P.S. 217 is a Title I public school serving a predominantly low-income community with over 1200 children from pre-K to 5th grade. Located in the heart of Ditmas Park, Brooklyn, P.S. 217 is a welcoming community of students, parents, and teachers working together to fulfill the enormous potential of our children. As one of the most diverse elementary schools in the city, P.S. 217 believes in the power of inclusion, academic rigor, and the celebration of our many cultures. Over 30 languages and dialects are spoken at the school including Urdu, Spanish, Bengali, Russian, Chinese, Albanian, Haitian-Creole, Pashto, Tibetan, Turkish, and Uzbek.

Stay in Touch!

  • Receive news and other essential information by downloading the PS 217 school app. Search “PS 217 School” in your phone’s app store. The app accommodates over 30 languages!
  • Join the PS 217 Brooklyn Families Facebook group to chat with other parents. 
  • Follow Mr Bonilla’s PS 217 Instagram page for his updates and photos.
  • Join the Parent Association text list by texting the word JOIN to 833-682-7803. 
  • Join the Parent Association email list by signing up here or email the Parents Association directly at ps217parents@gmail.com
Feb
7
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Feb 7 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Feb
11
Sat
2017
Spring Festival
Feb 11 @ 1:00 pm – 4:00 pm
School Play: “Decades – A Journey in Time” @ Time”
Feb 11 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Feb
13
Mon
2017
Bake Sale
Feb 13 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Feb
14
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Feb 14 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Bake Sale
Feb 14 @ 10:00 am – 2:30 pm
Feb
21
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Feb 21 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Feb
28
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Feb 28 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Mar
7
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Mar 7 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Mar
14
Tue
2017
English Speakers and Learners are Invited to Tuesday’s Conversation Partners @ PS 217 Cafeteria
Mar 14 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am