Where do PTA dollars go? 

Your support and involvement in the school's PTA help to pay the following programs, events, and materials.

If you would like to make a financial donation, click here.


School-wide Programs and Materials

  • Junior Coach & Recess Facilitation program

  • New York SunWorks’ maintenance & curriculum development for PS 84’s hydroponic, aquaponic 2500 sq ft rooftop greenhouse classroom

  • Sheet music for Music Department, plus regular classes, PS 84 Chorus, Concert Band, Orchestra, Glee Club, Pop Band Ensemble, & school musical programs

  • Instrument Scholarship funds for Concert Band & Orchestra

  • Annual trip to American Young Voices for the PS 84 Chorus

  • Science Equipment ranging from balances to skeletons and everything in between for our FIVE dedicated science teachers

  • Digital SLR cameras and memory cards for the Art Department and Photography Club used by Middle School Students

  • 30 iMac computers for our state-of-the-art computer lab used by students from K to Middle School for coding programs like Blockly, Tynker, STMath, & more

  • Materials for the Art room

  • Lego Robotics equipment & 3-D printing materials for engineering

  • Library books

  • Supporting our recycling and sustainability program in the lunchroom

  • and much more!


Free School Events

  • Family Movie Nights throughout the year

  • Family Game Nights throughout the year

  • PS 84 Camp Fair to help local families learn about enrichment programs and make childcare plans for school breaks

  • Childcare & pizza for kids during every PTA meeting


Community Involvement

  • Ongoing block beautification efforts including Mural Maintenance, tree pit plantings, and partnership with Friends of William Sheridan Playground

  • Urban Wildflower Prairie & Pollinator Habitat establishment in PS 84’s Grand Street green space

  • Parenting workshops on topics like bullying prevention, child development & more

  • Ongoing clothing & food drives benefitting local schools and food pantries

  • Web hosting & ongoing maintenance of the PS 84 website

Programs By Grade

PREK & K

Cool Culture passes providing entire families free access to 90 NYC museums, zoos, and gardens

KINDERGARTEN

10-week Dancing Around the World residency with Marquis Studios

1ST GRADE

10-week Circus Arts residency with Marquis Studios

2ND GRADE

10-week Bhangra Dance residency with Marquis Studios

3RD GRADE

Year-long poetry and arts residency with Community Word

4TH GRADE

10-week Ballroom Dancing residency with Dancing Classrooms

5TH GRADE

10-week Filmmaking residency with Marquis Studios

Trout in the Classroom conservation education raise & release program

6TH GRADE

10-week Improvisation Acting residency with Marquis Studios

7TH GRADE

10-week Spoken Word Poetry Slam residency with Marquis Studios

8TH GRADE

10-week Ballroom Dancing residency with Dancing Classrooms