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PK-5
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Queens, NY
Students enrolled: 1,243

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91-02 88th Avenue
Queens, NY 11421

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(718) 441-5046
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June 07, 2014
I am attending P.S.60 and it is the best school very child should attend to! My teachers are amazing and push me to become the better I can be! The activities and trips the children get to go to are fascinating and fun! Some of the trips actually teach kids lessons and to lead a better life. If only they had provided more after school activities and possibly tutoring for kids who want to do better.

- submitted by a community member
April 29, 2014
I have 2 children who attend this school & we all love it. We're always informed of what's going on (via phone call, text, written notice), my children get the extra help they need when necessary, the teachers are great & I really like the events that are put together in the evenings for parents who work full time who can't attend any morning activities.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2014
My daughter is in second grade at PS 60 and she loves attending school. This is an absolute wonderful school. The teachers and all administartive staff are very involved and caring. The school keeps parents updated on all school activities.

- submitted by a parent
April 14, 2014
I love this school. My sons teacher is great and calls me directly if there is any problem. My son loves school and I know its because of his teachers. They let out pretty early and I wish they had an after school program or extracurricular activities. Would love to participate in the PTA but the meetings are during the day which isn t really feasible for working parents.

- submitted by a parent
April 03, 2014
I have two kids in this school and so far I love the school. I love the teachers that my children have had. I don't have any complaints besides the fact that I wish they had after school programs.

- submitted by a parent
October 24, 2013
Best school,excellent teachers.The only bad thing they come out too early and there's no after school .

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2013
i love the school and the teacher are great.... but the only thing about this school that kids come out to early sometime even be for they time.. they ready need to give this kids after school program the list until 5pm we have a lot of parents. that work and it hard for them to get someone to pick up your child .. in this same area they are 3 other school that have after program until 6p.m that not right at all they should do something about this and soon..

- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2011
This school was great. I graduated from this school and I went there from Kindergarten to 5th grade, never had any problems. The teachers are great very caring. It's like you have an extended family when you go to school. They give enough homework. Also they treat kids who work hard with many rewards. Trust me this school is the school you want to send your kid to.

- submitted by a community member
September 09, 2011
As a parent i think the kids come out of school to early it was told to me yesterday the first of school the reason why the kids come out early is because some teachers live far for the school and the have to make sure they catch the highway to get home,,,, i don't think that right because this lids need to learn more.. this is the only school that i know that don't have a school school program,, they only going to be there 2 day out of 5 to 325p.m they should make that 5 days a weeks instead of 2days.. they should make extra-curricular after-school activities for our kids... i think the teacher who live far should get a jobs close to they home so they can make a after school for ours kids i know they can do it because others school have them.. i look around... and also i don't think it was right that ours kids that go to PS did not have a change to go out the summer program that they had this summer other kids from other places when i think our kids who go to PS should had first choose and they did not. us working parents it was hard to found someone to put our kids.. so i don't think that was wrong.

- submitted by a community member
April 13, 2011
A school leadership meeting was held and the principal did not discuss his spending according to the chancellors regulations. The PTA president mentioned that parents complained about the smelly boys bathroom and he oddly decided to take away the microwave from the teachers. He scolded the teachers over the loudspeaker the next day during school to yell at them and insist that they monitor the students better. He appears to punish teachers because the boys bathroom smells. No one understands him. He is strange and vengeful.

- submitted by a community member
April 13, 2011
When the upper grade students practice for or take an actual state exam, lower grade students (1st and 2nd graders) are always pushed out of their classrooms and placed into the auditorium. Therefore, 6 to 8 classes sit in the auditorium together (approx. 150 to 200 students) AND ARE EXPECTED TO RECEIVE INSTRUCTION! I am told that this happens very often and is common practice. My friend, who's daughter is in third grade, said that this happened over at least the past 2 years. The principal knows all about this and overlooks this.

- submitted by a parent
April 28, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating February 02, 2010
they need educators knowing what there job is and how to deal with students.

- submitted by a parent
August 22, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 30, 2009
this school is great. They have good education.Childre have fun there at all times.

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April 09, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
April 08, 2009
I think that there are many elements to this school that both boost and hinder the school's progress. 1) Principal Leadership is over dominating. I feel that he controls every facet of school life and for that matter the parent and parent organizations; 2) The teachers are absolutely great. They take the time to address the needs of all students and really take into considerations the difficulties of all students (whether English Language Learners, Special Education, etc). 3) There are no extracurricular activities in the school. 4) Parents are there, but they do not have the power to address parent concerns, I feel that the Principal wants to control how the parents respond and minimize parental influence in the school. 5) School safety is adequate however, there are times when the kids are left out in the cold instead of let into the building.

- submitted by a parent
February 11, 2009
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- submitted by a student
November 04, 2008
As a parent of two children, one graduated from the school and one is currently attending I have seen great improvements. The teachers care about the children and the administration is vested in improving the school. I just wish they had extra-curricular after-school activities.

- submitted by a parent
August 28, 2008
As a parent of 2 daughters one almost graduating high school and went to ps60 and one that is graduating ps60 .I have no complaints but one in the morning children are left outside when its raining ,snowing and extremly cold weather when its to early to go inside its very awful dont they have kids.

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July 08, 2008
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June 10, 2008
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April 15, 2008
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September 13, 2007
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April 16, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
March 02, 2007
As a parent of three children who went to this school, under the new Principal the test scores have gone up and more programs were brought into the building. Yes the school is over crowded but the children live in the neighborhood and are zoned for the school. The Parent Coordinator organizes many events, workshops and grade level activities where parents are invited and encouraged to attend. Translation is always available for those that need it. I am very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
February 16, 2007
This school is just terrible. The school is horribly overcrowded. Teachers send home notes with grammatical and spelling errors. My son was told he works 'too quickly' and needs to slow down to the speed of other students! They have no idea how to deal with gifted children at all. They have no recess, in an elementary school(!), and children spend their free periods watching movies! Yet, they constantly complain that the children are too 'restless.' In 3 years, I have never seen the principal at a parent/school event. The staff is often rude and the school is generally chaotic.

- submitted by a parent
January 17, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
October 23, 2006
Principal displays horrible leadership qualities and does nothing to boost the moral of his staff!

- submitted by a teacher
June 02, 2006
There are special music programs. The school paid for a music program that bought recorders for the students and they recieve instruction once a week. There is a parent coordinator that tris to get the parent's involved by coordinating different events in the school.

- submitted by a teacher
August 04, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 30, 2004
There are way more students per class in this school, even though they moved 6th graders to junior high school the classes are still jam packed with less focus on students that need the extra attention.

- submitted by a parent
July 30, 2004
although the teachers in this school try very hard they are way over their heads with the non-english speaking students that attend this school. They hold the other students back and make it very difficult for the teachers to actually teach. The brunt of the teaching is put on the parents shoulders and the amount of homework given on a daily basis is a hardship on the students. There is only a small percentage of teachers who actually care and 'teach', the remainder only 'instruct', there is a big difference between the two. Class size is a joke and children who disrupt the class are not dealed with.

- submitted by a parent
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Ps 60 Woodhaven
91-02 88th Avenue, Queens, NY  11421
(718) 441-5046
Last modified Ps 60 Woodhaven is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ps 60 Woodhaven Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 33 reviews. Top