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School leader:  PRINCIPAL - MR. BRIAN DE VALE
60 Cook Street
Brooklyn, NY 11206

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(718) 384-7128
(718) 387-8115
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"Our school is best known as the "MAGNET SCHOOL OF THE PERFORMING ARTS". "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms, Dress code
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Mathematics, Multiculturalism / Global, Music...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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31 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Overall:
Submitted by a teacher · November 13, 2015
How wonderful to have a school which reaches the needs of our children through its extra curricular activities. Students of this great school are also soaring high academically. Please keep up the good work. Thanks to all the members of staff.

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Submitted by a parent · October 28, 2015
I am very proud to say that both my children have attended P.S. 257. It is an excellent school. The staff is outstanding. The children are always happy to be a part of the beautiful learning environment that they provide. They also encourage... more

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Submitted by a parent · November 10, 2014
I am a proud parent of two students who currently attend P.S. 257. I must say this school was the best choice for my children. The curriculum challenges my children to be the best that they can be academically. The teachers work hard to make sure... more

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Submitted by a parent · June 19, 2014
We truly love the school and feel blessed to have our older child already attending. P.S. 257 and look forward to having our youngest daughter start in September.

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"IT'S ALWAYS A SUNNY DAY AT PS 257 EVEN ON A CLOUDY OR RAINY DAY!" quoted by the Assistant Principal, every day during morning announcements.

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Last modified: April 13, 2016
Last modified P.S. 257 John F Hylan is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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