General Information

Our PS 12 telephone landlines are now fully operational. Our school telephone number is 718-953-4569.

In the event that you need to reach the school, please use the contact information listed below. We suggest leaving your name and number, so that we may return your call. 

Principal Watson:

Assistant Principal Garcia:

Judy Hurdle, Secretary:

Gladys Thom, Parent Coordinator:

PS 12: Arrival and Dismissal Information

School Time: 8:00AM- 2:20PM

3K - Pre-K Arrival and Dismissal 

  • Students will be dropped off and dismissed directly to and from their classrooms. 
  • Families will use the school's main entrance on Howard Avenue to enter the building. 
  • Students in 3K-Pre-K should arrive to the school building at 8:00 A.M. 
  • Students in 3K-Pre-K will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M. 

Kindergarten - Grade 5 Dismissal

  • Arrival: 
    • Students should arrive to the school building by 8:00 A.M.
    • Students will enter the building through the school's cafeteria doors on Howard Avenue close to St. Marks Avenue. 
  • Dismissal:
    • Students will be dismissed from the cafeteria through the Howard Avenue entrance close to St. Marks Avenue.
    • This is the same entrance students in K-5 use for arrival. 
    • Students in K-5 students will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M. 

Health Screening Information

According to the NYCDOE's Homecoming Health and Safety Guide for Families:

  • "Every student and staff member must complete the Health Screening Form ( prior to entering the school building each day.

Link to Online Health Screening Tool:

Paper Copy of Health Screening Questionnaire:

  • If students, parent or guardians, or building visitors are not able to submit the Health Screening Questionnaire online tool,  a printed copy will be provided.
    • The paper version of the health screening form may be requested on arrival at PS 12.