P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin

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850 Kent Ave

Brooklyn, NY 11205

(718) 622-9285

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 381

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

17 Parent Reviews for P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin

I truly shake my head to the Irate person that writes negative comments about a school that their child attends. I wonder how involve has this person been? Coming from another school some years ago where there were issues of concern. I find P.S.157 a safer learning enviroment for all children and the ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/18/10

P.S.157 is a great school. I'm impressed with the school's great leadership shown by their principal and staff. They show much care for their students and their families. My child is doing very well in school and I know its because of the teachers involvment in his education. I feel confident about ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/17/10

The parent coordinator is great but she needs work recruiting more English speaking parents. Those of you writing the negative comments should focus on supporting the school and making it better for our children. I love the school and all the great workshops the Parent Coordinator puts together. She ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/16/10

I feel Administration and the Parent Coordinator are on the same team working against our children and their families. They are looking out for themselves and their jobs. They take advantage of the immigrant population. The coordinator always has an excuses. The principal is always passing out excuses. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/15/10

Being an employee of the NYC Dept. of Education for more than a decade. Working at PS 157 has been an awesome experience coming from another school a few years ago. The school exemplifies what a community school should be like: students understand that we care and will encourage for success. Parents ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 11/15/10

Please PLEASE do some research! Read the reviews written by the TEACHERS and staff on other sites to try and cover up! The mistakes they made trying to write positive reviews PROVE what a nightmare 157 is! "Assistance principal?! The position is ASSISTANT principal! Someone also wrote that this schools ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/15/10

I had visited P.S 157 during the mexican festival and I noticed all the unity between the parents and teachers. There was a lot of activities for the students. It really displays the unity between not only the school faculty but the parents as well as the community. I'm very impressed by the strong leadership ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/14/10

We LOVE the Literacy Coach!!!!!!! The Literacy Coach goes above and beyond the job's requirements! Ask anyone, the students, parents, staff, everyone respects and admires the Literacy Coach at P.S 157. Thank goodness the school has this gem! Sad but the school needs better leadership. This will be the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/13/10

P.S 157 is a great school. The teachers really care about their students and engage the parents in their child's education. I would feel safe knowing my child will attend this school because it is a safe and nurturing environment. I love how they reach out to help the community and show interest in ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 11/13/10

Our school have excellent teachers and strong leadership. We work very hard for the good of our students.

Posted by a teacher on 11/12/10

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin
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 — P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin is located at 850 Kent Ave, Brooklyn NY 11205. 850 Kent Ave is in the 11205 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 157 Benjamin Franklin is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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