P.S.5 is a professional learning community where all of its members achieve high standards, become lifelong learners, and are respectful of cultural differences.
P.S.5 will achieve its vision by:
- focusing on student performance and progress.
- strengthening the quality of teaching practices for rigorous research-based learning (CCLS & Danielson).
- widening partnerships between school staff, students, home and members of the broader community.
- having high expectations that hold our school community accountable.
Instructional Focus - Formative Assessment
We will deepen the use of frequent formative assessments of student progress to afford every student multiple opportunities for improvement.
ELA: Prioritize daily independent and guided reading.
Writing: Actionable Feedback in writing.
Math: Focus on fluency and deepening conceptual understanding.