River East Elementary

A Blackboard Award Winner as a School of Excellence

Scored "Highly Effective" in every category of NYC Quality Review

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2021-2022 School Year Parent Orientation


  • Summer Rising begins on July 5th. Our students will attend the program at PS 96 (located at 216 East 120th Street). The program runs from 8:00 AM - 6:00 PM, Monday-Friday. Mr. Maxi and Ms. Laura will be on site each day to support you and our students.

  • If you are interested in enrolling your child for the 2022-2023 school year in grades K-5, apply now by clicking here; call us at 212-802-3035; or email Mr. Panetta (mpanetta@schools.nyc.gov).

  • The calendar for the 2022-2023 school year is now available.

  • We will host an Open House on Wednesday, September 7th from 1:00-2:00 PM. The first day of school is Thursday, September 8th. Our school hours are 8:30 AM - 2:50 PM. The doors will open at 8:00 AM for early arrival/breakfast.

  • Remind is the primary way we communicate with families. To connect with us through Remind, you can download the app, sign up at www.remind.com, or join through text.

Text @rivereaste to 81010 · Join as a parent · Enter your first name and child's name

ex. Name (Student Name) · Enter our school code: rivereaste · Click join!

Mr. Panetta's Summer Update #1 Letter

RE September Save the Date.pdf

River East Elementary School

PS 37

2351 1st. Avenue

New York, NY 10035

(212) 802-3035

Michael Panetta, Principal