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Welcome to MS53.ORG 1045 Nameoke, Far Rockaway, NY Read Principal Wilkins' SUMMER MESSAGE ABOUT OUT
2021-22 SEPTEMBER RE-OPENING
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WE BEGIN

2021 Summer Packets

Attention MS 53 students, parents & guardians.

Thank you for another successful year here at Middle School 53! In efforts to better prepare you for the next grade, we have attached your assignment for ELA and Math, which must be completed over the summer break.

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Our Dress Code

Learn more about MS 53's mandatory dress code now.

Our Dress Code

Learn more about MS 53’s mandatory dress code now.

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ORIENTATION

2021-22 Student Handbook

Students and parents, we recommend you access the 2021-22 Brian Piccolo Middle School Student Handbook which explains many of our school expectations and policies for in-person and remote learning.

You can access it by clicking the button below. You will need to use your MS 53 account to access these documents.

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Pre-Registration is Now Open

Parents, families, and students are welcomed to join our MS 53 family.

To pre-register your child, use our form to begin the process of registering your students.

Register today.

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Need Help?

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Help & Support

You can email us at info@ms53.org or complete our support form using the button below.

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Ms. Wilkins' Letter to Families

Read this important letter from Ms. Wilkins about our 2021-22 full re-opening

Ms. Wilkins’ Letter to Parents

Read this important letter from Ms. Wilkins about our 2021-22 full re-opening

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2021 Graduation Video

Access our 2021 Graduation Video here.

The 2021 Graduation Video

Click the button to relive the Grade 8 2021 Graduation.   You’ll need an MS53.org account to access the 2020 Graduation page.

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Our New Mission & Vision

Read our new Mission and Vision statements.

Our New Mission & Vision

Under the new leadership of our appointed Principal Zoanne Wilkins, MS 53 will launch its renaissance with a new mission and vision.

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FOUNDED: 1972

MS 53 has tirelessly served
the Rockaway community
for more than 4 decades

STUDENTS: Approx. 180

Our scholars work hard
to greater independence, socio-
emotional growth and self.

GRADUATION RATE: 99%

Our students learn to be global citizens
by forging social and academic skills through collaboration

LOCATION: FAR ROCKAWAY, NY

We are located in the heart of
downtown Far Rockaway in
Queens, New York

TEACHER-STUDENT: 1:20

Our highly-qualified, dedicated
staff builds lasting and meaningful
relationships with our students

RIGOROUS INSTRUCTION

Our students are becoming informed global citizens
by forging academic and social skills through collaboration.

VISIT OUR SCHOOL

Great things happen at MS 53.
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or get involved.

WHAT WE'RE LEARNING

Find out about our curriculum,
instruction and subject classes