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P.S. 112 is a community of learners that is dedicated to developing the whole child as an independent learner, thinker and problem-solver. The staff and the administrators believe that every student will be encouraged to maximize his/her ability to learn and achieve social and academic success. We recognize that education is fostered through cooperation among teachers, students, parents and community. We are committed to creating a rich learning environment that provides our students with the opportunity to develop physically, intellectually, emotionally and socially, and to become productive members of society.

Our Vision:
We see our school as a community of learners where all members of the staff, students, and parents support and accept each other, and meet the needs of individuals. It is the hope that all members of our community will become life long learners, be flexible, embrace change and become active participants in our school and society. Ideally, all members of the community will be responsible and accountable. The members will respect themselves and others. The members will develop critical thinking skills and the ability to communicate effectively.

-PS112 is/was 
  • an early childhood school in District 4 in East Harlem that serves students in grades Pre-K through Grade 2. 
  • Selected by the NYCDOE as a Collaborative Community of Practice/Mentor School in Literacy, Math and Early Childhood Education.
  • Selected as an Exemplary Site/Mentor School Site for Columbia University, Teachers College Reading and Writing Project 
  • Recognized by the New York Stare Education Department as a 2003  New York State Outstanding Early Childhood School.
  • Rated "noteworthy" by  Insideschools.org   
  • Professional Development School in collaboration with Hunter College and serves as a site for teacher training.
  • Recognized as a High Performing /Gap Closing School by the New York State Department of Education
  • Received the Pete and Carrie Rozelle award, a national award, from the National Center for Learning Disabilities
  • Principal selected for the Cahn Fellowship Program for Distinguished New York City Principals by Teachers College, Columbia University 
We have developed a purposeful learning community built on high expectations for allstudents and teachers.

Children are expected to achieve at high academic levels, to celebrate diversity, develop analytical skills and to model exemplary behavior.

Our goal is to provide each child with the tools to be academically and socially successful.

The school is dedicated to developing the whole child as an independent learner, thinker, and problem solver. The joy of learning permeates the school.
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