I.S. 206B Ann Mersereau

Grades: 6-8
2280 Aqueduct Avenue
Bronx NY 10468
Phone: 718-584-1570

Our Insights

IS 206 is a tiny, safe middle school in University Heights. Good Shepherd Services run an after school program that includes a meal, athletics, the arts, leadership activities, and academics until 5:30 pm, according to the middle school directory. 

Originally set up in an open-classroom arrangement, the school later built walls, a conversion that left it with some of the smallest classrooms in any New York City school.

Teachers participate in the Middle School Quality Initiative (MSQI) to boost reading and writing. Students read, discuss, debate and write about a weekly topic using vocabulary words that teachers reinforce in all classes, according to the Comprehensive Educational Plan.

Families are invited to special events, such as the winter classical music concert, family movie night, and science night. A monthly family breakfast celebrates high-achievers. 

Admissions: Zoned neighborhood school. (May 2019)

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School Stats

Citywide Average Key
This school is Better Near Worse than the citywide average

Is this school safe and well-run?

From the 2020-21 NYC School Survey

How many students say they feel safe in the hallways, bathrooms and locker rooms?
92%
89% Citywide Average
How many students think bullying happens most or all of the time at this school?
25%
27% Citywide Average
How many teachers say the principal is an effective manager?
86%
88% Citywide Average

From the 2019-20 NY State Report Card

How many students were suspended?
1%
2% Citywide Average

From this school's most recent Quality Review Report

Are teachers effective?

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many teachers have 3 or more years of experience teaching?
76%
80% Citywide Average
Years of principal experience at this school
5.0

How do students perform academically?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
26%
40% Citywide Average
How many middle school students scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
18%
44% Citywide Average

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

How many 8th-graders earn high school credit?
0%
34% Citywide Average

Who does this school serve?

From the 2021-22 Demographic Snapshot

Enrollment
208
Asian
1%
Black
10%
Hispanic
89%
White
1%
Other
1%
Free or reduced priced lunch
94%
Students with disabilities
32%
English language learners
41%

From the 2020-21 School Quality Guide

Average daily attendance
91%
92% Citywide Average
How many students miss 18 or more days of school?
26%
26% Citywide Average

From the 2020 School Directories

Uniforms required?
No
This school offers Transitional Bilingual Education in Spanish.

How does this school serve special populations?

From the 2019 State ELA+Math Results Summary

How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
4%
14% Citywide Average
How many students with disabilities scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
0%
15% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state math exam?
13%
14% Citywide Average
How many English language learners scored 3-4 on the state reading exam?
0%
6% Citywide Average


For more information about our data sources, see About Our Data · More DOE statistics for this school

Contact & Location

Location

University Heights (District 10)
Trains: B Line, D Line to 182nd-183rd Sts; 4 Line to 183rd St
Buses: Bx1, Bx12, Bx12-SBS, Bx2, Bx3, Bx32, Bx40, Bx42, BxM3, BxM4

Contact

Principal
Rafael Cabral
Parent Coordinator
Tracey Moret

Other Details

Shared campus?
No
This school is in its own building.
Uniforms required?
No
Metal detectors?
No

Zone for the 2019-2020 school year. Call school to confirm.

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