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Ps 333 Manhattan School For Children

Public | K-8 | 729 students

 
 

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4 stars

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2011:
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Posted May 7, 2014

Our son is in 5th grade. My wife went to UC Berkeley and I went to Harvard and a NYC private school. We are tremendously impressed with MSC. The teachers are extremely talented and fully engage the children in learning. Our child was inspired to become quite the reader. He has done very well on standardized tests. I was informed by a New York Times education columnist that the program is the same as that at "gifted and talented" schools. The school fosters a caring and inclusive environment. Each year one of the three classes is a mix of typical children and children with non-cognitive special needs. Recent changes include a terrific new principal. Most students are staying on through 8th grade. Many parents donate to supplement the school budget.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 26, 2013

I am a new parent in the school in second grade after leaving private school. So far we are thrilled! The school has been warm and welcoming, the other familes are incredibly engaged and interesting. So far the academic component has been on par with our private school experience but culturally the diversity in terms of race, class and differing physical abilities has already been a huge benefit for my son's learning experience.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted August 26, 2013

Having just received the results of the state wide tests for 2013 that were the most rigorous tests to date, we were elated that our two children who have been at MSC for 5 years got very high marks. We attribute this to the excellent instruction which prepared them for the new "common core" standards. As a parent I have to say that I really appreciate the parent community which is full of worldly, creative, motivated and well rounded individuals. We feel especially fortunate to have such a nurturing and challenging environment for our children.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2012

i have a first grader and 3rd grader at MSC and its really a great school. i have looked at a few of the negative reviews and I find them puzzling given that I have never encountered a parent that seemed anything other than thrilled with the school. Maybe they are in upper grades or just got very unlucky with a teacher. We are very discerning parents in terms of academic rigor and I would comment that its a tad lax on that front, but its nothing that you cannot make up for easily at home. Bottom line, its a happy, well-run school with great teachers. In K through 4th grade, that is really what you want, and the fact that you drop off and pick up from the classroom is so massive since the teachers interact with parents and caregivers constantly, and its easy to foster good relationships.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 9, 2011

I recently toured this school based on a recommendation of a friend whose son goes here. Based on my tour and my friends own happiness with the school, I'm considering sending my child there for middle school. I was quite happy with the Principal and Staff who answered all my questions and those of the other parents. The tours were lead by parents whose children currently attend the school. This gave me and the other parents on the tour an opportunity to speak to a parent who currently has a child in the school. No question was off limits. I also reviewed the school's State test scores, which show that compared to other schools in the area the school does well. My advice to any parent considering this school or any other school for their child is to do a tour, speak to other parents, review the state tests and tour other schools in the district to compare. Only by doing that will you be able to make a good choice on which school is right for your child. While I did read the comments and respect people's opinion's. I don't feel that they tell the whole story about the school. Not every school is right for every child. For me this school is right for my child.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted November 8, 2011

I used to attend MSC back in the 90's and It left me very unprepared for Middle school. I used to attend it back when the location was on 110th St. We used to knit, sit on rugs and have no strong academic challenges. I was very unprepared after i left the school, Hopefully now it has changed.


Posted October 26, 2011

Manhattan School for Children (M.S.C.) was an overly laidback school, to the point that it was ridiculous. I don't think that we began doing decimals until around fifth grade, when the normal beginning for this is in third grade. We had no strong or consistent math system until around third grade, which meant that the adjustment to this system threw me, and others of my classmates off. I don't think I ever saw the principal while I was at school there, which was from kindergarden until fifth grade, and yet she resisted and crushed all the attempts that my mother among other parents attempted to make the school another place. Another reviewer compared her to "Mussolini" and this comparison is not inaccurate. She is not all involved in any of the activites of the school. If the school manages to be successful, this is entirely because of the magnificent teachers, although not all of them qualify as such, and the permitted parental efforts. M.S.C. left me ill-prepared for middle school. Thanks. I would like to grant the school negative stars.


