School 12-james P B Duffy

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999 South Ave

Rochester, NY 14620

(585) 461-3280

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Grades: K - 6

School Type: Public, Magnet

Student Enrollment: 750

Students Per Teacher: 19

Parent Reviews

11 Parent Reviews for School 12-james P B Duffy

James PB Duffy School 12 is a great school. My daughter and I moved from PR 2 yrs ago, she started in the 5th grade not knowing a word in English and the teachers helped her so much that now all she speaks is English and a little bit of Spanish.. I do recommend this school..

Posted by a parent on 10/01/13

The parent involvement is very strong here. The principal is quick to responsive to questions. Good teachers overall. A few who have been excellent.

Posted by a parent on 09/16/13

All three of our children have attended School 12. This website currently lists the school as a "2" based on two former students who left the school early. I'm sorry to hear of their experiences. My children have thrived at the school due to the excellent teaching staff and administration. There is a ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 03/23/13

I am a 15 year old ex student who has moved on to School of The Arts. This school without a doubt was one of the toughest experiences ever. I was bullied ALL throughout my time there (6 years) and teachers weren't very involved in the social aspect of what kids were doing. When i was still attending, ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 09/06/11

im an EX student of school number 12. i moved in 2nd gread but with my experince with this school i hate it. when i attened the teachers did nothing to help. i was failing horribaly and they still passed meh! i dont know how it is now but my experince was enough!

Posted by a other on 03/08/11

School 12 is a very good school. I recommend to anyone looking for a friendly environment, filled with opportunity, and acceptance to races of any kind.

Posted by a student on 02/02/08

I would definitely recommend this school as one of the best in the city. It offers so many opportunities for students and parents. I would particularly like to recommend the Hola program, in which students study in both English and Spanish. I've been pleased with the cultural diversity and opportunities ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/01/06

I'm a deaf parent of my hearing son. This school has gone above and beyond to obtain interpreters for me for parent-teacher conferences, or parent group nights. The teachers that my son had were wonderful in putting up with trying to get an interpreters and catering to my son's needs during classes. ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 08/20/05

This was our first year with a child at school 12. Our son entered into the advanced program for 5th grade. Overall, we are pleased with the school though we do wish the school was in more communication with parents.

Posted by a parent on 06/22/05

My son attended this school as a placement for special needs. He was in an integrated class with a full-time one to one aide. All the teachers there did an excellent job in providing an environment in which my son's needs were met and he was not made to feel set apart from the other students due to ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 07/17/04

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Test Year: 2012
School 12-james P B Duffy
Rochester City School District
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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Rochester schools — School 12-james P B Duffy is located at 999 South Ave, Rochester NY 14620. 999 South Ave is in the 14620 ZIP code in Rochester, NY The school district for School 12-james P B Duffy is the Rochester City School District. School 12-james P B Duffy is a Public school that serves grade levels K - 6.
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