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 year for every child of PS 56.  We have some wonderful new programs this year,…

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.