Posted October 26, 2011

It was an awful environment. If you look around just a little, you will find unhappy former students and their parents who either left the school or wished they had. :(


Posted September 13, 2011

I left MSC with an amazing feel of accomplishment after being there from kindergarten through fifth grade,in the class of 2010-2011. I left prepared for starting the DELTA program at BTW middle school. EVERY teacher, and faculty member of their staff does a superb job at helping all students. Teachers recommend books based on the students interest in the reading material type and reading level. Teachers help every student, and teach in an amazing way. Recess has various activities in progress, such as kickball, basketball, jumprope, mini ball games, and just friends hanging with each other. I never had more than forty five minutes of homework, if that. All teachers I've had thoroughly prepare us for any upcoming tests, months in advance. There have been VERY FEW incidents with bad monitors, who's behavior quickly improved after the principal was alerted. Special subject teachers are amazing at what they teach including art, dance, drama,sometimes music, storytelling, etc,and a brand new technology advanced greenhouse. Students in the elementary school are escorted by their classroom teacher to specials, and back again, with their teachers for usual subjects. This is an A+ school!!!


Posted July 17, 2011

This school has the reputation it has because the parents are so involved. The principal runs the school like Mussolini and if you are not in lock-step with her craziness, good luck. The teachers live in fear of her, the board of ed can't control her, the parents know if you are not on the bus, you are off. The curriculum is a big fail, but sadly, it's the best of the worst in the area. MSC is a great example of how the NYC school system just doesn't work, no matter how much effort is put in. I've been there 3 years, and I feel forced to move out of the city.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted February 28, 2011

We have had wonderful teachers, met special friends, and become involved in a caring community. MSC is a place our kids feel safe and happy, and enjoy learning!
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 22, 2010

My kids and I love this school, all the teachers that my girls have had through the years have been EXCELLENT! thank you MSC
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 10, 2010

MSC has always felt warm and welcoming. I now have two children attending. So far the teaching staff have been able to keep up with my children's academic needs while never making the work seem tedious or arduous. We have been lucky with our teachers; they have motivated their students to do an excellent job. MSC also has many extras that make it seem like private school, such as Art in a dedicated Art Studio, Dance in a beautiful dance studio, Storytelling, Drama, French, not to mention all the wonderful tie-ins with Teacher's College and Lincoln Center.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 18, 2010

My kids are very happy there, the school helps them to develop a sense of community. Parents are very much involved, the school has strong ties with Columbia University Teacher's College.


Posted May 8, 2010

my kids like going to school each day. they are learning, are supported by teachers, they have good friends, and the community is friendly.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 24, 2010

This is my daughter 2nd year in MSC. The teachers are very professionals and school staff are all very nice and friendly. My daugher loves the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 5, 2010

I'm a parent at the school and I'm sorry to hear that another parent isn't happy. We've been at the school for three years and have had nothing but stellar teachers who are 100% committed (coming to school on extra days to meet new families, working with other teachers on their own time for staff development, etc.) They also have amazing credentials. And while it might be true the administration can be a bit frosty at times, the fact that we have small class sizes and a limited number of classes per grade is a big plus. There are 9 kindergarten classes in our zoned school! Not the case at MSC.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted March 4, 2010

We've been at MSC for 5 years. The parents and kids are fantastic. Sadly, the quality of teaching has diminished over time and it seems directly attributable to a poor administration which is completely, and seemingly intentionally, isolated from the community. It's hit and miss as to whether you will have a fantastic teacher or a less than average teacher. There is no consistency, and the administration does not listen to parents.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 20, 2009

Great community - truly diverse, well rounded and strong. Also fantastic, caring, positive and helpful teachers and administrators.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 29, 2007

We have two children at MSC, and we are in our 4th year at the school. MSC has met, and in some areas exceeded, all our hopes for an elementary school. It's a special place.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

About these ratings

The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
64%

2012

 
 
86%

2011

 
 
79%
Math

The state average for Math was 34% in 2013.

74 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
62%

2012

 
 
77%

2011

 
 
75%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
57%

2012

 
 
78%

2011

 
 
91%
Math

The state average for Math was 36% in 2013.

77 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
68%

2012

 
 
93%

2011

 
 
92%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

76 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
98%

2011

 
 
98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
52%

2012

 
 
83%

2011

 
 
90%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

72 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
43%

2012

 
 
80%

2011

 
 
82%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2013.

