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213 Osborn St

Brooklyn, NY 11212

(718) 495-7791

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 550

Students Per Teacher: 12

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9 Parent Reviews for P.s. 284 Lew Wallace

If I could give it Zero stars I would. My daughter, niece and nephew went to this school. The main office staff is Very Rude and unprofessional . The teachers spend their time focusing on certain students instead of the entire class. I've never seen or met the principle. I'm trying to discharge my child ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/15/14

PS 284 has improved greatly since Mrs Pitts-Girard became principal. Under her leadership 284 went from a D to a B. She has brought more programs to the school to help enrich the students both personally and academically. Your child will receive a solid education at ps 284

Posted by a parent on 10/18/13

My children went to Ps284 . Since they both have left i can see a big difference from the work and the interest in the staff at there others schools. The school just needs alittle more parent involment .

Posted by a parent on 05/28/09

My son went to 284 for k-1 and part of second grade. There is no leadership in the school. The staff and administration shows no interest in the students, the principal is never visible ! Since I removed my son from the school in Dec I have seen a major improvement in his academics skills

Posted by a parent on 05/06/09

My son went to P.S. 284 grades K-1. The teachers that I dealt with and some of the staff was excellent. The biggest problem I saw at the school was the lack of presence from the principal. If the head doesn't seem to care about engaging with students, parents or the community, I feel the school will ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/08

I am a ex student of PS. 284. While there i learned a lot of things about different subjects ; however, 284 gave me a since of family. the teacher took the time to relate to the issues children faced in the surrounding community. They treated us like there family instead of their students. For this reason ...  Read more

Posted by a student on 06/24/08

The administration talks about doing what is best for the kids, but their words ring hollow. They talk down to parent,s students and teachers and carry themselves with an undeserved sense of accomplishment. The school has taken a considerable turn for the worse in the years since Ms. Pond left. Her ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/25/08

this school can do better and they need hlep with everyone in it our kids need hlep in all they work it's not a game any more and we need more safety in our schools our kids need

Posted by a parent on 09/01/07

Academic programs are limited on what is taught. Teachers complain that they don't have enough time to teach everything and on top of that there are a lot of children that are disruptive in the classrooms which leaves even less time for them to teach because they have to deal with those children. Music ...  Read more

Posted by a staff on 06/27/07

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 284 Lew Wallace
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. 284 Lew Wallace is located at 213 Osborn St, Brooklyn NY 11212. 213 Osborn St is in the 11212 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY The school district for P.s. 284 Lew Wallace is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 284 Lew Wallace is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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