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Join us Fridays at 9am in January for a school tour. Click here for more information and to sign up!

Our playground is getting a makeover!  Highlights include: A grassy section with a hill for sitting, new playground equipment, blue blocks and blue soft oaky area, and more greenery for shade. Click here to see the plans! 

Show your school spirit! Order a PS 56 T-Shirt, Long-sleeved shirt, Mask, Hat, pen, or Water Bottle today! Click the top half of the photo above to access the Shopify site to order PS 56 merchandise! Or see the News tab at the top of the page.

PK Applications Now Available

PK applications with the NYCDOE are due March 10, 2023. All NYC children born in 2019 can apply for Pre-K. All NYC children born in 2020 can apply for 3K. 3K is not on site at PS56.

Join us on Saturday, March 25th from 10am-3pm. 

At P.S. 56's signature annual celebration of reading, you'll enter our starlit, woodland "campground" for a magical day of stories by the campfire, private reading tents, a singalong, arts and crafts and a trip into the woods!

Also to look forward to: S'mores! Toddler teepees! A book sale! The Pocket Fairy!

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Lewis H. Latimer

Inventor of the Lightbulb and the Telephone

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Contact Us

P.S. 56 Lewis Latimer School always has our doors open. Don’t hesitate to get in touch with any questions regarding our academics, events, students, staff or anything else.

Principal: Eric Grande

(718) 857-3149

Parent Coordinator: Marvin Williams

(347) 563-5333

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