Sept. 5                 First Day of School 

Sept. 12               Parent Teachers Conference 

Sept 30-Oct 1      Rosh Hashanah(schools closed)

Oct. 9                   Yom Kippur (schools closed)

Oct. 14                 Columbus Day (schools closed)   

​​School News

  • Checkout i-ready.com for extra Math and ELA practice for students.

  • Download the free classdojo app to connect with your child's teacher.


  • School hours: 8:00 am-2:20pm Monday thru Friday​​

Afterschool Program
Monday-Friday from 3-5pm. Dance, Drumming, Glee, Tutoring, Theatre and art.

PS 397 is a 2016-2017 reward school. Which means PS 397 is amongst the top 10% of schools in New York State with a significant gain in ELA and Math in the 2016-2017 school year. 

Looking for a small school where your child will not only receive a quality education but will be cared for by a loving staff?

​Look no further, PS 397 is the right place for your child. On the 2015 State ELA and Mathematics Test we doubled our test scores.We are happy to announce that on the 2017 ELA and Mathematics State Assessments our students at PS 397 made the greatest improvements in District 17. In addition to academics we offer a wide variety of activities. Such as chess, drumming, afro-caribbean dance, glee, theatre, arts and robotics. Everyone who enters our doors feel welcome and loved.

Contact Us

490 Fenimore Street
Brooklyn, NY 11203 
​Tel: 718-774-5200

Visit Us


Parents are welcomed to come and register their children for the 2018-19 school year.

Please bring 2 proof of address, child's birth certificate, immunization card and your child. Your child must be present during registration.​​

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