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There are 86 reviews about all of the school topics.

Handles bullying effectively: Agree


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As diverse as TAG is, bullying is non existent. There's also no scio-economic prejudices that you see in private schools where it's a "look at me" mentality. The uniforms definitely helps.

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree


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They know how to get results. Not with just test schools but a large percentage of kids move on to top private HS, specializes HS, and the best universities thereafter. Math and Science is tops in the State year after year.


Develops character: Agree


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Kids are not spoiled like those at the private schools. Not stuckup and much more talented and hardworking. We moved from a highly sought private school to TAG and can attest to this personally.

Amount of homework: Strongly agree


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Lots of HW yet balanced with classroom discussions. Materials prepares the kids well for college with time management and creativity.



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"Under the radar" gifted school. Parents are not impressed with the East Harlem area but the education is top notch. Many minorities and well-mannered bright kids. Teaching is unbeatable with high engagement and test scores. Prepares your kid well for specialized HS schools and Ivy League universities, if that's your goal but definitely a bargain if you can get in. You will need 99% test scores for the Citywide G and T but well worth it. Definitely not a "softie" private school, your kid will be academically challenged, well rounded, and exposed to diversity like no other school yet in a highly intelligent and safe environment. Enrichment includes Mandarin, piano, chess, debate, basketball, and math. It does deserve its own building and as a citywide school there are challenges in afterschool engagement among the kids outside of school.


Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree


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They have G and T experience. Not easy to find teachers with the commitment like those at TAG.



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My child is in Kindergarden here and in the few short weeks he has been at school his reading and writing have taken off at a remarkable pace. It is like he received a new operating system. "Gifted and Lucky" to have gotten a spot, but for those Pre-K parents who are already starting to worry about next year, know that a lot of us were in the same place a year ago, and a positive outcome is possible. TAG deserves its rankings, and it is wonderful to have your child immersed in a beautifully diverse environment. It is the best of NYC rolled into one. And the price tag cant be beat!



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The entire TAG Community is exactly that....A COMMUNITY. all the staff members, teachers, students' families and students are awesome. Everyone communicates with each other works together and unite for the greater cause of the children, their education, opportunities & happiness.




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My daughter has been at TAG since Kindergarten. She is now in 2nd grade. She loves the school, her teacher, and friends. We love it because she is getting such a great education. The coursework is about a year ahead for the grade, but the pace is driven by the students. All her teachers have been easy to communicate with and responsive to our questions. There is a strong PTA working with the administration in supporting the school and students to bring in more enrichment programs and other activities.

Amount of homework: Agree


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The amount of homework depends on the teacher. Definitely a lot in kindergarten. Not so much in 1st and 2nd grade.

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