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6-8
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Queens, NY

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73-10 34th Avenue
Queens, NY 11372

(718) 335-7648
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June 26, 2014
My school is THE BEST!!! It has very good teachers and after school clubs. We have the best Talent shows and the best principle. The students are great too. There hasnt been any bullying and i have never got bullied at all. THE BEST SCHOOL IS I.S.230

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June 08, 2013
This school is awesome! The after-school programs are so much fun, and all the teachers there are very nice. There are many overnight trips throughout the year. The only thing that the school lacks is a playground...

- submitted by a community member
June 07, 2013
This school seems academically sound. They offer students diverse and challenging classes. They also provide students with various after-school activities like Art, Drama, and Music. In addition to the academic and extra-curricular activities, they also host several educational and entertaining day and overnight (2 day/3 night) trips during the semester. My concern is the level of staff attentiveness to the students' academic well-being. i understand homework is not often check and students are assigned homework on topics that were not covered. Also, staff seems to be more concerned about non-academic activities than teaching.

- submitted by a parent
October 29, 2012
This is a good school. offer honor programs as well as good academic preparation. My daughter went to this school and there is a safety environment and good teachers.

- submitted by a parent
April 15, 2012
Dangerous environment for children, would not reccomend a child to come to the school at all.

- submitted by a parent
December 21, 2011
This was a great school! The class sizes were big and the school was small, but that is to be expected from a NYCDOE public school. The academics were challenging enough and the teachers were kind and supportive. The honor's class probably received a bit more attention, but the entire school was looked after very well. The student body and staff is extremely diverse and it is a great place to be for middle school because it not only takes a child out of elementary school, but preps them for high school as well. To the person who said the breakfast and lunch programs need to be cut, I completely disagree. More than half of the students rely on the school food. Some parents are extremely busy and don't have time to pack a proper nutritious lunch or perhaps the students aren't able to get breakfast at home. Public schools foster children of all demographics and financial backgrounds.

- submitted by a community member
October 25, 2011
IM LOOKING FOR A GRATE SCHOOL FOR MY DAUGHTER SHE IS IN 5TH GRADE GOIMG TO 6 GRADE PLEASE LET ME KNOW ANY CHANGES IN THIS SCHOOL

- submitted by a parent
May 30, 2011
Most of my classmates went to this school and I have watched them become corrupted, but I have been unable to do anything about it. The staff is good, and this school is high tech, but they have not been able to instill good values into their students.

- submitted by a community member
October 07, 2010
the worst experience so far. HELP they have done 0 for a very good student. the administratic=ve part is the worst. please dont send your kid here not at all.

- submitted by a parent
March 04, 2010
Go is230 we all rock cause we are smart we are a school of intelligence

- submitted by a student
March 03, 2010
I love this school. It is so clean, the teachers are so copperative with us the students, and they have great activites and events in the shcool and out. I love this chool

- submitted by a student
January 11, 2010
This is our first year at IS230 and there's definitely good and bad. I've been happy with the teachers, but incredibly unhappy with the administration except for one wonderful assistant principal. I'm hoping we've gotten through the worst of it now that they know I am willing to stand up for my child. All parents at the school need to do the same.

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November 04, 2009
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October 21, 2009
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August 30, 2009
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- submitted by a parent
June 07, 2009
This school lacks everything you need in a middle school. The staff is not supportive. Although the location is very nice, the school does need some change. My daughter took the eighth grade science test and the science teacher was no help at all. He did not review for the test and enforced his rules more than teaching the kids for the science test

- submitted by a parent
May 16, 2009
I luv the school they ave nice teachers and the school is clean

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March 11, 2009
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January 17, 2009
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October 28, 2008
hi my son is in i.s.230 that is best shool in gueen my son loves that school my is the 1 got more into i.s.230 school is good i found a school like this but this school is the best of all

- submitted by a parent
September 14, 2008
During orientation of my child's first year at IS230, the Principal offered a wishy-washy presentation stating that homework isn't required as what goes on in class is most important. That's when the red flag went up in my head ... the months ahead proved to be frustrating when calls to teachers were unanswered, surprise report cards markings (due to lax progress report policy where I never knew until it was too late for my child to improvement), their website had major potential (although 1/5 of the teachers participated) when the BOE pulled it. Otherwise the diversity of the student body is worldly and wonderful and most teachers give a hoot (although, apparently, their hands are tied due to lack of leadership from the administration). My advice: the funding is there - so use it logically - get rid of free unhealthy breakfast & lunch programs. That's a parent's responsibility!

- submitted by a parent
August 06, 2008
This school is not as good as it advertises. Discipline is often lax, and the academics uneven. The after school programs leave much to be desired. The school insisted vehemently that all students were required to wear uniforms, and I dutifully shelled out over 200.00 dollars for the stenciled polo shirts, skirts, sweater, and gym uniform. But within a couple of months I was arguing with my daughter on a daily basis because 'no one at school wears it'. Most students wore hoodies, jeans, sweat pants way down their hips, and halter tops by spring. The musical program that had been heavily advertised turned out to be incompatible with ESL, which many of the children at 230 need, my own child included. One of the harried teachers I spoke to had to deal with children from two different grades and widely different abilities in a single classroom.

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June 24, 2008
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- submitted by a student
May 04, 2008
This school is alright...but the academis are uneven. The only academis that are good are law and government and business and financevThe other academies get the left over stuff and honors classes barely get any trips.

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January 14, 2008
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December 04, 2007
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- submitted by a parent
November 13, 2007
It's a great school. All of my teachers are nice. It lacks because it doesn't have an area to play outside.

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October 28, 2007
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October 01, 2007
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March 23, 2006
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October 22, 2005
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August 19, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
August 02, 2005
This school is a great school but clearly the principal that is currently in charge needs to bring order. for example the kids should have a lunch period with thier own grade beacause i belive she can stop most school problems that way. The older kids would not take advantage of the yonger kids.

- submitted by a former student
July 08, 2005
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- submitted by a parent
November 25, 2004
It is the best school in New york.I love it.The pricipal Miss terry and the other teachers like ms val and mr pizzilo are nice.

- submitted by a student
September 09, 2003
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Is 230
73-10 34th Avenue, Queens, NY  11372
(718) 335-7648
Last modified Is 230 is a Public school that serves grades 6-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
Is 230 Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 36 reviews. Top