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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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NYC School Survey

Please see the attached information about completing this years NYC Schools Survey.
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See the attached flyer about this weeks Read-A-Thon!
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February Calendar

Please see the attached Calendar with all of our events for February 2024.
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NYC Schools Account Info

See the attached information for a Pt. 2 of the NYC Schools Account Webinar, taking place on 1/31/2024.


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.