Daily Announcements


The NYCDOE has upgraded to MySchoolBucks. If you were a MyLunchMoney user, all of your account information including students, account balances, meal histories, SmartPay payments, and profile details are available at MySchoolBucks. Access your upgraded account today at www.myschoolbucks.com and login using your existing MyLunchMoney email address and password. If you're new to MyLunchMoney, please create a FREE account at www.myschoolbucks.com.

It takes 24 hours to find out if your eligible for Free Lunch. 

Morning Care - Early drop off begins at 6:25am til 7:55am and includes breakfast. The cost is $100 monthly. S.T.A.R. - Our after care program is from dismissal to 6:00pm. The cost is $150 monthly.Children participate in games, arts and crafts, technology and the use of our gym. Both of these programs are open to all students and applications are available in the main office.

School Hours - 8:15 a.m. - 2:35 p.m.
Breakfast served - 7:55 a.m. - 8:10 a.m.
Children not having breakfast can enter the building at 7:55 a.m.
Late pass issued at 8:20am

NYC Schools Account You nowhave a new way to access key information about your child's progress in school. With a NYC Schools Account, you will be able to view your child's attendance, report card grades, and general student information in one of ten languages on a computer, phone or tablet.  

                      You can now register for a NYC Schools account in two ways:

Visit school in person to receive a temporary password.

If you already have an account, log in HERE


Parents & Visitors:
Please remember to always
present ID when visiting PS42 
It's for the safety of your children

Find your child's bus information


Upcoming Events

Friday, August 5
Last day of Camp

Thursday, September 8
First Day of School
Early dismissal: Kindergarten 
Partial Day: Pre-K
Details :TBA
Friday, September 9
Second Day of School
Partial Day: Pre-K
Monday, September 12
CLOSED - Eid al-Adha