PS/IS 48

School Hours

 Student drawing of a dragon 

Please remember that school hours are 8:00 a.m. – 2:20 p.m. Monday - Friday.

The breakfast program begins from 7:30 a.m.

NYCID, SONYC and COMPASS after school programs runs until 6:00 p.m.

It is of the utmost importance that your child arrives to school on time & is picked up on time.

Arrival & Dismissal Procedures

 Student artwork of flowers 

Safety Tips:

Please utilize the Stop & Drop (Entrance on Richmond Road – first driveway) for morning drop off.  Gates will close promptly at 8:00 am.

Students should only cross the street at the corners of Venice Ave and Targee Street, and Richmond Road and Spring Street.

Never cross in the middle of the street.

Always exit the car on the curb side of the street.

Please do not double or triple park.

Please do not block driveways.

Please do not park in the staff parking lot.

Drive slowly and cautiously, you never know when a child decides to run into the street.

If children are waiting at the corner please allow them to cross the street safely.

Move your car promptly if you are asked to move your car by a school staff member, remember their primary concern is the safety of all children.

Proper Attire

   PS/IS 48 Physical Education T-Shirt

The School Leadership Team is happy to announce the school spirit/uniform policy for the upcoming school year.  While our school does not have a mandatory uniform policy, we encourage our students to wear spirit wear as often as possible. We would like all students to wear PS/IS 48 gear each Friday that is not designated a special school spirit day.  

The PS/IS 48 Phys. Ed. Website offered in partnership with HN Outfitters will continue to be used to order our gym uniform. Students should wear gym uniforms or sweatpants on days that their class is scheduled for Physical Education. The PTA is currently working with our Brooklyn partners to lower the shipping costs for the upcoming school year.   

The school attire, any of the options listed above, should be worn Monday-Thursday; Fridays will be School Spirit days. 


Please remember to dress your child in appropriate school clothing.  Shorts and skirts should not be too short (the length must be no shorter than where their fingertips fall at their sides), tank tops should be worn with a covering and no open shoes or flip-flops should be worn. 

Entering and Exiting the Building

 Main Entrance of PS/IS 48 School Building 

Visitors Entering the building must use the main doors and first stop at the security desk and sign in with a valid photo ID. 

In order to ensure the safety of our students as they travel to class, our main entrance and office will not be open to parents/guardians/guests until 8:15AM each day.

When exiting the school, everyone must use the main doors.  All other doors are alarmed throughout the day and opening any other door will result in setting off the alarms.  Please be sure to inform the security agents of your departure.

Respect For All

 Respect for All logo 

The NYC DOE launched the citywide Respect For All program in 2007 to build the capacity of staff and students to actively promote a community of inclusion in each of our schools.

The NYC DOE is committed to maintaining a safe and supportive learning environment that is free from harassment, intimidation and/or bullying and from discrimination based on actual or perceived race, color, citizen-ship/immigration status, religion, creed, national origin, disability, ethnicity, gender, gender identity, gender expression, sexual orientation, or weight.

Our Respect for All Liaison is:

Christine Reese, Guidance Councilor

Upcoming School Events

  • Tottenville HS Trip 722

    P.S. 048 - William G. Wilcox
  • 1st Grade Trip to Ocean Breeze

    P.S. 048 - William G. Wilcox
  • APE Trip to Andrew's Diner

    P.S. 048 - William G. Wilcox
  • K022, K023, K024 Library Visits

    P.S. 048 - William G. Wilcox
  • PTA Meeting

    P.S. 048 - William G. Wilcox
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