This portal is designed to provide information to parents that may be helpful in supporting their child's educational need. All websites are DOE approved and can be found on the DOE website: schools.nyc.gov
Department of Education
New York Public Library: www.nypl.org
Queens Public Library: www.queenspubliclibrary.org
Cyber Safety Resources for Parents:
Teaching Safe Use of the Internet
Children can be taught to use the Internet safely through a series of lessons. Two sites offer cyber-safety lessons for free: http://www.cybersmart.org
This site offers a cyber-safety curriculum, lesson plans, and resources: http://www.isafe.org
This site is a free project with materials offered by the US Department of Justice
The Office of Pupil Transportation (OPT) determines eligibility for yellow school bus service. If you are new to our school, it may take a few weeks for transportation accommodations to be finalized. If you have further concerns regarding your child’s transportation to and from school, please call the Office of Pupil Transportation
(OPT) at 718 784-3313 or 718 392-8855.
Lunch Applications & Eligibility:
The federal government mandates all New York City families with children attending a public school complete and submit only one form for all registered students attending the same school. The form determines a student’s eligibility for free lunch. All public school households must conform to this statutory and regulatory federal requirement. Failure to do so may result in the loss of millions of dollars to the Department of Education in the school meals programs and in other federal programs as well. Children are determined to be eligible for free meals through these programs based upon
(1) a computer match with public assistance/food stamp files; or
(2) household income provided by parent or guardian on SD1041 form; or
(3) valid public assistance/food stamp case number provided by the parent or guardian, or
(4) valid direct certification letter.
Eligibility may be determined based on the computer matching process OR household income as provided by the parent/guardian OR based on a valid Food Stamp or ADC/TANF case number as provided by the arent/guardian OR valid direct certification letter. The free and reduced price school lunch applications are available online by logging on to
If your household does not qualify for free or reduced lunch you are eligible to purchase and keep track of your child’s lunch payments online. Prepayments can be made online using www.myLunchMoney.com, a service to prepay for your child’s school lunch and a la carte food items using your debit or credit card.
How Do I Enroll?
Go to www.myLunchMoney.com and click
ENROLL NOW or call 800-479-3531.
Your child’s District ID number is their OSIS number. This can be found on their Student ID.
We suggest that you select the Smart Pay option. With our recurring payment option, money will always be in your child's account. When a low balance is reached, money is automatically deposited.
Lunch Forms: www.nyc.gov/accessnycs
Paying for lunch: www.mylunchmoney.com
Community Based Organizations and Programs: www.nyc.gov/dycd
Learning About High School Enrollment: http://schools.nyc.gov —click on “Enrollment”
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