Community Schools

youthDev-altHSThe Child Center of NY is a leading provider of NYC community schools, where students receive high-quality academic instruction and extended learning opportunities. The Child Center works to engage youth and families in every aspect of the school community and offers a variety of services and support – from school-based mental health wellness centers that make mental health an integral part of students’ education to targeted attendance outreach, which is proven to significantly increase high school graduation rates.

Our aim is to ensure students can succeed academically, socially, and emotionally, and graduate from high school with skills and confidence.

Mayor Bill de Blasio visits with culinary students of August Martin High School and New Visions Charter School.

August Martin High School
156-10 Baisley Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11434
Phone: 718-528-2920
Fax: 718-322-4790
• Program Director: Michelle Newell-Thomas
• Languages: English
• Public transportation: Buses—Q111, Q113

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Ebbets Field Middle School
46 McKeever Place
Brooklyn, NY 11225
Phone: 718-941-5097; mobile: 929-510-8329
Fax: 718-284-7973
• Program Director: Kayan Soverall
• Ages: 6th to 8th grade
• Public Transportation: Subway—Q train to Prospect Park; 2, 3, 4, and 5 train to Franklin Avenue

M.S. 53 Brian Piccolo School
10-94 Nameoke Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Phone: 718-471-6900
Fax: 718-471-6955
• Program Director Felesha Miller
• Ages: 6th to 8th grade
• Public Transportation: Subway—A. Bus—Q113 and Q114

M.S. 72
133-25 Guy R Brewer Blvd.
Jamaica, NY 11434
Phone: 718-723-6200
Fax: 718-528-7726
• Program Director: Nicole Johnson
• Languages: English
• Public Transportation: Buses—Q111, Q113

P.S. 156 Waverly School of the Arts
104 Sutter Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11212
Phone: 718-498-2811; mobile: 929-510-8364
• Program Director: Desiree Jackson
• Ages: 3K to 5th Grade
• Public Transportation: Subway—3. Bus—B12 and B7

P.S. 182
153-27 88th Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
718-298-7700 ext. 7
• Program Director: Ivanna Vazquez,

P.S. 197Q The Ocean School
825 Hicksville Road
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Phone: 718-327-1083
• Program Director: Simone Clarke-John
• Ages: Pre-K to 5th Grade
• Languages: English and Spanish
• Public Transportation: Subway—A Train to Mott Ave. Buses—Q113 LTD to Cornaga Ave., Q114 LTD – Caffrey Ave.

P.S. 211, Elm Tree Elementary School
50-51 98th Street
Corona, NY 11368
Phone: 929-569-5506
• Program director: Aremni Francisco
• Grades: Pre-K-5th grade
• Languages: English, Spanish, French-Creole
• Public transportation: Subway—A train to Junction Boulevard station; 7 train to 103 street-Corona plaza station; M or R to Woodhaven Boulevard station

P.S. 253, The Randolph Holder School for Social Justice
1307 Central Avenue
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Phone: 718-327-0895
• Program Director: Nicole McClure
• Grades: 3K-5th grade
• Languages: English and Spanish

P.S./I.S. 323 & Mott Hall Bridges Academy
210 Chester Street
Brooklyn, NY 11212
718-495-7781 and 718-345-6912
• Program Director: James Connelly
• Pre-K-8th grade & 6th-8th grade

21st Century Community Schools

Academy of Medical Technology
8-21 Bay 25th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Phone: 718-471-3571
• Program Director: Rifat Rahman
• Grades: 9th-12th grades

Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School
8-21 Bay 25th Street
Far Rockaway, NY 11691
Phone: 718-471-2154
• Program Director: Tierra Holmes
• Grades: 9th-12th grades

P.S. 123
145-01 119th Ave
Jamaica, NY 11436
• Phone: 718-529-4300
• Program Director Brian Pantekoek
• Grades: Pre-K -5th grade

We also partner with the following community schools to provide on-site school-based mental health services:

Flushing High School
35-01 Union Street
Flushing, NY 11354
Phone: 718-888-7500

J.H.S. 8 Richard S. Grossley
108-35 167 Street
Jamaica, NY 11433
Phone: 718-739-6883

Long Island City High School
14-30 Broadway
Long Island City, NY 11106
Phone: 718-545-7095

Pan American International High School
45-10 94th Street
Elmhurst, NY 11373
Phone: 718-271-3602

Richmond Hill High School
89-30 114th Street
Richmond Hill, NY 11418
Phone: 718-846-3335

Queens P.S. 171
14-14 29th Avenue
Queens, NY 11102
Phone: 718-932-0909


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