To better accommodate families' needs during the 2019 holiday season, New York City public schools will now be closed for Winter Recess beginning on Monday, December 23, 2019. Schools will reopen on Thursday, January 2, 2020.
Check out the DOE's official School Calendar for October 2019. Highlights include Yom Kippur, Columbus Day, College Application Week, and the start of the DOE's middle and high school admissions processes.
Despite having an unusually large share of students living in temporary housing, P.S. 15 in Manhattan has proven that building trust with students and their families can lead to transformational improvements both inside and outside the classroom.
NYC's public schools are hosting their first set of Parent Teacher Conferences in September 2019. Check out September's conference schedule, and consider some of our conference tips and sample questions to make the most out of this month's conferences!
The 2019–2020 edition of the NYC Public School Guidebook, the DOE's annual reference publication to NYC's public schools, is ready for City families. Download it here, or pick up your physical copy from your school or local Family Welcome Center today!
Getting the largest public school system in the country ready for the first day of school is no easy task. Learn how the NYC Department of Education prepares 1800+ schools and 140,000 staff members for a successful school year!
The New York City Department of Education (DOE) is the largest school system in the United States, with over 1.1 million students taught across more than 1,800 schools by 75,000+ teachers. The DOE covers all five boroughs of New York City.
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