i went to this school when i was in kindergarden - 3rd grade it was a great school im not a parent but i was in that school a couple years ago in 2009 i had to move and it was a hard for me to move
I graduated from here over 40 years ago, my brother and sisters attended as well as my son and daughter and now my grandson. The teachers are dedicated to the kids and their education. Although the population has exploded there is still a small town feel here, and it's always a good sign when parents become involved
i WOULD RATE THIS SCHOOL 5 STARS BECAUSE OF MRS. FERTEL, MY GRANDAUGHTER'S THIRD GRADE TEACHER. ALL HER PAST TEACHERS WERE VERY GOOD TOO BUT SHE NEVER WANTED TO PICK UP A BOOK AND READ ON HER OWN. THAT CHANGED WHEN SHE GOT MRS. FERTEL AS A TEACHER WHO MADE HER FEEL SO COMFORTABLE AND MADE READING FUN. NOW SHE HAS IMPROVED ON HER READING AND ALWAYS PICKS UP BOOKS ALL OVER AND LOVES READING. I THOUGHT I WOULD NEVER SEE THIS DAY
My son started with PreKG and now in first grade. He has made amazing progress,thanks to the the dedication and commitment of teachers in last three years. I can not comment on principal since I do not know much about her. I saw bad review about her from some parents but I believe she is doing her job OK. You have to realize she is in the final phase of her career. I am man and I must admit very few dads show up. It looks like only women are carrying the burden of education in this country.
I love the teachers at this school! My son graduated last year and my daughter is in pre-k this year. I will say however like as some previously commented the principal needs to go. It took me 2 years to get the assistance my son needed. She never took my calls never replied to letters written. She is lacking in many areas and sho be given a pink slip. She perhaps be more qualified as a janitor or kitchen staff in my opinion!
I am in highschool now and i have to say that i am in love with that school. I miss all of my teachers!!! They changed the school since i was there i wish my teachers remembered me though
Wonderful Teachers, JUST WONDERFUL, The Principal is a JOKE, She needs to go ASAP. my child has been assaulted twice in the lunchroom and SHE WONT EVEN TAKE our CAlls.
My son has attended PS 36 since kindergarten and is now a fourth grader. My son is getting a top notch education and all the teachers truly care about the children. I know they will use the money wisely.
It is a good school as long as your child does not need extra help. The teachers are good, but the administration/principal are lacking. It is about saving money and not giving your child what he or she is legally entitled to. Don't even bother trying to contact the principal she is busy or just not there, she earns 0 stars.
administration is very unfriendly. no communication with the principal.
Walking into the building makes the hair on my neck stand up. The administration and the office staff should be more welcoming to parents. You don't get that warm fuzzy feeling. It is a shame.
My daughter had Ms. Rampulla last year and it doesn't suprise me that she is an A plus teacher. We love and really miss her, and I'm sure you will too. Our kids were very lucky to have her, especially when their so fragile at this age. She really set a nice foundation for learning.
I will give this school 5 stars . all 5 are due to thier hiring of the best kindergarden teacher in the world Ms Rampulla .When my daughter was to start kindergarden she was very nervous.The first day of school,which I thought would be hard turned out to be the best thing that has every happened to my Alexandra.She loves her teacher and has learned so much from her .If only every student was lucky enough to get the most loving caring teacher there first year ,every child would love going to school.With this year coming to an end ,It will be hard for us to leave Ms Rampulla .She has been so patient,kind ,loving all year long and I am sure all the other mothers will agree that she is the best teacher in the world! So I will give this school 5 stars just for the hiring of her!
I am not a fan of this school.. I feel there is a huge lack of communication. They do not commuicate in this school at all. You never see the teachers and good luck getting them on the phone.. I am looking to take my child out of this school.
I love my school .Its a great place to grow up .There are great teachers
Both my boys went to this school. My older son excelled and my younger one was lost in the shuffle. Glad we moved when we did.
p.s. 36 is an excellent school and the principal is so personable and concerned about her children. She has put into place many activites for the kids. my children did very well in this school. I would reccommend this schoolover catholic school anyday.
ps 36 seems to be sinking. i will be taking my boys out at the end of the year. its not the ''F''' either. i think the teachers are losing the umph they once had. what a shame!!!!!
This is my child's fourth year in this school. The teachers are wonderful and care about the kids, and I am amazed at how much my daughter is learning. She goes to school and comes home every day with a smile on her face, feels supported and safe in school, and that is due largely to the wonderful teachers she's had. The principal is new and has had a hard time fitting in so far, hopefully things will gel better between her and the staff and faculty. Overall a great school, and I'm happy my child gets to go there.
Principal has her own agenda and is not interested in the children. Teachers are ok, school aides are militant. Special Ed program is not up to par. The office staff is not friendly. Parents are afraid to voice their opinions as it is taken out on the child, a lot of problems here, this school should be better than it is, great neighborhood, great kids, unfortunate that the parents are dismissed and treated like children. We need a principal who respects education, loves children and is dedicated to creating an enjoyable rewarding learning environment that children want to be in.
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