Manhattan New School, P.S. 290, is a vibrant learning community with rigorous academics, a rich social emotional learning curriculum, and a dynamic partnership between students, teachers, administrators, and families. Our vision is to educate all students to the highest levels of academic achievement, and to enable students to reach and expand their potential, to understand their identities and the identities of others, and to prepare them to be creative, ethical and compassionate members of society.

School Announcements

Kindergarten Enrollment: Please see our Admissions page for details on eligibility and how to apply


Pre-Kindergarten Applications are now open and the DOE deadline is April 19. See Admissions  criteria and highlights of the curriculum.


Families requesting to change from 100% remote to blended learning must submit the Department of Education's Learning Preference Form. The deadline is Friday, April 9. Families can also call 311.  

School Calendar



No need to add every half day, holiday or PTA event to your calendar one at a time!  Just subscribe to the MNS calendar.  

For Google Calendar: click here.


For iCal, add a new calendar and use this url: https://calendar.google.com/calendar/ical/calendar%40mnspta.org/public/basic.ics.  This link will also work for Outlook (just have Outlook open when you click the link.) 

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