P.S. 253

District
  • School Number: Q253

  • Accessibility: Fully Accessible

  • Grades: PK,0K,01,02,03,04,05,SE

  • Students: 556

  • Geographic District: 27

  • Borough: Queens

General Information

School Leader
Phoebe Grant Robinson, I.A. Principal
Parent Coordinator
Phyllis James
Respect for All Liaison
Teneisha Bailey
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Phyllis James
How to report bullying
School Hours
Space
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number
27Q253

District Contacts

Superintendent
Jennifer Ambert
Family Support Coordinator
Teresa Cantante
Address
82-01 Rockaway Boulevard, Queens, NY 11416
Phone
718-642-5770
Education Council President
Wendy Pratt
Education Council Phone
718-642-5808

Menus

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
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  • Breakfast Time: 7:15 AM-8:15 AM
  • Lunch Time: 10:15 AM-12:15 PM
  • Food Service Manager: Justina Udezeh
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 929-343-5033
  • District Food Service Supervisor: Nerissa Barriteau (nbarrit@schools.nyc.gov), John Rizzo (JRIZZO2@schools.nyc.gov)
  • Menus Served: Breakfast in the Classroom Combo, Pre-K - 8 Breakfast, Pre-K - 8 Lunch, After School Snack
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 is data that captures the school’s learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the current and prior 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 2016-2017
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
New York State School Report
The New York State Education Department (NYSED) reports educational data so that students and families can be better informed about their schools.
New York State Education Department School Report Card
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