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.

PS 217 Parent Association wants to help support you while school is closed.

If you need groceries or other emergency supplies (especially if you are single a parent or now anyone who is elderly), or can volunteer to buy and deliver supplies, please fill out this survey or email peopleinneednyc@gmail.com or ps217parents@gmail.com.

If you need help setting up online learning, please email ps217parents@gmail.com or text us at (833) 682-7803 with your preferred language (Arabic, Bangla, Hindi/Urdu, Spanish, Russian, English, Nepali) and we will help.

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The 411 on 217

Dear PS 217 Parents,

In our mission and vision statement, the PS 217 Parents Association vows to promote fairness and equity in our school community. We also advocate for practices and policies that treat families of all racial, cultural and religious backgrounds equitably, and make the school [...] Read more →

Can you volunteer help or do you need help?

Hi PS 217 parents,

We hope you’re staying healthy and well in this challenging time. The PS 217 Parents Association wants to make sure that all our families have their basic needs met during the COVID-19 pandemic. Some of us are sick; some are not. Some of us still have sources of income; many of [...] Read more →

PS 217 Parents Association Remote General Meeting

PS 217 Parents Association Remote General Meeting

Tuesday May 19th 6:30 PM

Mr Bonilla will give updates and then we will discuss various projects that the PA is working on, including elections for next year’s Parent Association executive board positions.

Google Meets: meet.google.com/mmq-igtm-tmc

Or call in on the phone: +1 573-349-0166, and then enter [...] Read more →

Note from the PA

Hello! The PS 217 PA will have virtual meetings this week in different languages. Call 978.990.5000 and press code 791051. اردو Tuesday at 6pm; বাংলা Wednesday at 10am; العربية Wednesday at 12pm; English Wednesday at 6pm; Español Thursday at 6pm.   Thank you! Read more →