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Welcome to PS20! We are a barrier-free, open enrollment, Pre-K through 5th-grade elementary school. We are focused on fostering impactful growth for our kids through our diversity of people, programs, and experience. We reflect our community and welcome everyone.
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We are striving for a goal of 100% family participation for 2019-2020 school year. Please help us by contributing what you can in time, money, or expertise.
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PS 20 Anna Silver School
166 Essex St,
New York, NY 10002
News & Announcements
Academics & Enrichment
Vision & Values
Be Well – Making choices toward a healthy and fulfilling life
Be Culturally Intelligent – Learning from multiple perspectives and growing in our understanding of others
Be Clear and Precise – Thinking and communicating accurately, and supporting our thinking with evidence
Be Innovative – Inciting curiosity, collaborative problem solving, and independent thinking.
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Breakfast & Lunch
We serve the K-8 Breakfast Menu, and the K-8 Alternative Lunch Menu. The Alternative menu offers kids more healthy options for the food they like.
Events & Activities
Word On The Street
What Parents are Saying
“As a new parent at PS 20, it’s very exciting for me to see all the new programs and energy going into making PS 20 great. I chose this school not only because of what it is today, but really because of where I feel it’s going.”
“This is our second year here in the dual-language Mandarin program at PS 20 and it’s definitely worth the trip in from Booklyn. The people, the energy, the caring, the optimism, the community, the diversity – I feel like we really found a hidden gem.”
“I’ve been a parent here at PS 20 for a while now and the PS 20 of today is night and day from what it was. I feel incredibly optimistic about the future here. It’s going to be one of those schools that families from all over the city come to join.”
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Location: 166 Essex St, New York, NY 10002
Telephone: (212) 254-9577
School Hours: M-F: 8:20am - 2:40pm
It is the policy of the New York City Department of Education to provide equal educational opportunities without regard to actual or perceived race, color, religion, creed, ethnicity, national origin, alienage, citizenship status, disability, sexual orientation, gender (sex), or weight and to maintain an environment free of harassment on the basis of any of these grounds, including sexual harassment or retaliation.
We do not collect personally identifiable information for commercial or marketing purposes, and we do not sell the personally identifiable information we collect. The personally identifiable information we collect is stored in a secure environment.