ACORN COMMUNITY HIGH SCHOOL

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561 GRAND AVE
BROOKLYN, NY 11238
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Phone: 718-789-2258
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 2
  • Educational Climate: Above Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium-low
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 21:1
  • Students/Grade: 175
  • Number Students: 700
  • Number Teachers: 50
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 30 PERCENT OR MORE
  • Principal: Ms Andrea Piper
  • CHARTER SCHOOL
  • GIFTED AND TALENTED PROGRAMS
  • ESL
  • SPECIAL EDUCATION
  • ADVANCED PLACEMENT
  • BEFORE AND AFTER SCHOOL PROGRAMS
  • ALTERNATIVE PROGRAMS
  • YEAR ROUND CLASSES
  • VOC-TECH
  • ADULT EDUCATION
  • NCLB SCHOOL
  • BLUE RIBBON SCHOOL
  • COALITION OF ESSENTIAL SCHOOLS
  • AYP SCHOOL
  • INTERNATIONAL BACCALAUREATE
  • MAGNET SCHOOL
School Ratings & Reviews

School Ratings (15 ratings)
Maximum Rating: 5




    School Reviews (10 Reviews)
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    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-29
    "i think this is the best school because it is a place where kids can get a good education and feel at home at the same time because of the way that the staff and the students treat eachother."
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-29
    "I love coming to Acorn because it a school that is incredibly caring and friendly. I always feel comfortable in Acorn, and I love how the teachers act like good friends. Your never left out of anything in schools and they always have fun afterschool activities. There should never be a problem because the teachers help you get your work done, and always help you to correct a problem. Acorn is also a college driven school, they always push me toward college, whether i want to or not. But they made me want to, because they halped me out tremendously. Acorn is a great school to prepare a student for college, and every student should go here."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-05-27
    "Can you say lacking academic rigor? My son is a freshman at Acorn Community and rarely is he asigned homework. I have talked to the teachers and administrators about it and this just doesn't seem to be a priority. In addition, my child in elementary school, taking similar classes, receives more chanllenging work then my son in high school!"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2008-01-12
    "i hate this school Its the worst Ive attended acorn community high school for 3 years Not once did I learn anything Everything I ever learned i ahd to apply myselff on the internet at home or go to the ibrary outside of the school the ibrary in the schol only allows you to go for 40 minutes and thats during your lunch period IF its open they say its 0 peri0d but then have unexpected SUPRISE TEACHER MEETINGS that school is horrible && i dont advise any body t go to it seriously the achers don thave tlc .. tender loving care when they tear... they moto is whether u learn or not i still get paid at the en dof that day"
    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2007-06-16
    "I think this school is one of the best New York City has to offer."
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