The PS 54 Mission

  • Ensuring children are accepted, respected, and celebrated
  • Encouraging  a strong home-school connection
  • Preparing students  to meet the challenges of the 21st century
  • Developing classrooms rich in literacy, mathematics, social studies, science, the arts and technology
  • Providing children with opportunities for real world explorations and discoveries

Quick Facts

  • 245 students, Pre-K-5
  • Average Class size: 20 students
  • Teacher : Student Ratio: 1:10
  • English Language Learners: 14%
  • —K-2 Dual Language Spanish/English classes
  • —K-5 English as a Second Language services (ESL)
  • Special Education: 18%
  • —Integrated Co-Teaching (ICT)
  • —Sp Ed Teacher Support Services (SETSS)
  • —Speech, Occupational& Physical Therapy, Counseling

Schoolwide Programs, Initiatives and Partnerships

  • Teachers College Reading & Writing Curriculum
  • Envision Math Curriculum
  • Lightsail eBooks (Linking technology & literacy)
  • 1-to-1 iPads for all students in grades 3-5
  • Compass Pathblazer Learning
  • STEM curriculum work with City College – Gary Benenson
  • The Materials for the Arts- In school residency  (Pre K – 5)
  • Brooklyn Children’s Museum – Animal Study and Block Study
  • Liberty Science Center – (Grades 1 & 5 – on site & Museum Based Program)
  • Hudson River Sloop Clearwater Sail & Tideland programs