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A Message from Our Principal

I am honored you selected the Purvis J. Behan Elementary School as your home.  Each year, we look forward to an exciting and enriching learning experience for our students.  You have selected a school that believes in creating experiences full of challenge, adventure, inquiry, discovery, and just plain old fun!  Having you and your child join our family will make this journey that more exciting.  Each year is filled with activities and events to enrich, motivate and inspire our children – and parents.  We are proud to say, our students love it here... [more]


Wednesday, April 23

NYS EXAMS (Grades 3, 4, & 5)
Wednesday, April 30; Thursday, May 1; Friday, May 2

NEW Scroll to bottom of page for full size calendar!

Volunteering - Sign Up!!

Lunch & Recess Volunteers 
ALWAYS needed and appreciated

11:10 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.; Pre-K to 2nd grades. 
(Pre-K students eat lunch in their classrooms.)

12:15 p.m. – 1:10 p.m.; 3rd to 5th grades.

School Tours

Our school tours are completed for the 2013 - 2014 school year.  Please download a copy of our school brochure above.  Thank you for your interest in PS11.

Middle School Information

(for 3rd, 4th, 5th grades)

PS11 Guidance Counselor C. Diane Nathaniel
718-638-2661 x2010

Join the PS11 PTA Listserve!

Join the PS11 community online. Get announcements and other important information via email. This is a private Yahoo group for current PS11 parents and caregivers.
Please send an email to:

Please include your name, your child(ren)'s name, and your child(ren)'s teacher. Applications will not be processed without this information.
T-shirts FOR SALE
at PTA Meetings & Events

$8 each or 2/$15 - CASH ONLY
PS11 Uniform
Mon - Thur:  White Tops, Navy Blue Bottoms
Gym Day:  White Tops or PS11 T-shirts, Red Bottoms, Sneakers
Fri:  Personal Choice Day

Shop, Clip and Raise Funds for PS11