Rachel Carson Intermediate School

Rachel Carson Intermediate School has earned an 'A' on the NYC Progress Report once again!

The Rachel Carson Intermediate School earned has earned an 'A' once again on the NYC Progress Report. We are currently in the 94th percentile of all middle schools city-wide and have earned a 'Schools In Good Standing' on the New York State report card. Click the A+ below for more information.

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Principal's Message

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  • The Rachel Carson Intermediate School, I.S. 237 strives to meet the diverse needs of all members of our school community. Classes are organized into grade level Houses or teams, affording youngsters the attention and comfort of a small learning environment. We offer a strong academic program which includes Special Progress classes on each grade level. Eighth grade SP students take Regents exams in Integrated Algebra, Earth Science and Living Environment, as well as the Spanish Proficiency exam and receive high school Regents credits accordingly. We boast a nearly 100% passing rate on all Regents exams. Many of our students go on to attend specialized high schools including Stuyvesant, Bronx Science and Brooklyn Tech. Our English Language Learners (ELLs) receive extensive supports services both during the school day and in after-school programs. Our Special Education Department provides a full range of academic and support services for all special needs youngsters.
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Welcome Incoming 6th Graders! Please CLICK HERE for our 2014 Welcome Letter!

2014-2015 School Year Registration Information

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NYS Senate Summer Reading Program

The site has the most popular book titles in the Summer Reading Program by grade. The site also has the ability to track students' summer reading activities. Progress can be shared with friends and family!

Required Summer Reading List and Tasks for Incoming September 2014 Students:

All students entering IS 237 in the fall are required to read 3 of the books on the lists attached. A response is required for each completed book. Happy Reading!!!


Popular Summer Reading Books:

Below are suggested books to read this summer in addition to the required texts:
Sixth grade reading list
Seventh grade reading list
Eighth grade reading list

Pre-requisite Math Skills/Concepts by grade

Sixth grade skills and concepts
Seventh grade skills and concepts
Eighth grade skills and concepts