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Advancing Equity and Fostering GRIT
P.S. 56Q is an elementary school located in Richmond Hill, Queens, serving a diverse student population in grades 2 to 5.
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Vision - Mission:

PS 56Q students are independent, critical thinkers and problem solvers who are passionate, proactive, responsible, and empathetic lifelong learners of a global digital society.
At PS 56Q we know every student, staff and family well, and develop the whole child; socially, emotionally and academically through supportive practices. 
Our school community works to ensure a welcoming, affirming and safe learning environment that supports every child, staff member and family as unique learners.
We advance equity for ALL students, leveraging their unique assets, backgrounds and experiences to facilitate and accelerate learning.
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Theory of Action - Values

* Grouping - all students receive intentional data-driven small group collaborative instruction. 
* Reading - all students are engaged in literacy instruction aligned with the Science of Reading
* Insightful Discussion - all students have opportunities to engage in meaningful discussions.
* Technology Integration - technology is integrated to enhance learning experiences
Then…ALL students will achieve success.
At PS 56Q we develop the whole child, advance equity for all and ensure our students are passionate, proactive, responsible and empathetic through fostering GRIT:
Growth Mindset and Goals 
Resiliency and Reflectiveness 
Integrity and Initiative 
Togetherness and Trust 

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Spring Break

Schools will be closed from Monday, April 22 to Tuesday, April 30, 2024.
Students return to school on Wednesday, May 1, 2024.
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