P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth

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41 W 117th St

New York, NY 10026

(646) 672-9020

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 380

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

10 Parent Reviews for P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth

All considered, I rate The Sojourner Truth School four starts. Because the students seem to be progressing in the Common Core studies and many of the teachers are really great. However, our Administrators leave something be desired. I think the schools inability to repair or replace broken windows for ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/04/15

The Principal, Barbara Darrigo, has brought light and hope to this school. PS/MS 149 had many changes of leadership before Ms. Darrigo came to the school in 2011. She changed the culture and tone of the school to a much more positive one. Ms. Darrigo has brought in programs that enhance the learning ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 02/28/14

Ps 149 sojourner truth on 117 St and Lennox. This is one of the melting pot schools without hope. Some of the staff is rude,confused and depressed. Kids are walking Around the school and not in class. Most of the students Are reading below average. Teachers success rates are below standards. I beg ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/11/14

Principal leadership is a heartwarming and sincere role and this principal wants to see every student succeed. This principal is in her second year and replaced a principal who lef tthe current principal with a large overhaul to attend. I believe this is the principal who will turn this school around ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 10/20/12

I found the school to be very disorganized and some of the children to be extremely rude and disrespectful. In addition, the staff was extremely rude to me, in particular the payroll secretary was very unprofessional.

Posted by a other on 03/05/12


Posted by a parent on 01/10/11

There have been a lot of changes in the school since the new principal came a few years ago. For one thing, I can say thatthe school is clean, and it never was. The principal has an open door policy and whenever necessary the students and the kids can go to her in confidence. I am happyb that the ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/13/09

this school is very un-organized. There is no control over the students and their behaviors and there is no such thing as tutorial help/academic help.

Posted by a parent on 04/27/08

this school is very unorganized,the staff is not very professional

Posted by a parent on 01/04/07

This is a fairly new school and the first 2 years was ok. I can say it wasn't the worst school. This year a new principal came aboard and the school went from, it has potential to ground zero. My daughter is in 8th grade and since Sept. she has had 3 math teachers and 2 science teachers. No one from ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/21/05

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Test scores for P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth
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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New York schools — P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth is located at 41 W 117th St, New York NY 10026. 41 W 117th St is in the 10026 ZIP code in New York, NY The school district for P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 149 Sojourner Truth is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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