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Our mission is to make P.S. 175 a true collaborative community of practice where:
  • We all work together to meet the instructional and social needs of every child
  • We all see ourselves as learners
  • Teachers work collaboratively to plan and implement instruction
  • Classrooms reflect the enthusiasm of teachers and students
  • Parents are welcomed into the building as meaningful contributors
  • Instruction is rigorous and student achievement high
  • Students love to come to school to learn, teachers love to come to school to teach, and parents are happy to send their children to our school.

P.S. 175 is a professional community of learners where students' individual academic and social needs are met and where parents are welcomed as valued members of our school community.

Partnerships include: New York City Botanical Garden, City Island Garden Club, City Island CURRENT, Lincoln Center Institute, Norwalk Maritime Aquarium, NYC Police Dept., Masons, City Island Community Center, American Legion, NYC Fire Dept., Iona College, SUNY Cortlandt, Pilot House, and Manhattanville College.

P.S. 175's Special Academic Programs include: AUSSIE Literacy, Everyday Math, Math in Context, Math A, Project IDEA (maritime activities), Greenkill Environmental Center, Lincoln Center Institute and Student Government.

Extracurricular activities include: Boy Scouts, Cub Scouts, Girl Scouts, Daisies, Future City Project, Bucket Brigade, Debate Team, student volunteer program, Penny Harvest Project, King Arthur's Baking Company, food, clothing and toy drives, annual walk-a-thon, art portfolio compilation, and others.
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