P.S. 185 The Early Childhood Discovery and Design Magnet School
JANE MURPHY, PRINCIPAL
20 WEST 112 STREET, MANHATTAN, NY 10026Phone: 212-534-7490
School Name, Number, or Address
All Day (4 years old) Pre-Kindergarten:
8:40 a.m. – 3:00 P.M. (arrival and dismissal)
Lunch – 11:30 A.M.
Kindergarten and First Grade
Lunch – 11:00 A.M. –11:50 AM.
Grades 1 and 2
8:40 A.M. – 3:00 P.M. (arrival and dismissal)
Lunch – 11:50 AM. – 12:40 P.M.
All Pre-Kindergarten children go directly to their rooms.
All children in Kindergarten, First, and Second Graders line up inside the school
and are escorted to the lunchroom by the school staff.
Use Main Door only. Escort your child to the main office. A school aide will escort the child
to the classroom.
Release from School
All children in grades Prek-2 are required to be in the school for six hours and twenty
minutes every day from 8:40 A.M. –3:00 P.M. If your child has medical appointment
or an emergency, an adult must come to school and sign him or her out in the main office.
NO child may be released to another child before 3:00 P.M. Please send a note with your
signature if an adult other than you, the parent, will be picking up a child for early release.
The name of this person must be registered on the school Emergency Blue Contact Card.
The Breakfast Program
Breakfast is served every day at 7:45 A.M. – 8:15 A.M. in the lunchroom at P.S. 208
(children who have breakfast in the school are escorted by a school aide back to the
P.S. 185 lunchroom). Children who have breakfast at home line up inside the school.