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Queens, NY
Students enrolled: 788
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251-11 Weller Avenue
Queens, NY 11422

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(718) 528-9053
(718) 723-5670
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Map of P.S. / M.S. 138 Sunrise address.

April 29, 2014
This school needs to only take kids from their zone. This school zone is a working class of people and the kids that are being bused to this school are well let's just say cut from a different cloth. They have very different backgrounds and values. The behavior of some of these children is of great concern. You want your children to go to school to learn not pick up bad habits. What ever happened to zoning. Long Island ensures their students are from Long Island not any of the other boroughs.

- submitted by a parent

October 16, 2013
My sons school is improving slowly but surely. What i like most about his school is the faculties involvement with the students. There has never been a time when I was unhappy about a situation concerning my son that wasn't resolved. What I would improve is the parent involvement. Myself as well. I am a single parent and i work a full time and a part time job. Not because i want to but because i have to.

- submitted by a parent

August 31, 2013
wow. this school is just crazy. fights happen too many times. there can never be just a simple regular day. The bathroom seem to be never clean! they are disgusting. no wonder the stomach flu was going around, with all the germs! paper is always all over the floor. it's just ridiculous! I REGRET taking my child there.

- submitted by a parent

April 13, 2013
This School has Improved The new Principle is Excellent he is doing a great job providing for the students.My student Learns a lot i discuss with her every night what she learned.I Proud of my child now . -2013

- submitted by a parent
no rating
March 26, 2012
Welcome parents to P.S./ M.S. 138Q! Please visit our school at anytime to observe the teaching and learning, ask questions about our student clubs, sports programs and academic program. Join us as we move forward as a school community!

- submitted by a school leader

January 26, 2011
its terrible the people cannot control the children. my 11 year old daughter says the bathrooms are filthy is thet really what they are living in/

- submitted by a parent

February 12, 2010
I had to move my 9 year old from a school that I loved to put her here cause we moved. I'm not happy with it at all. The way the do things is just a little off there sytem is differnt. They don't get spelling words.She doing things she learned last year.I will be taking her out of her with in a month to put her some where else.

- submitted by a parent

January 25, 2010
This is by far the worst school for any kid of any age. Unfortunately many parents have no choice. They send their kids there for convenience reasons. The teachers are lazy. They dont care at all. There are no men teachers, all women that sit around gossiping instead of caring for the kids. The kids run this school. The behavior of some of these kids are unlike anything you have ever seen and they get very minimal discipline from the teachers or the pricipal. There is constant fighting and cursing from the kids and the teachers pretend they dont hear. Terrible school.

- submitted by a parent

November 21, 2009
PS/IS138Q is great...My child has been going to this school for 7years and nothing bad or unsatisfactory things have happened to her. I truly recommend this school for for all children in grades 1-8.

- submitted by a parent
no rating
August 21, 2009
My six-year-old son started attending this school and for me it was alright. I was not impressed. For a full year I never even seen the principal. However, this AY both my children will be in PS 138 and I expect excellence from the teachers, and the principal. I'll make sure that this school is doing all that they can to become better than what they currently are. That starts will the Principal and it starts with me.

- submitted by a parent

May 12, 2009
This schools needs better communication

- submitted by a parent
no rating
September 14, 2008
This school is a bad school I recommend TYWLS in Jamacia Queens this schools puts no effort, the principal isn't deciated and TYWLS is an all girl school which my daughter attends and it helps her reach her physical and potenial goals while having fun and not worrying about boys of how she looks and the uniforms is very cute and apporiate TYWLS is very strict and demanding unlike 138

- submitted by a student

September 07, 2008
this school is a wonderful learning community for young people of all ages and the principal is a great role model for the kids of p.s./i.s.138 school.

- submitted by a parent

February 08, 2008
This school is a great school. they have alot of new kids though that cant really speak english but ther is an esl program for them. there is also a saturday progam for the gifted chidren but its finished in april. The school is also very crowded But the teachers and kids are all good and i cant think of any other place i would want to go.

- submitted by a student

May 07, 2007
This school is horrible. The schoolwork does not meet the needs of the children. I am disappointed in the principal. She is not a leader. The teachers do not have a strong leader to follow. I only hear complaints about the school's education system. Many parents do not want there children attending this school. Unfortunately some of us do not have much of a choice. I do not understand why the education system is so poor in this neighborhood. Considering the homes value at $500K and up. I feel the education should equal the same. This is the first my children are attending and I have to get outside assistance to make sure they get the best education. The homework is not worth doing. I don't understand how casual the leadership is. It is very disturbing.

- submitted by a parent

January 22, 2007
needs more discipline to control students needs a lot of work but every thing else is okay I guess.

- submitted by a teacher

September 19, 2006
Both of my children attend this school and I think this school has improved in the past few years. They have after-school programs which has enhanced my childrens' state exam scores. I do recommend this school. There needs to be more after school programs for the kids in 6,7, and 8th grade.

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2006
PS 138 has consistently done well. However, I see where the school is showing how well it can do under the leadership of Mrs. Andrews- Manning. Mrs. Andrews-Manning exhibits involvement with her teachers, the students and parents. The students enjoys being around her, and this is an excellent sign. This is a confidence that helps children to excel, and I have truly seen my granddaughter move from nothing to accomplishing exactly what was necessary to earn her promotion. The teachers are excellent; very kind and caring group. PS 138Q is doing well. Keep up the good work.

- submitted by a parent

September 19, 2006
I have a 1st grader currently attending the school and things seem to be ok for the most part. So far, I have not had any bad experiences and my daughter is progressing well. The new issue that I am not very comfortable with is that the school goes up to 8th grade. I really don't like the idea of the older children mingling around the younger ones. I have been near the school at dismissal and I have seen and heard the older children converse. If I was a young child, I would not be very comfortable in that enviornment.

- submitted by a parent

August 08, 2006
I currently have children who attend this school and have witnessed many great changes over the last few years. Of course there is still room for improvement, however I have been very pleased with the effort coming forth from the principal - she has a passion for excellence! As for the PTA - any school PTA is only as strong as the parents that are willing to back up the PTA executive board. More parental involvement is greatly needed there.....it's not enough to complain about the PTA leadership when some parents don't try to help support the PTA. I applaud the effort of the last PTA president. She took on the challenge for 2 consecutive years when there were no other parents that were willing to step out and try to accept the challenge on behalf of 'our children'. The school also has a wonderful Parent/Teacher Coordinator too!

- submitted by a parent

November 08, 2005
Not very impressed with this school at all. Security is minimal and the teachers grading system is puzzling. I also do not like the older children (this school now goes to grade 8) mingling so freely with the younger students. Hopefully there will be new PTA leadership soon.

- submitted by a parent

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P.S. / M.S. 138 Sunrise
251-11 Weller Avenue, Queens, NY  11422
(718) 528-9053
Last modified P.S. / M.S. 138 Sunrise is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 3 out of 10 based on academic quality.
P.S. / M.S. 138 Sunrise Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top