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Our Mission

 Public School 249K The Caton School
Vision Statement
It is our vision to provide a coherent, rigorous academic curriculum that will focus on academic achievement, personal character, clear curriculum choices, opportunities to innovate and college readiness. 
Mission Statement
The mission of our school is to promote the Six Exceptional Systems:
1.   Culture of Universal Achievement
2.   Collaboration
3.   Standards Alignment
4.   Assessment
5.   Data Analysis
6.   Intervention/Acceleration/Enrichment/ Technology
P.S. 249 creates a college readiness culture, focuses on the growth of each student, sets high expectations, involves parents and community and always seeks to improve.

News & Announcements

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Supply Lists

Supply Lists for the 2024 - 2025 school year are now available. Click the link for more information.
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Hurricane Relief; Grenada

Please see the attached document with more information about Hurricane Relief in the Country of Grenada.
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Summer Math

Please click on the flyer for more information about summer math.
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Bike the Block

Please click on the flyer for more information on adult and kid bike riding classes.
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Summer EBT Benefits

Please see the attached document with more information about a summer EBT program.
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Free Summer Meals

Please click to find out more about free summer meals from the NYC DOE.


What's Happening at PS 249

The vision of our school is to prepare and motivate students by instilling in them critical reasoning skills, respect for themselves and one another and a commitment to excellence, kindness and perseverance.