Forest Elementary PS71

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Basic Information

Address: 62-85 Forest Ave. Ridgewood, NY 11385
County: Queens
District: NYCDOE D24
Phone Number: 718-821-7772
Fax Number: 718-368-7088
Principal: Indiana Soto

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Forest Elementary PS71
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Additional Information

School Type: K-12 Public
School ID: 24Q071
State District ID: New York
State School ID: New York
Grade Level: K-5
Founded: 18
School Setting:

In a residential area in Ridgewood, near public transportation, (M train, Bus)

School Schedule (Hours in Day): 6 hourds, 20 minutes
School Days in Calendar Year: 185
School Colors: Green and Gold
School Mascot: Owl
School Size: 850 Students
Classroom Size: 24 average
Classroom Teachers: 67
Student/Teacher Ratio: 18/1
Support Services:

AIS, RtI, OT, PT APE, Speech, ESL

Camp Programs: No
After School Programs: Yes
Summer School: No
PTA Organization: Yes
Computer Capabilities:

3 modern Mac labs

School Championships:

Junior Co-ed Cheer Squad

School Clubs:


Lunch Availability: Free Lunch to eligible students
Parking Spaces/Availability:

No,( parking on the street, only)

Uniform Guidelines:

Students are encouraged to wear uniforms

Mission Statement:

We believe our goal is to provide a solid educational foundation and a sense of community by engageing students in rich learning experiences As a school we strive each day to develop our students' knowledge, independence, confidence and character by building trust and encouraging meaningful relationships. We embrace learning by education through many diverse curricula continuing to build community among staff, students and families, Forest Elementary opens the pathway for a journey of life-ling learning and a clear vision for the future.

Philosophy/Belief Statement:

To love learning we need to engage the mind, body and soul.