Mission, Vision, Motto


Mission Statement

I.S. 59 will provide its students with opportunities designed to meet individual needs ensuring that every student has experiences that promote growth in each area of development. We will focus on academic rigor to encourage intellectual inquiry. Through mutual respect within the total school community, our children will be provided with the skills needed to grow in a collaborative atmosphere where staff, parents and students are enthusiastic about the teaching/learning process.

Motto: “Smart is not something you are…
Smart is something you can GET.”

~Mr. Gordon, Principal

Vision Statement

The I.S. 59 school vision is to achieve the status of a “Blue Ribbon” school… where expectations for student achievement and character development are high for all students.