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

Jan 01, 2020

Admissions for New Students

Fall 2019

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

Apply to Kindergarten for 2020-2021 through the DOE by January 26, 2020

Apply to Pre-K for 2020-2021 through the DOE from February 5 - March 16, 2020

Jan 27, 2020

MNS Read-A-Thon

Jan 27 - Feb 7

It's the annual MNS Read-A-Thon! Students will challenge themselves to read and earn exciting prizes while helping raise funds for our school. 

Feb 07, 2020

MNS Talent Show

Friday, February 8 & Saturday, February 8

The MNS Talent show will take place on Friday, February 7th at 7pm and Saturday, February 8th at 3pm.

Location: Wagner Middle School (220 E. 76th Street)

Tickets are $15 in advance (purchased on Neon by Thursday, February 6) or $20 at the door.

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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