Looks great on the outside, teaching curriculum is based on test scores, not basics. My daughter went to Marcy from K to 3rd. Kindergarten teacher was great, had the kids writing stories. 1st grade teacher was terrible, had a 'everyone is a winner in my class' mentality, did not push the kids to spell correctly. No emphasis on spelling in 2nd or 3rd grade either, too much studying about social studies and not enough of the basics, Reading, writing, and arithmetic! Class parties, snacks, sugar constantly. My neighbor also took her kids out after 1 year to a private school.
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