• Daymaker Toy Drive -- Kids Helping Kids


    Watch the Daymaker video

    This holiday season, P.S. 130M is helping to make giving easy, meaningful and personal so little kids can make a big difference in their community. We’ve partnered with Daymaker, a completely online giving platform that delivers gifts to tens of thousands of children from low-income families, just in time for the holidays! The school that has the highest participation rate will win $10,000 grant! Help our school while you help other kids :)

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  • MS Application Due on TUESDAY 11/21

    The deadline for Middle School Applications is Tuesday, November 21st.

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  • 2017 National Blue Ribbon Award Ceremony

    This Tuesday Mr. Fong and Mr. Mendez went to Washington D.C. to receive our 2017 Blue Ribbon Award and to be recognized as an exemplary high performing school and for being one of the best schools in the nation! Click here to view the photo slideshow of their trip to DC.

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  • NYC Stand Together

    NYC Department of Education Chancellor Carmen Fariña sends out a letter to every student's family regarding yesterday's terror attack. Click the attachments for details.

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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).