P.S. 140 Nathan Straus
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P.S. 140 Nathan Straus in the Lower East Side is a school serving grades Pre-K through 8. This school is in its own building.
In the Pre-K classes, teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions. Children are encouraged to communicate and learn language skills through books, puppets or blocks. They have lots of time to talk and ask questions. The principal has been leading this school since 2014.
This school prioritizes children who live in District 1, but anyone is welcome to apply. To see if your address is in the district for this school please use our school search. For more information about school enrollment and advice on how to find a program, please visit our New to NYC page .
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