• The Petrides School  
    Educational Excellence for the 21stCentury

    715 Ocean Terrace   Staten Island, New York 10301

    Telephone (718) 815 – 0186  Fax (718) 815 – 9538

    Joanne Buckheit, Principal                                 Anthony Tabbitas, Assistant Principal


    Mr. Anthony Tabbitas, High School Assistant Principal

    (718) 815 - 0186

    Extension: 23141





    College Now Courses


    College Now summer Registration will be held Monday, April 29th through Friday, May 3 from 2:00-6:00 pm at the CSI campus in the CollegeNow office in building 1A room 208.

    A link to the summer 2019 student application can be found here. Students can also pick up an application in Mr. Tabbitas' office. 

    Please note the new immunization policy requires a copy of the immunization record for each applicant but does not require a doctors signature. In addition to the completed application, students should bring the appropriate documentation (copy of social security card, copy of unofficial transcript, immunization record). Applications cannot be processed without all necessary documentation.

    All students must meet the prerequists requirements prior to applying.




    A New Partnership

    The Petrides School & Elevate Education


    Executive Functioning is the target of this new Freshman Seminar workshop program. Check out their website for more information as well as some helpful tips to help students stay organized.

    Elevate Education


    Elevate Education is a research-based study skills company. We train students to develop 21st Century study skills and academic behaviors used by the world’s highest-performing students, with the goal of unlocking greater levels of academic achievement. Elevate has been researching the science of student success for 17 years, and works with over 1 million students each year across 16 countries.



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    The Michael J Petrides School PTA is proud to offer our Annual Scholarship. Four graduating High School Seniors will receive a $1,000 scholarship award. 







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    National Honor Society 

     School Tutoring Service


    All grades in all subject areas



    Day Time Location
    Monday 1:30 - 2:20 B57
    Tuesday       1:30 - 2:20   


    Wednesday    1:30 - 2:30  


    Thursday    1:30 - 2:30




    Registrants will be matched to NHS tutors according to subject area and availability

    See Ms. Salem for additional day & times




    High School Student Support Center


    Students in need of additional academic support can visit our Student Support Center. During lunch or a free period students can visit B130 to utilize a computer for school work or seek assistance from one of our available teachers. This is a wonderful opportunity for students who seek additional help in any of their subjects.



    Free - Online Tutoring

    with Khan Academy






      Spring Season Is Here


    All of our teams are looking for participants. If your child is interested in joining a team, have them speak to the coach. All sports require a medical and parental consent as well as a tryout. Spring sports includes Varsity Boys Baseball, Varsity Coed Golf, Varsity Boys Handball, Varsity Girls Lacrosse, Varsity Girls Softball, Varsity Outdoor Track and Varsity Tennis 

    All teams follow the PSAL Student-Althlete Eligibility Rules and Regulations. For more information visit PSAL RULES OF ELIGIBILITY


    Students should see Mr. Duffy for more details.




    Parents should contact Mr. Doctor for Pupil Path information. adoctor2@schools.nyc.gov 




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    Volunteer Opportunities
     Checkout the updates for volunteer opportunities in the community 


    MLK Serve-a-Thon 2019

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    Join Hunger Free America for our annual Martin Luther King, Jr. Day Serve-a-Thon. This year, we are hosting a week of service events starting on Monday, Jan. 14, 2019 and finishing up on MLK Day, Monday, Jan. 21, 2019. Help us honor Dr. King’s legacy as a civil rights and anti-poverty leader and activist by volunteering to help advance food security in our communities.

    Click here to register yourself or as a team.

    MLK service opps




    Parents of HS Seniors planning on attending a CUNY


    Students planning on planning on attending a CUNY in September and are not considered college ready must improve their Regents scores or pass a CUNY ACCUPLACER.



    Students can demonstrate that they meet the University’s college readiness requirements based on their SAT, ACT, or NY State Regents test scores:

    Reading And Writing

    Students may meet the college readiness requirement in reading and writing by documenting any one of the following:

    • SAT I Verbal score of 480 or higher or SAT Critical Reading score of 480 or higher or SAT Evidence-Based Reading and Writing (EBRW) section score of 480 or higher
    • ACT English score of 20 or higher
    • NY State English Regents score of 75 or higherStudents may meet the college readiness requirement in mathematics by documenting any one of the following:
    • Mathematics
    • SAT Math score of 500 or higher
    • SAT Math Section (exam date March 2016 and thereafter), score of 530 or higher
    • ACT Math score of 21 or higher
    • NY State Regents:
      • Common Core Regents: Score of 70 or higher in Algebra I or a score of 70 or higher in Geometry or a score of 65 or higher in Algebra 2.
      • Score of 80 or higher in Integrated Algebra or Geometry or Algebra 2/Trigonometry AND successful completion of the Algebra 2/Trigonometry or higher-level course.
      • Score of 75 or higher in one of the following:
        • Math A or Math B
        • Sequential II or Sequential III    If you have any questions regarding your child high school transcript or if they are considered college ready, please contact Ms. Dennison, Ms. Troost or Mr. Tabbitas at 718-815-0186.
    • For more information, check out the following websites