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School leader:  PRINCIPAL - MR. DONNY LOPEZ
163 West 97th Street
New York, NY 10025

(212) 678-2854
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Submitted by a parent · November 05, 2014
This is my 9th year as a parent at 163. My 4th child is in 1st grade. My two older kids, who are now at PPAS & Beacon, went through the G&T DL. When the principal, now retired, decided to get rid of the G&T part of the DL, I was very supportive.... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 04, 2014
PS 163 is not only an excellent school for it's top-notch teachers, but for the tremendous diversity of its student body, which is unto itself an invaluable education. It is also the only school in the district and perhaps the borough with... more

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Submitted by a teacher · May 15, 2014
The school is truly an amazing experience for students, thanks to the diversity of population, the evidence of collaboration among teachers, and the staff in general that make this experience for students as rich and unique. Yes, there is a new... more

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Submitted by a parent · May 07, 2014
We've been very disappointed by this school. It seems to be going through some major changes, not for the better. The morale seems to have plummeted around the school this year among both parents and teachers. The new principal has made some... more

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Last modified: April 13, 2016
Last modified Ps 163 Alfred E Smith is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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