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Seed Study Celebration

12-16-16 Families,   It was such a joy to see first graders proudly sing and present all their hard work…

Rebecca and Nikki Hosted IEP Workshop

We hope that parents enjoyed the workshop on navigating the IEP process, hosted by Guidance Counselor Rebecca Newfield and SETSS…

Upcoming Events

Test Prep for State Tests


Test Prep for State Tests


Parent Workshop: Testing


Variety Show Parent Meeting


Second Grade Subway Study


A Message from Principal Maggie

Hello Peck Slippers!

Welcome to our brand new website!

Thank you for your patience as we worked to create this new site to serve our community.

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about our neighborhood

The Peck Slip School is located in the Historic South Street Seaport in Downtown Manhattan, right at the base of the Brooklyn Bridge. The South Street Seaport District features some of the oldest architecture in downtown Manhattan, and includes the largest concentration of restored early 19th-century commercial buildings in New York City.

Peck Slip itself was the site of the very first ferry service in the city, operated by Cornelius Dirckson with a small canoe.  The ferry ride cost 3 beads of wampum in 1630.  On the front of the Peck Slip school building, there is a beautiful piece of artwork by artist Duke Riley depicting this wonderful piece of history.

The Peck Slip School’s amazing historic location gives students the perfect backdrop for their studies of the Brooklyn Bridge, the Subway, and all things New York City.

support & resources

Bridge the Gap

Funds raised support and enhance the education that our children receive every day from their teachers, including: Art, Music, Science, Storytelling and more!

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Amazon Shop & Support

This is an easy way to contribute to our school.  Order your Amazon purchases from this link, and a percentage of your purchase will go to PS 343.

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Peck Slip School Store

Order your Peck Slip School gear right here – T-shirts, hoodies, bags, and more!  Wearing Peck Slip School merchandise is a great way to show your school spirit!

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Peck Slip PTA

Click here to go to the Peck Slip School PTA’s website.

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Manhattan Youth After School

Find out what After-School programs are offered for the students of PS 343.

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NYC Department of Education

The official website of the NYC Department of Education.

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