Non Attendance Day: June 8, 2021

  • On Tuesday, June 8, 2021, a "Clerical Day for K-5, K-6, 6-8, and K-12 and D 75 school and programs will be held. Students in these schools do not attend. 

  • School will resume on Wednesday, June 9th, 2021.

June Jamboree Information

During the month of June, PS 12 students, staff and families will take part in a month long celebration called June Jamboree.

This is a month packed with exciting and interactive learning opportunities.

Be prepared to enter different spaces and amazing places.

All June Jamboree events will be held virtually.

All Zoom links will be shared on Google Classroom. 

Arrival and Dismissal Information

In-Person Learning: Starting Monday, February 1, 2021, all students in Cohort A and Cohort B will have in-person learning five (5) days a week (Monday-Friday). 
Arrival and Dismissal Information: 8:30am - 2:00pm
Arrival: 8:30am
  • When students in Cohort A and Cohort B arrive to the school building, students will enter PS 12 through the main entrance at 430 Howard Avenue at 8:30am.
  • Social distancing procedures will be in place.
  • All students and visitors must complete a Daily Health Screen Tool before entering the building.
Dismissal: 2:00pm 
  • Students in Cohort A and Cohort B will be dismissed daily at 2:00pm.
  • Students will only be released to an adult listed on the blue card.

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.