Manhattan New School, P.S. 290, is a true community of learners as evidenced by our rigorous academics and the dynamic relationship between students, teachers, administrators, staff and families. The essence of our philosophy is to encourage a child’s natural curiosity, to develop a commitment to lifelong learning and to promote social responsibility as global citizens. 

School Announcements

Oct 01, 2019

Admissions for New Students

Fall - Winter 2019

Prospective parents can learn about admissions criteria on our website under Admissions

Dec 06, 2019

Middle School Applications Due December 6

Application Deadline Extended

Use MySchools to access your child's personalized application, explore their school options and apply by Friday, December 6, 2019. The deadline has been extended from December 2. For more information, visit the Department of Education website

Dec 03, 2019

4th Grade Coffee with Doreen

Tuesday, Dec 3 at 8:40am-9:10am | Room 306

Please join Principal Doreen for your grade-specific gathering.

Dec 05, 2019

3rd Grade Coffee with Doreen

Thursday, Dec 5 at 8:40am-9:10am | Room 304

Please join Principal Doreen for your grade-specific gathering.

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PS 290 Manhattan New School
311 East 82nd St.
New York, NY 10028
Phone: 212-734-7127 Fax: 212-772-8879