Junior High School 220 John J Pershing

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4812 9th Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11220

(718) 633-8200

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 1,389

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

12 Parent Reviews for Junior High School 220 John J Pershing

My daughter's school has excellent programs which help students to success in their academic skills incorporating all the standards as well as the common core.

Posted by a parent on 04/18/14

i went to this school from 1970-72 i had some great and some bad teachers

Posted by a other on 12/04/13

Hi, I am from this school and I really need people to know about this school. There is absolutely nothing wrong with this school, people think this school is bad but once you experience it you'd notice that what other people said is wrong!! Seriously people shouldn't rub down on us just because we are ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/08/13

im in this school and I'm starting to like it. It is awesome.I hope others go there too

Posted by a other on 05/17/13

Teachers show favoritism. Not all of them though, out of the entire staff, I think only 3 teachers have their head in place. I'm graduating this year and I'm happy to be out of here because of the awful staff and students. The students are just plain obnoxious, and don't take anything seriously, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/31/13

I graduated PERSHING on January 1945. Had a great time in the school with teachers like Ms. Spear who later on became Mrs. Biedenkapp, Mr. Goldstein, Mr. Copeland, Mr Eisenberg and last but not least Mr. Unterberg who lived on 9th Avenue between 42nd & 41st Street. I also played on the schools basketball ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/12/12

Teachers BEWARE: Not exactly the best place to work. While there is one solid administrator there (not the one in charge), you will find that this school is not managed well. They motivate with threats ( 'motivate' is really stretching it) and do not know how to efficiently manage people. Had these ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 06/17/11

well, i am currently in my last year of this school and i really had such a great time in Pershing,. Ill miss all the awesome teachers that take the time to learn personalities of the students, and who are helping me achieve my goals.

Posted by a student on 10/08/09

This is a great school for kids my child is doing great in school for the such good academics they have and extra carricular activites I recomended this school for all other kids.

Posted by a parent on 02/13/08

I have worked in this school for several years now and have really enjoyed teaching here. There are a lot of challenges because many of our students are english language learners. However, both the teachers and administrators really do work hard to analyze problems and try to find solutions. The school ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 01/13/08

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Test scores for Junior High School 220 John J Pershing

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Test Year: 2012
Junior High School 220 John J Pershing
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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Brooklyn schools — Junior High School 220 John J Pershing is located at 4812 9th Ave, Brooklyn NY 11220. 4812 9th Ave is in the 11220 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for Junior High School 220 John J Pershing is the New York City Public Schools. Junior High School 220 John J Pershing is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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