Students learn more and achieve at higher levels when they go to schools that are safe, in good repair, and not overcrowded.
New York City's public schools are home to a collection of over 1,500 artworks. Through the diverse and engaging installations commissioned through the Percent for Art Program, our schools house an incredible array of artwork that reflects our rich social and political history.
The Division of School Facilities (DSF) is responsible for the maintenance, repair, and safe operation of all facilities under the jurisdiction of the City’s school system.
The Education Construction Fund (ECF) promotes housing, retail, or other compatible economic development projects along with new school construction on City properties. Go to the ECF section to find out more about projects completed by the Fund.
The School Construction Authority (SCA) builds new public schools and manages the upgrades and renovations of large capital construction projects. The SCA also conducts the Building Condition and Assessment Survey and the Building Capacity and Utilization Report. Go to the SCA section for information about the DOE Five-Year Capital Plan, as well as enrollment projections and capacity and utilization reports for school facilities. The SCA protocol for environmental due diligence of schools considered for lease renewals is available for review.
More than half of all schools throughout the city are co-located on campuses with other schools and programs. When campuses are managed effectively, student achievement improves and members of the school community are more satisfied. Learn about the collaboration and flexibility that happens in shared school facilities.
Learn about how our schools are involved in sustainabilty such as reducing emissions, recycling, participating in green initiatives and increasing water efficiency.
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