About the School

Public School 69 is located in the Soundview section of the Bronx. A school inGood Standing with New York State, it is among the top elementary schools in New York State.  P.S. 69 has been the recipient of an “A” rating on the Progress Report for the past five consecutive years, placing it in the top 20% of elementary schools in New York City. Additionally the recipient of a “well developed” evaluation consecutive Quality Reviews. 

The mission of P.S. 69 is to serve all students in a nurturing and academically rigorous environment. We stress the importance of a student-teacher-parent connection because we believe it is the simplest and most effective way of providing guidance and support to all our students. We strongly believe that our children can develop in a supportive and invigorating educational setting. Our primary goal is to prepare our students intellectually, culturally, and socially for entry into middle school and college while discovering the myriad of talents and skills they possess; to become independent learners that understand the value of hard work.  We believe in “Educating Minds and Hearts.”  

Health Screening

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Our Mascots and Name

Those who search out knowledge are on a constant journey. It is what we learn along the way and the people who we meet who help us learn many lessons about life. These lessons can include who we are or who we want to become. Here at PS 69X Journey Prep, we are are all on a journey. Our students, teachers, and community are continuing their journeys constantly learning, revising and moving forward. 

Our mascots, Carlos Caribou and Tina Tern symbolize this notion. A Caribou and Artic Tern are rare animals that continually travel through their lives, rarely every staying in one place for too long...