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PK-8
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Queens, NY
Students enrolled: 646

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111-10 115th Street
Queens, NY 11420

(718) 843-4184
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October 29, 2014
My child belongs to PS 100 and i am not very satisfied with the school.

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2014
The children of this school was lately told that they are not allow or permited to take water to school because one child spill water and made a mess in class. The children are in school for 7 hrs a day with only lunch break and without snack. This is unfair to the kids. They should be allow to drink water whenever they feel the need to. Parents you need to speak up and not let this matter go. Teachers you should have a little more understanding!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 30, 2014
I totally agree with the last post. Way too much homework and projects. I also know kids that have left the school because of this. I know its a catholic school but they need to cut down on the religion projects...way too much time being spent on them. Most of our children are there for an academic education. They really need to let these children have time at home for recreation because they have no free time in school. The school has no facilities for these kids to play and be kids yet they load them up with homework everyday.If i didn't know any better i would think they are trying to rob them of their childhood. I mean as educators they have to know that children need a good balance of learning and play time. The principal and staff needs to figure out a better balance for these kids. I personally think that too much time is spent on religious studies in school hence the ridiculous amount of homework being sent home. On a different note some of these teachers need to loosen up and be more approachable, after all we are supposed to be working towards the same goal....a better future for our kids. Too many smart kids are coming home not wanting to go back the next day.

- submitted by a parent
September 11, 2014
School only just started and i'm already seeing what other parents have been complaining about. These poor children are coming home with so much homework, It's like coming home to school after being in school all day. When do these kids get any time for recreation or after school activities? The principal need to take a look at this because a number of kids have left this school because of this reason and more will leave. Children need recreation time as much as they need academic time but when you send them home with two to three hours worth of homework everyday there is no time for recreation. These kids will end up hating school and learning. Please, please as educators you know this as well as i do, give these kids a chance to love school and learning and not come home crying everyday because of the amount of homework they are getting. Not to mention the projects...is it really necessary? Some of these projects are such a waste of time because they are so complicated that the parents end up doing them. This school really need to cut down on the homework and projects. Please let these kids have some recreation time. They will be better/smarter students.

- submitted by a parent
August 09, 2014
terrible school if your child has a learning disability or IEP. The teachers are extremely biased against my son who has IEP. They were the bullies and as a result my once happy son suffers now from depression and high anxiety

- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2014
Not a fan of the principal at all, had some issues with the attention level of some of the teachers, not all but for a kindergartener you really need to be on the ball and just didn't feel they were, put him in another catholic school a bit farther away this year and he is doing GREAT.

- submitted by a parent
December 17, 2013
This school used to be one of the top schools in the diocese but it seems to have lost its way. Several excellent teachers left over the summer and all of them who left were the best at what they did. Current teachers seem fed up with the over packed classrooms, the lack of proper leadership who seems to be more concerned with who is saying what about her on Facebook and too much office politics. In fact, a staff member of over 10 years was unceremoniously fired for Facebook comments that were perceived to be directed at leadership. The hiring of a security/body guard is one of the biggest frauds being perpetuated. Which other principal has a bodyguard in the Catholic or Public Schools? If parents and or teachers got wind of the salary this individual makes, they would be shocked. The lack of a proper sound system in the auditorium is simply a disgrace, the network of the school is so bad that many classrooms continue to have problems connecting to the internet. The nurse is one of the worst ever showing no patience to kids. The diversity of the staff does not reflect the diversity of the school. Quality not Quantity is what is needed. It is not all about money!

- submitted by a parent
November 07, 2013
So I read these reviews and say to myself "how bad could it be"? I enroll my son and he starts school...everything is great....for the first week at least. Don't get me weong, they will get an education but first a few gripes....first of all where is the playtime at lunch?? They get to WALK around....Please Mrs. Deluca, clean out the parking lot in the back and let the teachers park in the street and let them run around like kids as they do everywhere else!! This isn't a prison for crying out loud. Afraid they will fall and get hurt? Do what they do in other schools and lay rubber squares on the ground....Have a fundraising and get the parents to chip in, I'm sure they will not complain. Also, way to many rules at lunchtime...let them relax a bit and clear out their heads. Also if you are going to keep the kids in the auditorium in the morning have all the teachers come in earlier..there is almost no supervision down there!! All the teachers come down right before they go up....when they line up outside in the parking lot there are teachers that drive into the lot when the kids are there.....lastly the backpacks are sooo heavy, save your money for a chiropractor!!!

