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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6:00 pm Spring Concert Series
Spring Concert Series
Jun 13 @ 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm
HOLLER Rousing Bluegrass music from the Appalachian North and South

The 411 on 217

District News

School Events and Good News Blog :https://sites.google.com/site/district22brooklyn/school-events-news

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


January 25 Lunar New Year:  Many free events listed here https://www.timeout.com/newyork/chinese-new-year

January 26 Deadline for Kindergarten Admissions:  Kindergarten admissions is now open in in Myschools. Application deadline has been extended until January 26.   Visit https://www.myschools.nyc/en/ to apply.

January 27-February 15 Promotion in Doubt Letters:  The Promotion in Doubt (PID) process allows schools [...] Read more →

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 →