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PK-6
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Queens, NY

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60-02 60th Lane
Queens, NY 11378

(718) 821-7850
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December 11, 2013
my son goes in this school in kindergarten and the teachers are really very heartless, been made to feel very sad for my son, I do not recommend at all

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
My daughter goes to the school and she loves it, she comes home everyday happy which in makes me happy. She gets can adequate amount of H.W and I feel she is learning. I can't wait for my son to start kindergarden next year's

- submitted by a parent
September 26, 2013
My son has just entered the 2nd grade and my daughter Kindergarten - The last 3 years at PS 153 have been wonderful to say the least. My son's experience with his teacher's have been great for him academically and socially. He continues to visit them in their classroom. I feel proud of how involved Mrs. Bauer, the principal, is with the classrooms and the children. I've seen her at every PTA, CEC and special class events. Her commitment rolls down to the staff, teachers, aides, security and volunteers. My daughter is so excited about being at PS 153 where her brother goes and so am I !!

- submitted by a parent
June 27, 2013
This school is the best. My daughter had a very special kind of kindergarten teacher, Ms Arato by far is one of the best. My daughter loved going to school and did not look forward to the weekends. I loved the fact that they have zero tolerance for bullying in the school and I never had to worry about her safety in school. I am super glad this school has a great team such as Ms Baur, Ms Vartanian, Ms Yanez , Mr Willard the security in the front very friendly and always willing to help. I am grateful my daughter attends this school I would highly recommend this school for there excellent curriculum and ways of touching families lives . Thank you P.S. 153

- submitted by a parent
June 26, 2013
I have just graduated from this school as the valedictorian and I nearly burst into tears in the middle of my speech. This school is the best school in Queens, and I feel that the school has improved a lot by adding more extracurricular activities after and before school, such as a gymnastics team, a CHAMPS team, a glee club, a chorus, a band and more. The school teaches responsibilities on fun trips, such as a trip to the Statue of Liberty in fifth grade as a reward for wearing uniform (you can opt-out of the uniform requirements if you want) and in the sixth grade you go to Philadelphia for a day. The school doesn't exclude the classes that are not part of their Gifted and Talented (Beacon) program, and often include them in assemblies, trips, and visits from important figures in New York.

- submitted by a community member
June 17, 2013
Wonderful school, I just wish they had an after-school program for my twins who attended Kindergarten from 2012-2013.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2013
Starting out from Ms. Susan Yanez( parent coordinator), Ms. Bauer(principal), Ms. Paese (Beacon 1st Grade) Ms. Spano (Beacon 2nd Grade). The following listed are amazing individuals! Very caring and amazing team! I am very grateful for those individuals metioned! -Mercado

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2011
My child is going to 3rd grade. As a new student in the Beacon program in 2nd grade, she loved it from day 1. The beacon teacher was very inspiring and welcoming.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2011
You all should be ashamed of yourselves for calling the police on a 7 year old boy, and having him arrested. What if that were your child?! How traumatizing!!!

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 22, 2010
The dedicated staff...and all the wonderful students

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 20, 2010
The staff and parents really work for the benefit of the children.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 19, 2010
It is a warm and inviting place for students to learn.

- submitted by a community member
no rating October 17, 2010
PS 153 is a great school as well as a home away from home for the students. It is a very large school that manages to have the feel and benefits of a small school. Students are valued, respected, and encouraged to grow and be their best academically and personally. The staff and administration are very professional, highly trained, and dedicated to providing a quality education for all. The amazing PTA is second to none. The students are eager to learn and enjoy all of the enrichment activities the school provides. Last, but certainly not least, the school has an award-winning band under the direction of music director Linda Strickon. PS 153 is an amazing institution of learning and most deserving of an award.

- submitted by a teacher
no rating October 15, 2010
The staff is very helpful.

- submitted by a teacher
October 15, 2010
P.S. 153 Maspeth is a rare New York City school. While many other schools are dreary looking, P.S. 153 is a clean, bright school with an atmosphere conducive to learning. The staff is very dedicated and consists of many highly qualified teachers. The administration encourages communication with parents and among teachers. The students are polite and a pleasure to teach.

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March 19, 2010
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February 19, 2010
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January 13, 2010
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December 06, 2009
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November 11, 2009
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- submitted by a student
June 06, 2009
The school is exceptionally caring and expects the best for =m the children. From School Safety to teachers to Principal to Crossing gaurds. All are concerned for the childrens growth educationally, morally, and state of mind. My son comes home everyday with a smile and does his homework with motivation. He does not want to disappoint his teachers.

- submitted by a parent
no rating May 15, 2009
My daughter goes to this great school ! One of the best in NY. The principal Mrs Baur and the A/Ps Ms Vartanian, Mrs Voogt, Mrs Murphy along with all the staff should be commended Keep up the good work everyone !

- submitted by a parent
February 08, 2009
My son is in PS 153 and we both love it! The teachers are wonderful, the principal really advocates for the students, and the PTA is one of the best!

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February 05, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2009
I have two children that attend PS 153. I love the school and so do my kids. The teachers, principal and administration are wonderful. They truly care about the kids and are always available to speak to the parents. My kids love going to school everyday!

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2009
I was very impressed with the school and especially its staff for their caring and devotion that they all have.Much credit has to go to the administration under the direct caring vision of Principal BAUER, and her much devoted to the children Asst Principals VARTANIAN, VOOGHT, AND MURPHY. With limited resources that have made PS 153 the envies of the ny public school system,,,and proud to say my child attends PS 153 !

- submitted by a parent
October 02, 2008
I am amazed how my children are growing in this school. They love going to school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 27, 2008
Four Stars This will be my sons thrid year, he will be entering third grade. He is doing excellent academically but I would like to see him doing something after school. More extracurricular activities should be offered not enough especially for third graders, lol.

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June 13, 2008
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October 24, 2007
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- submitted by a student
July 16, 2007
This was our first year w/ PS 153 and I must say I was very impressed. My daughter's Kindergarten teacher was top-notch--firm yet caring and kind, detail oriented. I wish the school had some after school clubs or activities. Otherwise, I am very happy with the school.

- submitted by a parent
July 15, 2007
P.S.153Q is the best school in my opinion. The surrounding re excellent. You will learn everyday and the teachers, principal, and assistant principals are all very caring.

- submitted by a student
September 07, 2005
PS 153 is a unique nurturing and educational experience that you may not appreciate until you go on to middle/high school. The teachers care about you as a human being in addition to being a student. The Beacon Program was a blast that went all to quickly. The teachers really knew their stuff.

- submitted by a parent
March 30, 2005
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- submitted by a former student
March 10, 2004
My son attends the Beacon (gifted) program at this school. Because of money the school doesn't offer any extracurricular activities or clubs. Because of this, and the fact that parents don't seem very welcome, the school is not very warm. That being said, it seems safe and the education is okay, although the teachers seem to be out of the classroom more often that not.

- submitted by a parent
December 16, 2003
I took my kids out of catholic school and sent them here and was very nervous. That was the best decision i ever made for our family. Never anticipated it would be this great a perfect 10 in every aspect.

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August 26, 2003
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Ps 153 Maspeth
60-02 60th Lane, Queens, NY  11378
(718) 821-7850
Last modified Ps 153 Maspeth is a Public school that serves grades PK-6. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ps 153 Maspeth Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top