District 5

District 5 starts far west at the Hudson River and 122nd Street and moves east in a jagged fashion, north to 155th Street and the East River.

District 5 Contacts

123 Morningside Drive, Unit 2 - Room 235
New York, NY 10027 - Map
[email protected]
www.cec5.org/

Superintendent:

Each district has two superintendents--one in charge of elementary and middle schools, one in charge of high schools--who appoint principals, evaluate schools and approves budgets.
Elementary and middle school superintendent: Danika Rux, (212) 222-0473 ext. 2355
High school superintendent: Vivan Orlen, (212) 356-3880

 

For individual parent concerns, contact:

Elementary and middle school family support coordinator: Carla Tenorio, (212) 222-0473 ext. 2355
High school family support coordinator: William Mark, (212) 356-3880
 

For help with PTAs or district-wide events, contact:

Elementary and middle school family leadership coordinator: Ernest Clayton, (212) 222-0473 ext. 2355
High school family leadership coordinator: Damaris Frias, (212) 356-3880

 

Enrollment:

To enroll your child, go to the school or the nearest Family Welcome Center, not the district office.

Family Welcome Center 

388 W. 125th St. 7th Floor, Room 713
New York, NY 10027 - Map
Phone: (212) 342-8304
This center handles both general education and special education enrollment

 

Community Education Council:

The elected members of the Community Education Council (CEC) approve school zoning lines and advise on education policy.
CEC: Community Education Council 5, (212) 222-1395 ext. 2321
123 Morningside Drive, Unit 2 - RM 213, New York, NY 10027
www.cec5.org/

 

District 5 office

123 Morningside Drive, Unit 2 - Room 235
New York, NY 10027 - Map

 

Special Education:

Most questions about special education can be answered by your child's teacher or principal. If you are new to New York City or your child attends private or parochial school, contact the nearest Committee on Special Education for an evaluation.

Committee on Special Education 

Fabiana Czemerinski
388 W. 125th St.
New York, NY 10027 - Map
Phone: (212) 342-8300
If these offices can not answer your questions, see DOE contacts.