170-45 84th Avenue
Jamaica, NY 11432
(718) 739-4229 (PLEASE NOTE – contact Via Email)
Nature and Purpose of Agency
Abigail Adams School has over 28 classrooms providing educational
and social services in Jamaica, Queens. P.S. 131 serves
multi-ethnic children from grades K-5. There are various
programs; including an early morning tutoring program (before
class), resource room, art therapy, America Reads Program and
various after school activities. P.S. 131 is been ranked the
top school in District 29 for two consecutive years and 80% of
students are provided free lunch.
Tasks Available for Students
Assist classroom teachers in tutoring elementary school children in
all academic areas and homework assistance, leading and teaching
small groups of children in multicultural arts and crafts, team
sports, and services, and learn office operations and
administrative tasks and program management, participate in special
English as a second language is a necessity, and phonics and
one-on-one ESL opportunities are available.
Child Psychology, School counselors, Family counselors and Speech
teachers are all available to receive assistance.
St. John’s University students may choose their own flexible
Monday to Thursday 8am (early program) – 3:00pm
Friday 8:40am – 3:00pm
Must contact school for after school activities and times.
Students will be developing interpersonal and leadership skills as
they learn and serve in a fast paced academic and social service
environment integrating real life situations with constructive
solutions and enhance their life/work experiences.
** Walking distance from St. John’s University**
Take Utopia south past Saint John’s and under the Grand Central.
Follow the road to the second light, which is called Abigal Adams,
the name of the school. We are on the second block on the