June 17, 2012
I'm a student at this school and I've been to a PTA meeting, and I don't know about then, but the entire auditorium is filled with parents now. The teachers show respect and care for you, if you show effort and try hard. You can only lead a horse to the river, you can't make it drink it drink from it. This goes with teaching too, if you don't want to learn, then don't expect to pass the state tests. However, if you do put effort, then you'll do ace it like I did with a 3.74 for Language Atrs and 4.37 for math. The teachers do their job well, it's just up to the students to see if they want to learn, or not. This school has more than enough programs to ENSURE you pass, the Jacob Riis and the City Year program to help you after school, the 37 and a Half Minutes program so you can ask for help in homework, and the Pearson textbook that reviews everything thats going to be on the English State test. We even have smartboards in every room, to help the math teacher show work, to help the science teacher show diagrams, to help the Social Studies teacher show pictures, and to help the Language Arts teacher show stories that would nomally be required to be printed out so everyone can see.
- submitted by a community member