PS 204 is a District 9, zoned elementary school, located in Morris Heights. Students in Pre-K through fifth grade, who live within the designated zone, attend our school. To find your zoned school, PRESS HERE. A D75 school, P723, is also housed in our building. Students from that program are integrated into programs and classes within our school, as well.
Students participate in units of study aligned to the Common Core learning standards. Each grade participates in a reading, writing, and math curriculum. Students also participate in Science and Social Studies via a cluster program- where teacher’s push into the classroom to present a variety of topics related to grade level standards.
Students in grades K-5 participate in a variety of informal and formal assessments throughout the school year. These assessments are used to measure your child’s growth through the school year. PS 204 uses the TC Running Record to measure a students reading level. Our school also participates in the iReady Online Learning Program, where students partake in lessons, which tracks their growth through the standards. Teachers track growth from the beginning of a unit to the end of a unit.
CLUSTER AREA PROGRAMS
Students participate in a variety of cluster subjects that they attend with their class weekly. These cluster subjects include:
- Social Studies
- Physical Education
- MyOn Reading
HOMEWORK TIME ALLOTMENTS
|Grade Homework (Minimum)||Written||Reading|
|Kindergarten||10 minutes||10-20 minutes|
|Grade 1||20 minutes||15-20 minutes|
|Grade 2||25 minutes||20-25 minutes|
|Grade 3||30 minutes||30-40 minutes|
|Grade 4||35 minutes||45-50 minutes|
|Grade 5||40 minutes||55-60 minutes|