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 of life-long learners where all stakeholders including members, students, staff, and parents are actively engaged.  Staff and parents are focused on empowering all students with the academic skills.  These skills will allow them to further their educational goals and become active, responsible, and positively contributing members of society.  all members of our school community will be responsible for creating positive, supportive, and nurturing environment, and for achieving successful student outcomes through high quality, standard-based instruction.

Our Students:

Enrollment:  1057 in Grades 6-8
Special Education:  Grades 6-8
CTT:  Grades 6-8
Ethnicity:
  • Asian - 35%
  • White - 30%
  • Latino - 25%
  • Black - 10%
Average Class Size:  25 students in the 2010-2011 school year
Student Attendance:  95% in the 2010-2010 school year
NY State Accountability Status:  In Good Standing
Title I School
ELLs - ESL Program and Transitional
Bi-Lingual Program for Chinese 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
Frances Favaloro, Executive Assistant to Mr. D'Angelo
Scott Herman Director of Instructor- AP
Cathy Hayes, Assistant Principal Grade 6
Eric J. Ierardi, Assistant Principal Grade 7
Theresa Johnson, Assistant Principal Grade 8 
Parent Coordinator: Gina Poggi
PTA Presidium:  Heather Fiorica