My son started Kindergarten here and 2 months in my son is already reading his sight words in sentences--which to me that's a great accomplishment! The school is great academically (curriculum: reading, writing, science, gym, music, social studies and Spanish) and its teachers and staff are very nurturing. My son has an IEP for speech, and the school has accommodated the services. The teachers are very committed, and to me that's a great relief (& a peace of mind), because as a working parent I need to make sure that he's in great hands 8hrs of the day--maximizing his full potential. Homework are done and checked on a daily basis--parents do need be fully committed. Any questions or concerns i may have i can easily email the teacher and get an update. From a parents perspective, i highly recommend the school. Happy 15th anniversary Amber.
Amber Charter school is tops for education. This school has a reputation of being one of the oldest charter schools in NYC and the best at what they do.
My son just completed Kindergarten. It is a very nurturing school, teachers are very proactive and respond to any concerns you may have. There are two teachers per classroom and my son gets most of his support. My only major concern would be if your child has an IEP, it might be difficult to receive all the services your child may require such as SETTS. If they receive OT and PT they will need outside services because the school will not be able to accommodate, however they will support you looking for services. The teachers have been a great support, especially Ms. Laurie. They are truly dedicated to education.
This is great school. Both of my daughters are currently attending ACS. Classes are very small My daughter is in 5th grade and has 16 children in her class. Most of the teachers in the school have been their since she was in Kindergarden. My 6yr old's 1st grade class has 23 students w/ 2 teachers in class. The school has a great relationship with its parents they make you feel like your apart of a family. They have a Saturday classes for students who struggling academically. I wish they had a lot more extra curricular actives for the children besides Choir, Cheerleading and Basketball.
my son is in kindergarten and i am very satisfied wit h the progress he has made through out the school year. his teachers are great and they have a lot of patience with him as well as other students. keep up the great work. picking this school for my son was a great choice.
I believe that Amber is a great school for my child. The teachers and caring and administration is readily available.Every member of the staff cares about the well-being of my child. The teachers, security, meals and transportation...etc. If you are lucky enough to win a spot in this school, look no further. You've found home.
Amber Charter is a great school. Its small with a family type setting. The children are loved and taken great care of. The academics are great. Your child is tested regularly for growth and placed based on such. I love this school and I am sad that my daughter is leaving next year.
The staff at Amber School is wonderful. They are always willing to lend a helping hand and listen. The teachers genuinely care about the students and involve parents. Those are key ingredients to a wonderful school network for children's success.
My child is in kindergarten and I appreciate that so early on Amber takes a childs education very seriously and the staff treats parents and students alike with the upmost respect. Amber is a great school and I would highly recommend it.
My child has been attending since Kindergarten and he does very well. Excellent communication with teachers and staff members.
I feel that Amber is an excellent chose of school to select for any child to attend. The staff is very caring and the teachers do an excellent job in teaching the children. Im comfortable in sending my child to school every day.
Amber has been a very good choice for my child, both environmentally and academically. I would advise more parents to choose Amber. It has been an excellent choice of mines and will continue to be so.
This the first year my child is attending Amber, he`s in kindergarten. I thought that he wasn`t going to adapt but he seems to be very happy. I am much more comfortable now knowing that my child is in a successful school and he's also safe. The teachers are very supportive and prepared. I so far only have to say positive things about Amber!
Amber charter is an excellent school.I am very happy that my child has the opportunity to be apart of a school that makes him feel confident and safe. The teachers and staff are great.
Amber Charter School is one of hthe hidden gems in NYC. Nestled in the middle of an East Harlem block, you'll miss it if you walk too fast, and if you did that would be such a shame because you'd be missing out on a whole lot. The environment is loving, warm, friendly and inviting, the true depiction of school being the second home! The staff is open and receptive to any problems and concerns and tries to offer the best solution possible. The unique design of the school is such that it accomodates all levels of students from those with special needs to the advanced. Although I am only a first year parent of a Kindergarten student, I can say that so far I am satisfied, from the teachers (Miss Loraine and Miss Eunice are absolutely, truly without a doubt the greatest on the planet) to the Parent Association. So far, so good! And I can only hope and pray that it cotinues...keep up the good work Amber :-)
I am very satisfied with My sons productivity since he started this School. All the teachers and staff are very helpful. Keep up the great work
It's my son's first year here as a kindergarten student and he has learned so many things in a matter of three months. The teachers are fantastic and always going the extra mile with the children as the staff is helpful and friendly, especially with parents. I'm happy my son is here and look forward to what's ahead as the years go on due to the great staff and teachers.
Iam pleased with how the staff is attentive to the needs of the parents and students. Anytime I come in to Amber with an inquiry or concern it is quickly and easily addressed.
Amber is a great super friendly school for both my daughter and myself.The teachers are very dedicated to the children and make sure no one slips through the cracks. I'am very greatful to have found this school.
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