Welcome to PS 32's website!
Contact Information

Main Office  
(718) 984-1688

Main Office Fax Number
(718) 227-5736

School Nurse 
 (718) 227-9786 

PTA Office  
(718) 605-1241

Parent Coordinator
(718) 984-1688

School Assessment Team (718) 948-8010


Nancy Spataro

Assistant Principals:

Jodi Rosenberg

Evy Schultz

Jennifer Doren

PS 032 - The Giffords School
232 Barlow Avenue, Staten Island, New York 10308
Phone: 718-984-1688

To access the BOE School Food website please click on the lunch bag icon.  

To access this month's lunch menu please click here.
Click here to find out about some of the many extra programs, celebrations and events
in which the students participate.
2014 - 2015 Lunch Forms
Get a head start on the 2014 - 2015 School Year by filling out your school lunch form online. Please click the link below.
Text Messages

Pre - K                                                     2nd Grade

Kindergarten                                         3rd Grade

1st grade                                                4th Grade
                                   5th Grade

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Wednesday September 9      First day of school for all students
                                                Early dismissal for Kindergarten
                                           Staggered hours for Pre- K Early dismissal
                                            (Please click here to see letter.)
Thursday September 10        First full day Kindergarten students
                                           Early dismissal for Pre- K students 
Monday September 14         School Closed – Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday September 15        School Closed – Rosh Hashanah
Wednesday September 23    School Closed—Yom Kippur
Thursday September 24        School Closed—Eid al-Adha
Monday October 12              School Closed – Columbus Day
Thursday October 22            Pre-Kindergarten Non-Attendance Day
Tuesday November 3             School Closed for Students - Election Day
Thursday November 5            1/2 Day of School—11:20 AM
                                              Dismissal (Parent Teacher Conferences)
Wednesday November 11       School Closed – Veterans Day
Thursday November 27         School Closed – Thanksgiving Day Recess
Friday November 28               School Closed – Thanksgiving Day Recess
Thursday December 3            Pre-Kindergarten Non-Attendance Day
Thurs-Fri December 24-Jan 1, 2016 School Closed – Winter Recess

Monday January 4              Return to school
Monday January 18            School Closed – Martin Luther King, Jr. Day
Thursday January 28          Pre-Kindergarten Non-Attendance Day
Monday February 8            School Closed – Lunar New Year
Mon-Fri February 15-19       School Closed – Midwinter Recess
Monday February 22            Return to school
Thursday March 3              1/2 Day of School—11:20 AM  
                                            Dismissal (Parent Teacher Conferences)
Friday March 25                School Closed—Good Friday
Thursday April 21                Pre-Kindergarten Non-Attendance Day
Mon-Fri April 25-29            School Closed – Spring Recess
Monday May 2                    Return to school
Monday May 30                School Closed – Memorial Day
Thursday June 9                School Closed for Students –  Conference Day
Tuesday June 14                School Closed for Students –  Clerical Day for Teachers
Tuesday June 28               Last day of school for all students –  11:20 AM Dismissal
​If you are interested in the YMCA after school program please click on the link below to print the application.  It can be returned to P.S. 32 before June 26 to the attention of Jennifer Doren.   After June 26, please bring  it directly to the YMCA.  
Robert Palmeri | Site Director
YMCA of Greater New York
South Shore, Staten Island YMCA
PH: 718 815-8210 x1232

YMCA - Application 

YMCA- Medical Form

YMCA-Summer Letter 
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Pre-K-144 & Pre-K 146       Outside Individual Classroom Door (Elverton Avenue) 
Pre-K 145                          Exit 6 (Barlow Ave)
Classes K-140 & K-142     Outside Individual Classroom Doors - (Elverton Avenue)
Classes K-141 & K-143     Exit 6 (Barlow Avenue)
Grade 1                           Exit 7 -(Main Entrance – Stieg Avenue)
Grade 2                            Exit 7 – (Main Entrance – Barlow Avenue)
Grade 3                            Exit 2/3 - (Stieg Avenue)
Grade 4                            Exit 1- Bottom of Stairs - (Stieg Avenue)
Grade 5                           Exit 1-Top of Stairs - (Stieg Avenue)
Classes                            K/1-240, 2/3-210, 4-340, &5-341
                                        Gym Door Exit (Next to the Schoolyard)

Please be advised that the first day of school will be 8:00 am - 12:50 pm.