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

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 →

November Calendar

1/2         National Family Literacy Day – Read Aloud

5/12/19/26          Nutrition and Health Program – Parent Workshop @ 8:30 AM

7              Stress Management and Self Care – Parent Workshop 8:15 AM

8/9         Picture Day

13/20/27              Conversation Circles @ 8:15 AM

9-16       Scholastic Book Fair

12           NO SCHOOL. Veterans Day Observed

13           Student of the Month Pre-K, [...] Read more →

Tomorrow is Character Day at PS 217 – Wednesday, October 31

Tomorrow, October 31,  is more than just a regular Wednesday! It’s not just Halloween, it’s also Character Day at PS 217! Let your little one dress up in their favorite character if they wish and bring them to school in their costumes. Please be aware though that they will have to go up and down the [...] Read more →