The Judge Charles J. Vallone School

      23-70 31st Street, Astoria, NY 11105

      Telephone: 718-278-3630 Fax: 718-278-8312

      Ann Gordon-Chang, Principal     Maria Samolis, Assistant Principal





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Dear Parent/Guardians:

 I would like to inform you that today June 26, 2015 was my last day working as a Parent Coordinator for PS 85Q.

There will be a new Parent Coordinator coming on board very soon and I am sure that you’ll be in good hands when you come back in September. 

I wish you all the best of luck and a happy and restful summer.

It was a pleasure working with all our PS 85Q families. 


Maria-Laura Arcos

PS85Q Cell Phone & Electronics Policy

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Title-1 Parent Involvement Policy-District 30

Política de Participación de los Padres -Districto 30

Report to Parents-Setting Goals

Informe a los Padres-Estableciendo Metas


“The mandatory uniform policy is intended to promote a more effective learning climate; foster school unity and pride; improve student performance; foster self esteem; eliminate label competition; simplify dressing and minimize costs to parents, teach children appropriate dress and decorum in their “work”; and help improve student conduct and discipline” School Uniform Letter


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Registration Requirements

Proof of Address: Two proofs of address must be provided. Current copies of the following documents may be used as proof of address. Any two of the documents below will be accepted as proofs.

*Gas or electric bill in parent's or guardian's name

*Document or letter from a federal, state or local government agency, including the IRS, Housing Authority, Human Resources Administration, Administration for Children's Services, and US Citizenship and Immigration Services.

*An original lease agreement, deed or mortgage statement for the residence

*A property tax bill for the residence

*A water bill for the residence

*Official payroll documents issued within the last 60 days. A letter form an employer is not acceptable.

Proof of Age: Original Birth Certificate, Baptismal Certificate, Passport or Immigration Record.

Proof of Immunization: 3DPT, 3 Polio, 2 MMR, 3 Hepatitis B and 1 Varicella

The child you are registering MUST come with you.

Transportation Information


Click here to look up your child's Transportation Information

Under Student Transportation Information, enter your child's ID and Education Type (General Ed. or Special Ed.) and click go.

General Education Bus Eligibility click here

Parent Orientation Video for Parent of English Language Learners

The video below is the orientation video for parents and families of English Language Learners in 13 languages: Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French, Haitian Creole, Korean, Polish, Punjabi, Russian, Spanish, and Urdu. Please scroll through (using the 'Next' and 'Prev' buttons) to find the video in the appropriate language.

Parent Orientation Video (English)

Albanian, Arabic, Bengali, Chinese, English, French,

Haitian Creole, Hindi, Korean, Polish, Punjabi,

Russian, Spanish, Urdu

Parent Survey & Program Selection Form


Parent of children who have been identified as English Language Learners must select a program for their child. The Parent Survey and Program Selection Form provides parents and families with the option of choosing the most appropriate program model for their child. Please note that at this time PS85Q only offers the Freestanding English as a Second Language Program (ESL). Parents do have the option of choosing a different program at another school that offers the program they have selected. Parents are responsible for arranging transportation if they choose a program in a different school. The Department of Education will not provide transportation.




This site was last updated 04/09/15. Website designed and maintained by Laura Arcos.

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