Our academic program is aligned to Common Core expectations, where students are provided with rigorous tasks and learning activities that foster creative thinkers, problems solvers, and well-rounded individuals.

Dance & Phys Ed

Beginning in PK, all students in our school receive dance 1-2 times a week. Students engage with the diverse art programs in NYC through field trips, visiting guest artists, and seeing live performances.

Message from the Principal | September 2017

PS 56 Families, I would like to take this opportunity to welcome you all to the 2017-2018 school year!  We are excited to begin the year in September and create a strong foundation for a productive, positive, and impactful school…

Little Orchestra Society

The Little Orchestra Society music education program teaches the youngest students in NYC public elementary schools to compose music and explore their creative potential.