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Welcome to the Police Officer Rocco Laurie Intermediate School 72!

The Police Officer Rocco Laurie Intermediate School 72 Mission Statement

The Rocco Laurie School is dedicated to the education of our students in a nurturing environment.  Our Academy structure is conducive to teaching, learning, and academic growth.  These academies allow us flexibility to recognize and promote individual differences and potential.  Our administrators, teachers, parents, and students are committed to any and all matters concerning the future of our school.  Within our diverse community, we encourage student appreciation, awareness, and respect for our democratic traditions and the responsibilities associated with being a good citizen.    



  • Peter Macellari, Principal
  • Mary Curran, Assistant Principal of the Academy of Communication Arts
  • Jill Passantino, Assistant Principal of Special Education and Testing
  • Gregory Rocco, Assistant Principal of the Academy of American Studies and Government
  • Danielle Movsesian, Assistant Principal of the Academy of Environmental Sciences

Summer Assignments

Incoming 6th Grade:

Please read for at least 25 minutes per day, and practice your math skills.

 Reading Log 

Incoming 7th and 8th grade:


Please read The 7 Habits of Highly Effective Teens by Sean Covey

Every 7th and 8th grader is being given a copy of this book.

Please see the letter accompanying the written assignment for this book.

 7th grade summer assignment 

  8th grade summer assignment  




I.S. 72 will be open for registration for new students on Tuesday, August 30th and Wednesday, August 31, 2016

9:00 am- 11:00 am




Registration for the 2016/2017 after school program will be Tuesday, August 30th and Wednesday, August 31st

9:00-11:00 am

Download the application    HERE:  DYCD Common Enrollment OST 

Registration is on a first come, first served basis.

There is LIMITED SEATING; only COMPLETED applications will be accepted for registration.

 Please click this link to see correspondence from UAU regarding registration  UAU September 2016.pdf 


2016 NYS Math and ELA Scores are now available on your NYC Schools Account!



As part of the Chancellor's Initiative, I.S. 72, Port Richmond High School and Wagner College have entered into a partnership to help our students be prepared for the future.  Look for more information in the coming school year!

Caccese Scholarship

 Congratulations to Daniel Adams, 847! 

NYC Champs!

Want to join the I.S. 72 Wrestling team?  

You can obtain one in the main office or download it here:

 Letter Parents_ 2016_English.pdf  Letter Parents_ 2016_Spanish.pdf  Waiver_2016_English.pdf  Waiver_2016_Spanish.pdf 

The team is open to boys and girls in grades 6-8!


Upcoming Events

  • Rosh Hashanah (schools closed)

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • Columbus Day Observed (schools closed)

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • Yom Kippur (schools closed)

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • Progress Reports

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • CSI HS Open House A-L

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • CSI HS Open House M-Z

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • Parent Teacher Conferences (10:30 am dismissal)

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • 8th Grade Literary Day

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • End of MP 1

    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
  • Wagner HS Open House

    A-L enter at 5 pm M-Z enter at 6:30 pm
    IS072 (31R072) Rocco Laurie School
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