Principal: Antoinette Tucci

Assistant Principal: Lisa Killelea

Parent Coordinator: N. Vasquez

CLS Liaison: Altovise Green

PTA President: Nicholas Dale

Superintendent: Isabel DiMola

P.S. 188 Michael E. Berdy School

3314 Neptune Avenue

Brooklyn, NY 11224



P.S. 188

Reach higher, be Outstanding, and remain Courteous and Kind

Mission Statement

The Michael E. Berdy School for the Arts is committed to creating a school environment, which teaches all students to respect and appreciate the diversity of our cultural backgrounds. Our goal is to create a safe, secure environment, which will nurture our students to develop to their fullest potential. Through our partnership with our parents and community, we will teach our children to become responsible, educated and informed citizens.


The Michael E. Berdy School is dedicated in providing an environment that is conducive in educating the whole child. Scholars will be provided with a solid academic foundation that will promote inquiring minds with a desire for knowledge to ensure college and career readiness. In Michael E. Berdy, scholars will be immersed in a rigorous, collaborative environment to develop critical thinking. Our scholars will acquire positive growth in student achievement, higher order learning, an innovative vision and strong character development.

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Parent Coordinator's Message

Hello PS 188 Family! As the Parent Coordinator (PC), my goal is to provide you, the families of PS 188, with information about school services and programs available to you. I am here to assist with any concerns or questions or communication you may have with your child's teacher.

I would like to take this time to welcome the PS 188 family to "". is a FREE text messaging system which enables you to receive communication from your child's teacher/school via text message. This system will help in alleviating the problem of lost handouts. I encourage you to join "PS 188" today by texting the message @ps188m to the number 81010. Thank you and looking forward to a successful year.

Parent Coordinator