About the School


Nestled in the Soundview section of South Bronx, PS 69 Journey Prepstands as a beacon of pride for this community.  PS 69 has enjoyed a long history of academic success. A school in Good 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. 

The mission of P.S. 69 is to serve all students in a nurturing and academically rigorous environment. It is a place where we validate, affirm, build and bridge to ensure all our scholars succeed regardless of their identity markersWith this premise at heart, wcreate a student-teacher-parent connection because we believe it is the simplest and most effective way of providing guidance and support to all our scholars. Our primary goal is to prepare our students intellectually, culturally, and socially for entry into middle school, college and life while discovering the myriad of talents and skills they possess. The goal for our scholars is that they become independent learners that understand the value of challenging work and develop a love for learning. We believe in affording every child the opportunity & Freedom to SOAR.”