principal and vice-principal. I heard confidentiality is strictly adhered to. Safety is clearly a priority with 171st St blocked off during drop-off and pick-up times. Also, the crossing guards are always alert and friendly. And, you can't beat the free breakfast and lunch everyday for every child -- no forms to fill out!
The curriculum is too slow and far behind. The teachers only review while the parents have to do all the teaching at home. The PTA are only nice to people who participate. The Principal and Vice Principal only care about their image, and not the benefit of the children. I am very unhappy with this school.
Not very organized! Principal does not relay messages/concerns to teachers.
Excellent school.. Although the PTA could be a little more friendlier.Teachers are all A+ Kids are all good, respectful.Wonderful school!
I'm a former student and has spent 7 years in this school. It is probably the safest school in the region. The majority of the teachers are above average in teaching and the keep kids interested with school. I excelled very wel hear and now attend junior high. This school is probably best in the district .
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