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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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Summer Festival and Giveaway

Please see the attached flyer with more information about a summer celebration and giveaway from district 17.
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Science Fair!

Please see the attached flyer with more information about our Science Fair on Tuesday, June 11th.
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NYPD Community Outreach

See the attached flyer with more information on an NYPD Community Outreach program taking place Tuesday, June 4th.
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Dance Fitness/PS 241

See the attached flyer for information on an event being held at PS 241 on 6/13/2024.


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.