- submitted by a parent
September 06, 2013
Please let the children be children and be allowed to socialize with each other. I find it appalling that the children are not allowed to talk at lunch, instead they are told to bring a book to read. This school needs to be reminded that "all work and no play made Jack a dull boy". Please give these poor kids a chance to remember their childhood with fond memories of OLPHCA. The principal seems like a nice person. Most of the teachers seems ok, however some of the aides leave much to be desired. They yell loudly at the children and would rather talk about them than help them.

- submitted by a parent
April 09, 2013
My son attended there for kindergarten and that was enough. The school is grossly overcrowded. The teacher's aide can be heard yelling at the kids from outside and the teacher allowed it. During the school year, there was an incident that would make every parent scared to send their child to school (the police were called for threats against the students!!!). Needless to say I was never informed of this incident by the principle, I had to hear it from another parent. When the principle cannot communicate to the parents about a potential violent incident I have a huge problem with that. I was recommended to this school by a trusted friend. Even she pulled her child out of the school because of dangerous issues (bullying, labeling, physical harm etc) her child encountered.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2013
I had a child attending this school for a while and i was not to pleased with the patience the school shows toward some of the students. If you are a parent who can volunteer to stay in the class with your child then by all means do so. if you cannot then be careful if you dont have a perfect child.

- submitted by a parent
March 18, 2013
As per the previous poster, the school does have a bit of issues. not the worst. but far from the best. i pray things begin to improve again. thank you for the email and good luck to you. i will do the same and encourage others to use the social networks available to them.

- submitted by a community member
November 02, 2011
One word sums up what the leadership of this school embodies and that is INCREDIBLE, she is devoted to the educational growth, the spiritual growth, social growth, and intellectual growth. It is evident that she loves what she does and loves the children that attend this prestigious institution of learning. This school thoroughly prepares it's graduates for high school, college, and life beyond. It's only short comings are the size of the school. If the school had more space it would have lockers and a cafe as another parent suggested. I will continue to highly recommend this school to any one seeking a grade A education for any child in a welcoming and safe environment.

- submitted by a parent
October 12, 2011
I do recoment this school to any of my friends and family ,the school program is very extensive and the great!. they really put the students to work hard in their homework and projects.I have my son since Pre-k now he is in 1st grade he has learn a lot.

- submitted by a parent
August 11, 2011
I'd totally agree with the previous posting & add that it's headed by one of the most caring, righteous and understanding principals I've ever met. The open door policy is key. Somehow she's able to address all issues of concern. There are at least 7 educators that are creative, hands on learning advocates, whom I appreciate, the 8th grade team is strong in preparing them for HS. However there are a few who are strong to label a child's behavior instead of defining it and the sarcasm has to go. It's simply is not necessary.

- submitted by a parent
April 21, 2011
I would say that Our Lady of Perpetual Help School is one of the best schools in Queens. It is neat, clean, and the kids are well disciplined. Most of the parents are very involved in the curriculum, and school projects. The school also en-force's no bullying. The principal Ms. De Luca is also wonderful and understanding. I do think however that the teacher's should be less judgmental about the students in regards to personal issues, and should reinforce positive learning. They also should have lockers for the children because all of the children have to carry huge backpacks with loads of books in them. I am personally concerned about their backs and spinal cord injuries when they become adults. Some one should donate lockers for the children. The children in grades 5-8 would also benefit from a socialization period which would involve exchanging notes, educational discussions, wi-fi, and a student lounge. They also offer school lunches that are from the public school, but many students would prefer a small cafe that would allow them to buy burgers, fries, pizza, healthy drinks, etc. My son has been going to the school for the past two years, and has an overall good average.

- submitted by a parent
October 01, 2010
This is one of the best schools in South Ozone Park, NY. The Principal is lead by God and it is one of the best. She is not only a Great Principal she is a second mother to our children and a great mentor.

- submitted by a parent
August 26, 2010
It's a wonderful learning environment for all children. My daughter has truly found a great place to learn. I recommend it to all my friends.

- submitted by a parent
April 06, 2010
This school has great ed.and my daughter loves the teachers

- submitted by a parent
December 31, 2009
I really love OLPH. I've been going here since the kindergarten and i had awesome teachers. there are only a few extra curricular and i think we need more. I am only involved in the band. I am also in the student council. I have met many friends at OLPH that I'll stick with forever. My teachers are very nice and caring and they devote themselves to each one of us. They treat us like we're all different, because we are.

