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School leader:  PRINCIPAL - MS. MANDANA BECKMAN
645 Main Street
New York, NY 10044

(212) 980-0294
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BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Arts
    Instrumental and theory music lessons
  • Sports
    Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
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96 reviews

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Recent Reviews


Handles bullying effectively: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2017
Bullying is taken seriously. The school Dean and assistant principal handle issues of bullying but in general there is little to none of this. It really is a nice community of kids and families.

Supports LD students: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2017
Most of instruction happens in small groups. There isn't one lesson where teachers teach to the middle of the group. Teachers really differentiate based on ability within the classroom to reach the level of each student. The ICT classes are... more

Effective school leaders: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2017
Ms. Beckman has been principal for 9(ish?) years. She's done A LOT in that time. She took over the school when it was in a rough place, enrollment was low and the community was not at all invested in this school. Today the school has nearly... more

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · January 08, 2017
There's a PBIS class each week where kids discuss good citizenship like kindness, honest, caring. The teachers really work to create a supportive culture where kids work collaboratively rather than competitively.

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Last modified: January 8, 2017
Last modified Ps Is 217 Roosevelt Island is a Public school that serves grades PK-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 8 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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