P.s. 87 William Sherman

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160 W 78th St

New York, NY 10024

(212) 678-2826

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Grades: PK - 5

School Type: Public

Student Enrollment: 963

Students Per Teacher: 16

Parent Reviews

51 Parent Reviews for P.s. 87 William Sherman

PS 87 has a pretty strong community with a few wonderful teachers. It ends there. The administration is simply awful. Claudia is an unprofessional presence and I cringe each time my daughter tells me another story describing her "crazy behavior". The guidance counselor is also known for giving parents ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 04/03/14

Thank god I don't work here any more. The staff here are just plain unkind to one another and treat eachother rudely. Meanwhile. they teach kids to respect one another! There are exceptions, of course, but they are in the minority. I'll give this school 3 stars because I know there are other schools ...  Read more

Posted by a teacher on 03/10/14

If I could give this school a rating of zero stars, I certainly would! The Principle, Monica Berry, is ineffective - she won't solve festering problems, all the while ignoring my emails and phone calls. If you walk into her office to speak with her, she'll always claim she's too busy. My daughter wears ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 02/08/14

This is a busy, joyful school that does its best to meet UWS parent expectations for an academically challenging and arts/culturally enriched program. Most teachers are dedicated, passionate and creative -- each in their own way. Most parents are giving, involved and dedicated members of the school community. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/23/14

Just saw the review below. I can't disagree, because these things are subjective and everyone is entitled to an opinion about his/her own experience. Having said that, my child has had a wonderful group of teachers over the years, and her two years in an ICT class (as a general ed student) were fraught ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 01/16/14

As a parent of a child with special needs, I was very disappointed. PS87 shows a lack of understanding about different learning styles. Let's start with the cafeteria which is hosts 150 kindergarteners for lunch. Would that overwhelm your child? No problem! PS87 will give your child noise-cancelling ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 01/15/14

It's an excellent school, period (seems like a couple of bitter posters below, as the whole favoritism thing seems way off base for example...I've seen hyperinvolved kids/families assigned to the "lesser-reputation" teachers or shut out of popular afterschool programs all the time). But let's be clear ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/03/13

I am a PS87 parent. I've been a big fan of the school until recently when I've become quite disillusioned over how the class assignments are made. Every year, the same favored families get the choice teachers. It's become tiresome seeing this happen year after year. This is supposed to be a public school, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/02/13

I was a cheerleader for PS 87 for 2 1/2 years, great teachers... but the comments below are true. I think the school is running on 'laurels of yesteryear'. This year feels a waste. Most of the parents in my class can't wait till it is over, the teachers seemed to care about the test , and checking their ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/05/13

There is a huge disparity in the quality of teaching at PS 87, with some very strong teachers and some extremely weak. The quality of the education a child receives completely depends on the teacher they have. If a teacher is week, children and parent are completely at their teacher s mercy. So far, ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 11/20/12

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Test Year: 2012
P.s. 87 William Sherman
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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New York schools — P.s. 87 William Sherman is located at 160 W 78th St, New York NY 10024. 160 W 78th St is in the 10024 ZIP code in New York, NY The school district for P.s. 87 William Sherman is the New York City Public Schools. P.s. 87 William Sherman is a Public school that serves grade levels PK - 5.
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