Winter Recess Information
NYC Public Schools will be closed from Friday, December 24, 2021 to Friday, December 31, 2021 for Winter Recess. School resumes Monday, January 3, 2022 at 8:00AM.
The New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) will provide students across the city with the opportunity to engage with peers and their community throughout the summer.
Please visit https://www.schools.nyc.gov/enrollment/summer for more information.
Upcoming Spirit Day Themes:
In the event that you need to reach the school, please use the contact information listed below. We suggest leaving your name and number, so that we may return your call.
Principal Watson: SWatson16@schools.nyc.gov
Assistant Principal Garcia: LGarcia63@schools.nyc.gov
Judy Hurdle, Secretary: Jhurdle2@schools.nyc.gov
Gladys Thom, Parent Coordinator: Gthom2@schools.nyc.gov
Dr. Jacqueline Peek Davis Elementary School (P.S.12):
PS 12 is a small warm school nestled in Ocean Hill, Brownsville between row houses and new sustainable housing developments. We are a school located in a community that is on the rise. If you are looking for a school where everyone knows your name and every child matters, our school is for you. Our culture and community is amongst the best in New York City. Our school focuses on every child's social, emotional and academic needs. We align our curriculum to the state standards and ensure our student work products are authentic and rigorous. Our School Leadership Team consists of parents, staff and community members who work cohesively to make effective decisions for the school community pertaining to our school needs, budget and grant opportunities. We are a school where collaboration is at the heart of our existence. We are defined by one key word “Together”. We work collaboratively with families. Together, we are committed to making an impact as family engagement and community is part of our school culture and tradition. We offer adult education classes, afterschool, Saturday school, consultancies in literacy and math, residencies in the arts and beyond as well as a variety of family engagement opportunities on site and off site. We collaborate with a plethora of organizations in the community, local colleges and universities ensuring college and career readiness is at the forefront of our work.
Our school motto summarizes our belief:
“Together We Aspire, Together We Achieve”
P.S. 12 Vision
The Dr. Jacqueline Peek-Davis Elementary School/P.S. 12 School motto says it all:
“Together We Aspire, Together We Achieve.”
Our school consists of a community of learners in which all children are empowered to achieve high academic standards and social success. We celebrate diversity and individuality one student at a time. All members of the P.S. 12 school community work together to create a nurturing environment of excellence.
P.S. 12 Mission
As a community of learners, P.S. 12 is committed to promoting academic excellence for all of our students by establishing a safe, orderly and nurturing environment. We aim to develop character and social awareness that fosters a positive school culture. Our community is dedicated to ensuring that all students achieve academic excellence through high quality, differentiated and data-driven instruction, thereby, developing life-long learners adaptable to the challenges of our evolving technological world.