The Mission of P.S. 253Q states the following:
P.S. 253 is "The School Where the Joy of Today Leads to the Achievement of Tomorrow." Working collaboratively, we will provide a safe environment and quality education for all of our students. We promote positive social relationships among family, the school, and the community. We recognize each child's individuality, and uniqueness. By creating a nurturing environment, it is our goal to foster a love of learning to prepare 'the leaders of tomorrow.' We maintain high expectations, encourage active parent involvement, and partner the entire school and community in a commitment to excellence in all that we do.