Welcome to PS 71

The Rose E. Scala School


The Preparatory Academy at 71

We are a K-8 school located in the Pelham Bay area of the Bronx. Contact us at 08x071@schools.nyc.gov

We are committed to ensuring our students have the opportunity to have their talents nurtured, their experiences broadened and their minds challenged.

A priority for our school is to implement 

the 3Cs in achieving our goals:

Challenge students through:

Quality instruction


Common Core Learning Standards

Rigorous Standards Based Work

Next steps

Commit to a professional learning community by:

Being open to innovation

Celebrating, sharing, and implementing best practices

Setting goals for ourselves and students

Utilizing supports in place throughout the building



A safe and nurturing environment for success

A supportive community

A love of learning

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