• Elementary School Admissions Event for Families in District Two

    The Office of Student Enrollment is hosting Elementary School admissions events for families. In one night, families can attend presentations and ask questions about Pre-K, Kindergarten, and Gifted & Talented Admissions.

    Date: Wednesday, October 25, 2017

    Time: 6pm–8pm

    Location: M.S. 260 Clinton School Writers Artists,10 East 15th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003

    PS130 (02M130) - Hernando de Soto School
  • Slap Bracelet Recall Notice

    Hi Everyone, attached is a Recall Notice for a slap bracelet that was sold with a book, Trolls: It's Hug Time.  If you have bought it, PLEASE see the attachment. Thank you. 

    PS130 (02M130) - Hernando de Soto School
  • District 2 Middle School Fair

    District 2 Middle School Fair is coming up!

    Date: Thursday, October 19, 2017

    Time: 5:00pm – 7:30pm

    Location:  Stuyvesant High School, 345 Chambers Street Manhattan, NY 10282

    Click here to RSVP.

    PS130 (02M130) - Hernando de Soto School
  • Elementary School Admissions Event for Families

    You're invited to the District 2 Elementary Admissions Event on Wednesday, October 25, 2017 6pm--8pm (Presentations 6pm and 7pm) at M.S.260 Clinton School Writers & Artists, 10 E 15th Street, Manhattan, NY 10003. Open attachments for more details.  

    PS130 (02M130) - Hernando de Soto School

P.S. 130 Manhattan


These programs are designed to help children who are struggling or need special attention in school.  Children are selected according to need.  Some of the programs are offered for specific times of the year:

  • After school Extended School Day Program (for children on grades 3, 4, and 5 who scored a level 1 or 2 on the state tests)
  • One-Day Saturday Institute for ELA Test Prep – (for all Grade 4 children)
  • Small group reading and/or math instruction (for children on all grades who need help)


In order to provide a well-rounded educational experience for the children, we have provided a variety of arts programs throughout the grades targeting specific age-appropriate motor, communication and language skills. Every child on each grade receives the program described for the grade. The programs listed are in addition to our in-house music and art teachers.

  • Pre-K and K: Inside Broadway (theater and music)
  • 1st Grade: National Dance Institute (dance)
  • 2nd Grade: Inside Broadway (theater and music)
  • 3rd Grade: Third Street Music School In-School Violin Program (instrumental music)
  • 4th Grade: National Dance Institute (dance)
  • 5th Grade: (Spring) Rosie’s Broadway Kids Theater Program (theater and vocal music)
  • 5th Grade: (Fall) American Ballroom Dancing Classrooms Program (dance)

Also available to children is the Young People’s Chorus (children audition in 3rd Grade and can continue through 5th Grade), our school’s chorus and our school’s fife and drum corps (both of which is for all children to join after school, if they wish, for Grades 3, 4 and 5).