My daughter attends Salk. She loves the small community and great student. The teachers and administrators are warm, caring and nuturing. The environment as a whole is conducive for learning.
I love the salk school of science! I've made so many new friends and learned so many things!!!!!!!
Challenging curriculum, nurturing and caring teachers and great kids makes this a truly excellent school
this school is a great school if you're looking for a tight, small community for you child. In this school everyone knows everyone and if you ever have trouble with anything there is an abundantly of teachers there to help. The thing Salk is lacking though is an adamant sport abundance and music.
I am a allumi to The Salk School Of Science. I graduated from there 5 years ago. The small population of students at the school help students feel like individuals and help the students get the individual attention they need.
great school! the principal is very professional. The students are very bright. There is a diverse student body. The teachers are extremely committed.
Sound academic programs, including art and physical education. 8th grade science and humanities were taught well. Infusion from NYU MD/PhD programs a plus. Principal and staff superb. No accelerated classes/Regents available however.
My son is in the 8th grade at Salk, and attending this school has been a great experience for him and for us. Each class has around 25 students - small for NYC middle school, and the teachers really connect to the students. Students call teachers by their first names, everyone knows each other in the school, and students see their teachers as resources. While the work is challenging, teachers make themselves available to help students who don't get it. Also, the kids are not overwhelmed with too much homework. While there is no music, their is an art program. Kids play sports during gym, while track and basketball teams play other schools during the season. Salk also has clubs on Wednesdays during the school days. Clubs range from chess to analyzing Hitchcock films, so there really is something for everyone. Parents are welcome to drop by the school.
This school offers a very intimate setting, all students are known by the principal by name. The school is lacking music and the sports are minimal. Since the science and math teachers are the same it can be great or awful. All in all it is a warm atmosphere.
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