Our Mission

Vision

 

P. S. 94, The Henry Longfellow International School for Language and Culture is a diverse community where respect and commitment to excellence is valued. We envision our school as a safe, supportive and learning environment where students, parents, teachers and support staff form a community of learners. P. S. 94 is committed to achieving the highest standards of excellence through a rigorous core curriculum for all of our children and professional development for our teachers.

                                                                                     

Mission

 

P. S. 94, The Henry Longfellow International School for Language and Culture is committed to developing inquisitive, critical thinkers who embark on a lifelong journey of learning. We believe in the value of developing citizens who are proud of their cultural heritage, and are bilingual, bi-literate and bicultural. To meet our mission, we are committed to…

                                                                                   

¨    Provide ALL students, within a safe, clean, and secure environment equal access to the curriculum which is an integration of academic and enrichment disciplines

 

¨    Develop effective programs to enhance EVERY student’s talents and abilities

 

¨    Provide a comprehensive literacy program in collaboration with Teachers College, where reading and writing workshop takes place daily

 

¨    Support our English Language Learners in their native language and in English through our Dual Language and Self-contained ESL programs

 

¨    Support mathematics through a balanced mathematics program implementing Math investigation (TERC) and in collaboration with Math in the City to develop critical thinking, problem solving and decision making

 

¨    Encourage aesthetic appreciations and cultural literacy in our students through Project Arts

 

¨    Provide programs to ALL students that promote multicultural, civic and environmental awareness, including a world language program in grades one and two

 

¨    Provide avenues for parent and community involvement