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52-17 83rd Street
New York, NY 11373

(718) 424-2376
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June 18, 2014
It is very easy to blame the teachers, the principal, and the administration for ones own shortcomings. Parents' must participate in their children's education. Homework is on the web with specific information about the child and parents must look at it daily to ensure that their child is doing well. Saint Adalbert school has a very high passing rate for state exams. The tuition is affordable, the education is excellent and it is a nurturing place to bring your child to.

- submitted by a parent
February 04, 2014
St. Adalbert is a wonderful Catholic school. The Faculty and Administration are very professional and courteous. The school has small classes so children get individualized attention. "Option C" is a useful tool that helps parents keep up with their child's homework. The tuition is very reasonable; most importantly, the religious education is superior.

- submitted by a parent
May 31, 2013
The teachers work very hard to know each students' strengths and weaknesses and to adjust their teaching methods to the students. There is NEVER a time that teachers disrespect or demean the students. If anything, there are some rotten apples, students, parents, who ruin it for the whole. They are highly disrespectful to the teachers, staff, and administration and then expect respect themselves! Incredible! Give respect to get it in return! All the teachers are caring and respectful. The upper grade teachers truly care for their students and look out for them. The teachers are more than qualified but choose to remain in a small school that they feel is home! Booooo to those who bash St. A's. they must have been the issues!

- submitted by a community member
April 08, 2013
This school is wonderful. I can't say enough good things about the education, the religious and moral teaching, the teachers and last but certainly not least, the principal. Unfortunately, we had to move. We relocated out of the city to an area where the public schools are said to be excellent, but am finding them to be no comparison. I wish we could go back.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2013
This school was one of the worst experiences of my life. It was always cold, one time they told everyone to go get their jackets from the closets. The principal was to cheap to pay for substitute teachers so she would come sit in the teachers chair and not teach just hand us a worksheet puzzle. The money we give them apparently wasn't going to the school considering the fact 2 windows had fallen on two students. Did not like this school.

- submitted by a community member
August 06, 2012
I found St. Adalberts to be a reasonable and affordable alternative to Public School One poster asked where the money is going...that question needs to be asked of Public Schools. St. Adalbert's tuition is approximately 4K a year. Currently, the Public School system which is failing dismally spends at least 21k per year per student and the students are still failing. St. Adalbert's students ranked I belive above 90 percent passing on State Exams AND they don't just require their students pass the State Exams, they require their students actually are accountable and pass classes. The Public School system simply passes students along, and we are finding more and more our Public School H.S. graduates have to take remedial courses, they're not even prepared. I am happy I decided to send my child to St. Adalberts. I believe my child had quality instruction, dedicated teachers and exceptional leadership. I would recommend any parent who is concerned about a quality education as well as a safe and emotionally nurturing environment send their child to St. Adalberts. ~A parent

- submitted by a parent
August 05, 2012
Terrible school, the education is below most school, with teachers who give good grades because they are too lazy too actually look at an assignment. In the seventh and eighth grade ELA, we read books and learned nothing from them. There is no AC so it tends to be colder outside in the summer, even if it is 100 degrees. Tuition is expensive, and so are uniforms, but what they do with the money is unknown, as there are close to no field trips or fun activities. Teachers hardly actually do any teaching and even play favorites, punishing kids without proof that they actually did anything. And all "advanced" classes mean is that you get about 5 more homework questions than regular classes. Wasted my time because I hardly learned anything.

- submitted by a community member
June 13, 2012
I am a NYC Public school teacher and I can tell you that I did not hesistate to send my son to St. Adalbert. From the administrative staff to the teachers, afterschool personnel and the Principal, Sister Kathleen, everyone worked with my son to ensure that he would have a productive, nurturing and learning environment. That these days is so difficult to find. I am teacher who has the privilege of teaching 3 students who have graduated from St. A's and their abilities and respect for education made my choice even easier.