- submitted by a student
October 26, 2009
i love this school. you enjoy the people. youre friends and everything there is ahmazing. something times are hard but when arent times hard? olph allowed me to score a 99% on my social studies state exam and 90s in the others. when you leave this school youll realize how much you miss it and how great it is there. the teachers teach well and make it fun too.

- submitted by a student
no rating July 13, 2009
This school is the greatest schools. I have been to many different schools before but none of were as good as OLPH. The school is clean, students are well disciplined and the teacher do a really good job teaching us. I am an honor student graduating this year from OLPH. I can say the experience I have had in this school was really great and I would recommend you to send your child to OLPH.

- submitted by a student
July 13, 2009
This school is the greatest elementry and middle schools. I have been to many different schools before but none of were as good as OLPH. The school is clean, students are well disciplined and the teacher do a really good job teaching us. I am an honor student graduating this year from OLPH. I can say the experience I have had in this school was really great and I would recommend you to send your child to OLPH.

- submitted by a student
February 28, 2009
I love this school. It is a really good school and the teachers do whatever they can to help the kids.

- submitted by a parent
February 02, 2009
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- submitted by a community member
no rating January 23, 2009
My daughter is currently in her second year at OLPH. The teaching is great, the kids are really taught to excel. However, as someone else stated this is a family affair - I have no problem with that, as long as the kids are treated fairly. Too much gossipping. Also, some of the teachers need to have their pople skills updated , we are living in a modern age - they need to learn different ways to encourage the kids to learn. Not all kids are the same. The kids need outlets for their energies - instead the teachers are indicating that your kids may be ADHD. Deal with the kids - We as parents are paying a lot of money to send out kids to private school. Loosen up - some of you. Ms.DeLuca you are wonderful.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 04, 2009
I am currently attending Our Lady of Perpetual Help school and I just wanted to thank all of the teachers who take their time out of their lives to take care of us in every way. I am so glad that my parents are sending me to this school. I have met the greatest people here. The teachers are wonderful and the principal is the BEST!

- submitted by a student
no rating November 08, 2008
i am currently attending our lady of perpetual help school and i just wanna thank every single teacher that is helping me and has great concern for my formal education. i have been to this school since kindergarden and i have to say its a pleasure to be here and i wouldnt change it for the world! =)

- submitted by a student
November 07, 2008
I have two children in the school and think it's a wonderful educational environment. I feel the strong connection between the principal and faculty is so beneficial to the children. The whole school: principal, faculty, students, parents, and staff are all like one big family. This in turn, creates a wonderful environment in which to learn.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 07, 2008
My children go to this school and they are honor students. This school has great teachers and a wonderful principal Mrs.DeLuca. This is a great school

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 02, 2008
My son was in kindergarden I was very nervous for him, but with olph great teachers Mrs. Breslin and Mrs. Drexler I became very calm and happy that I choose olph. Now he will be in 1st grade I hope things will be great with him and i will be less nervous.

- submitted by a parent
August 27, 2008
I have had 4 of my children go through this school starting from pre k going back to 25 yrs ago My last one is in 6th grade and I t has been a great school for my family .My kids have gone on to college . The discipline is incredible

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 26, 2008
Very good school, my child has learned a lot

- submitted by a parent
August 12, 2008
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- submitted by a student
July 26, 2008
The school seems to have an excellent reputation in Queens. The staff and parents seem to strive to maintain it.

- submitted by a parent
June 03, 2008
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April 12, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating April 12, 2008
I am currently an eighth grade student at this school, and I believe it has many good things to offer. The academics are great- the school is one of the top Catholic Schools in Queens. I myself have grades in the 100s, and my lowest average has been 96. The teachers are great, especially Mrs. S, the seventh and eighth grade social studies teacher. She tries hard to bring success in everything that we do, and I personally applaud her teaching standards. All of these attributes make the school great, but it is very disappointing how it does not provide enough financial aid for the $4,000 tuition. It would be a wise choice to send your children to this school, despite this fact.

- submitted by a student
April 08, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 28, 2008
I go to OLPH right now, im a 8th grade student and i have to say it is a pretty good school. The tuition might be a lot, atleast for my mom, and all of the other things you pay for. I've met really wonderful people at this school, so i'll never forget it. Mr. Competello is the 7th and 8th grade math teacher and he is the best. I dont think any school has a math teacher like him, I would recommend coming to this school, but send your children for 6-8 grade, like i did.

