Welcome to the HCCS Online Community.

Please look around our new web site to view the calendar of events and other important school information. 
We will be continually posting new information on an on-going basis, so please check back often!.  If you do not see what you are looking for, please email us your question to joy.petrakos@hccs-nys.org


Kindergarten Orientation
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
9:30 am - 11:00am

Pre-Kindergarten Orientation
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
12:00 pm - 1:00pm

6th Grade Orientation
Wednesday, September 3, 2014
2:00 pm 

The first day of school for HCCS is 
Thursday, September 4, 2014.

School hours for Thursday, September 4, 2014 are as follows:
Pre-Kindergarten: 8:25am - 10:30am
Kindergarten: 8:00am - 11:30am
Grades 1 - 8: 8:00am - 3:45pm

School hours for Friday, September 5, 2014 are as follows:
Pre-Kindergarten: 8:25am - 11:30am
Kindergarten: 8:00am - 3:30pm
Grades 1 - 8: 8:00am - 3:45pm

HCCS is pleased to announce that the Hellenic Classical Charter School has been pre-approved to provide a Universal Pre-Kindergarten (UPK) .  Our plan is to open one UPK class with a maximum of 18 children in September 2014.

We are currently accepting applications for children who turn four years old by December 31, 2014. 

The deadline to submit applications is
Friday, July 18th at 3:00 pm.

The UPK lottery will be held on
Monday, July 21, 2014 at 2:00 pm.

If you have any questions, please contact Joy Petrakos, our Director of Operations at 718.499.0957 or you may email Ms. Petrakos at joypetrakos@aol.com .

HCCS welcomed Dr. Ioannis Kazazis, Mrs. Stella Kokolis and Mr. George Melikokis.  The guests toured the school and visited several classrooms.  Dr. Kazazis presented Mrs. Tettonis and Mrs. Joy with Certificates of Recognition for their work in education, particularly with the 
Ellinomatheia (Greek Proficiency) Exam.

For pictures of this event, please visit our photo gallery.

Harlem Globetrotters visit HCCS and speak to children about anti-bullying strategies and techniques.

For more pictures, please visit the photo gallery.

FOX 5's Nick Gregory visited HCCS to help kick-off the 3rd grade weather segment.

For more pictures, please visit our photo gallery.

We are currently accepting applications for the upcoming 2014-2015 school year.  If you would like an application, please click on the link below.  An application can also be mailed or faxed to you by contacting the school office at 718.499.0957.

If you have any questions, please contact the main office at 718.499.0957.

Our 8th Grade Graduates and their High Schools

Specialized High Schools

  • Stuyvesant High School
  • Staten Island Technical High School
  • Brooklyn Technical High School
  • Laguardia High School

NYC High Schools

  • Archbishop Molloy High School
  • Academy for Health Careers
  • Benjamin Banneker Academy – Medical Program
  • Bishop Ford High School
  • Bishop Kearney High School
  • Bishop Loughlin High School
  • Brooklyn College Academy
  • Brooklyn School for Global Studies
  • Brooklyn Preparatory  High School
  • Brooklyn High School for the Arts
  • Catherine McAuley High School
  • City Polytechnic High School for Engineering, Architecture & Technology
  • Dr. Susan McKinney School of the Arts
  • Fontbonne Academy High School
  • Fort Hamilton High School Honors Program
  • Fort Hamilton High School 
  • High School of Sports Management
  • High School of Telecommunication Arts & Technology
  • Leon M. Goldstein High School for the Sciences
  • Midwood High School - Humanities
  • Midwood High School - Medical Science Institute
  • Notre Dame High School
  • Pace High School
  • Professional Perfoming Arts High School
  • Reperatory Company High School for Theatre Arts
  • Saint Saviour High School
  • Science Skills Center High School for Science, Technology and the Createive Arts
  • St. Edmunds Preparatory High School
  • Victory Collegiate High School
  • Xaverian High School – Honors Program
  • Xaverian High School
  • Xavier High School – Ignatius Scholar Program
  • Xavier High School

Congratulations to our students and their families!



HCCS is a uniform school. 
All students must adhere to our uniform policy.

To view our uniform policy,
please visit the parent section on the home page.

If you have any questions,
please contact the main office.

Attention Parents!  

Please click here to self register for an account on our site so you can view private classroom information and sign up to receive email alerts.

Click here for an Introductory eChalk Guide for Students to help your child activate their new account.

Attached are instructions for how to find your child in the system and schedule email alerts.
Wednesday, September 3
Kindergarten Orientation
9:30 AM - 11:30 AM
Pre-Kindergarten Orientation
12:00 PM
6th Grade Orientation
2:00 PM
Thursday, September 4
First Day of School
Kindergarten: 8:00am - 11:30am
Grades 1-8: 8:00am - 3:45pm
Thursday, September 25
HCCS is closed in honor of Rosh Hashanah.

Today, 8/23/2014
High: 78 Low: 66
14% chance of precipitation.
Tomorrow, 8/24/2014
High: 81 Low: 65
Partly cloudy
7% chance of precipitation.