- submitted by a parent
December 15, 2011
I suspect the three negative comments are trolls. While they may have had a bad experience, in thier personal past with other administration they now appear to have a personal vendetta - the current administration from as best as I can gather are committed, understanding and supportive. Sr. Kathleen takes a personal interest in EVERY student in her school. My son left Public School in a state of near trauma due to bullying that was uncorrected in the Public School. Sr. Kathleen has made my son and EVERY child in her school a priority, she is compassionate, empathetic but also insists that students be accountable - something that is sorely missing not only in school but in many homes today as well. I give St. A's an EXCELLENT rating and would have no problem referring ANYONE to send their child there. That is not to negate any pain one may feel due to an experience one may have had in their past; however it is equally abusive to sabotage opportunity for other children due to personal misgivings. There are other ways to seek justice; however, don't poison the whole barrel, hold those specifically responsible accountable. Otherwise, it's slander.

- submitted by a parent
June 16, 2011
I planed to send my child to this school this May. I went to this school and met with the principal and few teachers, however, I was so disappointed. The principal is horrible and the education system is way behind other schools. I decided not to send my child to this school. Please save your money and time.

- submitted by a parent
November 03, 2010
I went to this school and sadly the nuns and teachers at that time had verbally physically and mentally abused us. For 9 years everyone that went to that school endured it. I have kids and still live in the neighborhood and I refuse to send my kids there They have gotten a better education in public school. Hold onto your tuition money put it on the side for the college education instead .. the kids will be better off !!

- submitted by a community member
November 03, 2010
I went to this school and I can honestly say the education was poor. Very behind the times. Save your families money and send the kids to public school.

- submitted by a community member
April 12, 2010
this school isn't the greatest but its okay the upper grade teachers are caring and loving but the principal is harsh and hardly gives second chances. i use to go to this school

- submitted by a community member
no rating February 10, 2010
My daughter has attended St. Adalbert's from pre-k and is now graduating 8th grade. Not only has she received an excellent academic education, but also an excellent moral education that will stay with her for the rest of her life. Most of the teacher's are excellent, and the principal is the most hard-working and caring person you will ever meet. There is nothing more important to her than the welfare of her students. I am so happy that we chose St. Adalbert's to give my daughter the foundation to take her into her adult years.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 21, 2010
Everyone (from the principal to the teachers to the nurse to the office staff) at Saint Adalbert's is very approachable, helpful, and responsive. My wife and I feel very fortunate to have our daughters in the school and we have seen them both progress so much.

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October 28, 2009
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September 24, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 17, 2009
The school treats every child from grades pre-k to 8th grade as individuals with certain goals. After graduating from this school, I've seen many accomplishments for both this city and state as a whole!

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September 17, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2009
This school is excellent in academic and the atmosphere is great. My niece graduated from here and now goes to one of the Prestige College in the country with a full scholarship and my nephew is in eight grade now. My son also attends to this school and his in 4th grade. Principal is very caring and knows the students individually and that is very important. Parents with negative comments or students really needs to assessed their priority because it takes both parents and students to be on top of everything. Teachers teach and guides the students but students needs to do their share of learning and effort. Whatever school you attend to bottom line is do the work and put effort in learning. I highly recommend the school to all.

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September 09, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2009
My son was a new student in September 2008 and the transition from a Public School was difficult for him. While this was a very challenging situation, I found the administration very supportive of the transition. I noted that another parent on this site was not pleased due to the lack of 'test prep' however, that is the exact reason why I elected to place my son in St. Adalberts. I am not looking for test prep, I am looking for a well rounded education. While there will always be times when parents, students and teachers do not see eye to eye, the most important lesson I believe one can teach a child is accountability and how to adapt to such situations. I am overall very pleased with the staff and administration and especially hold the Principal Sr. Kathleen in the highest regard and would recommend St. Adalberts to anyone.

- submitted by a parent
July 07, 2009
I love St. Adalbert and never regret sending my kids there. My oldest son graduated and is currently in high school...the other two are still in St. Adalbert. Most of the teachers are good, there are some exceptions as every where else. The prinicipal is very caring for every single one of her students. I have a lot of respect for sister, the principal.

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June 26, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
no rating June 13, 2009
Excellent school. Excellent Principal. You will never find a Principal as dedicated to her students and teachers as the one in St. Adalbert. Teachers are great because the Principal is a great educator. Kids learn to love and respect one another and brings out the best in each other. Will recommend this school to anyone, anytime!!!

