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Manhattan 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 Manhattan 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 “strongly agree” or “agree.”

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

School Principal Note Yes Score
Forsyth Satellite Academy Ingrid Roberts Haynes transfer 100% 10.0
Urban Academy Laboratory HS Herb Mack transfer 100% 9.6
Coalition School for Social Change Sheldon Young 9 to 12 97% 9.5
Urban Assembly for Media Studies Cordelia Veve 9 to 12 100% 9.3
Frank McCourt HS Danielle Salzberg 9 to 12 100% 9.2
Bard HS Early College Michael Lerner 9 to 12 97% 9.2
Essex Street Academy Erin Carstensen 9 to 12 100% 9.1
HS M560-City as School Alan Cheng transfer 100% 9.1
Vanguard HS Louis Delgado 9 to 12 97% 9.1
Harlem Village Academy Leadership Charter School Sam Fragomeni 6 to 12 Charter School 96% 9.1
Louis D. Brandeis HS Arleen Liquori 9 to 12 96% 9.1
James Baldwin School: A School for Expedition Elijah Hawkes transfer 95% 9.1
Hudson HS of Learning Techologies Nancy Amling 9 to 12 90% 9.0
Columbia Secondary School Gary Biester 6 to 12 100% 8.9
Satellite Academy HS Steven Zbaida transfer 100% 8.9
Young Women’s Leadership School Althea Bradshaw-Tyson 6 to 12 96% 8.8
Washington Heights Expeditionary Learning School Brett Kimmel 6 to 12 96% 8.7
Eleanor Roosevelt HS Dimitri Saliani 9 to 12 95% 8.7
Cascades HS Paul Rotondo transfer 100% 8.6
Lower Manhattan Arts Academy John Wenk 9 to 12 100% 8.5
Millennium HS Robert Rhodes 9 to 12 96% 8.5
Professinal Performing Arts HS Keith Ryan 6 to 12 96% 8.4
Manhattan International HS Alan Krull 9 to 12 95% 8.3
Manhattan Bridges HS Mirza Sanchez Medina 9 to 12 95% 8.3
Facing History School Gillian Smith 9 to 12 98% 8.2
Urban Assembly School of Design and Construction Matthew Willoughby 9 to 12 95% 7.9

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

School Principal Note Yes Score
Independence HS Ron Smolkin transfer 32% 3.0
Manhattan Theatre Lab HS Evelyn Collins 9 to 12 33% 3.1
NYC Museum School Darlene Miller 9 to 12 35% 3.3
HS of Arts and Technology Anne Geiger 9 to 12 31% 3.4
Urban Assembly School for the Performing Arts Fia Davis 9 to 12 39% 3.5
Community Health Academy of the Heights Stephania Vu 6 to 12 37% 3.5
Urban Assembly Academy of Government and Law David Glasner 9 to 12 33% 3.6
A. Philip Randolph HS Henry Rubio Campus, 9-10 28% 3.6
Harvey Milk HS Alan Nolan transfer 44% 3.7
Manhattan Center for Science and Mathematics Jose David Jimenez 9 to 12 34% 3.7
Frederick Douglass Academy II Secondary School Osei Owusu-Afriyie 6 to 12 48% 4.3
Repertory Company HS for Theatre Arts Michael Mehmet, Jr 9 to 12 40% 4.3
Academy of Environmentasl Sci Irma Garceau 9 to 12 47% 4.4
Heritage School Luis Alberto Duany 9 to 12 43% 4.4
The Opportunity Charter School Marya Baker 6 to 12 Charter School 46% 4.6
Murry Bergtraum HS for Business Careers Andrea Lewis 9 to 12 56% 4.7
Jacqueline Kennedy Onassis HS Edward Demeo 9 to 12 50% 4.8
The Urban Assembly School for Green Careers Alexandra Rathmann-Noonan only 6 teachers responded 67% 5.0

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