P.S. 160 Full S.T.E.A.M Ahead 2016-2017
The Walt Disney school is moving full S.T.E.A.M ahead this year in Science, Technology, Engineering , Art and Math. This website is here to keep you informed of "What's Happening At P.S. 160".
How To Maneuver Through Our Website: Click on the menu and under each tab find out information about our school.
*Information about the Rules/Regulations of P.S. 160 and the NYC DOE can be found under the About The Walt Disney School tab.-
At the About The Walt Disney School sub tab you will find: 1) Our Mission /Vision Statement 2) Link to the NYC DOE Rules & Regulations 3) Our Parent Handbook where you can find information about the in's and out's of P.S. 160.
P.S. 160's Policies/Rules sub tab you will find: 1) A link to the NYC Chancellor's Regulations 2) P.S. 160's Parent Involvement Policy 3) Cell Phone/ Electronic Usage Policy 4) Grading Policy
*Please check out our Parent Coordinator (Parent FYI).- Here you will find parent resources, information about upcoming workshops, parent/student events, information concerning middle school and links to Pupilpath.com and our Remind text and email system .
* The Class Directory - This is where you can find information such as ; homework assignments, reports and special announcements concerning your child's class.
CEC ( Community Education Council ) MEETINGS -
Community Education Council (CEC) meetings are very important and parents/ community members are welcome to attend. It is a great way to get informed about what is going on in your school district.
Please click on the link to find out more information about CECs.-http://schools.nyc.gov/Offices/CEC/currentmembers.htm
Our next CEC Meeting will be held on Feb. 28th at MS 180 700 Baychester ave. in Sect. 4 (Co-op City) at 6 :00 pm (Business Meeting) and at 7:00 pm (Calendar Meeting)
Upcoming Events- February
Mid Winter Break
School Is ClosedPS 160 (11X160) - The Walt Disney School
Black History Month Family Movie
Join us at 6 pm for dinner and a movie. We will be watching the movie
'Race" about Jesse Owens a famous African American Olympiad.PS 160 (11X160) - The Walt Disney School
Please click on the Parent 411 tab to find more resources for parents.
Parent FYI - Receive Texts & Emails about events and information happening at our school.
School Contact Information
Important Testing Dates
Elementary and middle school students in New York State take yearly State tests in core academic subjects to assess their mastery of the Common Core Learning Standards. Students’ test results are one of the factors that schools use to decide whether to promote a student to the next grade. Educators also analyze students’ test results to help determine which instructional standards to focus on, and to evaluate their programs.
The links below take you to pages with more information about each particular test that elementary and middle school students take; you can also read more about how subjects are taught in New York City on the Academics page.
English Language Arts (ELA): Students in grades 3-8 take this test in spring.
- Math: Students in grades 3-8 take this test in spring.
- Science: Students in grades 4 and 8 take this test in spring.
http://schools.nyc.gov/Accountability/resources/testing/default.htm Click on this link for more information about NY State Exams.