Mission, Vision, Motto


Scholars at I.S. 59 Queens are literate, knowledgeable and confident problem solvers. Our scholars use their talents, gifts and abilities as springboards to high academic performance, and college and careers. They are agentic learners who make strategic choices that will positively impact themselves, their families, communities, as well as present and future generations.


· Scholars will tackle a rich and challenging curriculum that acknowledges culture and promotes connections to 21st century skills and real life applications.
· Scholars will engage in the arts and explore a variety of professions.
· Scholars will brainstorm and create solutions to societal/world problems and seek out opportunities to collaborate with the community in solving them.


“Build a better mousetrap and the world will beat a path to your door.”
~Ralph Waldo Emerson~