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Bx HS teachers: Do you trust your principal?

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: “I trust the principal at his or her word”
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
Bronx Academy HS Gary Eisinger Transfer 100% 9.8
Fannie Lou Hamer Freedom HS Nancy Mann 100% 9.6
Bronx Community HS Flora Greenaway Transfer 100% 9.4
East Bronx Academy of the Future Sarah Scrogin 6-12 100% 9.3
The Cinema School Rex Bobbish Monroe Campus, growing 100% 9.3
HS of American Studies Alessandro Weiss specialized 96% 9.3
Renaissance HS for Musical Theater and Tech Maria Herrera @ Lehman 94% 9.3
Crotona Academy HS Anthony Harris Transfer 89% 9.3
Validus Preparatory Academy Brady Smith 100% 9.2
Collegiate Institute for Math and Science Estelle Hans Columbus Campus 100% 9.1
Bronx Regional HS Colin Thomas Transfer 95% 8.9
Bronx Expeditionary Learning HS D White Taft Campus 97% 8.7
Bronx Career and College Preparatory HS Kizhaya Roberts growing 100% 8.6
Bronx Academy of Health Careers Marvia Lindsay 97% 8.5
Bronx Center for Science and Mathematics Edward Tom 95% 8.3
Morris Academy for Collaborative Studies Charles Osewalt Morris Campus 97% 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 27% 2.6
Bronx Early College Academy for Teaching and Learning John Barnes 6-12 25% 2.8
Jane Addams HS for Academic Careers Sharron Smalls CTE 28% 2.8
Celia Cruz Bronx HS of Music Willie Rodriguez Walton Campus 30% 3.1
Fordham Leadership Academy for Business and Technology Richard Bost Roosevelt Campus 29% 3.3
School for Community Research and Learning (SCRL) John Tornifolio Stevenson Campus 24% 3.5
Eximius College Preparatory Academy Tammy Smith was 6-12, phasing out MS 43% 3.6
Samuel Gompers CTE HS Joyce Mills Kittrell CTE 37% 3.8
Bronx HS of Science Valerie Reidy specialized 38% 3.8
Performance Conservatory HS Eulynis Matthias Fridie 38% 3.9
Gateway School for Environmental Research and Technology Clifford Siegel Stevenson Campus 50% 4.0
Health Opportunities HS Carron Staple 41% 4.1
Explorations Academy Susana Hernandez 32% 4.2
Monroe Academy for Business/Law (MABL) Charles Ogundimu Monroe Campus 50% 4.2
Pan American International HS Bridgit Claire Bye Monroe Campus, growing 45% 4.4
Academy for Language and Teaching Arisleyda Urena 46% 4.5
Fordham HS for the Arts Iris Blige Roosevelt Campus 42% 4.7
Theatre Arts Production Company School (TAPCO) Lynn Passarella 6-12 47% 4.7
Bronx Aerospace Barbara Kirkweg Evander Campus 55% 4.7
Holcombe L Rucker School of Community Research Sharif Rucker 62% 4.8
Frederick Douglass Academy III Secondary School Rahesha Amon 6-12 57% 4.9
Riverdale/Kingsbridge Academy Lori O’Mara 6-12 57% 4.9
Bronx Guild Sam Decker Stevenson Campus 50% 5.0
Academy for Scholarship and Entrepeneurship Zenobia White 6-12 56% 5.0

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