i like this school because my child is learning so much and i thank the teachers
My daughter completed kindergarten at PS 71. I was very disappointed in their curriculum. They didn t seem to challenge the children enough. My daughter would bring home 1 or 2 sheets of H.W. and would be done in 5 min. They don't even have a reward system that acknowledges the kids.
I intended PS. 71 three years ago and I loved that school.The teachers care about your education and PS 71 has many activities to do especially in 5th grade. I love the t-shirts they give of the 5th grade and the monthly trips they take. I love the dodgeball game miss.minnie plays and hope the school stands on forever.
My twins both attend PS 71 and I aboslutely love the communication that I have with their teachers. Ms. Napoli is a great VP and Ms Olivelli really cares about all 'her' kids and it shows with the way she interacts with her staff and the parents. Thank You, PS 71!.
I have to say that I was so impressed with my childs progress this year. My child is in 4th grade and Ms. B has motivated my child tremendously. I am so happy that he is in 71, I just wish he could have his teacher for another year.
My children both attend P.S. 71 and I am very pleased with their progress. The teachers are kind and caring as well as very good at teaching! I love the music, art and computer programs and learning for life. The issues I have are that there is no gym, and not enough outdoor time. There are also no sports for after school. I would say it is one of the better schools in the area.
I highly recommend this school for parents who want to enroll their child in elementary school. i had went to this school for all of my elementary school years and loved it. I am now a sophmore in high school. i currently attend Braden River High School(the best high school in the state of FL). Forest Elementary has left me with long lasting memories for years to come.
My daughter has gone to this school for five years, I have nothing bad to say about the school, they are dedicated teachers who are willing to work the children and I love that the most !
My daughter graduated from PS71 2 years ago, my son is there now in kindergarten. I regret that the school only goes up to 5th grade, would've loved to have them there through 12th grade. My daughter's teachers were wonderful. Ms. Canepa is a great guidance counselor too. As a full time employee, I've always appreciated the teachers' willingness to accommodate my request to go on class trips, and we also enjoy family nights. Through the years, Principals Griffiths and Olivella have made arrangements for children to participate in music recitals, my daughter had a few of them and my son recently had a keyboard recital. PS71 is definitely a great school.
My son is now in the 1st grade at PS 71. I am very pleased with his overall growth. His reading skills are excellent and he truly enjoys school. Everyday I get a positive report from him. He adores his teachers, Ms. Schneider (K) and Ms. Zecca (1st)!!! I am pleased with my son's overall educational growth.
I think this school is the best. It's such a great school and has helped me grow immensely. I used to attend this school and just recently raduated. My favorite teachers were Ms. Stehle, Mrs. Murphy, Ms. Levine, and Ms.Zambelli. It rocks. Thank you to all the teachers and Mr. Griffiths the principal (in 04-05 school year). I met most of my best friends there. I love this school to death.
the school has helped my child improve in reading and math. i have also some friends that have enrolled their children also and have been pleased with the results of the school.
Great school. I highly reccomend enrolling your child in this school if you live in the area.
My son has successfully completed 5th grade at 71. He has graduated with awards and is exceeding reading level. This school is by far one of the best schools I have had my children in. I highly recommend this schoo. While teachers do excellent work it is also up to us the parents to continue the teachings at home.
I believe PS 71 is one of the best Elementary Schools in the Ridgewood area. My child has advanced in all areas, the teacher's are caring, understanding, and are willing to work with the parent as well as the child. I am very pleased that my child goes to this school.
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