P.S. 182

East Harlem

Up against limited resources to offer even the most basic educational services, P.S. 182 partnered with Change for Kids to bring their students the opportunities they urgently need. P.S. 182's goal its 350 students is to provide quality education that prepares them to become life-long learners in a global society. We are thrilled to help P.S. 182 grow toward this goal.

For more information, contact Director of Development Rahul Brahmbhatt at rahul@changeforkids.org.

Quick Facts: 

Principal: Yazmin Perez

Lead Sponsor: Open

Student Population: 350

92% receive free or reduced-price lunch

71% of children in the community are born into poverty

25% of families in the community live on less than $25,000 a year

Current Programs

Programs and Experiences

Story Pirates: Creative writing and literacy support for students in two grades

Museum Residency: Arts instruction and experiences for two grades through our partnership with the Children’s Museum of the Arts

Parent Workshops: Held throughout the year to support parent engagement and education

Bubble EATS: Nutrition education and programming for students, teachers, and parents

Bubble GROW: Students from PreK to fifth grade learn the science behind how food grows by participating in indoor and outdoor gardening activities

Leadership Support

School Manager: CFK staff member working on the ground at the school to develop and maintain relationships with the leadership team, parents, community members, program partners and volunteers

Principal Network: Opportunities for collaboration and learning with other CFK partner school principals

Volunteer Support

School Beautification Day: Transforming the halls and classrooms by painting bright and engaging murals, organizing and cleaning teaching resources, and making the school an even more engaging place to learn

Build-a-Book Day: The school's youngest readers and their parents make their very own, personalized ABC books

Career Day: Introduces students to new educational and professional experiences so they can chart a path to their futures

Family Field Day: Fun games, dancing, and sports help kickstart healthy habits for our students and their families

Collection Drives

School Supplies and Book Donations throughout the year

Food, Coat and Toy Donations in November and December