51 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
41%

2012

 
 
73%

2011

 
 
85%
Math

The state average for Math was 30% in 2013.

52 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
39%

2012

 
 
82%

2011

 
 
79%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 31% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
45%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
24%

2012

 
 
67%

2011

 
 
51%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
40%

2012

 
 
40%

2011

 
 
43%
Math

The state average for Math was 27% in 2013.

50 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
18%

2012

 
 
37%

2011

 
 
53%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
85%

2011

 
 
58%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students64%
Female57%
Male69%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White65%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged69%
Students with disabilities60%
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant64%

Math

All Students62%
Female50%
Male73%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White66%
Economically disadvantagedn/a
Not economically disadvantaged65%
Students with disabilities50%
General population64%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Non-migrant62%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students57%
Female59%
Male55%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic38%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White63%
Economically disadvantaged50%
Not economically disadvantaged59%
Students with disabilities42%
General population60%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant57%

Math

All Students68%
Female74%
Male64%
African American45%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic39%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White83%
Economically disadvantaged45%
Not economically disadvantaged76%
Students with disabilities50%
General population72%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant68%

Science

All Students98%
Female100%
Male97%
African American100%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic100%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White100%
Economically disadvantaged95%
Not economically disadvantaged100%
Students with disabilities100%
General population98%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant98%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students52%
Female47%
Male56%
African American27%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic30%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White60%
Economically disadvantaged36%
Not economically disadvantaged54%
Students with disabilities39%
General population55%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English52%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant52%

Math

All Students43%
Female33%
Male52%
African American18%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic20%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White51%
Economically disadvantaged27%
Not economically disadvantaged46%
Students with disabilities39%
General population44%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English43%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant43%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students41%
Female39%
Male44%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic57%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White44%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged48%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant41%

Math

All Students39%
Female31%
Male47%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic50%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White40%
Economically disadvantaged26%
Not economically disadvantaged44%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population44%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant39%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students45%
Female48%
Male36%
African American33%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White62%
Economically disadvantaged34%
Not economically disadvantaged49%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population47%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in English45%
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant45%

Math

All Students24%
Female17%
Male40%
African American0%
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanicn/a
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White46%
Economically disadvantaged0%
Not economically disadvantaged32%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population23%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant24%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

All Students40%
Female53%
Male33%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic29%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White54%
Economically disadvantaged11%
Not economically disadvantaged56%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population42%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant40%

Math

All Students18%
Female16%
Male19%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic0%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White21%
Economically disadvantaged17%
Not economically disadvantaged19%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population21%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant18%

Science

All Students85%
Female85%
Male86%
African Americann/a
Asian/Pacific Islandern/a
Hispanic77%
Multiracialn/a
Native Americann/a
White96%
Economically disadvantaged73%
Not economically disadvantaged93%
Students with disabilitiesn/a
General population88%
English language learnersn/a
Proficient in Englishn/a
Migrantn/a
Non-migrant85%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2012-2013 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

The different student groups are identified by the New York Department of Education. If there are fewer than 5 students in a particular group, the state doesn't report data for that group.

Source: New York State Education Department

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "C" for the elementary and middle school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

Breaking down the GreatSchools Rating

GreatSchools Ratings for this school are based on 2012-2013 test results. Use the breakdown ratings below to compare types of students at this school. Learn more »


Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 2 57% 48%
Hispanic 1 22% 23%
Black 1 14% 19%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 1 7% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 1% 1%
Two or more races 2 0% 1%
Source: NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 22%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 123%N/A43%
Source: 1 NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 5%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 30%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 0%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school creates a physically and emotionally secure environment in which everyone can focus on student learning.

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This school
8.3
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
9.1
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
7.8
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
7.7
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.8
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
6.1
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

This score measures how engaged parents, students and teachers feel they are in an active and vibrant partnership to promote student learning.

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This school
7.9
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.3
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
8.1
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
8.1
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.7
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Based on surveys from:

 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents40166%
Students16893%
Teachers3569%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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154 W 93rd St
New York, NY 10025
Phone: (212) 222-1450

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