Public School 85

The Great Expectations School

2400 Marion Ave.

Bronx, NY 10458

(718) 584-5275

School Hours

Monday: 7:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m.


7:30 a.m. to 2:55 p.m.

Parent Engagement Sessions - Tuesdays:

2:55 p.m. to 3:35 p.m.

Ted Husted


Public School 85 is committed to nurturing the intellectual,

physical, social and emotional development of all children and adults in our school.

Technology and the Arts will support the differentiation of teaching

and learning within small learning communities.

Our school family, together with our neighbors will cooperate

in maintaining a safe, caring, respectful, and exciting school environment.

Today … Tomorrow and for the FUTURE...

What's Going On at P.S. 85...

February 16th: Lunar New Year - SCHOOL CLOSED!

February 19th to 23rd: Mid-Winter Recess - SCHOOL CLOSED!

February 26th: School is OPEN!

We use i-Ready!

Students are required to complete

45 minutes of Reading


45 minutes of Math


or download the App

P.S. 85 is on a quest to be the BEST!

So read every day!

Be on MyOn!

Use your home library!

Go to the public library!

Read! Read! Read!

If you need your MyOn info,

your teacher will gladly help you!

P.S. 85 embraces the


to better serve you!

P.S. 85 examines feedback and how it impacts you!

To celebrate 85 years, we have a Facebook page that allows current and former staff members and former students to connect and to share their memories and accomplishments. Please join us in celebrating 85 amazing years in the P.S. 85 community. Contact Mr. Moore at for directions to an invitation to join the page.

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