P.S.132M | Juan Pablo Duarte

Take A Closer Look!

We offer a comprehensive and exciting learning experience for students. Our elementary program features a curriculum that encompasses the core subjects of language arts, social studies, mathematics, science, computer technology, music and visual arts, and physical education.

Our Curriculum

Teachers integrate experiences in art, music, dance, physical education, and technology into daily instruction to nurture our student’s creativity, innovation, and problem-solving skills.

Reading & Writing

In English Language Arts (ELA) students learn to become effective readers and writers.


In mathematics we teach students to have solid understanding of concepts, and to work through problems with skill and ease.


All students are curious about the world in which they live, which makes them natural scientists. Science helps them make sense of the world around them. It provides opportunities for students to investigate this world and explain how and why things happen.

Social Studies

In social studies students use rich content, major themes and big ideas to learn history, geography, economics, civics, citizenship, and government.

STEAM Courses

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Elevate Science is a complete K-5 science curriculum that supports critical thinking and elevates learning and teaching. The curriculum offers print and digital curriculum and is aligned to the Next Generation Science Standards. It provides students with the opportunity to explore by introducing engaging phenomena to students.

Teachers College Reading and Writing Project (TCRWP)

Our school partners with TCRWP to provide our students with reading and writing instruction that is student centered. Through research and curriculum development, TCRWP’s goal is to provide all students with opportunities for powerful and joyful engagement with literacy. We believe that together, our work centers on young people working with agency, learning skills in phonics, comprehension, and the craft of writing, transferring their learning across the curriculum and throughout their lives.

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We believe students are problem solvers and innovators. We offer Lego Robotics because SPIKE Prime engages students through playful learning activities to think critically and solve complex problems. The projects range in complexity but offer all students easy entry to limitless creative design possibilities, SPIKE Prime helps students learn the essential STEAM and 21st century skills needed to become the innovative minds of tomorrow… while having fun!


enVision math combines blended digital and print materials. It combines problem-based learning and visual learning to deepen students’ conceptual understanding, helping teachers meet each student at their level and providing them the tools for continual growth.

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During STEAM Family Fridays families are welcomed to learn alongside students. Students and families engage in fun hands-on activities designed to develop problem-solving and critical thinking skills.

Extra Curricular Activities

A selection of fun and varied activities are available for K-5 students during the fall and spring.

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Art Club

Teaching Artist and Teachers provide students with additional opportunities for creative expression 2-3 times a week throughout the school year. All public school students should have access to high-quality arts education, which may include dance, moving image, music, theater, and/or visual arts.


Principal’s Advisory Council consists of students in grades 2-5 elected by their classmates to represent their grade/class in bi-weekly meetings with school leadership. Students share their ideas and insights on ways to enhance learning experiences.

Music Club

Our students have access to 6 years of piano tutoring for free!


Dance Club

We partner with dancing classrooms to provide a Dancing Classrooms residency where Teaching Artists and teachers create environments and model behaviors that offer young people a place to thrive and engage in the joy, discipline and teamwork of social dance.

Brain Power Wellness

Brain Power Wellness teaches physical and mental brain breaks, mindfulness practices, and social emotional wellness strategies that support a positive classroom atmosphere.

Student Garden

Students learn successful gardening techniques and science in action while tending to the garden on the JPD complex.

Get in Touch!

Location: 185 Wadsworth Ave
New York, NY 10033

Telephone: (212) 927-7857

Email: info@ps132m.org

Hours: M-F: 8:20 AM- 2:40 PM

Get in Touch!

Location: 185 Wadsworth Ave
New York, NY 10033

Telephone: (212) 927-7857

Email: info@ps132m.org

Hours: M-F: 8:20 AM- 2:40 PM