LOMA is a bad school. They claim to be an art high school, but the truth is that they don't teach art, the students didn't know that it was an art school when they enrolled in. Also, the teachers abuse of their power and are rude. the students don't want to do with anything related to art. for example in drama class they only play hide and seek and are not allowed to use the auditorium. go to another school, it's not a safe school or good.
This is my last year here at LoMA and I can say it's been a great experience. I made a lot of new friends and met many helpful staff and teachers. I hope it continues to do well and grants many more students with plenty of opportunities.
Lower Manhattan Arts Academy (LoMA) is still in it's infancy stage and continues to be a work in progress as the class of 2010 was only its 2nd. However, the progress and accolades achieved by this school in that time span have been nothing short of amazing; it is one of NYC's top 10 performing high schools Teachers go the distance to insure the success of every student. LoMA offers fairly rigorous (Physics, Calculus, AP and college classes) curriculum for a small school. The school leader is thoughtful and effective, a good principal; not one to back down from challenges, by the time my child graduates in 2013, he will be a highly effective leader and a GREAT PRINCIPAL' I love this school; most importantly, my child does too
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