*** George Ryan Middle School - MS 216: Ranked top 1% of all NYC Middle Schools

From the Principal

Welcome!   It is my pleasure to welcome you to the George J. Ryan Middle School 216 Web Site.  Whether you are a current student or parent, prospective student or parent, alumnus, or curious visitor, I welcome you to the Ryan experience!  It is my hope that our web site will give you an idea of what it is like to be a part of the Ryan community.  
At Ryan, everyones job is to learn. 

  • Ranked top 1% of all New York City schools in Student Progress.

  • Ranked 75th out of 1,441 middle schools in New York State.

  • Deemed a "School in Good Standing" by the State Education Department.


At George J. Ryan Middle School, we have a diverse community focusing on a student-centered environment, promoting mutual respect for all and maximizing students' potential for high school readiness.  We prepare all learners with differentiated curriculum that is relevant, meaningful, and actively engages students in our commitment to high standards.  We educate the whole child with a strong focus on the five themes of citizenship - Honesty, Compassion, Respect, Responsibility, and Courage.

Wednesday, May 11
MS - Parent Teacher Conferences
Monday, May 30
Schools Closed - Memorial Day Observed
Wednesday, June 8
Clerical Half-day for students
Thursday, June 9
Chancellor's Conference Day
No students
Staff Development
Tuesday, June 14
Clerical Half-day for students

Today, 4/30/2016
High: 64 Low: 48
Partly sunny
5% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 5/1/2016
High: 61 Low: 50
Slight chance rain
24% chance of precipitation.