ABOUT OUR SCHOOL

SCHOOL MOTTO

Our school motto is P.S. 104, "The Mark of Excellence".
To this end, we strive to provide a clean , safe, and secure environment for
all students in our charge. Firmly believing that all children are capable
of learning, all members of the staff are committed to
offering experiences that along with the support of the home,
will allow children to learn and progress in all areas of social, personal,
and academic development. In order to strive for excellence in
academic achievement, the school plans to emphasize and thereby
improve learning in literacy, math, science, social studies, and the arts.

OVERVIEW

We emphasize participation in a variety of altruistic endeavors such as: Thanksgiving Basket Drive, Toy Drive, Coat Drive, American Heart Association, Relay for Life, St. Jude Children's Hospital. We offer many opportunities aligned with skills and talents that lead to college and career readiness including: College visits, AAA Safety Patrol, Urban Advantage Program, Junior Achievement Program, Business Finance Park Program, Participation in a musical theater residency with Inside Broadway, C.H.A.M.P.S., Annual Science Expo, National History Day Fair, STEM based curriculum and field experiences, Participation in essay and art contests, Respect For All activities including Buddy Days, Mouse Squad to assist in maintaining technology in the school, Musicale Performance, Art Exhibits, Brotherhood Tea, and CASA program sponsored through a grant from Councilmember Brannan providing ARTS enrichment. We have maintained a level of commitment toward school-wide technology to continue to prepare our students for college and career readiness. Available technology includes: Smart Boards in all classrooms, Elmos/Smart Document Cameras, Desktops in classrooms, Portable Laptop Carts, Computer Lab, iPads, and Digital Cameras, 3D printers.

STUDENT RESPONSIBILITIES

Student Responsibilities (revise as appropriate to grade level)


We, as students, will share the responsibility to improve our academic achievement and
achieve the State’s high standards. Specifically, we will:
o Do my homework every day and ask for help when I need to.
o Read at least 30 minutes every day outside of school time.
o Give to my parents or the adult who is responsible for my welfare all notices and
information received by me from my school every day.
o Work to achieve my Individual Goals
o Arrive to school on time and prepared to work everyday
o Support the service programs at my school
o Respect the differences of others
o Accept the consequences for negative behavior
o Be aware and follow the regulations of the school
o Be respectful of all members of the school community

STUDENT DISCIPLINE CODE

In September, all students are informed of the Student Behavior Contract in regard to school rules and policies. The Discipline Code can be found at:

https://www.schools.nyc.gov/school-life/rules-for-students/discipline-code

SCHOOL STATISTICS

DIRECTORY

RESPECT FOR ALL

 Respect for All Liaisons: Vanessa Morrison, (718) 836-4630 Select "4" for the Guidance Counselor

PARENT COORDINATOR

For the Parent Coordinator 

please call 836-4630 ext 1525

Email MMaginnis@schools.nyc.gov