PS 56 offers academic, enrichment and arts and after school programs.



PS 56 uses the Standard Core Curriculum, with many supplemental learning opportunities

World Language Spanish

Students are exposed to the general education curriculum, while simultaneously obtaining foundational Spanish language instruction.

Maker World

More information to come soon! 

After School

PS 56 offers the Kids Orbit after school program, and several other programs pick up at the school.

Dance & Phys Ed

PS 56 has a full time Dance and Physical Education program.

Studio in a School

Studio in a School provides visual arts programs taught by artists.


School Facilities

PS 56 is in the heart of Clinton Hill Brooklyn. We are working on several facility improvement projects!


Garden Project

PS 56 is building a hydroponic greenhouse in the garden courtyard! Gardening will be part of learning and lunch!

Playground Renovation

The large PS 56 playground will be renovated in 2019! There will be new play structures, green space and shade.

Dance Studio Renovation

The PS 56 dance studio will have mirrors, a new sound system and equipment to support our young dancers!

Library Renovation

The PS 56 Library will be renovated to include a high tech media center.