ABOUT OUR SCHOOL
PS 267 was ranked by US News & World Report the #9 BEST Elementary School in New York City, and the #14 BEST Elementary School in the State of New York. We are so proud of our incredible staff and supportive families for helping earn this incredible achievement. Read all about it here!
East Side Elementary School, PS 267 is a community of learners where wonderers come to learn, where observation and imagination are celebrated and where the question “why” is welcomed and encouraged. It is academically rigorous, with a strong foundation in math and literacy and an emphasis on science, social studies and the arts.
The three driving principles in our approach to teaching and learning are to ensure that rigor, purpose, and engagement are the basis for all planning and instruction. To support these principles, students need to make a connection between what they are learning and real life. They need an opportunity to delve deeply into units of study about the world around them in authentic and meaningful ways.
Our goal is to ensure that the wonder and excitement that students bring with them not only lasts, but also deepens as they journey through elementary school and into middle school.
School Location and Hours
PS 267 is located at 213 E 63rd St, New York, NY 10065
Please consult with the school calendar for scheduled closings or partial days.
The school administration asks that students be dropped off and picked up on time. If you are early please wait across the street until the appointed time. Everyone picking up a child must carry photo ID at all times. No child will be dismissed to anyone not listed on your emergency contact form and/or without photo ID.
Schedule as of 9/8/22
Student Arrival Schedule
|K 106, K 101||East Side / Main Entrance|
|8:30 AM||K 109||West Side / Side Entrance|
|8:25 AM||1st & 2nd||West Side / Side Entrance|
|8:25 AM||3rd, 4th & 5th||East Side / Main Entrance|
Student Dismissal Schedule
|K 106, K 101||East Side / Main Entrance|
|2:40 PM||K 109||West Side / Side Entrance|
|2:42 PM||1st & 2nd||West Side / Side Entrance|
|2:45 PM||3rd,4th & 5th||East Side / Main Entrance|
School Supplies Update
This year all school supplies have been purchased for each child using school funds. On your child’s first day, their teacher will also give them an orange folder which will serve as your communication folder. Please read through the contents when your child returns from school as the PTA, your child’s teacher, and DOE information will be in that folder.
PS 267 CELL PHONE POLICY
With the return to in-person learning, there are many ways teachers incorporate the use of technology into teaching and learning. Now that we are all back in the building, please review with PS 267's cell phone policy which was adopted by the School Leadership Team in 2018. You can download and view the policy here.
Admissions, Tours, and Open House Information
Please visit the DOE Website to confirm your zoned school and to learn more about the registration process.
Open Houses/School Tours—January 2023
Our open house/tour is an opportunity to learn about our school, take a tour of the building and hear from the administration and current parents. These events are for prospective parents or guardians of students residing within the school zone, who were born in 2018 and will be entering kindergarten in September 2023. The open houses/tours will be held on Thursday, January 5th and Tuesday, January 17th from 6:00 pm to 7:15 pm but we ask that you arrive by 5:45 pm in order to allow time to sign in at our safety desk. Please note that DOE regulations require visitors to show ID and proof of Covid-19 vaccination upon entering the school building. These events are only for adults and we ask that families limit their registration to a maximum of two people. If two adults in a family are attending each should please register separately. Register for a Tour here
New York City Department of Education Kindergarten Registration Process
For more information on the NYC DOE kindergarten registration process and how to apply please Visit the DOE website here.
If you have any further questions please contact our parent coordinator, Bailey Gendron.
213 East 63rd Street
New York, NY 10065
School Main Line: 212-888-7848
Staff & DOE Information
Principal: Medea McEvoy
Assistant Principal: Farah Chowdhry
Parent Coordinator: Bailey Gendron
East Side Elementary School, PS 267 = 02M267
NYC Department of Education: http://schools.nyc.gov
Student Portal Page: https://mystudent.nyc/
NYC DOE Discipline Code https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/rules-for-students/discipline-code
PS 267 school policy on cell phone and other electronic devices.