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202 Avenue C

Brooklyn, NY 11218

(718) 438-4010

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 895

Students Per Teacher: 14

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for P.s. 179 Kensington

I went to school here many many many years ago. It is sad to read such negative reviews. I had great teachers. Mr. Goldberg, Mrs. Croopy, Mrs. Singer...such lovely and wonderful teachers. So my rating goes out to 1985! Lol....told you it was a long time :)

Posted by a other on 03/27/12

I have a daughter who has a great teachers at PS 179 and she love them very much. On other hand, the attitude of some school's staff members, specially the school's security guards towards the parents is very awful. I do understand that this school has a kids from all different countries and lots of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 12/06/10

I'm very happy to say that my child attends the Kensington School. The Principal is always visable and active throughout the day. The Teachers are commited and determined despite the many obstacles faced within Public Schools. The classroom size is typical for a public school, however the children are ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/29/10

Great Teachers and Great Principal!!

Posted by a parent on 09/26/10

This school has completely changed to the worst . my children are being bullyed by older children. and the principle is never to be found never returns phone calls. and has no extracurricular activities that this site is stating this is all false . except one that just started this month in march of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/15/10

I have children that attend this school. They all have wonderful teachers. I attended this school as well and it was wonderful at the time. The principal is nasty. All she cares about is the data...the rating of her school. It is not a safe school. The lunchrooms are terrible. They have no control of ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/15/10

My daughter goes to this school and the staff are not friendly. This school is very unorganized. They do not update me on what my child has learned

Posted by a parent on 10/01/09

i used to be a student at p.s. 179, and it was the place that i learned the most! i am now a graduating senior at Stuyvesant high school. the teachers (at least when i went there) were marvelous especially in the gifted class! Mr. Kohler especially was one of the great teachers that leave a lasting impresion ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 03/24/08

Some of the staff are very unfriendly and seem unhappy to be working there. For a school that prides itself in diversity, I find that it is not fair to all people alike.

Posted by a parent on 10/13/07

This school was once a great school. It has become a school in which I am embarrassed to send my children to. The teachers are great. The Principal is unaccessible. Dr. Gulden seems to be a nice addition to an administration that is lacking in many areas. I have only kept my children in this schoiol ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/11/07

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 179 Kensington
New York City Public Schools
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* 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. 179 Kensington is located at 202 Avenue C, Brooklyn NY 11218. 202 Avenue C is in the 11218 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for P.s. 179 Kensington is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 179 Kensington is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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