Our Community

Our Community

University Partnerships

PS 176 currently has partnerships with Adelphi University and York College. Each semester students from both universities are student observers and student teachers in our school. The students work together with the teachers to prepare to be future educators.

Tennis program

For the past 3 years, PS 176 has collaborated with the Early Exposure to Tennis Program at Roy Wilkins Park. The students who participate in the program go to Roy Wilkins Park and participate in weekly tennis lessons.  

Community Partnerships

Our school has developed partnerships with Target and Walmart.Walmart has donated $1000 dollars for our art program to purchase supplies and fund school wide art activities. Our school has received multiple grants from Target to fund Family Reading Nights, provide students with books and support their literacy development.

Cultural programs

Our parent coordinator, Mrs. Barksdale coordinates monthly trips to see Broadway shows for parents and students to enjoy.

In addition, the school’s performing arts program performs at Queen’s General Hospital, St. Albans Veterans Hospital, and the Civic Association. Our performing arts program is available to perform at any community event. Please contact Mrs. Arnold if you are interested.

Community Youth CareServices

Community Youth Care Services (CYCSI) was founded in 2009 in collaboration with the Principal of PS176, the PTA Board and the parents. It is a 501 (c) (3) non-profit organization and licensed by the Department of Health to provide Out of School Programs to school age children between the ages of 5 and 11.

The mission of the organization is to help educators improve student learning and contribute to their lifelong success. As a result the organization is committed to providing quality services that promote the social, physical, intellectual and emotional development of students in the community.

Contact Information:

Director: Cheryl Caddle

718-525-4057Ext. 1282


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