This school provides a caring, academic environment. The staff is very dedicated to helping the children grow, learn and have positive High School experiences. The staff is very friendly and open to communicating and working with parents. There are various extracurricular activities and events for the children to enjoy. They also have a great community & job site program that provides the students with work/volunteer experiences. PS233@Metropolitan provides a happy & welcoming environment w/ kind & dedicated professionals. They've managed to put the "happy" back into learning.
All students are "included". During school performances all children are allowed to display their strengths and talents. They have student "stores" that are run by students with varying degrees of learning differences. Their classes for children with Autism are inspirational, and allow the students to accomplish goals and reach milestones.
The students have a student government, where all the children of all levels are encouraged to participate. They do projects that help them to identify and demonstrate the importance of integrity, compassion and respect. The students are encouraged to help one another and others. They are given the opportunity to help around the school, and in the community. They also participate in giving through different fund raisers.