While at PS126/MAT students will engage in a creative and rigorous curriculum that is geared towards fostering collaboration, inquiry, research, public speaking and overall social emotional development.  Students will interact and incorporate technology in the core classes, with opportunities to learn coding, animation and robotics.  In eighth grade student, students will be offered the course work necessary to take the Earth Science and Algebra 1 Regents exams as well as the Spanish Language Proficiency exam.

Our elective program allows students to major in fine arts, percussion or band, providing students the necessary skills and preparation for high school auditions.  additionally, we have an extensive competitive sports program that offers sports for all students. 

Neighborhood: Chinatown

Address: 80 Catherine Street, New York, NY 10038

Shared Space : NO

Accessibility: Not Accessible

Subway: F to East Broadway . 4,5,6,J,Z to Brooklyn Bridge 2,3, A to Fulton Street

Bus: BM1, BM2, BM3, BM4, M103, M15, M15-SBS, M22, M9, QM11, QM25, QM7, QM8, X14, X15, X2,X42, X5, X8

6th Grade Orientation information

6th Grade Virtual Orientation - Friday, June 19th at 1:00 pm 

6th Grade Translated Orientation - Friday, June 19th at 2:00pm

Invite was be sent via email.

Please email Rebecca Johnson - Parent Coordinator at Rjohnson@schools.nyc.gov with any questions

Orientation Information and Forms - Please follow steps below to correctly fill out forms. 


Step One - 

6th Grade Elective Directions English (Click and Read )

6th Grade Elective Directions Chinese ( Click and Read)

Step Two - 

MAT Elective Major Process Video Explanation (English) 

Part 1(Click Here)

Part 2(Click Here) 

Step Three -

MAT Elective Major Form (Click, Reread Explanation, Fill Out and Submit)

6th Grade Dues Form (Click)

6th Grade Supply List (Click)

Middle School Tour Information and Sign-up

Please click graphic below for link to sign up for a tour

Please register on-line


212- 962-2188


Kindergarten Tour Information and Sign -up

Please Click Here 

Call us with any questions

212 962 - 2188

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