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Bronx HS Teachers: Does your principal collaborate with you?

The Learning Environment Surveys create another source of questionable data. However, many teachers do respond to direct questions about their principals. What follows are the results from almost every Bronx high school.

Question: “School leaders invite teachers to play a meaningful role in setting goals and making important decisions for the school”
Answers: “Strongly Agree” (10 pts), “Agree” (6.7 pts) “Disagree” (3.3 pts) or “Strongly Disagree” (0 pts).
Score: based on average response.
Percent: based on percent of answers “to a great extent” or “to some extent.”

The best: Score of 9 or higher, or 95% or higher, or both:

School Principal Note Yes Score
The Cinema School Rex Bobbish Monroe Campus, growing 100% 9.7
Community School for Social Justice Sue-Ann Rosch 96% 9.7
Bronx Academy HS Gary Eisinger Transfer 100% 9.6
Validus Preparatory Academy Brady Smith 100% 9.4
Crotona Academy HS Anthony Harris Transfer 100% 9.3
East Bronx Academy of the Future Sarah Scrogin 6-12 100% 9.3
Bronx HS for Medical Science William Quintana Taft Campus 96% 9.2
Renaissance HS for Musical Theater and Tech Maria Herrera @ Lehman 95% 9.1
Bronx Expeditionary Learning HS D White Taft Campus 100% 9.0
Schomburg Satellite Academy Marsha Vernon Transfer 100% 9.0
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom HS Nancy Mann 97% 9.0
Bronx Regional HS Colin Thomas Transfer 95% 9.0
HS for Teaching and the Professions Gary Prince Walton Campus 97% 8.7
Eagle Academy for Young Men Jonathan Foy 96% 8.7
Collegiate Institute for Math and Science Estelle Hans Columbus Campus 95% 8.7
South Bronx Preparatory Ellen Reddon Flanagan 6-12 96% 8.5
West Bronx Academy for the Future Wilper Morales Roosevelt Campus, 6-12 96% 8.5
HS for Contemporary Arts Francisco Sanchez Evander Campus 95% 7.8

The worst: Score of 5 or lower, or 50% or lower, or both:

School Principal Note Yes Score
John F Kennedy HS Lisa Luft JFK Campus 24% 2.4
Monroe Academy for Business/Law (MABL) Charles Ogundimu Monroe Campus 23% 2.7
Bronx HS of Science Valerie Reidy specialized 32% 3.5
School for Community Research and Learning (SCRL) John Tornifolio Stevenson Campus 29% 3.9
Jane Addams HS for Academic Careers Sharron Smalls CTE 38% 4.3
Samuel Gompers CTE HS Joyce Mills Kittrell CTE 45% 4.7
Performance Conservatory HS Eulynis Matthias Fridie 46% 4.7
Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching and Learning John Barnes 6-12 45% 4.8
Gateway School for Environmental Research and Technology Clifford Siegel Stevenson Campus 50% 4.9
Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy Lori O’Mara 6-12 58% 5.0
Celia Cruz Bronx HS of Music Willie Rodriguez Walton Campus 59% 5.0
Bronx Haven HS Lucinda Mendez @ Smith, Transfer 60% 5.0
Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School Rahesha Amon 6-12 50% 5.2
Pan American International HS Bridgit Claire Bye Monroe Campus, growing 50% 5.4

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