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Welcome to The Bath Beach School

Mr. Jared Shapiro, Principal
Mrs. April Brandwein, Assistant Principal
Mrs. Samantha Wong-Premmana, Assistant Principal

Our primary mission is to educate, motivate, and nurture students in a collaborative learning environment. A strong home-school partnership ensures success and encourages a love of learning, so that each child flourishes and develops the skills necessary to become a life long learner and a productive citizen.

17th Avenue Side
Art Installation

Community and Citywide Education Council Elections: District 20

NED Show Assembly!

This assembly is for Grades 3-5 on February 2, 2023 @1:30pm. NED is a lovable cartoon character whose name is an acronym for Never give up, Encourage others, and Do your best. NED is simple, relatable and kid-focused.

Family Art Workshops at 163

Health and Safety at PS/IS 163

Click below to read the NYCDOE guidance that provides best practice considerations for schools for the 2022-2023 school year to help prevent the transmission of COVID-19 among students and staff.

NYCDOE Messages For Families

NYCDOE Summer Arts Institute 2023 

Click below to read the NYCDOE appliction to apply for the FREE Arts Intensive Summer Program for grades 7 & 8 for Summer 2023. Be sure to apply soon, as space fills up FAST! The deadline to apply is February 8, 2023.

Elementary School Admission

PS/IS 163 is committed to being a safe, welcoming, and culturally responsive community that supports the social and emotional health of all of our students. We promote and advocate for a positive school climate and environment for the members of the PS/IS 163 family and beyond. At PS/IS 163, we always place diversity, equity, and inclusion at the forefront of our school philosophy. For some helpful NYCDOE resources that are great for discussions at home with your children, please visit

Student Arrival and Dismissal 

Student Hours: 8:20am - 2:40pm (K-2 Dismissal will begin at 2:35. All other grades will dismiss at 2:40)

  • Grades K & 1 Bay 14th Street yard for arrival and dismissal

  • Grades 2-5 17th Avenue entrance for arrival and dismissal

  • Grades 6-8 Bay 14th Street entrance for arrival and dismissal

*Please note that the 17th Avenue and school yard doors will be closed at 8:25.  After that time, students will enter on the Bay 14th Street side and receive a later pass before going to class.

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