OUR MISSION

At the Benjamin Franklin Health & Science Academy (PS/IS 157), we partner with students, caregivers, and our community to provide a hands-on, project-based learning environment that fosters critical thinking and challenges students from all backgrounds. Through inclusive classrooms and a focus on health and wellness and the environment, our students become civic leaders in the multicultural and multi-able world of New York City and beyond.

OUR COMMUNITY EXPECTATIONS

As members of PS/IS 157 community we...

DO THE RIGHT THING

  • We work to make our community a better place.

  • We celebrate the efforts and accomplishments of all members of our community.

  • We treat others the way we want to be treated.

  • We choose the correct path, not the easiest.

  • We think about the impact of our actions.

  • We use language that is caring and supportive.

  • We expect that all members of our community act in ways that support our culture.

 

COME TO SCHOOL PREPARED AND USE SCHOOL TIME FOR LEARNING

  • We come to school on time, dressed for success, and with the necessary materials for learning.

  • We set challenging yet attainable goals and make plans to achieve them.

  • We come to school open to new ideas and experiences.

 

REFLECT ON OUR EXPERIENCES

  • We set aside time, every day, to think about the choices we make.

  • We use our learning and experience to inform how we live.

 

LOOK FOR SOLUTIONS TO PROBLEMS

  • We look for positive and productive solutions to problems.

  • We look for the heart of the issue and seek the best possible solution for our community.

Our School
We are a public magnet school in Brooklyn serving grades Pre-K to 8. Through rigorous and engaging project-based learning, our students develop a deep academic, social, and physical wellness foundation to prepare them for high school and beyond.

We're excited to announce that registration for the WR Arts: After-school program for 3K - Pre-K students at P.S/I.S 157 is NOW OPEN! Here's all you need to know about the program:

For 3K & Pre-K students only

  • Performing Arts/ Dance based Enrichment

  • A minimum of 5 students needed per day

  • Each day will have 2 -3 teaching artists on hand, teaching andkeeping care

  • All programing happens insideyour child's school

  • Sibling & multi-day discounts/Payment plans too!

REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE
REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE
REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE
REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE

  • Prices are based on a singular day for a 14-week enrollment.

 Example: If you would like to choose "Little Hip-Hop" for a HALF-DAY, your child would attend ONE DAY every week for 14 weeks until 4:30PM at the price of $338*** (Price will lower after discount is applied at checkout)

Example #2: If you would like to choose "Sing-a-Song" & "Kooky Crafting" for a FULL-DAY, your child would attend ONE DAY every week for 14 weeks until 5:50PM at the price of $520*** (Price will lower after discount is applied at checkout)


Example #3: If you would like to choose "Make a Move", "World Traveler", "Pint Sized Pop", and "Kooky Crafting", your child would attend TWO DAYS every week for 14 weeks until 5:50PM at the price of $1040*** (Price will lower after discount is applied at checkout)

Also, for a limited time only, P.S/I.S 157 students have the opportunity to receive a discounted price for the after-school program! See brochure below for our special DISCOUNT CODE - VALID UNTIL September 7th, 2022!


REGISTER NOW USING THE FOLLOWING LINK:


REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE
REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE
REGISTER FOR WR ARTS HERE


We look forward to your enrollment in this great opportunity. If you have any questions, or would like additional clarification on prices, please reach out to the parent coordinator, Ms.Gonsalez at sgonsalez@schools.nyc.gov (718) 622-9285 ext:2082 or contact WR ARTS at info@WRarts.org (917) 847-5727.

FOR REFERENCE, HERE'S THE WEEKLY SCHEDULE:

 
Contact us

We are now accepting registrations for the  2022-2023 Academic Year.