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Ps 183 Dr Richard R Green

Public | PK-8 & ungraded | 635 students

 

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Posted Monday, October 20, 2014

This school isn't parent friendly sometimes old vice princpal was very rude and bullying went on nothing was being delt with about bulling and fights would go on with parent food was discussing my child said and that was school lunch they can improve by giving good food and healthy food and stop bulling and have more respect towards parents and the good thing is the teachers but sometimes they could grab the students attention
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 26, 2014

This school has the worse teachers, they don't care about the children my 5 year old son hates to go to school and it's just kindergarten. I was running late to pick up my son so I called the school to notify them, when I got there 1 of the school aides let him go home with his 7 year old friend and some other kids I did not know. DON'T SEND YOUR CHILDREN TO THIS SCHOOL. Also they have classes that share kindergarten with 1st grades it's a horrible school.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted April 14, 2014

Honestly, this school has some of the most caring and patient teachers. I attended this school from 6th-8th grade and because of the support and guidance from the teachers, I was accepted to Townsend Harris, one of the top high schools in New York City. Yes, there are fights between the students often but that is not something that can be solved overnight. The teachers try their best to resolve those types of problems.


Posted January 1, 2014

I think this school need better equiped teahers and the pupils need very strong disipline. This school need a strong make over. Bright colors can contribute to a chil's mood and ability to achieve academically. The colors on the school's wall are to dim. When I entered into the school, I did not see any of the student's class assignments on the achievement board, which is usually posted in the hallways. As a parent, that is the first thing I look at. The kids in this school are very violent. My kids came home every day crying. They always feared being jumped. They were constantly afraid and always told me the teachets ignored them when they asked for help with their work. In schools like this, the teachers give up, therefor pupils have to do the best that they can. Schools like these are considered zoos. Hurricane Sandy saved my kids. After the storm, my kids were placed in different schools.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted December 30, 2013

This school is a disgrace to the NYC public school system. A big reason why is because you have the projects down the block where most parents arent involved in the childrens life and there children come to the school with this negative, ghetto mentality and it effects the children who do come from good homes and want to learn. Me and my wife are leaving this neigborhood to put our children in a better school district and give them the nurturing, guidance, and safety they need. Some teachers really try there hardest. Others are there simply for a paycheck and do not care AT ALL about the kids. PARENTS you owe it to your children to put them in a better school district. It might be a sacrifice but its one of the many that come along with having children. DO NOT PUT YOUR KIDS IN THIS SCHOOL. PERIOD. Bullying runs RAMPANT along with a whole heep of other social issues that are effecting our young people
—Submitted by a parent


Posted October 21, 2013

This school is honestly horrible, i warn you do not send your kid here please. I was in this school for Kindergarten and 1st grade, i came back for middle school. I thought that they changed and didn't do any bad stuff anymore. Oh my, when i came back... I was so upset cause it was that bad. The teachers are careless and lazy, because they don't want to teach and most of the time the teachers just talk. The kids are so mean and disrespectful to everyone. I just want to cry, they even say bad words and they curse too. WORST SCHOOL EVER


Posted August 31, 2013

I went to a school with not so good teachers. I thought transferring to a new one will be better. It was the biggest mistake I've done in my life. This school, PS/MS 183Q is the worst school in the history of bad schools. -Ive been bullied here. -Teachers are really lazy. They do not teach. Especially the 7th grade teachers. To be specific, Mrs. Pauline Cummings, Mrs. Diana Cisario, and more. They sit in a classroom all day long not teaching. All they do instead is tell students to open a book and answer the questions and yell at them! -Students on the other hand are really rude. They are very distracting, annoying, undisciplined, uneducated creatures. They would not listen to staff members. -However, I commend two teachers in the 8th grade. Mrs. Gloria Brown and Ms. Nia Brown. They are the teachers that know how to educate students! (I want to thank you both by the way if youre reading this) -Theres only one Physical Education teacher who tortures students. That teacher gives poor grades to everyone! Its unfair. -So whoever is trying to look for a school in the Rockaways, I do not recommend this school for anyone. Your child will not get a proper education here. I rest my case.


Posted May 21, 2013

Overall not a good school. Kids are very disrespectful and not a school I would recommend. Move more east or west
—Submitted by a parent


Posted July 28, 2009

Teachers in this school really care about the children and do their best. I give them a lot of credit for their patience with the kids. What I mean is that very often there is a fight at school between the kids and the school staff can not do much to improve the kids' behavior. Detentions don't help. The good thing about this school is that they have an ASTRE program for gifted and talented students, and if your child is smart the teacher will recognize it and do everything she/he can to put your child in that program.
—Submitted by a parent


Posted June 13, 2007

My children have been attending the school the past 2 years. The principal was trying to apply for a magnet school grant. Some of the reasons listed were to increase diversity and desegregate the school district. Teachers do care and try to work with the students and parents. The school could use more parent participation. They are making improvements. Extracurricular activities include basketball and various clubs like art and computer after school. They also have a Astre Gifted and Talented program in the school. I would like to see more music in the school.
—Submitted by a parent


Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.

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The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.

