After school Programs

Beacon Program

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The Beacon Program is a Community Based Organization that is housed in our school building. The Beacon Program at PS/IS 217 is administered by The Child Center of New York. The program provides free care and activities after school for students and school age children living on Roosevelt Island in Kindergarten through Grade 8. Please email or call 718-577-5751 for more information.

Island Kids

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A fee-based after school program for PreK to Kindergarten run at PS/IS 217. Each day includes an enrichment program and care. Check out or contact for information.

Students enrolled in Island Kids or Beacon will be sent to the respective program by their classroom teacher at dismissal. The main office and teachers are not involved in managing these after school programs at PS/IS 217, please direct all your questions concerning these programs to the Island Kids or Beacon administrations.