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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]


Thursday, November 27 & Friday, November 28

Tuesday, December 2

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Volunteering - Sign Up!!

Lunch & Recess Volunteers 
ALWAYS needed and appreciated

Lunch period #1 11:05AM-11:55AM, Pre-K, Grades 1 & 2
(Pre-K students eat lunch in their classrooms.)
Lunch period #2 12:00PM-12:50PM; Grades 3, 4 & 5

Upcoming Events
*check back for additional volunteer opportunities or email

School Tours 2014 - 2015
Please click on a date and sign up for a tour of our school.
Thank you for your interest in PS11.

Friday, November 7, 2014; 8:45AM-10:30AM
Thursday, December 11, 2014; 8:45AM-10:30AM
Friday, January 9, 2015; 8:45AM-10:30AM
Tuesday, January 27, 2015; 8:45AM-10:30AM

Middle School Information

(4th, 5th grades)

Alain Beugoms, Assistant Principal, I.A.

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

A Message from outgoing student Class President 2013 - 2014

Hey PS11,

For all of you who may not know who I am, my name is Imani D. , your 2013 - 2014 student body president.

PS11 is a very great learning environment.

The teachers are very nice and will push you to do your best.

Your experience here at PS11 will be AWESOME!

PS11 will be like your second home!

I enjoyed my time here at this school and will be sure to pop up at major school events to show my support .

I loved this school so much. I even recorded my first music video right here!!!

If you want to check it out, look up "Mani and Maiya Look at my Socks" on YouTube.

I want you to know that I am wishing you all the best this year .
Try your best!

Remember to respect yourself and others!

Always believe that you are awesome because you are!


Imani D.


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.
A Message from Our PTA

Welcome to the 2014 - 2015 School Year!

YOU are the PTA!

On behalf of the PS11 PTA Executive Board, we are delighted to welcome you all to the 2014 - 2015 school year. We continue to have many great initiatives underway and we have another great year ahead... [more]


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