City Knoll Middle School’s COVID-19 Plan

Welcome to City Knoll Middle School’s COVID-19 response page.  Here you will find information on how City Knoll Middle School has changed operations in response to the pandemic in order to reduce the risk of COVID-19 infection.  The health and safety of our staff, students, and families are most important so we are doing everything we can to ensure we have a safe and supportive learning environment.


We will be updating information regularly as conditions change in the city, please check back regularly.


Please click here to visit the Department of Education website where you will find additional information and resources for Remote Learning


Last Updated September 5, 2020


Key Contacts

If you would like additional information regarding City Knoll Middle School’s COVID-19 Response Plan please contact Ms. Kerr, Principal at


If you have questions regarding Metrocards, busing, or general questions, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Sabrina Melendez, at


If you have questions regarding registration or any pupil accounting concerns, please contact our school secretary, Tracie Fields, at

If you would like to contact one of your child’s teachers please visit our Staff Directory .

City Knoll Middle School Schedule for Fall 2020

(In order for schools to reopen in the fall, the percent of positive tests in New York City must be less than 3% using a 7-day rolling average.  If the percent is greater than or equal to 3%, the schools will not reopen.   If schools open and the percent of positive cases increase to greater than or equal to 3% the schools will close.)

New School Hours

Students will have 5.5 hours of instruction each day.

  • School Starts: 8:30 AM 

  • Dismissal: 2:00 PM

You may view our 2020 - 2021 Bell Schedule here


All CKMS students will begin remote learning on Wednesday, September 16, 2020.  All CKMS students who are scheduled for Blended Learning Group A and Blended Learning Class 678 will attend in-school learning beginning Monday, September 21, 2020. Please click HERE to view more on this update.





Families will be notified of their child’s schedule by August 26, 2020. If you need to change your child’s in school learning days please contact our Parent Coordinator, Sabrina Melendez


If you would like your child to participate in 100% remote learning please click here to complete the NYC Department of Education Learning Preference Survey.

Health and Safety

The health and safety of our City Knoll Middle School students and staff is paramount therefore, we have established the following safety measures to ensure everyone's safety. Read More

Precautions taken by City knoll Middle School…

In addition to requiring everyone to wear a mask, wash their hands, and maintain social distance, City Knoll Middle School, following the recommendation of our local health authorities,  is taking the following actions to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 and other illnesses. Read More

City Knoll Middle School | MS933

440 West 53rd Street

New York, NY 10019

(The Adolph S. Ochs School)

For all inquiries, please call our main office between

8am-3pm: 212-492-9062

Fax: 212-492-9066

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