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6-8
Public district
Ossining, NY
Students enrolled: 996
 

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Van Cortlandt Ave
Ossining, NY 10562

(914) 762-5740
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May 25, 2015
AMD offers a unique opportunity for kids to grow, learn and connect with a great variety of students. If a child is motivated, she or he will be very busy! With our kids coming of age in a global community, I can't think of a better public school to prepare for that than AMD.

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Teacher effectiveness: Very effective
May 25, 2015
They really demonstrate caring. They individualize classroom teaching, maintain excellent contact with parents, and offer after-school support.

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Amount of homework: Just right
May 25, 2015
Kids have time to pursue extracurriculars such as music, sports and dance at the most challenging levels while still meeting or exceeding expectations in school.

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Develops grit: Strongly agree
May 25, 2015
It's a really positive, affirming atmosphere with encouragement and challenge for kids at all levels.

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Develops respect: Strongly agree
May 25, 2015
The principal is a strong believer in the clear boundaries and expectations that create a respectful atmosphere in the classroom and on campus. Part of the ethic of AMD is respect for others who may be less privileged. We were not interested in exposing our kids to a school where they would feel you are sub-human if you don't carry a designer handbag.

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Develops honesty: Strongly agree
May 25, 2015
Unlike many Westchester schools, AMD offers children daily opportunities to get to know kids of many different backgrounds, to appreciate them as fellow human beings, and to learn to live in community.

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Develops empathy: Strongly agree
May 25, 2015
The teachers and administration get to know the students and really tune into them as individuals. Parent-teacher communication is excellent.

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May 10, 2015
I'm a former middle school teacher with a Masters degree in early adolescence education. My daughter is finishing sixth grade at AMD, and the team of teachers she's had have done a good job creating a caring, collaborative environment. Academics are adequately rigorous, and socially they do a tremendous job creating a singular community identity out of a very diverse group!

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November 30, 2009
This school is awsome and will never let you down. :> <3 :)

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July 25, 2008
I went to amd for 6th garde and I must say it was one one the best schools that I had went to I wish that I have went all the way up to 8th garde but I had to move to Cailfornia and up to this day even schools out here cant stop amd!!! The teachers there all great they are more then teachers they are friend that you can take with you out- side of school ground, the after school club all so are great .. Amd keep rocking :d

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June 19, 2006
AMD is an absolutely WONDERFUL school...in every aspects...teachers, counselors, the whole team...THEY CARE....and I am currently looking into some research for a move and CANNOT find ANYTHING EVEN CLOSE;..they have set one heck of a standard of which seems IMPOSSIBLE to follow..I have my work cut out for me. THANK YOU to the ENTIRE staff/faculty of AMD and the ENTIRE OSD. Will MOST CERTAINLY MISS YOU ALL. My son had special needs and thanks to them we were all like one big family who worked hard with the kids to make them got to where they are and need to be. THANK YOU.

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June 07, 2006
This is oe of the best middle schools that I have ever visited.

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Anne M Dorner Middle School
Van Cortlandt Ave, Ossining, NY  10562
(914) 762-5740
Last modified Anne M Dorner Middle School is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 6 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Anne M Dorner Middle School Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 15 reviews. Top