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
Sep
27
Fri
2013
Kindergarten Parent/Teacher Breakfast
Sep 27 @ 8:00 am – 8:45 am
Oct
11
Fri
2013
General PA Meeting
Oct 11 @ 8:15 am – 9:15 am
Oct
14
Mon
2013
Columbus Day
Oct 14 all-day

School Closed

Oct
16
Wed
2013
5th Grade Anti Bullying Seminar
Oct 16 all-day
Oct
23
Wed
2013
SLT Meeting
Oct 23 @ 4:00 pm – 5:00 pm
Oct
24
Thu
2013
No Pre-K Today
Oct 24 all-day
Oct
25
Fri
2013
Harvest Festival in Garden @ Garden
Oct 25 @ 2:20 pm – 4:20 pm
Oct
28
Mon
2013
Read Aloud/Principal for a Day
Oct 28 all-day
Oct
30
Wed
2013
Halloween Bake Sale
Oct 30 – Oct 31 all-day
Nov
3
Sun
2013
Daylight Saving Time Ends
Nov 3 all-day