P.S. 180 HUGO NEWMAN

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370 W 120TH ST
NEW YORK, NY 10027
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Phone: 212-678-2849
School Information
  • GreatSchools Rating: 5
  • Educational Climate: Average
  • Technology Measure: Medium
  • Type: Public
  • Grades: Preschool - 8th Grade
  • District: New York City Public Schools
  • Students/Teacher: 11:1
  • Students/Grade: 60.7
  • Number Students: 607
  • Number Teachers: 75
  • Instructional Expense/Pupil: N/A
  • Poverty Level: 16 - 29.9 PERCENT
  • Principal: Mr Peter Mcfarlane
  • 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 (43 ratings)
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    School Reviews (64 Reviews)
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    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-10-04
    "My school is the best school in town or may I say in the City of New York I love PS IS 180."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-17
    "My daughter is in Pre-K and she just passes the gifted and talented test, what a remarkable teacher Ms. Davis is along with her assistant Ms. Johnson. Dr. Mac is a great Principal; he knows my daughter by name and really keeps the school under control. He plays all position in the school and all the students feel at ease to approach him and talk to him. He has an open door policy for everyone. MS. Mason is very pleasant and very helpful when it comes to question you have regarding the school. The PTA coordinator Ms. Wilson is on top of things. Kudos , for the Music teacher Mr. Heiman, Mr. Scheiner her computer lab teacher. Kudos for Mr. Maximo the super Intendant along with his staff who keeps the school clean, the front door guards and the crossing guard who keep my daughter and all the kids safe. BTW: I have visited a number of high profile schools in the city both in district 2 and 3 and I have not yet find one that impresses me yet."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2013-04-08
    "The teachers at this school are excellent. It's a wonderful community of kids, families, school staff, and teachers working together. We have been so happy to part of this dynamic school. They really get to know each child and family and we have felt very connected and welcome. The teachers work hard, they have a well rounded curriculum, and it's a beautifully cared for and clean physical plant."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-02-03
    "We must be going to different schools! Our experience could not be more different! We have 2 children at PS180, and they are both thriving. Our 2nd grader has had very good teachers throughout. She id doing very well academically, but could not do so without the help of her teachers, who have been great matches in every grade. Dr. Mac is a dedicated principal, who is trying to steer our school through some very difficult times, but he deeply cares about the student body. I have never heard of the students wearing t-shirts to field trips, so I don't know how that was observed, but I can say that throughout, the student body is taught respect and behavioral issues are addressed quickly. All principals (Dr. Mac and the assistant principals) know the kids and are involved. We could use more parents who show up, but many of us dedicate numerous hours each week to the school."
    Parent Review | Rating:
    Posted 2012-02-01
    "I took my chances with this school because I was hoodwinked by people saying how this was "one of the best schools". This is my child's second year at this school, and I would rather home school my son before he does another year there. The chances of getting an OUTSTANDING teacher is the same as looking for a needle in a haystack. Dismissal is a zoo. The principal is very disconnected and cares more about his flat screen TVs and making sure his face and voice is heard in the morning. Don't expect this school to know you and your family. Character Development is unheard of here along with the teaching of values. THIS SCHOOL IS A JOKE ---A WASTE OF SPACE!! Notices go out at the very last minute regarding school events/activities. PTA meetings are held on Saturday mornings, so if your child has extra curricular activities to attend to, be prepared to be disconnected. If your child has a bad day, be prepared to pick them up as the school will call you because they have no idea about what to do. This school doesn't even deserve a star, but it made me put one. UGH! If you would like to play Russian Roulette with your child's education...this school's for you!!!"
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