PS 9 Cyber Monday Auction 2016 is now offically OPEN!


Hit Me With Your Best Bid!


Auction proceeds directly benefit every PS 9 student. Funding secures full-day teaching assistants in each K-5 class, cutting the student to teacher ratio in half. This gives students and teachers a greater capacity to focus, manage time efficiently, and be nimble during instruction. No other school in the area has full-day assistant teachers in every grade. Additionally, the proceeds provide the children with enrichment programs like Spanish, chess, art, music, and a librarian.
The auction will run from November 28th to December 5th, 2016: please click here to start bidding!!


Check out, bid, and win amazing New Year’s Resolutions & Planning items, including:

  • Summer Camps
  • Children Classes
  • Fitness
  • Unique Experiences

Make your Bid to support an amazing education for our children!
Auction items guaranteed to delight and surprise. So, tell your friends, family, community and Hit Me With Your Best Bid!

80’s at 9 Trivia Night – Dec. 6th, 8-10pm


How many of you have 80’s memories of music, TV, movies, pop culture, and sports stored in the useless information part of your brain?  It is time to take those memories out and use it at the 80’s At 9 Trivia Night.  

The event will take place on Tuesday December 6th, 8-10pm at Prohibition (503 Columbus Ave. Between 84th/85th Street).   There will be happy hour drink pricing and finger food is included.   Form a team of 5 ($100/team), non P.S.9 parents are welcome, and sign up with Scot Steinberg or contact him with any questions at sponsorship@ps9parents.org

Don’t feel like being on a team? First 20 people who email Scot at sponsorship@ps9parents.org first can watch the event for $5. 

Click here for more details about the event.

This event is being sponsored by Deer Mountain Day Camp.


Information Regarding Re-Zoning

Information regarding the re-zoning is available on the DOE’s website, here.

Families who are interested in finding out which schools they will be zoned to for the 2017-18 school year can find this information by entering their home address using the DOE’s School Search.

2015-16 NYC School Survey for PS 9


This report summarizes the survey responses that parents, teachers, and students at P.S. 009 Sarah Anderson provided on the 2015-16 NYC School Survey.


Questions are categorized by the six elements of the Framework for Great Schools. Based on robust research, the six elements of the Framework for Great Schools identify the areas that must improve to increase student achievement.

  • Rigorous Instruction
  • Collaborative Teachers
  • Supportive Environment
  • Effective School Leadership
  • Strong Family-Community Ties
  • Trust


View the 2015-16 NYC School Survey for PS 9.

 Thank You to all our Halloween Hop Sponsors


Thank you to our Halloween Hop sponsors for their contributions to the 2016 Halloween Hop and also thank you all for continuing to support our sponsors’ businesses. 



Black Cat Café:

And thank you to the many PS9 families who sponsored Games and Crafts activities!


  • Torok Family (Nail Decorating)
  • Chinniah-Moreno Family (Trick Or Treat Bag Decorating)
  • Gotlib Family (Jar Decorating)
  • Mitchneck-Gardy Family (Cupcake Decorating)


  • Anonymous Family (Monster Shock Wave)
  • Friedland-Zorek Family (Zombie Potty Toss)
  • Mastronardi Family (Go Fish)

Parent Leader Times


Chancellor’s Message: “Welcome to the new school year. I hope you had an enjoyable and restful summer. The work you do for our schools is invaluable, and I am greatly looking forward to collaborating during the months ahead. That is why I am very excited to introduce you to the first issue of Parent Leader Times. This quarterly newsletter was created to serve as a dialogue between us. I encourage you to see your role as both cheerleader and essential member of a “think tank” for parents across the City. Please use this newsletter as a tool for that think tank. Read more.

PS9 is Recipient of 2016 Rohatyn Prize


This award validates the hard work we have been doing around our Peer Collaboration Initiative and will provide resources which will allow us to build upon our success. It is our goal to use this award to sustain and expand the work of our Peer Collaboration Initiative and to further the mission of PS9:

By creating and maintaining a team environment in which teachers, administrators and parents work with each child to help him/her meet exceptionally high academic standards consistent with the Chancellor’s initiatives, PS 9 strives to fulfill its mission, “EVERY CHILD IN PS 9 WILL SUCCEED.”