Welcome to PS 217

In the heart of victorian Flatbush is a gem of a school that is highly regarded for its academic rigor and cultural enrichment. With open arms it has welcomed a diverse community offering the opportunity for pre-k to 5 grade education for all.

This site is a way to stay current on all the activities at the school and welcome current parents, alumni and students alike.

The 411 on 217

Coin Drive Reminder!

Two weeks left to bring in your pennies, nickels, dimes and quarters for the annual PS 217 Parent Association Coin Drive! The three classes that collect the most change will get an Ice Cream Party. Make change with spare change! All money raised will be used to support our school. Drive ends on Friday 1/31.

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District News

School Events and Good News Blog :https://sites.google.com/site/district22brooklyn/school-events-news including photos from College Awareness Day.



Community Events/Family Activities: https://sites.google.com/site/district22brooklyn/community-resources



Pre-Kindergarten Admissions: Children born in 2016 will begin pre-K in September 2020. Your child must be a current New York City resident to apply. Pre-Kindergarten admissions application opens on February 5th. Stay tuned for a [...] Read more →



10          Second Friday – Grades 3, 4 and 5 @ 8:15 AM

PA Executive Board Meeting @ 8:15 AM

14          Student of the Month PreK-K-1 @ 8:15 AM

Beat the Cool with COOL Culture – Parent Workshop @ 2:30 PM

15          Student of the Month Gr. 2 & 3 @ 8:15 AM

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PS 217 on Instagram!

Our PS 217 Instagram account is now up and running. Search for us using ps217k and look for our pictures identified with #ps217strong. Follow and like us and encourage all your family and friends to do the same. This a great opportunity for everyone to witness the wonderful teaching and learning that takes place on [...] Read more →

Parent Teacher Conference (PTC) – Evening Conference

Thursday, 01/16/2020   4:30 to 7:30PM


On Thursday, January 16, between 4:30 – 7:30 PM our school will open its doors for all our parents and guardians.

This is not the usual individual Parent-Teacher Conference type meeting. The classroom and cluster teachers will meet with parents as a group, will talk about the curriculum and [...] Read more →