What are the school hours? Monday - Friday for all students is 8:00 a.m. - 2:20 p.m.
What time is considered "late"? Arriving after 8:10 a.m. is considered late. A late pass will be issued.
What time is 1/2 day dismissal? 11:20 a.m.
Where can I get the breakfast and lunch menus? You may visit the NYC Department of Education's Office of School Food and search for the current month's menus.
How can I get in touch with the PTA? (718) 236-5466. (Press 7 at the prompt.)
How much is lunch per day? Full-paid Lunch is $1.75 per day and $8.75 per week. Please contact our Parent Coordinator for information regarding eligibility for the Free Lunch Program.
Can I pay for lunch on a daily basis? No.
Does my child qualify for bus service? Transportation eligibility is determined on the basis of the student's grade level and the distance between the student's residence and school.
Who do I speak to regarding problems on the bus? Mrs. Imbo.
How can my child get extra help in a specific subject area? Initiate a discussion with your child's teacher. Depending on the help needed, possibly a referral for AIS/SETTS.
Why do I receive letters regarding the number of days my child has been absent? Per Chancellor's Regulation A-210 (Minimum Standards for Attendance Programs), attendance is part of promotional criteria. If a student's grades are borderline and a student is absent more than 10% of the school year, it can affect promotion to the next grade. To read the Chancellor's Regulations in a different language, please click here.
What is considered excessive absence? 10 days.
What is ESL? English as a Second Language. For more information on Identification, Eligibility & Programs for English Language Learners, please clickhere.
Does my child have to participate in ESL? Children whose parents indicate on the Home Language Form that they speak another language in the home are mandated to be screened using the LAB-R Assessment. The result of this assessment will determine whether or not a child needs ESL services.
How does my child test out of ESL? Please click herefor additional information.