River East Elementary

A 2019 Blackboard Award Winner as a School of Excellence



PK-3 and PK-4 Applications are open!

  • The Pre-K application is now available and the deadline to apply is April 7th. Applications are done online only.

  • To learn more about our Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 program click here for an informational video about our Pre-K 3 and Pre-K 4 program.

  • If you have individual questions, please give us a call or email our parent coordinator (SRodriguez109@schools.nyc.gov) or principal (mpanetta@schools.nyc.gov).


  • Our School Hours are 8:50 AM - 2:20 PM.

  • The Beacon After School Program still has open seats for in person students. Please call the school for more information.

  • Parent-Teacher Conferences are scheduled for Thursday, March 4th. Dismissal for all students will be at 11:40 AM.

  • Make sure that we have your most up to date contact information by completing the Emergency Blue Card online.

  • If you are interested in registering your child for the 2021-2022 school year in grades K-5, please email our parent coordinator (SRodriguez109@schools.nyc.gov) or call the school at 212-802-3035.

  • For Parent workshops, resources, District 4 events, and commonly sought after information, click the For Families tab above and click on the Parent Coordinator page from the drop down menu.

Mr. Panetta's february newsletter

February Parent Letter .pdf

Technology Support

Request a DOE IPAD

Getting started with your IPAD, Connectivit , and Troubleshooting

Technical Support for Families

Call 718-935-5100

River East Elementary School

PS 37

2351 1st. Avenue

New York, NY 10035

(212) 802-3035

Michael Panetta, Principal