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 Ext 2191

School Assessment Team (718) 948-8010


Nancy Spataro

Assistant Principals:

Jodi Rosenberg

Evy Schultz

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.
2020 - 2021 Lunch Forms
Get a head start on the 2020 - 2021 School Year by filling out your school lunch form online. Please click the link below.
The calendar for the school year 2019/ 2020 is as follows:
We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0.  If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact Michele Mancuso, Parent Coordinator at 718-984-1688 ext. 2191 to request assistance.  
Thursday     September 5           First day of school for all students 
                                                   Partial school time for Pre-K students
Friday          September 6          Partial school time for Pre-K students                  Thursday     September 12        Meet & Greet Curriculum Conferences 4:30-7:30 pm 
Monday       September 30        School closed-Rosh Hashanah
Tuesday      October 1               School closed-Rosh Hashanah 
Wednesday October 9               School closed-Yom Kippur 
Monday       October 14             School closed-Columbus day
Tuesday      November 5           School closed for students-Election day
Monday       November 11         School closed-Veterans day 
Thursday     November 14         1/2 day of school-11:20                  dismissal(Parent/Teacher  Conference                                                                                                        
Thursday     November 28         School closed-Thanksgiving day recess
Friday          November 29         School closed-Thanksgiving day recess
Mon-Wed     Dec 23- Jan 1        School closed-Winter Recess
Thursday     January 2               Return to school
Monday        January 20            School closed-Martin Luther King
Mon-Fri        Feb 17-21              School closed-Midwinter recess
Monday        February 24           Return to school
Thursday      March 5                 1/2 day of school-11:20 Dismissal (Parent Teacher                                                                                                                 Conference)
Wednesday  March 18               Pre-K Non Attenance Day
Thurs-Fri      April 9-April 17       School closed-Spring recess
Monday        April 20                  Return to school
Wednesday  May 7                    Parent Teacher Conference
Monday        May 25                  School closed-Memorial day
Tuesday       June 4                   School Closed-for students-Chancellor's Conf. DAy 
Thursday      June 6                   School closed for students- Clerical DAy
Friday           June 26                 Last day of school-11:20 Dismissal 
Main Office       

Main Office Fax

Parent Coordinator
  718-984-1688 ext 2191

School Nurse
   718-984-1688 ext 2250

PTA Office

School Assessment Team
For information regarding Think Central Click here
To sign up to receive an ipad from the DOE  Click here 

The following businesses will provide free wifi service:
AlficeUSA    1-866-200-9522
Spectrum     1-844-488-8395
Charter        1-877-906-9121
We encourage our school community to regularly visit to access the most current information
For information regarding child care Click here
For information about Free Grab and Go Meals from the DOE at P.S.32 Click here
Pandemic EBT Program (Debit Card) Information Click Here
To view a letter from Executive Superintendent Lodico regarding racism Click here
Beyond the Golden Rule-Preventing and Responding to Prejudice Click here
To View a letter from the Chancellor regarding racism Click here
Free e-books and audio books for Summer reading. Click here
DOE Summer  Reading Click here
Return to School 2020 web page Click here 
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 Chancellor's Family Information Sessions Flyer Click here 

UFT Parent Workshop: Blended Learning Click here
Chancellor's Letter Regarding Health & Safety Protocols for the 2020 Click here
Ms. Spataro Virtual Town Hall Meeting Click here
Reopening 2020 Parent feedback form Click here 
Chancellor's letter dated August 6, 2020 Click here