Some Queens schools remain closed, other to be relocated

PS 106 on Beach 35th Street is slated to be closed until Wednesday. Photo by Christina Santucci
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The majority of schools across Queens opened their doors Monday after a full week of being closed following Superstorm Sandy, though a number of schools in the borough remain closed until further notice or are being relocated.

The city Department of Education announced 17 Queens schools would be closed Monday to students. The schools are:

P.S./ IS 178 Holliswood

P.S. 098 The Douglaston School

Village Academy

M.S. 053 Brian Piccolo

P.S. 253

P.S. 232 Lindenwood

P.S. 104 The Bays Water

Wave Preparatory Elementary School

P.S. 215 Lucretia Mott

Academy of Medical Technology: A College Board School

Queens High School for Information, Research, and Technology

Knowledge and Power Preparatory Academy VI

Frederick Douglass Academy VI High School

P.S. 197 The Ocean School

P.S. 146 Howard Beach

P.S. 181 Brookfield

Cynthia Jenkins School

Hillcrest High School’s opening has been delayed until Wednesday. The department also announced that 17 schools would be temporarily relocated. Students at these schools are to report to the relocation school on Wednesday. The schools are:

Rockaway Collegiate High School

P.S. 047 Chris Galas

Channel View School for Research

Rockaway Park High School for Environmental Sustainability

Beach Channel High School

P.S. / M.S. 114 Belle Harbor

P.S. 207 Rockwood Park

P.S. 043

P.S. 106

Waterside Children’s Studio School

Waterside School for Leadership

P.S. 183 Dr. Richard R. Green

Scholars’ Academy

Goldie Maple Academy

P.S. 105 The Bay School

P.S./M.S 042 R. Vernam

P.S. 078

A listing of relocation schools is available on the DOE’s website at

Reach reporter Rich Bockmann by e-mail at or by phone at 718-260-4574.

Updated 1:36 pm, November 5, 2012
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