Overview

Our Mission Statement

At PS 222, we celebrate cultural, ethnic and academic diversity. We believe that maintaining high expectations for all of our students, including English Language Learners and Special Education students, is critical to their success. We are dedicated to the education of the whole child and strive to create an atmosphere in which all students are nurtured emotionally and receive the support necessary to excel academically. We recognize that all children bring their own templates of individual talents and learning styles.

At PS 222, we incorporate the Common Core Standards and Habits of Mind into every area of the curriculum in order to foster academic excellence in all of our students. It is our firm belief that by maintaining academic rigor in a respectful and nurturing environment, we will help all of our children to reach their fullest potential.


Our Community

Public School 222 values the resources found in our community. We have long standing relationships with the following Community Based Organizations:

· Bergen Beach Youth Organization (Millennium After School Program)
· Brooklyn District Attorney’s Office (Law Program)
· Boy Scouts
· Girl Scouts
· James Madison High School
· Marine Park Civic Association
· Marine Park Junior High School
· New Adventures After School Program
· Xaverian High School
· Xavier High School


New & Exciting Programs/Clubs

Art Club

  • Fifth grade students recently began an Art Club during their lunch period. During their lunch, students gather materials from Ms. Hanley and return to the lunch room where they work cooperatively to create drawings and picture collages. 
  • This club has new expanded to some fourth grade students,
Debate Club
  • Fifth grade students applied to be part of the P.S. 222 Debate Team. We currently have 20 students who meet Ms. Hanley after school on Tuesday @ 2:35 to learn about debating, The long term goal is have these students debate, in front of an audience, on a school related issue. 
Lego Club
  • Fourth and fifth grades students recently began a Lego Club during their lunch period. This group of students are currently building cars and inventions, using legos, and we eventually learn how to move them using the Lego Robotic system.

Discipline Code

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http://schools.nyc.gov/NR/rdonlyres/A524BF2E-D04B-425B-8F42-88F3E5E766E7/178460/NYCDOEDisciplineCode.pdf

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