About IS 228

IS 228 David A Boody
228 Avenue S
BrooklynNY 11223
Tel:  718-375-7635
Fax:  718-376-1209

Our Vision:

We envision our school as a community where all stakeholders are actively engaged as life long learners. Our paramount goal is to empower all students with the necessary skills to become college and career ready. All members of our school community will be responsible for creating a nurturing environment that supports rigorous learning delivered through a high quality curriculum aligned to the common core. 

Our Students:

Enrollment:  1280 in Grades 6-8
Special Education:  Grades 6-8
ICT:  Grades 6-8
  • Asian - 33%
  • White - 31%
  • Latino - 26%
  • Black - 8%
Average Class Size:  30 students in the 2013-2014 school year
Student Attendance:  94% in the 2013-2014 school year
NY State Accountability Status:  In Good Standing
Title I School
ELLs - ESL Program and Transitional
Dual Language Program for Chinese, Spanish, and Russian students. 

Our Teachers:

Our staff is a dedicated and talented group of educators.

100% are highly qualified
  • 90% completed a masters degree program
  • 95% have been teaching more than 4 years

School Leadership Team:

Dominick A. D'Angelo, Principal, ddangelo3@schools.nyc.gov

Scott Herman, Director of Instruction
Catherine Hayes, Director of School Of One
Carol Franco, Director of Science
Theresa Johnson
Assistant Principal, Grade 6
Raquel Berry,
 Assistant Principal, Grade 7
Eric Ierardi
, Assistant Principal, Grade 8

Executive Assistant, Frances Favaloro, 
Parent Coordinator: Gina Poggi
PTA Presidium:  Heather Fiorica