News & Announcements

Back to School 2022-23

On September 8, 2022, we will welcome students back to New York City public schools for the first day of the 2022-23 school year. We are so excited to begin this journey together. Visit the updated Back to School 2023-23 DOE Website School Year 2022-23. ON this page, you will find important information and updates about academic policies, health and safety protocols, support services for students and families, and more. Check out the Back to School Checklist, also attached for helpful tips on preparing your child for a great start to the new year! Looking forward to working together!

Enrollment for Summer Rising 2022

Enrollment for Summer Rising 2022 will launch on April 25!
This summer, DOE and DYCD plan to serve a record number of students through Summer Rising, a free, safe, and fun academic and enrichment program for NYC students currently in grades K-8.

Covid Policy Update

Beginning Monday, March 7, 2022, we are pleased to announce that as a result of low transmission rates, we will be implementing changes in our current COVID-19 health and safety policies in our schools in accordance with the latest guidance. Using link below please read this weeks “What’s Happening In NYC Schools” for family updates on:
COVID-19 Health and Safety
• Mask Policy Updates
• Social Distancing
• Visitor Policies
• Vaccination

New Student Initiative the Devereaux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA) Screener

To identify and support the social-emotional growth of all children in our school, the DOE is excited to be administering a strengths based SEL screener, known as the Devereaux Student Strengths Assessment (DESSA). The DESSA asks questions about areas of social-emotional functioning including decision making, relationship building, confidence, and others. Families, we urge you to read notice carefully, contact information, parent deadline and opt out option are included in parent letter.

Student Vaccination Portal

Families are encouraged to record their student’s vaccination status in the DOE's COVID-19 Vaccination Portal, link is provided below. Submitting this information will support New York City’s pandemic response and recovery efforts, and help ensure that DOE schools and buildings remain safe places for all students and staff. Students and their families can access the Vaccine Portal with the student's DOE account login credentials (email and password).

Health and Safety in Our Schools

Your child’s school is taking many important precautions to help keep students and staff healthy and safe this school year. We urge you to review the information provided here and visit the website for important information, parent forms, online links and much more.
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