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

Mar 23, 2020

School Closed for the Summer

MNS is closed for the summer. On March 23rd, we shifted to remote learning. Our plans for fall 2020 are still in development. If you need to contact someone right away please email our Parent Coordinator at ndolinsky@ps290.org. 

Mar 23, 2020

Remote Learning Resources for Families

Remote Learning FAQ's for Parents

Please see responses to Frequently Asked Questions about MNS Remote Learning: Click here. 

Free Meals for Students

ALL NYC students are able to receive breakfast/lunch/dinner from 7:30am - 1:30pm at select locations. See school locations here.


Laptops on Loan from the DOE

To request an internet-enabled iPad from the DOE, fill out this online form or call 718-935-5100 option “5”.

Jan 01, 2020

Admissions for New Students

If  you applied to PS 290 online and you received an offer, we emailed you the required paperwork to register. If you have not yet completed it, please do so ASAP. Welcome to Manhattan New School!

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

Questions? Email Enrollment@ps290.org

Learn more about Kindergarten for 2020-2021. 

Learn more about Pre-K for 2020-2021. 

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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