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Students enrolled: 528

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Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted February 10, 2015
- a parent
T.A.G which is one of the 3 Manhattan citywide schools for intellectually gifted children is a wonderful school. Although the location leaves much to be desired, the peer group (all of whom scored a 99 on the gifted testing just like the other city wide schools) and the teachers provide an intellectually stimulating, academically advance (one year accelerated in addition to enrichment), engaging and rigorous experience. For a truly gifted child, this is the perfect school, but for those who cannot compete, it is a struggle. For my daughter, the experience and education here is unparalleled. When deciding between Anderson and T.A.G., I'm happy I chose T.A.G., not because I believe one is superior to the other, but because of diversity in addition to the advance curriculum that is not present at Anderson nor NEST. This experience gives my child cultural understanding that she could not get elsewhere.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted September 16, 2014
- a parent
Tag young scholars is for children who wish to be challenged. The teachers are excellent. PTA is wonderful. Parents are friendly.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted September 12, 2014
- a parent
Strengths is it's diversity and curriculum with active staff. GEM in NYC, prepares kids for specialized HS and boarding/private schools. Test taking, organizational, communication, and technical skills are all balanced nicely with the limits budget, PTA is active to supplement programs. Sports and arts is probably not as strong as other schools due to budget but we supplement with programs at Lincoln center and sports leagues. Disclosure: we have two children at TAG and they/we are very happy

Tag Young Scholars 3

Posted June 22, 2014
- a parent
It's a Great School, the teachers are great, the atmosphere is conducive to learning. I wish that there were more activities for boys as they are more active. Gym once a week is not enough. Children need not only academics but a chance to be a kid. The daily homework can be taxing on a child. Don't get me wrong it's a great school, however it needs enhancements in music, sports, and activities.

Tag Young Scholars 3

Posted April 28, 2014
- a parent
Welcoming environment where the children are challenged, supported, and nurtured. Dedicated faculty and staff. Principal is first rate. Very happy my third grade son is a student and I am proud to be a TAG parent! PTA is awesome as well.

Tag Young Scholars 4

Posted April 06, 2014
- a parent
Standards are very high at TAG and it is a wonderful place for my child to learn. The teachers are absolute gems- they are creative with the curriculum and dedicated to helping every child shine. From what I can see, it also seems that teachers are well supported by the administration. The students are smart, but they are also kind and respectful- and with so many TAG families coming from diverse cultural backgrounds and neighborhoods around NYC they learn from each other and are forming a beautiful community of their own. My child loves this school and I wish I could give TAG 5 stars, but the reality is that it has a way to go in terms of offering students a more rounded education. Kids lack access to physical activity (no school playground, no organized team sports) and arts programming- though the visual arts and middle school music programs are terrific. TAG could also do a lot more with the Technology program. But in general changes are headed in the right direction at TAG and our family feels we are part of a special school community.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted April 02, 2014
- a parent
TAG has proved to be a fantastic school for my daughter. She is part of a wonderfully diverse community. Her peer group is outstanding. The teachers, administrators, and staff in the building are committed, beyond belief, to supporting and nurturing the children each and every day. The parents are united in supporting the school and finding ways to leverage resources to ensure that TAG offers a enriching educational experience to all the young scholars.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted October 27, 2013
- a parent
My daughter has been attending since 1 year. It has been a great experience. Very hard working teachers. Principal is very dedicated.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted October 27, 2013
- a parent
Great curriculum. Many enrichment activities. PTA is very innovative and dedicated. One of the best schools in NY.

Tag Young Scholars 5

Posted October 24, 2013
- a parent
I feel honored that my DD has the opportunity to attend TAG. The parents are warm and welcoming. The education professionals are focused on challenging our children and it motivates them.

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Tag Young Scholars
240 East 109th Street, New York, NY  10029
(212) 860-6003
Last modified Tag Young Scholars is a Public school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Tag Young Scholars Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 43 reviews. Top