MARTIN VAN BUREN HIGH SCHOOL

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23017 HILLSIDE AVE
QUEENS VILLAGE, NY 11427
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Phone: 718-776-4728
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 3
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: 9th Grade - 12th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 25:1
  • Students/Grade: 622.5
  • Number Students: 2490
  • Number Teachers: 111
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Sam Sochet
  • 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 (73 ratings)
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    School Reviews (36 Reviews)
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    Student Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-10-28
    "All those people who have never been inside the school once and are commenting badly about it, i strongly suggest that you should come to this school and see for yourself how good it is. as far as students leaving at 9 is concerned , it is because they have early schedule and we start real early. we have an excellent faculty and students, but like every other school their are some kids who just do not care about anything else but themselves. i am not claiming that it is the best school in the world, but it is definitely not the worst! :)"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-02-08
    "From what i see, this school is horrible; I take the bus by the school and there are students leaving at 9 in the morning. The students are rowdy, disruptive, violent and even smoke on the bus. They definitely mess up the neighborhood. The school looks like a beautiful facility with an amazing field; too bad its not put to use. I had a few friends go to the school in the past and they regret attending the school."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2011-01-19
    "Despite the fact that there are some caring adults who work in this school who care about students, I strongly urge parents to avoid sending their child here. It earned an F in school safety/environment according to last year s school quality review and here is why: There are many students who wander all over the hallways whose main purpose is to hang out with their friends and see how far they can get away with not attending class and still pass their courses. Some hallways are very bad with students literally running in and out of classrooms. A significant number of students walk too slowly and arrive 5-10 minutes late to class. Fights occur daily because of bad attitudes towards one another. There are NO motivational speakers invited to the school who may serve as role models. The hallways smell like pot every day now because the security officers are unable to catch students in the act of their illegal activity. There are always at least 3-5 students in every class who talk BACK to the teacher (!) WHEN THEY CANNOT USE THEIR CELL PHONE IN CLASS nor talk with their friends during instruction time (and then wonder why they failed the class and complain about it afterwards)."
    Teacher Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-05
    "It is the students- we have so many talented and kind and generous students. They make my day!!"
    Other Review | Rating:
    Posted 2009-11-05
    "I love Martin Van Buren High School because of its enriched diversity programs that elevate students to their highest potential of achievement and also the computerized equipment that s provided for the students to enable them to be on the cutting edge of technology! Wow!!!"
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