Welcome to 5th Grade

Welcome Parents/Guardians and Students to Fifth Grade!



The Fifth Grade Team is excited to begin the 2023-2024 School Year with you. As we embark on a new experience in 5th grade, our goal is to encourage and support happy, healthy, and successful learners. Fostering a classroom environment of inclusion and respect for all students is our primary focus. We will work to promote an atmosphere that is thoughtful and engaging, with an emphasis on every student’s emotional well-being.


Providing on-going vigorous and meaningful learning activities will allow each child the opportunity to participate in team-building, problem-solving, and discovery tasks.


As students slowly become acclimated back to school, it is imperative that each child is safe, and their transition is smooth. We anticipate a rewarding school year.


Thank you in advance for your cooperation and support.

5 Squad,


Ms. S. Black – English Language Arts and Social Studies Sblack5@schools.nyc.gov


Ms. C. Grayman – Math and Science cgrayman@schools.nyc.gov


Mr. J. Levis – ICT (Integrated Co-Teacher) – ELA and Math jlevis@schools.nyc.gov

Welcome to the 2023-2024 Physical Education school year!

 I am looking forward to another great school year. Physical Education is part of school in which learning experiences are provided through motor movement. Please make sure your 5th -8th grade students wear the Physical Education uniform to school on the days they have P.E. Wearing the uniform is important because it allows students the ability to move around freely and helps teach them hygiene. The P.E. uniform is as follows: sneakers, navy blue or grey sweatpants and the grey school t-shirt (which can be purchased from the school website) or a plain white, grey or navy blue t-shirt.