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1375 Mace Ave

Bronx, NY 10469

(718) 655-4446

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 8

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17 Parent Reviews for P.s. 97

This school is a great school we go on fun trips I graduated from this in 2013. The teachers are very kind and helpful. This school also have a program called SASF which stands for "Sports and Arts School Foundation"!

Posted by a other on 11/23/13

This school Is the best school to go to I really think it's a good school

Posted by a other on 10/24/13

My child is a transfer I strongly recommend you stay on top of thing at this school or your child will get lost in the system. In our case my child has made the honor roll but I had to challenge a teacher for giving us a 2, when the teacher whent back to his records he notice it was a mistake.Teachers ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/01/13

I am the mother of four children, two which have gone through Catholic school. Due to the economic climate we are living in, we had to enroll our two youngest children at PS 97 four years ago. I love this school! I love that it is full of diversity, I love the teachers, the security officers, the Parent ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/15/12

I graduated from this school in 2009 and i wish i was still there. This School was very nice i recommend it now i am going on to the 8th grade.I have lots of memories in that place i wish i could go back but its time to move on. I hope you parents give your child the opportunity to send your child to ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 08/13/11

I graduated from this school in 2008. I was very sad to leave because I was there since Kindergarden. It's a great school with it's old tradition of the Dance Festival in which all classes perform a dance according to the song the teachers pick. They now have Field Day, a day where all seniors do nothing ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 09/25/09

The school is perfect thje teachers are nice but do your best.

Posted by a student on 09/07/09

I tranfer my kids to 97 from 121 my biggest mistake. the pre-k program is not what pre-k should be. All my child does is arts and crafts. Craft that he force to do. Pre-k should be about choices. My child is not given chioces.

Posted by a parent on 03/30/09

P.S. 97 was..a great school! Until that horrible principal Bornkamp came. She needs to be removed. She has no respect for parents, no compassion or interest to the education of our children and is single handedly dragging P.S 97 into the dirt. The dedicated teachers and staff, who deserve better treatment ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/27/08

PS 97 was highly recommended to me from when we transfered from PS182 10 years ago now my other children go here ( 2 boys ) when Mrs. Spears was here best of the best but now my feeling have changed, not so much for the teachers,staff or others members but for Mrs Bornkamp , she can be cold , unresponsive ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/13/08

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Test scores for P.s. 97

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 97
New York City Public Schools
New York
* In 2011-2012 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. The results for English language arts and math are displayed on GreatSchools profiles and the science results will be added when they are released in the Fall of 2013. 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.

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Bronx schools — P.s. 97 is located at 1375 Mace Ave, Bronx NY 10469. 1375 Mace Ave is in the 10469 ZIP code in Bronx, NY The school district for P.s. 97 is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 97 is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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