Faculty & Staff


Administration & Office Staff

Dr. D. L. Charles, Principal

C. Ynfante, Assistant Principal

H. Amos, Payroll Secretary

D. Greco, Pupil Accounting Secretary

Kindergarten Teachers

S. Simmons-Ganesh

J. Ninson

C. Smith

M. White (Paraprofessional)

1st Grade Teachers 

S. Rojas

B. Thompson

L. Okafor (Special Education)

J. Drenzyk (Paraprofessional)

Y. Class (Paraprofessional)

2nd Grade Teachers

T. Vaughan-Samuels

Z. Pino

S. DeRenzis (Special Education)

C. Pryce

J. Drenzyk (Paraprofessional)

Bridge Grades 2/3 Teachers

C. Moure

K. Brown (Paraprofessional)

A. Baez (Paraprofessional)

L. Francis (Paraprofessional)

3rd Grade Teachers

J. Lyn 

L. McGee 

C. Pryce (Paraprofessional)

4th Grade Teachers

S. Harvey

D. Selivan

Bridge Grades 4/5 Teachers

D. Austin (Special Education

P. Fusco (Paraprofessional)

M. Lisath (Paraprofessional)

5th Grade Teachers

D. Davis-Jno Baptiste

K. Pacicca

C. Carr (Special Education)

Cluster Teachers

N. Addico, Technology

Vacancy, Physical Education

S. Dunlap, Visual Art

R. Pennicott, Science

Guidance Counselors

M. Samboy, Grades K-2 Mandates & Grades K & 1 Crisis

J. Carbonaro, Grades 3-5 Mandates & Grades 2 & 3 Crisis

L. Romain, Grades 4 & 5 Crisis

School Based Support Team

C. Festa (Psychologist)

K. Yates (Social Worker)

Service Providers 

R. Ogorek, Speech

A. Leandre-Francis, OT

C. D'Abbraccio, PT

L. Comer, SpEd Intervention Teacher/SETTS

Custodial Team

J. Miller

L. Harris

M. Abreu

L. Acosta

R. Smith

Cafeteria Team

D. Beckford-Reynolds

T. Wright

K. Bell

S. Haneef

A. White

School Aides

R. Cruz

L. Parker

R. Rodriguez

School Nurse

J. Acquah

School Safety Agent

N. Paulin

Respect for All Liaison 

M. Samboy

Sexual Harassment Liaison

M. Samboy

Suicide Prevention Liaison

J. Carbonaro

Teamwork: Together We Achieve the Extraordinary.

The DOE is committed to creating and supporting learning environments that reflect the diversity of New York City. We believe all students benefit from diverse and inclusive schools and classrooms. We strive to welcome and support all students, families, and school staff.

P.S. 87 Schedule

Morning Arrival is at 7:45 a.m. School begins promptly at 8:10 a.m.


Kindergarten: Main Entrance on Bussing AvenueGrade 1: Exit 5 - Door closest to Bussing & Grace AvenuesGrade 2: Exit 5 - Door closest to Bussing & Grace AvenuesGrade 3:  Exit 7 - Side door on Edson AvenueGrade 4: Exit 7- Side door on Edson AvenueGrade 5: Main Entrance on Bussing Avenue


Kindergarten:  2:25 p.m. Main Entrance on Bussing AvenueGrade 1:  2:25 p.m.  - Exit 5 - Door closest to Bussing & Grace AvenuesGrade 2: 2:30 p.m. - Exit 5 Door closest to Bussing & Grace AvenuesGrade 3: 2:25 p.m. - Exit 7 - Side door on Edson AvenueGrade 4: 2:30 p.m. -Side door on Edson AvenueGrade 5: 2:30 p.m. - Exit 7 -Side door on Edson Avenue

NYC Schools Account

If you have not done so, you need to create a NYC Schools Account to access your child's Report Card.  Please sign up for one here
Contact our parent coordinator - Susan Garcia for further assistance or any additional information you may need for your child at 347-563-4963. 

Food Form for Remote Students

Food Form for Remote Students -
Click here to access to Breakfast & Lunch.


Having trouble with your DOE IPAD? Here are some resources to help you Parents!

DOE COVID & Health Screening

Click here to updated or access Student DOE Covid Consent Form
 Learn more on DOE Health Screening for students entering school each day here.

Free Child Care Options

Are you in need of free child care options for children from 3-K through 8th grade on days when they are scheduled for remote learning? Check out Learning Bridges.