News and Announcements

 NCUST's America's Best Urban Schools Award

 PS/IS 171 has been awarded GOLD for NCUST'S America's Best Urban Schools Award. This recognition is bestowed on high-performing urban schools that meet rigorous professional Criteria and show exceptional dedication, commitment, and achievement. We want to applaud the involvement and high support of our parents given top our school community on a daily basis. This award is a mere reflection of your perseverance and dedication to strengthen our home-school partnership. Thank you to all of our families of PS/IS 171 for another accomplishment! 



District 4 Middle School fair

Learn about the school in your district and how to apply to middle school this fall

Thursday October 18, 2018

5:30 - 7:30 pm

The Young Scholars 

240 East 109th Street New York, NY 10029

Learn more at


School notification App

Download the eChalk Notify App from the App Store or Google Play Store
Open the App
Select Proceed without a logging in
Select  Add your school or district code
Enter the code 406ZK9
You will now be connected the PS/IS Patrick Henry School Website Alert

Ellen Surprises Harlem School with New Learning Lab

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We at P.S. / I.S. 171 Believe...

that distinguished teaching is meeting the needs of our diverse learners providing resources and technology to prepare them for college and our competitive world.