We the P.S. 130 community, comprised of staff, parents and students of P.S. 130, believe that all students are capable of achieving the highest academic, social, emotional and physical standards of excellence.
We see our school as a community of learners where all constituents, students, staff and parents work together to meet our goals.
We strive to foster a learning environment where individual needs are addressed as well as the needs of the school community.
We create life-long learners by challenging students to be creative and to participate fully through a process approach.
We collect, analyze and utilize multiple forms of assessments and data collection to inform instructional practices and to identify the needs of individual students, classes, grades and the school community.
We create a learning environment rich in the expressive arts that fosters a balance with the core curriculum.
We encourage our students to develop skills in problem-solving, critical thinking, technology, and effective communication.
We encourage our students to meet or exceed standards, set high goals, and be proud of their accomplishments.
We instill in our students a high regard for themselves and their classmates.
We provide ongoing differentiated professional development to our dedicated educators who are committed to utilizing strategies that will improve teaching and learning.
We visualize a multicultural environment that teaches respect, tolerance, and caring.
Our community linkage and parent involvement encourage a strong school and home connection, which is vital to students’ cognitive, creative and social growth.
We create an environment where physical activities are encouraged.
All of our efforts are aimed at preparing our students for being productive citizens of the United States and the world.