• Summer in the City

    Summer in the City

    Visit this page to learn more about DOE Summer in the City programs for your student and to link to the applications. There are programs for current K-12 students but not for every situation. You can apply today on-line for STEM Summer in the City (5-week STEM program grades  2-10 at designated schools - D21 location-PS 6, 43 Snyder Ave, Brooklyn 11226) and STEM Matters NYC (one week grade K-11 at area cultural/science institutions) both of which are determined by lottery. You will receive an email response directly from the DOE on these.

    You can also apply to the First and Second Grade Summer Academy for current grade 1&2 students OR The Multilingual Learners Summer Academy for Gr 1-8 English Language Learners which will be held at a local D21 school (PS 215) from 7/2/19-8/8/19. Space is limited.  Contact Ms. Dacchille ( or call the main office 718-332-3331 to express interest in these programs. 

    Students in grades 3-8 who are invited to Summer School because they may not be promoted to the next grade will be notified in mid-June. Summer School will take place at PS 215 from July 2-August 8.

    Note: PS 253 students are not eligible for the "Community Schools Elementary Summer Academy" listed on this page and there are several programs on this page for High School students which may be of interest to some of our families.


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  • Summer in the City

    Summer in the City - Link to info in all DOE Languages


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  • Ready, Set, Kindergarten! is being offered at the Brighton Beach Library-Community Room, 16 Brighton 1st Road

    Saturday at 11:30 am

    March 9, 16, 23, 30

    April 6, 13

    For children ages 3-5 and their caregivers. In this special six session series, families enjoy stories & activities designed to encourage the development of early learning practices. Exploring literacy, science, & math through music, stories art & play will help you & your child get ready for school! Families will receive free materials to continue the learning and fun at home.

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  • Spring Parent Teacher Conferences & NYC School Surveys-Thursday, March 14th

    Afternoon Session: 12:20pm-2:20pm

    Evening Session: 4:00pm-7:00pm

    NYC School Surveys will be distributed.


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  • No School-Monday, March 4, 2019-Snow Day

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PS 253 Presents: The Jungle Book Kids!

Join us with Remind!


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