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

Winter Holiday Festival on Friday!

PS 217 Parent Association Winter Holiday Festival Date: 12/13/2019 (Fri.) Time: 5:30pm – 7:00pm Location: PS 217 Cafeteria

Join us for the Winter Holiday Festival on Friday, December 13, 5:30pm – 7pm in the Cafeteria! Celebrate together and learn about Diwali, Hannukah, Christmas, and Kwanzaa. Bring a dish to share and enjoy games, music, and [...] Read more →

Upcoming Events

Tuesday (tomorrow) 11/19 General PA Meeting The next Parents Association General Meeting will be this Tuesday morning in the cafeteria at 8:15AM. Topics will include new Community Engagement Committee (CEC) projects, 5th grade activities, upcoming events like Movie Nights, Principal’s Report, and more. Coffee, tea, and breakfast treats will be served and translation services are [...] Read more →



1              First Friday – Grades K, 1 and 2 @ 8:15 AM

4              Exemplars – Math Parent Workshop @ 8:15 AM

5              NO SCHOOL. Election Day

7/8         Picture Day

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

8-15       Scholastic Book Fair

11           NO SCHOOL. Veterans Day Observed

12           Student of [...] Read more →

PICTURE DAY is Almost Here!

Thursday, November 7 & Friday, November 8, 2019

Picture Day is coming!

If you would like to order pictures, please send your child in with the form filled out and cash or money order made out to PA of PS217.

Third, Fourth and Fifth Grades will be photographed on Thursday, November 7th. Pre-K, Kindergarten, First [...] Read more →