- submitted by a student
November 06, 2007
OLPH is the best school in our neighborhood, we are very pleased with the way the teachers & the principal work. Mrs. Deluca is one of the most caring individuals I have ever met; her love for the kids is undeniable. The teachers give a lot of homework which re-enforces what they learn in the classroom. The kids work in a safe environment, there is zero tolerance for bulling. Everybody from the secretaries, teachers and attendants make you feel as part of one big family. That is the kind of environment I really like for my kids to group up with. Thank you all

- submitted by a parent
August 25, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
June 05, 2007
My child is a student and I think the school is great. I can say for sure they are ahead of the public school curriculum. Students are pushed to excel, not simply pass. I had a public school education and the difference in his education and mine is significant. The principal is very involved. Safety and discipline are stressed. Bullying is not tolerated. I do wish there was more extracurricular acitivities. I would recommend this school to family and friends.

- submitted by a parent
May 01, 2007
This is the best school in Queens, not only for academics, but also discipline. When the students graduate from this school they are well-prepared for high school. The teachers and principal actually care whether students learn and won't put up with nonsense like other schools do. I got my money's worth from this school...my child received a top notch education and implements the school's motto...kindness, discipline, and knowledge into his everyday life.

- submitted by a parent
April 29, 2007
OLPH is an excellent school in the neighborhood. The principal is very caring and concerned about the students. She always talk about safety in and around the school. The kids are very respectful, my son classmates always call out to me. Keep up the good work Mrs. DeLuca. My concerns. Some parents mention that public schools are ahead in the same curriculum, and class sizes are large.

- submitted by a parent
March 07, 2007
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May 11, 2006
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- submitted by a student
May 01, 2006
Terrible....too much family politics. Every other teacher is related to the principal. One big family affair and little thought goes into the children.

- submitted by a teacher
April 07, 2006
Very poor standards. The education here is an embarrassment to Catholic Schools everywhere. There is no discipline. It's a disgrace

- submitted by a parent
February 07, 2006
This school is a terrible place to send children, I attended this school most of my childhood and I can tell you now that it did not prepare me for anything in life be it eduactionally or socially. There is to much emphasis on 'god's will' and not enough education going on. Our children must be shown at an early age how to accept all people in our world and i can tell you that entering high school and then later college i was in a pit of culture shock at all the different types of people there are in the world.

- submitted by a former student
May 31, 2005
This school believes in excellence. Children are expected to work hard, not just take up space. There are over 25 children per class, but it poses no problems. The children do their work and the classes are orderly. Children are taught respect for their teachers and themselves. Instruction in the Catholic religion is a must, even though more than half the school is non-Catholic. There is respect for all religions. The principal has a no-nonsense attitude. You comply to rules, or you're out. The teaching staff is great and very caring. There are not many extracurricular activities since it is not a public school and the money to run the school comes from tuition. Parents are very involved and their suggestions are welcomed. Children are encouraged to do their best, be helpful and never bully each other.

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May 12, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2004
This School is the best one in the city. They have outstanding reading, and math scores. They take the children to Church where they can learn about God. Sure the teachers gossip about students (which is wrong),but some of thechers care.

- submitted by a parent
February 23, 2004
I went to this school. I sent my son here, and now my daughter is attending. The teachers really care about the students and most try their best to help them. Mrs. DeLuca, the principal, has implemented many programs to help the children. Even though it is a Roman Catholic school, many of the students are of different religions. The children are taught to respect the teachers, other students and themselves. It is a happy environment. The children do not have to fear walking the halls. Mrs. DeLuca has high expectations of each student, and each student is expected to do their work and learn. She won't put up with children bullying other children or disrespecting the teachers. It is a great family environment with genuine caring and involvement.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 09, 2003
OLPH is one of the better school in our neighborhood, this is my child's second year in this school and I'm very impressed with the way the school is being handled. My only regrets is that I didn't move my child here(OLPH) earlier. The Principal is hands on with the kids, you always see her inter-acting with the kids and they all knows her and call's out to her. She runs a great school academically and socially, I'm very proud that my child is going to this school, and hope she gets top score to go to a specialize high school which I know she is capable of doing with the teaching she gets at OLPH. Keep up the good work and thanks for caring Mrs. Frances DeLuca.

- submitted by a parent
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Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School
111-10 115th Street, Queens, NY  11420
(718) 843-4184
Last modified Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School is a Private school that serves grades PK-8
Our Lady Of Perpetual Help School Rating: 3 out of 5 based on 55 reviews. Top