River East Elementary

A 2019 Blackboard Award Winner as a School of Excellence



PK-3 and PK-4 Applications are NOW open!

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

  • Families with children born in 2017 can apply to Pre-K 4 by the April 30th deadline and families with children born in 2018 can apply to Pre-K 3 by the May 28th deadline.

  • Families can apply online at MySchools.nyc, or over the phone by calling 718-935-2009. Translation and interpretation services are available through both application pathways.

  • 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 opt-in window for in-person learning is now open until April 9th. Click here to complete the survey.

  • If you would like your child to participate in this year’s State ELA, Math, and Science (4th grade only) exams, please complete this Google Form by Thursday, April 15th. If you do not wish to have your child test, you do not have to take any further action. If we do not hear back from you, your child will not participate in state testing.

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

  • Report cards are available only in your NYC Schools Account.

  • 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, and District 4 events, click the For Families tab above and click on the Parent Coordinator page from the drop down menu.

Mr. Panetta's April newsletter

April 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