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I.S. 195 Roberto Clemente

625 West 133rd Street
New York NY 10027

Our Insights

What’s Special

Strong technology program

The Downside

Drab school building; school focused on testing

Formerly the largest middle school in District 5, IS 195 closed at the end of the 2012-2013 school year after years of poor performance. In 2010, only 13 percent of students were on grade level in English language arts (ELA), and only 17 percent were on grade level in math. Community members expressed concerns about the schools problems with discipline and a lack of communication between the school and families. In January 2011 the Panel for Education Policy approved the DOEs proposal to phase out and replace the school due to persistently low performance and an inability to be transformed.

IS 195 was replaced by New Design Middle School, which opened in 2011 in the same building. Since the closure of IS 195, the 133rd Street building is shared by New Design and Kipp Infinity Charter School.

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Contact & Location

Location

Harlem (District 5)
Trains: 1 Line to 137th St-City College
Buses: M4, M5, M11

Contact

Principal
Rashaunda Shaw

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