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PS 57 SI – Hubert H. Humphrey

Students from PS 57 at their Kindergarten graduation. 

PS 57 SI, a community school located in the Port Richmond/Fox Hills area of Staten Island, has been recognized both locally and nationally for their focus on environmental education and sustainability.

Highlights

  • Recognized for a focus on environmental education and sustainability. 
  • Awarded Green Flag status from the National Wildlife Federation and a $25,000 New York City Go Green grant. 
  • A large outdoor garden provides student-grown produce for the school cafeteria.
  • A student-built greenhouse created out of 1,500 plastic bottles.

Meet the Principal

“The culture in our school is that other people matter and kindness counts. We foster these messages every day to our students … We provide a robust afterschool program for over 300 students and early morning classes in dance and yoga for the children so that parents can drop off their children and get to work. "

— Karyn Lind

School Facts

  • An NYC designated Community School, which means it receives support to encourage attendance and family engagement.
  • Economic Need Index (reflects the likelihood that students are experiencing poverty) of 90%, higher than the citywide average of 70%.
  • In the surrounding community, 38% of children currently live below the poverty line and 13% of residents experience food insecurity.

Meet the Students

Kindergarten graduates.

 

A student from PS 57 celebrates winning the Soap Box Derby.

Fundraising

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