Mission Statement

P.S. 159 is a unique learning environment that offers each student an opportunity to explore and develop their individual academic and social identities.  Our collaborative school culture focuses on creating a safe, nurturing and educationally stimulating environment for all students.  Through our commitment to standards based instruction and the values of a multi-ethnic, democratic society, our dedicated school staff works diligently to provide our students with multi-tiered supports with an emphasis on both academics and Social Emotional Learning.

Vision Statement

Our vision at PS 159Q is one of a true partnership of administrators, teachers, parents, school staff and students all collaborating towards the same goal.  We want our students to be independent, life-long learners who have the essential academic and Social Emotional Learning skills to succeed in today’s society and become responsible members of our global community.