Reaching 212 Degrees

Welcome to P.S. 195. At 211 degrees water is hot. At 212 degrees water boils. And with boiling water comes steam, and with steam you can power a train! It's all about that one extra degree!

School's Mission & Vision


To promote instruction aligned with New York State Common Core Learning Standards; To support the various needs of all learners in all subject areas; To promote authentic discourse in classrooms and build language acquisition; To encourage awareness and respect for cultural diversity; To provide a wide range of academic programs and services to develop critical thinking and enhance social skills; To support a positive learning environment through the collaborative efforts of staff, parents, families, and an entire supportive community.


PS 195 is dedicated to ensuring that each student develops the skills required to achieve the highest levels of academic excellence and that our school builds the whole child. Through the meaningful exploration of English Language Arts, Mathematics, the Arts & Humanities, and Science, the activities implemented in every aspect of the learning environment will encourage inquiry, creativity, student independence, and the application of literacy to instill and promote lifelong learning.

School Days & Hours

School hours for the 2019-2020 year will be 8:00 a.m. – 2:20 p.m. everyday.

School Breakfast Program is from 7:30 a.m. – 7:59 a.m.

Children who eat a healthy breakfast pay more attention in class and have lower rates of tardiness and absenteeism. To encourage students to take advantage of these benefits, breakfast is at NO COST in school for all New York City students.

SchoolFood is committed to providing healthy food choices among our students and maintaining high nutritional standards by offering delicious and attractive menu options. Breakfast and lunch are free to all students Pre-K through eighth grade.

For Breakfast and Lunch Menu click on link >

School Calendar 2019-2020

School Uniform

We are a uniform school. This year school shirts with our logo will be available for purchase. Please ensure your child wears the following uniform:

PK – 4th Grade - Navy blue pants or skirt with White shirt

5th Grade (only) - Khaki pants or skirt with Navy blue shirt

Location & Contact information

1250 Ward Avenue

Bronx, NY 10472

Phone: 718-861-4461