P.S. 042 Benjamin Altman

District

Overview

  • School Number: M042

  • Accessibility: No Accessibility

  • Grades: PK,0K,01,02,03,04,05,SE

  • 2020–2021 Enrollment: 534

  • Geographic District: 02

  • Borough: Manhattan

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
May Lee, Principal
Parent Coordinator
Wai Lam
Respect for All Liaison
Rachel Yip leung
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Rachel Yip leung
How to report bullying
Space
Not shared
District Borough Number
02M042

Superintendent and District Contacts

Superintendent
Kelly Mcguire
Family Support Coordinator
Tina Sibulkin Yacker
Address
333 7 Avenue, Manhattan, NY 10001
Phone
212-356-3815
Education Council President
Robin Broshi
Education Council Phone
212-356-3915

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
M042 - 71 Hester Street
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
Menu Service Specifics
  • Breakfast Time: 7:40 AM-8:40 AM
  • Lunch Time: 7:40 AM-8:40 AM
  • Food Service Manager: Vaughan Howell
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 212-941-4830
See what's on the menu:
Breakfast
Lunch
DOH Inspection Report

Admissions

This school admits students in the below grade bands. Click on the grade band you are interested in to learn more about this school.
Pre-K for All
3-K for All
Kindergarten

School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot - Elementary School
School Quality Snapshot - Pre-K
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement.
School Quality Guide - Elementary School
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
Quality Review Report 2019-2020
Quality Review Report 2014-2015
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard - Elementary School
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