IS 183 The Paul Robeson School

339 Morris Avenue
Bronx NY 10451

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IS 183, The Paul Robeson School, has been closed because of poor performance. Three new schools - MS 203, MS 224 and Bronx Academy of Letters - are now housed in the IS 183 building.

According to a 2002 Youth Beat article, "In 2001, a knife fight broke out in the schoolyard and an assistant principal quit after several students beat him up and placed a trash can over his head.... In 1999, when the school had its lowest test scores, only 3 percent of the students met city and state standards in math, as compared to 25 percent throughout the city. In reading, 7 percent of I.S. 183 students met the standards, compared to a citywide rate of 31 percent." (Vanessa Witenko, August 2007


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Contact & Location


Mott Haven (District 7)
Trains: 2 Line to 149th St-Grand Concourse; 4 Line, 5 Line to 138th St-Grand Concourse; 6 Line to 3rd Ave-138th St
Buses: Bx1, Bx2, Bx15, Bx19, Bx21, Bx32, Bx33



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