PS 56 offers several on-site After School programs, and several local programs pick up students from the school. Many also have holiday and vacation programs!

After School Programs at PS 56

  • Kids Orbit – full scale after school program through 6 PM. Kids Orbit supervises homework and offers a variety of enrichment activities ranging from yoga and sports to art, music and drama.
  • Soccer Shots –  Tuesdays.
  • Piano School of NYC – Small group classes offered to grades K – 5 on Thursdays. Contact Erick Eiser ( to register!
  • Adventures in Mythology – Mondays.
  • Chess Club – Mr. Keys holds beginner and advanced chess throughout the year. Contact Mr. Keys to learn more.
  • Dance Club – Ms. Swan holds a dance club throughout the year for 4th and 5th grades. Contact Ms. Swan to learn more.
  • Girl Scouts – Ms. Johnson leads Girl Scouts throughout the year. Contact Mr. Williams, Parent Coordinator to learn more.
  • Academic Intervention

Programs that Pick-up from PS 56