We are a diverse, multicultural community dedicated to the growth of the whole child.  

News & Announcements

***NEW*** Visit our new COVID response page by selecting the “COVID” menu item in the Menu Bar

Re-opening School Buildings

Chancellor Carranza has outlined a plan to re-open Elementary Schools for in-person learning beginning on Monday, December 7th in his letter to families. All staff and students in grade 1 and higher MUST submit a consent form for COVID-19 testing by their 1st day back in school buildings.

Shop Our Scholastic Bookfair through Sunday December 6th

Shop our virtual Scholastic Book Fair to benefit our school! www.scholastic.com/bf/ps130parkside

Thursday, November 26 – Friday November 27

Thanksgiving Recess: No School

Thursday, November 19

All NYC DOE schools will be closed temporarily until further notice due to the increase in positive COVID cases in NYC. ALL students will engage in Remote learning during this period.

Read the Family Letter from Chancellor Carranza regarding the closure.

PS 130 Kindergarten Thank Essential Workers
PS 130 Staff have fun passing the ball remotely. Enjoy and have fun!
Missing everyone, PS 130 Staff sends a special message to students
Ms. Kirsten curates student artwork to inspire hope &gratitude
View PS 130 student artwork displayed in Montefiore’s Young Artist Installation

PS 130 Remote Resources

Online Activities

Remote Counseling

Student Art Gallery

Science Enrichment

PS 130 Summer Remote Resources

Summer Resources

From Our Specialties

Science, Music, Art, Math, PE, & Technology Specialities


student focused at work

PS 130 has established a curriculum for its students that strives to help each student reach their full learning potential.

Special Programs

From “Maker Challenges” in our Fablab (featured in the video above), to our student-made puppet shows, championship level chess and math teams and more, we are special!


parents in the crowd at the PS 130 talent show

Our Community page lists our policies, school calendar, and other FAQs for our families and interested community members.

  • students dressed as astronauts
  • mayor deblasio and student eating lunch
  • kid laying on floor next to an art version of self
  • chess team poses with trophies
  • students at PE on the lower school playground
  • students collaborating on a project in the gym
  • students on the basketball court at the lower school
  • students play chess
  • students working with an audio engineer, microphone and computers
  • students play chess

The Parkside School Mission

We follow a rigorous, standards-based curriculum. PS 130 nurtures the talents and abilities of all children to achieve academic success, develop physical and artistic skills, and grow as active community members.  

The collaborative efforts of students, staff, and parents support social-emotional growth through consistent and clear expectations, within a responsive setting.  We foster a school environment that embraces the diversity of our community and encourages participation by all families.

The PS 130 Mission Statement

PS 130 PTA Header with Fun Figures

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