PS 253 receives an "A" on the NYC Progress Report
We are 9 for 9!

Congratulations to our staff, students and parent community on all their hard work.

Go Math Academy! 
Hundreds of math help videos from Houghton Mifflin Harcourt.

On the Go Book Info
Download the 
FREE app here! Scan a book's bar code and instantly get book details. Search from more than 50,000 children's books, by reading levels, themes, and genres.

Expect Success!
A Family Guide to Preparing Students
College and Careers for 2013-2014

Arts and Culture Activities
Now is the perfect time to take advantage of New York City's many free and low-cost cultural activities. Check out
information about museums with free or low-cost admission, different activities and a calendar. 

Get Your ID!

Official IDs open doors. Find out how you can get your Social Security card, Birth Certificate, and Non Drivers ID card here.

Stay Informed and Get Involved

Staying informed about your child's academic performance and behavior at school is key to making sure he/she is developing the skills he/she will need to be successful in college and careers.

Check the DOE's NEW Family Guide to Preparing Students for College and Careers. 

 New Special Education Website

 Based upon The Parents Guide to Special Education.
here to visit the webpage.

Missed one of our recent announcements?

Take a look inside of our new
Announcement Archive! Inside you can see past news and posts that you might have missed.



APL allows you to access the same information on your child that educators use. Contact Gina Dacchille, Parent Coordinator, if you need help logging on, do not have an email account, or need to access a computer for viewing your child's APL account at: 

If you note any errors on your child's biographical information, please complete the APL update request form found here:
APL Update Request and return to our main office.

Saturday, April 26
Excel Academy Gr 3-5
8:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Registered Students Only
Saturday Parent Academy & Marquis Studios
9:30 AM - 11:00 AM
"Taiko Drumming" for Grades 3-5
One Parent/One Child
Registration required
Tuesday, April 29
Grade 2 Trip to Grady HS
More info to come...
Wed, Apr 30 - Fri, May 2
NYS Mathematics Exam
Grades 3-5
Wednesday, April 30
PS 253 Parent Zumba Class
8:00 AM - 8:45 AM
Zumba Fitness with Ms. Caputo
Sneakers Only
Registration Required

Today, 4/25/2014
High: 57 Low: 47
Mostly cloudy
25% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 4/26/2014
High: 67 Low: 44
Chance rain showers
27% chance of precipitation.