Check out our new website!

November 24, 2019

We have a shiny new website! Take a look around, kick the tires, sit on the stoop, get a feel for the place. The new site has much refreshed content, more functionality, and will allow the school to engage more easily with families and the community.


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​166 Essex St
New York, NY 10002
Lower East Side

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(212) 254-9577

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M-F: 8:20am – 2:40pm
Weekends: Closed

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Principals Letter June 17th, 2022

Greetings, As this school year comes to an end, it is time to reflect on all that we have accomplished as a community.  The beginning of the year brought long lines at arrival with confusion around masks, vaccines, and health screenings.  Our students ate in their...

Principals Letter June 10th, 2022

Greetings, All New York City public school families, regardless of income, will receive $375 per child in food benefits to help cover the costs of meals from last summer during the pandemic —whether they attended summer school or not. The state began the rollout this...

Principals Letter June 4th, 2022

Greetings, Over the last 2 years, I have heard so many community members speak about wanting more opportunities to build relationships or feel more connected to the PS 20.  This past week has welcomed back art performances, field day, field trips, and an amazing...

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Location: ​166 Essex St, New York, NY 10002

Telephone: (212) 254-9577


School Hours: M-F: 8:20am - 2:40pm

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