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Apartments for Rent near Pierre Van Cortlandt School - 17 Rentals available

  • Apartment
    1 Harbor Square, Ossining, NY 10562
    $2,595 - $5,600
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 11 Nov 2019
    (914) 945-0008
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    4100 Southernly Pointe Drive, Haverstraw, NY 10927
    $2,095 - $3,550
    • Studio-2 Beds
    • 1-2.5 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 11 Nov 2019
    (845) 786-2785
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    2100 Round Pointe Drive, Haverstraw, NY 10927
    $2,195 - $2,595
    • 1-2 Beds
    • 1.5-2.5 Baths
    Available Today! Last updated 11 Nov 2019
    (845) 786-2785

Pierre Van Cortlandt School Overview

3 Glen Place, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 , Tel: +1 (914) 271-2191 Croton-Harmon Union Free School District
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    Type: Public Middle School
    Grades: 5-8
  • 523

    Students

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Pierre Van Cortlandt School Ratings & Reviews

December 02, 2017 Submitted by a parent
The academics are sub-standard at best. There is no expectation of excellence, no tracking and they teach to the middle if you are lucky. The poor teachers far, far outweigh the good ones and for all the taxes that are paid and the small class sizes there is VERY little return on our investment.
July 27, 2014 Submitted by a parent
I really don't understand where these school ratings come from - the standard tests or the real estate sales people? PVC is sub standard when it comes to academics. The schools are in beautiful condition and all present well but they are very limited. All of my daughters contemporaries left in Middle School for private schools or home schooling. Socially, it is so small and so cliquish. There is not feeling of community. Go to the Black Cow and talk to locals before you buy here.
June 24, 2012 Submitted by a parent
PVC is a terrific school if you have a child who is above average as a student or an average learner. It may be great for struggling learners, too, but I don't have any direct experience with this. This year, the school featured wonderful learning oppostunities in math, science and literacy, and compared quite favorable to the "gifted programs" in Manhattan. The students seem happy and the small size of the district really gives everyone a tailored learning experience. We also enjoyed the FRE afterschool program that included chess, lego robotics, math olympiad, theatre and art. The school day music program allows the children to take two instruments or chorus for free.
January 24, 2012 Submitted by a parent
As a parent with two children at PVC I give the school an average rating for a number of reasons, mainly because I think they have the potential to do much better than they are doing. The school is in a small district, only 3 schools total, and has been very fiscally responsible which is great. The facilities are pretty good and the administration runs a tight ship. The kids are fairly diverse and have a lot to offer. The only program that I would consider exceptional is their music program otherwise they provide a solid average education in a supportive, caring environment. I think their biggest problem stems from a lack of a unifying vision for the district as a whole. Too many competing forces, pushy parents, state mandates, teacher unions are all pulling at the administration and the result is mediocrity. Consistency is spotty throughout the district in curriculum and teaching. There are no mechanisms built into the system to enrich higher achieving kids and stretch them, you have to rely on individual teachers most of whom I've found are satisfied when their students achieve proficiency. In general it's a solid learning environment but certainly not an exceptional one.
April 27, 2010 Submitted by a student
I think that PVC is pretty good compared to other schools i have seen. PVC has a BIG issue with helicopter parents who are under the impression that their kid is a prodigy. Not only do many parents think that, they take action about it too. If a parent on the school board has a kid doing lots of athletics, guess what? Athletics spending goes up while academics spending goes down, as it has a lot recently. This really irritates me about PVC. Why are after school sports valued higher than extra curricular activities like Math Olympiad, Destination Imagination, yearbook club, etc.? Everyday we always hear about how various extra curricular activities are scraping for money with bake sales and fundraisers while the football team just got thousands of dollars of equipment. Can we fund things that actually mean something on a college application? The problem is the parents, not the teachers.
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Average Rent in Croton on Hudson Town, NY

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Apartments and homes for rent near Pierre Van Cortlandt School

Your child’s education is your top priority. We know that because—well, you’re looking at this page, aren’t you? If you think your kid would feel right at home at Pierre Van Cortlandt School, and you are contemplating moving closer so the little rascal will never miss a class, we have some good news for you and your family. Commute will never be an issue if you pick an apartment within 5 miles of Pierre Van Cortlandt School, and that should not be hard as you can currently choose from 17 apartments for rent available in this part of Croton-on-Hudson. Not familiar with rent prices in the area? The cheapest apartment near Pierre Van Cortlandt School is currently at Riverside, renting for $2,095 per month, but if $5,600 is still within your budget, check out the more luxurious offers at Harbor Square. Or just do what most other parents do and go for the middle ground—that’s where you get the best value for money most of the time.

Things you should know about Pierre Van Cortlandt School

Before you start packing, make sure Pierre Van Cortlandt School is really the best option for your child. To recap, Pierre Van Cortlandt School is a well-known public 5-8 school in Croton-on-Hudson. It is located at 3 Glen Place, Croton-on-Hudson, NY 10520 and it is the second home of 523 students. Please note that available apartments near a given school are filtered by proximity, not by attendance zone. We advise parents to visit the schools in person and contact the admissions offices for further information on school performance and attendance zones before making a final decision.

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