School News

  • Advanced Placement Exams Schedule

    All exams will take place in the morning.  Please be in the building by 7:30am.  Don't forget to bring a water bottle and writing utensils (#2 pencils).  No uniform required on day of test and all test takers will be able to leave school after the exam (around 12:00ish).  

    Monday, May 1st: Environmental Science

    Tuesday, May 2nd: Spanish Language & Culture

    Wednesday, May 3rd: English Literature & Composition

    Friday, May 5th: United State History

    Tuesday, May 9th: Calculus 

    Wednesday, May 10th: English Language & Composition


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  • Elective Class Options Survey: Fall 2017

    All current 9th, 10th and 11th graders should fill out the Elective Class Options Survey.   Your responses will help build your program for the fall semester.  


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  • Mandatory Incoming 9th Grade Orientation

    Attention all Class of 2021 (Incoming 9th Grade) there will be a mandatory orientation at Park East High School on Wednesday, May 31st starting at 5:30pm sharp!  

    There will be light refreshments as we go over 9th grade expectations, uniform ordering, and official school documents.  This will also be an opportunity to meet many staff members.   

    If you have questions, e-mail our Parent Coordinator, Melvin Peralta at or through phone at 212-831-1517 x.102.  We look forward to meeting all of our new families!  

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  • Chancellor Letter on Immigration and Frequently Asked Questions – January 30, 2017

    Please see the attached Chancellor Letter on Immigration and Frequently Asked Questions

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    If you are a school counselor and would like to request a private tour, please contact  Assistant Principal Mrs. Edmonds at

    Are you interested in joining the Park East family next fall?   Please click the ADMISSIONS tab above to learn more about our admissions process and to RSVP for a school tour!   Click the link below to schedule a tour date...

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  • Park East made the NY Post Top 40 Best NYC High School list!

    Click the link below to read about Park East on the Top 40 Best NYC High School list!

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Park East High School

Students Support Services

  • Park East goes beyond providing mandated services to students by proving all students with IEPs a resource period programmed into their schedules two to five times per week.
  • Park East offers ICT classes in ALL core subjects at EVERY grade level in order to best serve all of our students.
  • Park East offers all students teacher office hours twice per week before school starts to provide extra support.
  • Park East offers academic intervention services for ninth graders which promotes our 97% passing rate for the Integrated Algebra Regents.
  • Park East has two guidance counselors, one social worker, one psychologist, one ELL teacher and one speech teacher for a population of 432 students, 60 of whom have IEPs.
  • Students who are mandated to receive Speech have it programmed into their schedules.
  • In compliance with the new DOE Flex programming, there is a team to individually program each child with an IEP consisting of a guidance counselor, a grade level coordinator, the programming chair and the special education department chair.
  • In the spirit of total inclusion, students with IEPs at Park East do not all travel together as one group.
  • ICT classes are programmed first to ensure a thoughtful and beneficial blend for all students in each class.
  • Park East conducts a weekly Special Education team meeting consisting of the speech teacher, the special education teachers, an assistant principal and a guidance counselor.
  • Park East has a comprehensive PSAL sports program which supports the model of total inclusion and helps motivate students to attend classes and stay on track.
  • Twice yearly, Park East holds a family night for all families of Special Education students to provide support and address concerns.
  • Park East’s English Language Learner students have strong results on the NYSESLAT Exam and continue to receive support until graduation.