Danielle Nola


   Stacy Battista     Keefe Vallaro     Diana Messano     Carol Ferrantino, IA

Assistant Principals 

PS 200

The Benson School

PS 200 Updates

All PS 200 families & friends are invited to join us as we visit Maimo Park to see a Brooklyn Cyclones Baseball Game!

Our band will play on the field for the spirit parade and everyone is invited to march with us! Meet at 5:15.

Order your tickets online at https://fevo-enterprise.com/Ps200

There will be no school for students on June 6 & 7, 2024. 

All NYC Public Schools will be closed on Monday, June 17, 2024 and Wednesday, June 19, 2024. 

Kindergarten Step-Up will be on Thursday, June 20, 2024. Details will be sent home with your children. 

Fifth Grade Transfer Exercises will be on Friday, June 21, 2024. Details will be sent home with your children. 

Calendar: https://www.schools.nyc.gov/about-us/news/2023-2024-school-year-calendar

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DOE Updates

Here is a one page version of the NYC Public school calendar.

NYC Public Schools is hosting a citywide family and community NYC Reads festival and resource fair at The High School of Fashion Industries (225 W 24th St., Manhattan, NY 10011) from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm on Saturday, June 1.  

Families are invited to join the Office of Family and Community Engagement (FACE) for a day of family fun and literacy!  The event will be a space for all school families to celebrate literacy, and access and connect with community-based organizations, NYC agencies, cultural institutions, and more.  

Please see the below flyers for additional information.  Flyers (translations available)

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Welcome wolfpack to the 2023-2024 School year!

We are excited to welcome your children back to school on Thursday, September 7th and would like to share some information with you. 

Our school hours are 8:00 AM – 2:20 PM.  Doors will open at 7:58 AM for grades 1- 5. Kindergarten doors will open at 7:50 am. For those who would like breakfast, the doors will open at 7:40 AM.

Please note Kindergarten students will meet in the playground for arrival on Thursday and Friday, September 7th & 8th. 

Arrival Procedures 

Pre - K  (8:00 AM) -  Will enter through exit 10 on Bay 23rd street, near the dumpsters.

Kindergarten - Kindergarten will line up in the playground adjacent to the school. Teachers will meet the students in the playground and escort them into the building. Beginning on Monday, September 11th they will enter through the courtyard entrance.

Grades 1 & 2 - Will enter through the door on Benson Ave. closest to Bay 23rd Street. The 1st grade line will start at the door and form a line  towards Bay 22nd Street.  The 2nd grade line will start at the door and form a line towards Bay 23rd street. As they enter the building they will make a right into the playroom and use the 2nd door from the left (Staircase B). 

Grades 3, 4 & 5 - Line up on Bay 22nd street using the side door. The line for 4th & 5th grade will start at the door and form towards Bath Ave. Third grade students will line up towards Benson Avenue.


Dismissal Procedures

Pre-K  (2:10 PM) - Students will be dismissed at the main entrance. Please follow the directions for Thursday and Friday that you received in your email.

Kindergarten (2:10 PM) - Students will be dismissed in the playground. 

Grade 1- Students will be dismissed in the playground.  

Grade 2 - Students will be dismissed through the door on Benson Ave, closest to Bay 23rd Street.  

Grade 3 - Students will be dismissed on Bay 23rd street.

Grade 4 - Students will be dismissed through the Bay 22nd Street exit (main auditorium door) and will proceed to line up towards Benson Ave. 

Grade 5 - Students will be dismissed through the Bay 22nd Street exit (main auditorium door) and will proceed to line up towards the courtyard. Classes 5-419 and 5-417 will dismiss on Benson Avenue from the Main Doors.


Breakfast - Hot breakfast will be available at 7:40 AM in the cafeteria. Students may enter through the entrance off Bay 23rd facing the courtyard.  

Lunch will be periods 4, 5 & 6. Hot lunch will be available. You can see the menu on the DOE's website.  Students can bring their own lunch if they would like. Kindergarten students are encouraged to bring a healthy snack for the afternoon. 

You can review the PS 200 Cell Phone Policy and the DOE Disciplinary Code


We look forward to welcoming everyone back on Thursday!!!



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