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Public School 173 is a community of parents, teachers, support staff, and students focused on high academic standards and civic responsibility. We empower all our students, including those with special needs and those who are second language learners, to strive for excellence in academics, to show respect and compassion for one another, and to value their own strengths and abilities. The academic instruction for all students is standards based taught through a variety of learning modalities. Through collaborative efforts among teachers, staff developers, and administrators, the core curriculum of language arts, mathematics, social studies, and science is developed and implemented. Along with programs such as music, art, dance, computer technology, and physical education, the students of P.S. 173 are provided with the tools to become lifelong learners, critical thinkers, and civic minded citizens.
Partnerships include Metropolitan Museum of Art, NY Public Library, NYC School Volunteers, Common Cents New York, Virtual Y, Manhattan School of Music, St. Luke's Orchestra, PAL, Columbia Presbyterian, Immigrants Rights Advocacy, Children's Arts and Science, CERC.

PS 173 offers a variety of sports activities:

  • Boys' and girls' basketball teams
  • Cheerleading squad
  • Baseball
We participate in the New York City RoadRunners Young Runners Program

In addition to field trips around tNew York City, PS 173 offers 5th graders an overnight trip to the Taconic Outdoor Environmental Center, at a State Park in Cold Spring, New York.
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