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

Programs overview: Welcome


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

International Baccalaureate

Our students will engage in multiple transdisciplinary units throughout the school year, and integrate the Learning Profile attributes into our entire curriculum, ensuring that our students develop into communicators, risk takers, inquirers and more!


Makerspace is a place and time for creative exploration, problem solving, tinkering, engineering, inventing, and purposeful play. 

World Language

 All students have access to foundational Spanish during the regular school day, after school clubs, and integrated into content learning.

Dance & Phys Ed

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

After School

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

Studio in a School

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

Little Orchestra

Through The Little Orchestra Society students engage in collaboratively composing music. 

Programs overview: Activities
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