Mission Statement

P.S. 20 Exists to:
 
Provide a nurturing and safe environment where the physical, intellectual, and emotional well-being of children and the P.S. 20 school community is priority;
 
Foster positive relationships and acceptance of the unique perspectives, identities and experiences of others;
 
Build and support a strong foundation in all academic areas and foster innovation in teaching and equity in learning where students are critical thinkers, curious and eager to learn and able to communicate effectively with peers as part of their learning process;
 
Implement clear systems for gathering student growth data, respond to data through multi-faceted approaches and cultivate communication and collaboration with families to support the achievement of each child’s personal best;
 
Encourage a feeling of self-worth in all members of our community so that we persevere in our goals and are proud of individual and collaborative accomplishments.