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Back to School Presentations


On September 11, we hosted a virtual town hall to present back-to-school information for families. These presentations, in English and in Spanish, can be found in the links below. Please review these, as they contain vital information for the 2020-2021 school year. New and updated information since the presentation regarding class schedules and safety procedures is available below on this page.

English Presentation

Presentación en español

Return to School (December 7)

Important information about the return to school on Monday, December 7, can be found on the news page.

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Key Contacts @ PS165

The file below provides the contact information for key staff at our school. You can zoom into the file, and also download a larger version for easy viewing. If you are viewing this on a mobile device, tap the image below for more options.

After School Programs


We are happy to announce the YMCA and YANY are returning. For more information, please see the After School page.

Class Schedule and Safety Information for all Families

Class schedules and important safety procedures for all families are provided below in English and Spanish. Please familiarize yourself and your child with these precautions, along with the additional safety information further down on this page.

Each document is multiple pages long. Please read all pages carefully to understand the arrival and dismissal procedures. Click the images below to see each document in its entirety.

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Arrival and dismissal procedures


Academic excellence and good work habits begin with exemplary attendance.  Please be sure to have your child in school on time every day!

Please note that all families must follow the safety procedures outlined in the safety documentation in all of the documents on this page. This includes mandatory temperature checks with a contactless thermometer. Please take a moment to review the safety procedures, and thank you for helping our school community's safety.

The School Day

8:00 am - 1:30 pm


Location: Early Childhood Yard

  • 8:00 AM: Grades 2-5

  • 8:05 AM: Grade 1

  • 8:10 AM: Kindergarten

  • 8:15 AM: Pre-Kindergarten


Location: Early Childhood Yard

  • 1:20 PM: Grades 3-5

  • 1:25 PM: Grade 2

  • 1:30 PM: Kindergarten and Pre-Kindergarten

Special notes for Pre-K families

During arrival, PreK parents can escort their children to designated social distancing markers in the yard, but must keep moving and immediately leave the yard to prevent crowding and maintain social distancing.

Safety Tips and NYC DOE Health Screening Form


For the safety of our students and everyone in the building, please be sure to follow all of the safety procedures in the flyer below.

As of Sep 21, all families must complete the health screening form, available  at To learn how to complete the form, click here. Click or tap each image below to see a larger version.


Health Screening Questionnaire (paper copy)


If you need to complete a paper copy of the health screening questionnaire, copies are available below in English and Spanish. Click or tap the links below to see the form.

Health Screening Questionnaire

Cuestionario de evaluación de salud

About COVID Testing

For more information about COVID testing, please see the notices below, available in English and Spanish.

COVID-19 Testing (English)

COVID-19 Examenes (español)


The health and safety of everyone at PS 165 is of utmost importance. Your cooperation in following the safety procedures outlined on this page will help protect our school community. Thank you for supporting PS 165!

December 2020 Return to School info

(English and español)

Class schedules and important safety info

(English) (español)

DOE safety procedures document

(English) (español)

Online Health Screening Form (link)

How to use the Online Health Screening Form (link)

Paper copy of Health Screening Form

(English) (español)


Information about COVID testing

(English) (español)

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