P.s. 188 The Island School

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442 E Houston St

New York, NY 10002

(212) 677-5710

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Grades: PK - 8

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 500

Students Per Teacher: 10

Parent Reviews

32 Parent Reviews for P.s. 188 The Island School

The school is progressively getting better each year. The administration is taking an active role in communicating with parents and amongst themselves. I am confident the best is yet to come.

Posted by a parent on 10/28/13

Teachers at 188 care about their students. They make the effort and time to teach or tutor your child during lunch and advisory. They are accessible. You are notified early on if your child needs help. Safety is another top priority here. Teachers here are tops! The Assistant Principal and parent coordinator ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

P.S. 188 is certainly among the most competitive schools in district 1. The school has done an exceptional job at navigating through a tough transition period that was exacerbated by city wide budget cuts, and the principal (Ms. Pree) has managed to establish an environment that blends the open/creative ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/24/13

Great school and culture, students are very respectful and well mannered. Everyone is just so friendly and helpful.

Posted by a parent on 10/22/13

It is a warm loving and caring environment. Teacher's are always dedicated to helping there students achieve there goals.

Posted by a other on 10/21/13

I like this school because they take care of the kids. Full time nurse available. New Principal bring lots of activities for kids like dance, music, basket ball, chess, on Friday ' Computer Lab, Science Lab.... Kids love this activities. Principal , AP's, and Teachers are very good. My Principal is listen ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

My grandkids have been going to this school for about two years now. I would like to compliment the principal, assistant principal, teachers and staff who have welcomed all four of my grandkids in. They have all been patient respectful understanding and have always been active with them from day one. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

I'm gratefull for this school & their staff! they work hard to improve the school for the kids. They do so much to show the parents how to help our kids and make it fun. I am happy to have my son go to this school.

Posted by a parent on 10/20/13

Although I am a staff member at this school I am a parent of 4 children and for this reason my comments come from the heart of a parent! Our teachers and staff truly teach from the heart!.. They are not only involved in the academics of our students but truly care about developing a well rounded child ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 10/20/13

P.S. 188 The Island School is raising the bar! The school has become an absolute model for the community. As a parent, I have seen my child's success and her increasing academic achievements. This school overall works really well as a team... Thank you so much,

Posted by a parent on 10/01/13

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Test scores for P.s. 188 The Island School

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 188 The Island School
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. 188 The Island School is located at 442 E Houston St, New York NY 10002. 442 E Houston St is in the 10002 ZIP code in New York, NY The school district for P.s. 188 The Island School is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 188 The Island School is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 8.
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