News & Announcements

February Community Read Time

Hello families,

We will be hosting our February Community Read on Friday, February 28, 2020

Grade Pre-K: 1:30 pm to 2:10 pm

Grade 3-Kindergarten: 1:45 p, to 2:10 pm

Grade K- 6: 8:00 am to 9:15 am

Want to read the book before 2/28/20? You can watch a read-aloud on our Community Read webpage.

ELA and Math State Test: Family Resources

2020-grades-3-8-ela-tests-educator-guide 2.pdf  

Family Guide to the 2019 Math State Test.docx  

2020-grades-3-8-math-tests-educator-guide 3.pdf  

Family Guide to the 2020 ELA State Test.docx 


NYU Family Health Centers at NYU Langone

Visit our in-house residence for more information, room 413 or contact the main office, room 212,

No more need to take your child out of school for a dental appointment. The Family Health Centers at NYU Langone Dental Medicine Department can provide full dental care right in the school:

Services include:

  • Exams and check-ups
  • Cleanings and fluoride treatments
  • Sealants
  • Fillings
  • Root Canals
  • Consultation for braces
  • Dental emergencies
  • Referrals for specialty services. 

 School-Based Health Program Flyer with images of children smiling  Brochure of dental program 

Open House

We will be hosting P.S./I.S. 171 Open House for Grade K-6 in the school auditorium. Please see the below dates and times for Open House

Thursday, November 7 at 5:00 pm

Wednesday, November 13 at 9:00 am

Wednesday, December 4 at 9:00 am

Tuesday, January, 14 at 9:00 am

Wednesday, February 12 at 9:00 am

Tuesday, March, 10 at 9:00 am

Tuesday, May 5 at 9:00 am


 Mircosoft Office for Free for Students! 

Parents and Guardians of students can download Microsoft Office software from Student Office, at no cost, on up to five of their family’s computers and five of their family’s tablets, smart phones, or other mobile devices. Microsoft is the direct contact for issues: 


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! 

 NCUST Award  

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Important Month Reminders

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Use our school calendar for more upcoming events and information.

For more events or parent reminders, visit our Parent News Page

For PTA events, visit their page 171 PTA

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.


An article written by the Patrick Henry Times about articles of PSIS 171 NCUST Award Flyer