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42-00 72nd Street
Queens, NY 11377

(718) 424-5905
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September 22, 2015
I had my kids in this school but had to transferred them out to another school. First of all, the administrative body and counselors are racists. They think they are superior because most parents in the area are immigrants. The security woman was the worse. She yelled at parents, treated them disrespectfully. This kind of behavior was allowed because that's how everyone in the administrative office, including the principal. However, the teachers are great in this school. They are truly professional and treat parents with respect. On the side note, I think the kids high performance are mainly attributed to the parents and some hard working teachers. A lot of parents from this school would rather cut back on their own expenses and pay money for their kids' enrichment classes outside the school. The administrative staffs...including the principal needs to take a basic class and learn how to respect people for who they are, not because of their social status. It's a shame to meet people like them and feel bad for some of those hard working teachers.

- submitted by a parent

April 02, 2014
PS 12 is tremendously organized and puts the student first. This results in a stable environment. The teachers are sensitive to and have terrific relationships with each individual child. Whenever we visit the class rooms or bring the PS 12 students on field trips there is consistently respect and honor shared by all.

- submitted by a community member

October 24, 2013
I love everything about this school . P.S 12 in my opinion would cross being the best school. Everyone in the school are very cooperative and nice . The teachers are excellent . The principal ,assistants and coordinators do an excellent job as well . This school os an organized and meets all education curriculum . I as a parent of two children would recommend every child to study in such a wonderful environment :)

- submitted by a parent

August 22, 2013
they have a great world music program that comes to the school. Teachers are very good with the children. Great school that also has a large community of many ethnic background and languages. The children seem to be able to follow fairly quickly the curriculum. After visiting this school for over 10 years I think this school is doing a wonderful job

- submitted by a community member

September 05, 2012
My daughter started kindergarten at P.S. 12 last year. Although she attended Pre K, she had some difficulty at the beginning of the year both academically & socially. Thankfully, she had a wonderful teacher to help introduce her to the routines of public school. In just one year, my daughter has learned reading, writing & math skills. I am very grateful to the staff of P.S. 12 for there dedication to both the students & parents, & there ability to maintain a learning environment that gets results. Keep up the great work. :)

- submitted by a parent

February 12, 2012
I was a graduate from ps12 and I love it there. I brings back so many good memories about the past..

- submitted by a community member

September 29, 2010
P.S.12 is a great school. Excellent teachers.principal and all teachers are so nice and co oparative.

- submitted by a parent

July 08, 2010
My close friend and I were student at PS 12 from K -5th. We are both grown women and with children. I now live in Florida but my friend who I met at PS 12 and remained friends with all our lives is now a teacher at PS12. I experienced her entire journey of becoming a teacher and I can honestly say she takes great pride in being a teacher and puts so much effort and time at home to bring to her class and students only the best. I can testify that PS12 has awesome teachers starting with my friend Ms. Ingrid Romero.

- submitted by a community member

April 29, 2010
P.S 12 is a great school. Teachers are very cooperative and knowledgeable.

- submitted by a parent

June 19, 2009
I am a senoir at this school- and everything here is great. We had enrichment programs, great safety and MAspeth after-school. I highly recommend this school for anyone that's going to start elementry.

- submitted by a student

April 30, 2009
My son is a student of kindergarden, Ms Pascuale is a great and friendly teacher with the parents. Ms Perry is a excellent principal. Sincerelly, I recommend this school always. Ms.Oyervides.(parent)

- submitted by a parent

January 02, 2009
A safe, clean and condusive learning environment are a few of the many assets of PS 12. My son began his schooling since he was in Kindergarten (Ms McAllister is such a caring teacher and so does Mr Pedretti) and he is now in 4th Grade! The principal, Ms Perry is friendly; I always see her walking and greeting the students. I highly recommend this school! Ms Diaz (Parent)

- submitted by a parent
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June 24, 2008
this schoo rocks.I dont want to leave school.

- submitted by a student

May 01, 2008
My son is student of this school. The principal, teachers of school are highly trained and profesonal.they really take care all kids. All teachers giving their best to students, teachers are working very hard. I wish all success of this school.

- submitted by a parent

November 07, 2007
I think this is the best school in the whole wide world.

- submitted by a student
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Ps 12 James B Colgate
42-00 72nd Street, Queens, NY  11377
(718) 424-5905
Last modified Ps 12 James B Colgate is a Public school that serves grades K-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Ps 12 James B Colgate Rating: 5 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top