COVID-19 Response Page

Welcome to our COVID response page. Below you’ll find all the critical information about how PS176 will pivot to the 2020-2021 school year.  We are doing everything we can to make sure staff, students, and families are safe. Please check back regularly, as we will update the information here as conditions change.

Dear Parents,

The DOE is Opening Another Opt-in Window for In-Person Learning for Families.
Opt-in window for families beginning this Wednesday,
March 24 through Wednesday, April 7. Students in 3-K, pre-K, and grades K-5, including K-5 students in district 75, who opt into blended learning during this opt-in window will return to buildings in April. We will communicate more details as soon as possible.

How to Opt-in for in-person learning?

Beginning this Wednesday, March 24, parents can:
1) Visit the Learning Preference Survey at
to select blended learning for your child.
2) Families can also call 311.

Please note that the deadline is Wednesday, April 7.
Updates will be posted at

You can submit your consent for testing one of two ways:
1) Through your New York City Schools Account (NYCSA) under ‘Manage Account’, ( or
2) By completing and signing the consent form available here:

Please click below link for the translated update letter and consent form from October 21.
COVID-19 Student Testing Consent Form/Letter:

Translation will be available on:

DOE Health Screening Questionnaire:
(Please fill and bring the paper to school upon arrival)

For iPad Request, please go to:

iPad Troubleshoot:

If you need Tech Support, please submit a form to DOE Tech Support from below link.

P.S. 176 September School Reopening Meeting Presentation on September 10, 2020: