Subjects

  • Arts

    All public school students should have access to high-quality arts education, which may include dance, moving image, music, theater, and/or visual arts.

  • Computer Science

    Through Computer Science for All (CS4All), NYC students will learn to think with computers, instead of simply using computers to convey their thinking.

  • English Language Arts

    In English Language Arts (ELA) students learn to become effective readers and writers.

  • Health Education

    Health education is a required academic subject for students in all grades.

  • Libraries

    School libraries are a critical part of your child’s education.

  • Literacy

    While New York City Public Schools each select their own literacy curriculum, there are common features that each classroom contains.

  • Math

    In Mathematics we teach students to have solid understanding of concepts, and to work through problems with skill and ease.

  • Physical Education

    Physical education (PE) is a required academic subject that teaches students how to be physically active.

  • Science

    Students are naturally curious, which makes them natural scientists. A strong science program helps them make sense of the physical world around them.

  • Social Studies

    In Social Studies students use rich content, major themes and big ideas to learn history, geography, economics, civics, citizenship, and government.

  • STEM

    STEM is an acronym for the combination of Science, Technology, Engineering, and Mathematics. Students can learn about STEM inside and outside the classroom.

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