Welcome to the 2021-2022 School Year!

Starting Monday, September 13th, 2021, students will return to the school building for in-person learning five (5) days a week (Monday-Friday). 

School Time: 8:00 A.M.- 2:20 P.M.

Students will arrive to the school building by 8:00 A.M. Students will be dismissed by 2:20 P.M.

Morning Arrival and Dismissal (3K-Grade 5):

  • Grades 3K - Pre-K: Arrival
    • Families and students of 3K and Pre-K will enter the school building using the Prospect Place entrance.
    • All students, parents and guardians, and building visitors must submit a Health Screening Form Questionnaire before entering the school building.
    • Students, parents and guardians, and building visitors will receive a sticker confirming that they are clear to enter the building.
    • Students in 3K-Pre-K should arrive to the school building at 8:00 A.M. 
  • Grades 3K - Pre-K: Dimissal
      • Families and students of 3K and Pre-K will enter the school building using the Prospect Place entrance.
      • Students, parents and guardians, and building visitors will receive a sticker confirming that they are clear to enter the building. ​
      • Students in 3K-Pre-K will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M.

Afternoon Dismissal: Classes will have staggered dismissal. ​

  • Grades K-5 parents and guardians will pick up students from the St. Marks Avenue side of the school building (large playground).
  • Grades K- 2 students will be dismissed at the St. Mark's Avenue side of the school building (large playground) at 2:15pm.
  • Grades 3-5 will be dismissed at St. Mark's Avenue side of the school building (large playground) at 2:20pm.

Inclement Weather Arrival and Dismissal Update

3K - Pre-K Arrival and Dismissal 

  • Students will be dropped off and dismissed directly to and from their classrooms. 
  • Families will use the school's main entrance on Howard Avenue to enter the building. 
  • Students in 3K-Pre-K should arrive to the school building at 8:00 A.M. 
  • Students in 3K-Pre-K will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M. 

Kindergarten - Grade 5 Dismissal

  • Arrival: 
    • Students should arrive to the school building by 8:00 A.M.
    • Students will enter the building through the school's cafeteria doors on Howard Avenue close to St. Marks Avenue. 
  • Dismissal:
    • Students will be dismissed from the cafeteria through the Howard Avenue entrance close to St. Marks Avenue.
    • This is the same entrance students in K-5 use for arrival. 
    • Students in K-5 students will be dismissed at 2:15 P.M. 

 

About Us

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.