PS 53 Mission Statement
P.S. 53, The Barbara Esselborn School, a community of all stakeholders, children and adults, are committed to working together to engage students in rich and rigorous learning experiences, in an equitable environment that is safe, caring and nurturing.
P.S. 53 Vision Statement
P.S. 53, The Barbara Esselborn School envisions that each child will actively and responsibly seek to achieve their academic, emotional and physical potential, with the support and guidance of all staff members. All students will be empowered to take ownership of their own learning, monitor their progress, and identify their next steps. We will continue to utilize all community resources and engage in community partnerships to ensure the cognitive, creative, and social-emotional growth of every student.
At P.S. 53, we will continue to seek new and innovative instructional approaches that are appropriate to students’ diverse learning styles. As a school community of equity and excellence, we will strive to prepare each child to be a lifelong learner and a contributing member of an ever-changing society.