School day is 8:15 to 2:35, Monday through Friday. On Thursdays all faculty offer 'office hours' with drop-in assistance until 3:25

Open School Night for current Clinton families is this Thursday, September 18th. 

8th grade families please arrive by 6:45, 

7th grade families please arrive by 5:30. 

     6th grade families you have two options, 5:30 or 6:45. 
(Both will have the same material presented.)

 Middle School Tours for 5th graders

High school Open House for Non-Clinton 

8th grade Students and their families

Register for one of our open houses:

(we are page 361 of the NYC DoE high school directory book, under MS 260- Clinton School for Writers and Artists)

High school Information for our 8th graders

Important Dates for High School Admissions 

Clinton's current 8th grade will have a separate high school "open house" on November 5th at 5:30

----------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------------Come to the first PA meeting of the year,

Friday, Sept. 19th at 8:15 am in the cafeteria.


FREE After-School Programs with Manhattan Youth

Question? Contact Matt Grant, After-School Director, The Clinton School for Writers and Artists at: or by phone 917.565.7338
Please use this link for registration and information:


Stay in the loop!

To receive weekly e-mail updates, including notes from the Principal, Parent Coordinator  and PA, as well as other information, sign-up online.


Give to the Clinton Family Fund!

The Clinton PA depends on direct contributions from our families to support our school. Make a fully tax-deductible contribution to our Family Fund, 100% of which enhances the classroom experiences of our children and teachers. Remember – it is not how much you give but that you give. All gifts are appreciated, regardless of size. Donations are completely voluntary.

You may donate a lump sum or have your donation broken up into recurring monthly installments.–You may also make out a check to the Clinton PA and send it to the school (Attention: Jill Bennett) Be sure to check if your employer has a matching fund program – their HR office can give you the forms you need to have your donation matched.

Donate to the Clinton Family Fund


All contributions will be kept confidential.Thanks for doing your part to help support the best middle schools in NYC!

You can also support Clinton by signing up with Amazon Smile. You shop, Amazon gives!
  • Amazon donates 0.5% of the price of your eligible AmazonSmile purchases to the charitable organization of your choice.
  • Sign up at and choose Clinton School For Writers & Artists as your charity.

Buy Clinton clothing items at the School Store (New Styles!).

Attend meetings of the Parents Association.


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