∨      Important School Announcements Below      ∨

I.D. Please!

Please remember that all adults must show their picture I.D. and sign-in with our School Safety Agent when entering our school building.  All visitors should then proceed directly to the Main Office.

Lost and Found

Parents, please remember to put your child’s name on EVERYTHING that they bring to school.  We have numerous lunch boxes, coats and other personal items in our Lost and Found with no names on them.  If a child’s name is on their personal belongings, there is a better chance of them being reunited with any lost items.

My Vaccine Record

NYC has now granted access to parents, guardians and individuals to the Citywide Immunization Registry (CIR). A new public website, My Vaccine Record. will allow members of the public to view and print their own and/or their children’s CIR record. Access is being rolled out initially only for holders of the New York City identification card, IDNYC, which all New York City residents can apply for online at www.nyc.gov/IDNYC.

The CIR is very helpful in making sure your child’s immunizations are always up-to-date; as you know, children can be excludable from school if they are missing vaccinations. If you have questions about the CIR, please visit their website, or call 311.

Registration for the 2017-18 school year

Registration for new students is daily at 8:30am.

In order to register your child, you must have the following with you:

  • the CHILD whom you are registering
  • the child’s *BIRTH CERTIFICATE*
  • the child’s IMMUNIZATION RECORD (must be up-to-date with vaccines to attend school)
  • TWO PROOFS OF ADDRESS – must reside in our school zone (see below for acceptable proofs and zone info)
  • http://schools.nyc.gov/ChoicesEnrollment/NewStudents/default.htm##whattobring
  • the child’s last REPORT CARD from their prior school

You must have all of the above information in order to register – we cannot register a student who is missing any documents.  Please bring the originals and a copy for us to keep.  Be advised that photo ID is required at all times to enter our school building.

In order to save time, you can print out the registration packet and bring it to registration completed.  The medical form should be brought to your child’s pediatrician and returned to school ASAP.  (immunization record is still required for registration)


School starts at 8 -
Don't be late!

The school day starts at 8:00 AM.

Doors open for line-up at 7:50.

Don’t be late!

Parent Handbook

Please see our new Parent Handbook for important information, dates and resources.


School Year Calendars

Modell's Team Week Coupon -
a PS 185 Fundraiser


Please use this coupon to save 15% off your total purchase at Modell’s.  PS 185 will receive 5% of the total purchase.

2017-18 School Year Immunization Requirements

All students should be up-to-date with their immunizations to avoid exclusion from school.  See the 2017 – 18 New York State Immunization Requirements at the link below:


School recesses are the ideal time to bring your children’s vaccines up-to-date.

Dismissal Schedule

Please be sure to be on time to pick-up your child.

Kindergarten  —  2:05 pm

Grades 1 & 2  —  2:10 pm

Grades 3, 4 & 5  —  2:15 pm

Classes dismissed from 86th Street doors

near Ridge Blvd.:

3-403     3-404     3-405


Classes dismissed from 86th Street doors in Schoolyard:

K-201     K-202     K-210    1-302   1-303

2-304     2-305     2-301     3-401     5-501     5-503

 Classes dismissed from 87th Street doors near Ridge Blvd.:

4-504     4-508     4-509

 Classes dismissed from 87th Street doors in Schoolyard:

207    K-209  K-211     1-208     1-308     1-309

2-307     5-505     5-507     506




After School Program

Please call Mrs. Massa in the Main Office before 10 AM if you have any questions regarding the After School Program.

December After School Calendar

Emergency Contact Form

Soccer Enrollment Spring 2018

NYC Schools Account

Your child’s NYC Schools Account lets you view your child’s current and past attendance, report card grades and State Test results in multiple languages.

Please visit http://mystudent.nyc for more information, or contact Mrs. Maguire at mmaguire@schools.nyc.gov.

Required Summer Reading

Summer Book Lists

Book lists include books on different reading levels. Feel free to look at lists from various grades to select books on the appropriate reading level for your child. Your child’s June reading level was indicated on their end of the year report card.






Supply Lists

Please be sure to follow the timeline for sending in supplies for Kindergarten.







PTA Meeting Minutes

Kindergarten 2018 Application

All New York City residents with children born in 2013 can apply to kindergarten until January 12, 2018 one of three ways:

Read the NYC Kindergarten Directory to learn about applying to kindergarten and find programs that interest you in your borough and district.

PS 185 is a zoned school.  Visit www.schools.nyc.gov to see if you reside within our zone.



We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact Mrs. Maguire to request assistance.