Irwin Altman Middle School 172

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8114 257th St

Glen Oaks, NY 11004

(718) 831-4000

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Grades: 6 - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 975

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

22 Parent Reviews for Irwin Altman Middle School 172

It's a good school. The new hours are very fitting now, it's 45 minutes lower than last year. The teachers teach the lessons with skill. I would recommend this school to many.

Posted by a other on 11/20/14

school is very good specially the SP teacher get more involve in the student. student have first time common core and codex but thank to ela teacher she makes so easy.

Posted by a parent on 04/29/14

This school has a lot of extra classes to participate in like cooking,music,vocal,wood shop ,drama,computers,math games forensics and I haven't see any bullies or have been bullied but the principal should get invoked more and they re the good teachers, bad and extraordinary teachers. I ll miss this ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/25/14

I've been going here since September 2010 (my 6th grade year) and it has an absolute bullying problem. The dean in charge of helping, does not do his job. I've tried the principal and even the assisstant principal but none of them had helped either. Only two people are amazing at helping: A security ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 06/16/13

My daughter has attended this school since 6th grade. She has been bullied by another student for all three years. This girl has sent slandering text messages out about my daughter, has disseminated petitions with a list of children that "hate" my daughter, has thrown a shoe in her face, has isolated ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/23/13

I think that MS172 is a very fine school. I am in 8th grade, in SP, and teachers really care about us passing our classes and Regents. In Foreign Language, we learn things that are meant to be taught in 10th grade. The SP ELA class is exactly like a 9th grade ELA class. The standard of work we do is ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/03/13

Terrible school. Lazy teachers that don't teach. Disrespectful students who are so loud that even when teachers are actually teaching. I was in SP which is supposed to be honors and all of this stuff happened. Fights happen a lot and some kids do drugs. As someone said before me the kids do run the school. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/19/13

(Present student) First of all the teachers aren't really that great. Throughout my experience, there is about 2 or 3 teachers who will help you understand what you're working on. The rest are lazy, or don't teach The students, I think are the worst thing at this school. They lack respect towards basically ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/22/12

Staff that works there are so unprofessional. I just called to speak to someone about registration and the lady who answered the phone was making fun of me (it was probably my accent) without even realizing that she didn't put me on hold yet. I asked the second person ,who was not polite either, "what ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/29/12

i think this school is great. Im in 6th grade and so far i had a great year. I have a lot of new friends and the teachers are awesome.

Posted by a other on 02/23/12

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Test Year: 2012
Irwin Altman Middle School 172
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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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Glen Oaks schools — Irwin Altman Middle School 172 is located at 8114 257th St, Glen Oaks NY 11004. 8114 257th St is in the 11004 ZIP code in Glen Oaks, NY The school district for Irwin Altman Middle School 172 is the New York City Public Schools. Irwin Altman Middle School 172 is a Public school that serves grade levels 6 - 8.
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