PA Resources

Important Links

The below sites will help you manage/track aspects of your child's education. You will have a separate account for each child. Contact your child's classroom teacher or the parent coordinator for help accessing your account. 

Artsonia - View the artwork that your child creates in school from your home computer or cellphone. You can invite other family members to view and comment on your child's artwork. You can order custom items (T-shirts, mugs, keychains, photo books) featuring your child's artwork. The account stays with throughout the duration of your child's education, so each year, new artwork will be uploaded.

MyStudent NYC - You can view your child's report card grades, standardized test scores, attendance records, and other school-related information all from one place.

i-Ready - "At PS 24, we have been utilizing the online learning tool I-Ready, to engage students in technology-based instruction. Diagnostic results allow students to work independently on their instructional path geared toward their individual needs. I-Ready Online Instruction efficiently identifies student strengths and areas of growth; regardless of current level of achievement, and provides specific next steps to support student learning." (Steven Schwartz)

The below sites are excellent resources for general information related to education and curriculum.

NYC DOE Website


Georgia Math

Sputyen Duyvil Branch Library

Guides and Regulation

 Parent Handbook 2022-2023.pdf 


This guide should answer most of your questions concerning the school (e.g. grading policies, structure of the day, lunch, etc) 

PS24 PTA Slack Handbook

We’re excited to have you join us in this virtual community. This space is for the parents, caregivers and staff of PS24 to connect, share ideas and resources, ask questions and plan together for the good of PS24 and all of our kids. You can use Slack from your computer, tablet, or smartphone.

PS24 PTA Class Rep Handbook

Class reps have the important job of keeping their fellow parents informed about events affecting their class and the school-at-large. They also assist the teacher as needed, and help coordinate the class for special projects and activities. Read about what it means to be class rep and how to be an effective class rep.

Class Rep Orientation 2020-2021.pdf 

This is the presentation version of the Class Rep Handbook. It is mostly the same information but in a shorter format. We've also provided answers to some frequently asked questions.

School Forms and PA Documents 2020-2021

Any documents or forms we create will also be posted here.

PS24 Back to School Checklist - 09-24-2020.pdf - Make sure you've done each of the things on this list to ensure a good start to the school year

digital-blue-card.pdf - Make sure to complete your digital blue card and send it back to your teacher

Student COVID-19 Testing Consent Form - September 27 2020.pdf  - NYC DOE Consent form for COVID-19 testing

Class List Sign-Up - use this to join your child's class list

Join our slack workspace - We recommend all parents join the PS24 PA Slack Workspace. This is the best way to connect with other parents and stay aware of what is happening in the school.

Direct Appeal - please consider making a donation to our school. You can use this form, or donate directly on our website 

'22-'23 PS 24 PTA Check Request Form - use this if you have spent money for supplies/activities related to one of the PTA events and would like to get reimbursed by the PTA (or print and complete this paper form  PTA Check Request Form 2022-2023.pdf )

Afterschool Programs

Triple S Programs @ North Riverdale
Transportation available from P.S. 24
5795 Tyndall Avenue, 2 FL
Riverdale, 10471
718 708 5430

Y Care at P.S. 24
The Riverdale YM-YWHA program for students at P.S. 24 
Monday - Friday until 6:00 pm
For information call 718-548-8200, ext. 206 

Kid's Space (after school at the Riverdale YM-YWHA)
Transportation included from P.S. 24
Monday - Friday until 6:30 pm
For information call 347-913-4972

TCR - The Tennis Club of Riverdale
2600 Netherland Ave
Transportation included from P.S. 24

The Riverdale Neighborhood House After School Program
5521 Mosholu Avenue
Transportation included from P.S. 24
718-549-8100 ext. 125 

TaekWondo Warriors
5500 Broadway (corner of 230th street)

The After School Program at Kingsbridge Heights Community Center
3101 Kingsbridge Terrace

The Learning Experience (Kindergarten Only)
3210 Riverdale Ave

Mosholu Montefiore Community Center After School Program
3450 Dekalb Ave.
Bronx, NY

Alphabet Soup

Need help remembering the various school-related acronyms? See below.

ELL - English Language Learner
An English Language Learner, or ELL, is a student whose home language is one other than English and who is entitled to English as a new language and/or bilingual services.

G&T - Gifted and Talented
There is one G&T class on each grade at P.S. 24. To be eligible for a spot in the G&T class, students must score a certain percentile on the G&T test. Visit the NYC DOE Website to learn more about G&T programs and eligibility.

ICT - Integrated Co-Teaching
Classrooms with Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT) services include students with IEPs and students without IEPs. No more than 12 (or 40 percent) of the students in the class can have IEPs. There are two teachers—a general education teacher and a special education teacher. The teachers work together to adapt materials and modify instruction to make sure the entire class can participate.
          Source : NYC DOE Website
          Additional Resource : Inside Schools

IEP - Individualized Education Program
The IEP, Individualized Education Program, is a written document that’s developed for each public school child who is eligible for special education. The IEP is created through a team effort and reviewed at least once a year.
          Additional Resource: Center for Parent Information and Resources

NAEP - National Assessment of Educational Progress
Also known as "The Nation's Report Card", the NAEP is the largest continuing and nationally representative assessment of what U.S. students know and can do in various subjects.
          Source: National Center for Education Statistics

PA / PTA - Parent Association / Parent Teacher Association
All NYC schools are required to have a PA or PTA. These organizations support the school and the parents in a number of ways including fundraising, volunteering, and planning events and/or workshops. Visit the NYC DOE website to learn more.

SLT - School Leadership Team
The School Leadership Team (SLT) is a group of people who develop educational policies for their school. They also make sure there are resources to support those policies. The SLT is composed of parents and school faculty. The SLT must have an equal number of parents and staff.
          Source : NYC DOE Website

Resources for remote learning

Scholastic Learn at Home


Khan Academy 
Daily Student Schedule


Vooks is a great resource to use in the home with your children. Vooks is a streaming library of ad-free, kid-safe animated read-aloud storybooks, trusted by teachers and enjoyed by millions of children around the world every week. Take-Home Lesson Plans from Vooks


BrainPOP is offering free access to its host of sites (BrainPOP, BrainPOP Jr. (K-3), BrainPOP ELL, BrainPOP Espanol) while schools are closed due to covid19.


Occupational Therapy Support

Physical Therapy Supports

Speech and Language Supports


Movement resources

Go Noodle

Dancing with Math

Movement Resources