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Herman Ridder Junior High School (Public School 98)

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Type  Junior High School
Grades  6-8, SE
Phone  +1 718-589-8200
Founded  8 September 1931
Principal  Mark Turcotte
Enrollment  222
Number of students  222
Community served  Morrisania
Herman Ridder Junior High School (Public School 98)
Opened  8 September 1931 (1931-09-08)
Superintendent  Rafaela Espinal Pacheco
Address  1619 Boston Rd, Bronx, NY 10460, USA
School district  New York City Department of Education
Similar  Taft High School Campus, Community School District 25, Eleanor Roosevelt High Sch, Columbia Secondary School, High School of American

The Herman Ridder Junior High School (Public School 98) is a middle school in the Morrisania section of the Bronx, part of the New York City Department of Education. Constructed from 1929-31, the building is a landmark Art Deco structure designed by Eric Kebbon. It is named after Herman Ridder, a prominent newspaper publisher and editor.


Notable Alumni

  • Al Pacino, actor of stage and screen, filmmaker, and screenwriter
  • Regina Resnik, international opera singer
  • Hal Linden, stage and screen actor, television director and musician
  • Anibal Lopez, bodybuilder
  • In Popular Culture

  • The school appears in the Baz Luhrmann television show The Get Down
  • References

    Herman Ridder Junior High School (Public School 98) Wikipedia

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