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May 20, 2009
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- submitted by a student
March 06, 2009
Terrible teachers, Wannabe Gangster Kids, and Awful Communication between Kids and Teachers. Teachers are to blame, they do not teach the kids well enough to be prepared for tests, In my opinion, its one of the worst catholic schools in the district

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2009
I graduated in 1991 and have very fond memories of the school. When I attended, the school is rich with team spirit, a disciplinary prinicpal and teachers, an incredible support staff and just a wonderful environment. What I remembered most(besides great friendships) was that the school made learning fun. My son, who is currently in the fifth grade, is attending the school, with the same prinicpal. I plan on enrolling my younger son in a few years. I highly recommend Saint Adalberts.

- submitted by a parent
January 02, 2009
Average to below average teacher quality and poor communication between the school and parents make this school subpar.

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December 25, 2008
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no rating November 14, 2008
Amazing school. my daughter went there and ow she's 22 years old working in TV. My son 7, is now attending the school and it is as good if not better since my daughter graduated.

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October 21, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating October 20, 2008
I am now a senior in highschool and can still recall the amazing days at St. Adalbert's. I am one of four kids in my family that have graduated there and still have a younger sibling attending. Not once did I regret the experiences I had there, I loved it. It's such a heart warming place that not only cares about giving you a great education but about you as a person as well. The principle is beyond helpful and goes out of her way to give you the best experience you can have. Her faculty and staff are some of the best people you'll ever meet. Sending your child there would be the smartest and best thing you can possible do for him/her. There are so many times I wish I could just go back there. The atmosphere of the school is so family-like and they make everyone feel welcomed.

- submitted by a student
September 22, 2008
This is a fantastic school.The kids and faculty are all so nice.There r never any scandels or other issues at this school and I know because i've been in this school since pre-k.The are alot of extracurricular activites availbe to the kids such as basketball,srcapbooking,band,soccer,and a lot more stuff.The principal is very nice and decorates the school for current holidays.She is a very nice person.If you live on Staten Island you schould definetly send your child(ren) to this school.

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September 10, 2008
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April 01, 2008
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no rating March 01, 2008
This school is not recomended has horrible standards and does not do well on state tests.

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2008
This is a great school to send your children to. They are so caring and wounderful. They have a lot of sports and afterschool programs to keep your child content. I love this school

- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2007
I go to this school and it's highly recommended. I'm in the seventh grade, the principal and teachers are truly helpful. In this school, there is a no-BULLYING zone! :)

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September 24, 2007
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September 06, 2007
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- submitted by a teacher
January 24, 2007
I went there for 8 years, graduated to St.Francis Prep, and will never regret going there. The principal is great, all my teachers were fun and great at what they did. I made so many friends there as well. It is an all-around fantastic school. I would definitely recommend it to a younger child just entering Kindergarten.

- submitted by a former student
January 13, 2007
I would not recommend this this school. The school only cares about tuition, is rude to parents and there have been scandals in the past. I was a former Student and found the school to be a sad state.

- submitted by a former student
November 29, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
January 27, 2006
I love this school, the kids from lower grade to higher grade knows each other and the Principal is always there watch the kids during lunch break. It is just like one family. If we weren't moving to a new place I am not taking out my kids from that school.

- submitted by a parent
March 20, 2005
St. Adalbert's is for children from Nursery School through Grade 8. The teachers are excellent. They emphasize discipline but their warmth and caring are never absent. There are lots of extra-curricular activities, including scouting, basketball, and baseball. The have a music program. All students have art class and computer instruction, in addition to the basic school curriculum. There is also an honors program for gifted students. They offer after school care for a small charge to accommodate working parents. Also, during most times off they have camp the children can attend. In this time of fiscal hardship, resulting in the closure of so many Catholic schools, St. Adalbert stayed open due to its consistently high enrollment and community involvement.

- submitted by a parent
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St Adalbert Elementary School
52-17 83rd Street, New York, NY  11373
(718) 424-2376
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