The comments about how horrible Potter-Thomas are hurtful to the teachers and staff that work there. I bet the parents leaving postings don't mention there is MINIMAL support at home for the students. Children come to school hungry, without supplies, homework incomplete, and with little social skills. The teachers have to feed, discipline, groom AND teach these children. The neighborhood is full of Social Security hungry parents that do not work and use their children's 'disabilities' as a source of income.
this school is a mockery it is filty but the teachers are great pople and educaters that do not deserve to be in that school the principal tania kukulski is a educater that is doing her best for a lost cause she is trying to do the best she can but has to work hard in order to get the school to be the monument to learing i know it can be she is a good woman and so is ms.alvelo, ms.prado, and so on......ext they are all good and deserve the best in the loocation that they work in. i speak this as a gradute that has been in the school for years
The school had a new principal this year. However she went out on leave by Dec. What does this say for a principal in a new position. It just addss to the chaos at this school. The admisitarion doesn't seem very concerned with the discipline problems at the school. If the students were given consequences every time they did something maybe things would change. Sweep the problems under the rug and avoid reporting them to make the school look better doesn't help the studets or the teachers.
The school is poorly run and mismanaged. Parental involvement is not encouraged, and resources are mismanaged. The students in the school are great kids, however many have disciplinary problems that many of the staff does not handle in a productive manner. The potential is there, but the leadership is weak.
The problem here is there is not enough support staff, and classes are overcrowded. Children who are below level are not able to receive the proper attention because teachers are too busy dealing with disciplinary problems.
The school facility is not the greatest but there is a North Atar After School Program and a Summer Freedom School Program that you can enroll your children in for free.
I have three children that goes to this school my children had a great education when they started k. But when they started 1st grade on up everything was not right they was not getting a good education like they was supposed too . It not a great school I would not recomend this school to no one. Then out of all the 8th graders only 8 kids past the test so only 8 kids past to go to high school something is wrong there some has do something I hope they improve by sept.
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