News & Announcements

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: 


2018 Holiday Toy Drive

Nearly 23,00 children will spend this holiday season in homeless shelters- but you can bring smiles to their faces and let them know how special they truly are. Something as simple as a new toy can make all the difference in the world to a child in need, bringing the joy and warmth that every kid should feel during the holidays. 

You can help out by purchasing a toy online through our Amazon Wish List

Donate a NEW, unopened and unwrapped toy at your child's classroom

Click here to view the flyer

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! 




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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Important Month Reminders



Use our school calendar for more upcoming events and information.

For more events or parent reminders, visit our Parent Bulletin 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.