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Along with our devoted parents and community; the mission of P.S. 48 is to provide a safe haven where the whole child is nurtured with academic opportunities. Using data to drive our standards based curriculum, we will support the needs of all students and guide them through their campaign to become life long learners. Children will be encouraged to discover their own unique voices through writing and immersion in our rich arts programs using proven technologies.
P.S. 48's instructional program is enhanced and complemented by the following: Project Arts, Studio-in-a-School, Rigby Literacy, YMCA Americorps, Breakthrough to Literacy, AUSSIE professional development in literacy and numeracy, Bank Street College's Urban Schools Attuned and a variety of after-school and Saturday programs.
P.S. 48 has both academic and recreational extracurricular programs that include: Hunts Point Cultural Arts Program, 21st Century, PATHWAYS for Youth, Virtual YMCA, LEAP, UNITAS, and "Everybody Wins" Power Lunch.
P.S. 48 enjoys collaborations with community organizations that include: "Everybody Wins", Virtual YMCA, Pathways for Youth, Hunts Point Economic Development Corporation, New York Cares, Hunts Point Asthma Initiative, Greening for Breathing, Sustainable South Bronx, UNITAS and South Bronx Mental Health Council.
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