The test results by subgroup show how the designated group of students is performing in comparison to the general population.
English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 32% in 2014.

68 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
5%

2013

 
 
7%

2012

 
 
12%
Math

The state average for Math was 42% in 2014.

67 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
4%

2013

 
 
5%

2012

 
 
9%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 33% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
9%

2013

 
 
8%

2012

 
 
35%
Math

The state average for Math was 43% in 2014.

64 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
15%

2013

 
 
10%

2012

 
 
50%
Science

The state average for Science was 90% in 2013.

49 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
84%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 30% in 2014.

56 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
6%

2013

 
 
20%

2012

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 40% in 2014.

54 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
8%

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
47%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
9%

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
36%
Math

The state average for Math was 38% in 2014.

41 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
9%

2013

 
 
4%

2012

 
 
76%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 29% in 2014.

50 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
2%

2013

 
 
16%

2012

 
 
37%
Math

The state average for Math was 33% in 2014.

34 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
15%

2013

 
 
19%

2012

 
 
49%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

English Language Arts

The state average for English Language Arts was 36% in 2014.

44 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
20%

2013

 
 
6%

2012

 
 
30%
Math

The state average for Math was 22% in 2014.

42 students were tested at this school in 2014.

2014

 
 
17%

2013

 
 
2%

2012

 
 
45%
Science

The state average for Science was 69% in 2013.

56 students were tested at this school in 2013.

2013

 
 
19%
Scale: % proficient or advanced

About the tests


Beginning in the 2012-2013 school year, the New York State Department of Instruction implemented new assessments designed to be aligned with the Common Core State Standards. The new standards for proficiency in these subjects are higher than in previous years and the percent of students earning a proficient score is expected to be lower as a result of this change. See this letter from New York's Commissioner of Education for more information on these changes.

In 2013-2014 New York used the New York State Assessments to test students in grades 3 through 8 in English language arts and math, and in grades 4 and 8 in Science. At present 2013-14 results are available only for English language arts and math. The tests are standards-based, which means they measure how well students are mastering specific skills defined for each grade by the state of New York. The goal is for 90% of students to meet or exceed grade-level standards on the tests.

Source: New York State Education Department

In 2009-2010, this school was given a grade of "B" for the elementary and middle school level.

About the tests


Progress Report Grades measure the school's contribution to student learning in three areas: School Environment, Student Performance and Student Progress. Schools can receive additional credit for achieving exemplary performance progress among high-needs students. Progress Report Grades range from A to F.

Source: New York City Department of Education

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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
Black 1 57% 19%
Hispanic 2 31% 23%
White 2 6% 48%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander 2 3% 9%
American Indian/Alaska Native 2 2% 1%
Two or more races 1 0% 1%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NCES, 2011-2012

Student subgroups

  This school District averageState average
Limited English proficient 24%N/A8%
Students eligible for free or reduced-price lunch program 292%N/A43%
Source: 1 NCES, 2011-2012
Source: 2 NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher experience

  This school District averageState average
Fewer than 3 years experience 10%N/A5%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher education levels

  This school District averageState average
Master's degree and above 36%N/A39%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012

Teacher credentials

  This school District averageState average
Teachers with no valid teaching certificate 2%N/A0%
Source: NYSED, 2011-2012
The NYC Department of Education asked parents, teachers and students about their school's learning environment. Results provide insight into school climate, such as whether the school is academically rigorous, safe, communicative and collaborative. Learn more

The information captured by the survey is designed to support a dialogue among all members of the school community about how to make the school a better place to learn. An overall category score is calculated for each respondent group (parents, teachers, or students) by averaging the scores of the questions within that survey category.

Category scores for each of the respondent groups are then combined to form overall category scores. Alongside the results for each school are the aggregated results across all NYC public schools, which are provided as a basis for comparisons.

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Based on 387 responses

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A safe and respectful environmentWhat's this?

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This school
7.7
out of 10
 
City average
8.0
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.2
 

City average

 
8.4
 

Students

This school

 
7.4
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.6
 

City average

 
8.0
 
Clear, useful communication about educational goalsWhat's this?

This score measures whether parents, students and teachers feel that the school provides information about the school's educational goals and offers appropriate feedback on each student's learning outcome.

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This school
8.5
out of 10
 
City average
8.1
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.5
 

Students

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
7.8
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.5
 

City average

 
7.8
 
Strong parent, teacher and student engagementWhat's this?

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This school
7.9
out of 10
 
City average
7.8
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Students

This school

 
7.9
 

City average

 
7.2
 

Teachers

This school

 
7.8
 

City average

 
7.8
 
High academic expectations for all studentsWhat's this?

This score measures how well parents, students and teachers feel that the school develops rigorous and meaningful academic goals that encourage students to do their best.

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This school
8.5
out of 10
 
City average
8.2
out of 10
 

Parents

This school

 
8.4
 

City average

 
8.3
 

Students

This school

 
8.9
 

City average

 
8.1
 

Teachers

This school

 
8.3
 

City average

 
8.1
 

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 RespondentsResponse rate
Parents20553%
Students13997%
Teachers4391%

12012-2013 New York City Department of Education School Survey

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