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.

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The 411 on 217

District News

District 22 Celebrated Computer Science Education Week, December 3-7, 2018: View slideshow here

TODAY DECEMBER 14 is the Middle School and High School Application Submission Deadline at 11:59 PM .



Friday, December 21 Submit Family Income Inquiry Forms: While meals are free for all students, schools must collect Family Income [...] Read more →

Join us Monday for a PA meeting!

Monday, December 17 6-7pm December Parents Association Meeting Pizza dinner & supervision for the kids in the cafeteria / Meeting of parents in the auditorium Presentation from NYS Assemblyman Bobby Carroll We will talk about: Fundraising Update and What the PA Pays For Announcements and Events, including – Summer Camp EXPO January 23 – Potluck [...] Read more →

Save The Date!

Join Us for Family Fitness Fun Night! Thursday, December 6th, 2018

6:00 PM- 8:00 PM


The Parents Association of PS 217 invites you to join Wellness in the Schools for

a night of Family Fitness & Fun at P.S, 217.


Fun Fitness Classes:


Martial art with Dr Paul Dyer Grandmaster [...] Read more →

Dyslexia Awareness

Dear Parents,

October is Dyslexia Awareness month and with that in mind I released an informational video and petition calling on the Governor, Mayor, Chancellor and Legislature to fund universal dyslexia screening for all Kindergartners and First Graders in NYC public schools.  One in five students is dyslexic.  50% of 4th Graders are not [...] Read more →