School Information

P.S. 172 is a zoned (see see map) elementary school serving 567 students.

Parent Handbook 2015-16
The purpose of the 2015-2016 Parent Handbook is to provide a ready reference to the policies and procedures for your family as part of the P.S. 172 school community. 

Student Photo Release Permissions Form

In order to publish (in print or electronically) a photo of any of our students in the PTA newsletter, P.S. 172 website, or on the school's Facebook page, parents must fill out and submit the photo release form. 

2015-16 Kindergarten Admissions
Students applying for the September 2015 Kindergarten year must have a 2010 birth date, be a resident of NYC, and must reside in the school zone.  Apply by February 20, 2015for Kindergarten online using Kindergarten Connect or calling 718-935-2400 or visiting an visiting an enrollment office.
SCHOOL DAY: School begins daily at 8:40 am and ends at 3:00 pm. Free breakfast is served daily starting at 8:00 am.

8:00 AM – Breakfast begins
8:30 AM -- All students must be at school
8:35 AM-- Students are dismissed to their classrooms
8:40 AM – First bell; Students report to their class, teaching begins
8:40 AM-9:32 AM – 1st Period
9:35 AM-10:27 AM – 2nd Period
10:30 AM-11:22 AM – 3rd Period
11:25 AM-12:15 PM – 4th Period (First Lunch – Kindergarten, 1st & 2nd grades)
12:20 PM-1:10 PM – 5th Period (Second Lunch – 3rd, 4th & 5th grades)
1:13 PM-2:05 PM – 6th Period
2:08 PM-3:00 PM – 7th Period
3:00 PM – Last Bell Dismissal