Principal's Welcome

A Message From Ms. Fleurant

Welcome to PS 52 the Magnet School for Innovation, Exploration & Engineering. Our commitment at PS 52 is to provide a safe and intellectually challenging environment that will empower students to become innovative thinkers, creative problem solvers, and inspired learners prepared to thrive in the twenty-first century.

Here at PS 52, we have high standards and expectations for each student, both academically and social-emotionally. It is with pride that we hold these high standards and ask each of our students to reach for the stars.

We believe that effective teachers:

  • Create opportunities for intellectual risk-taking, collaboration, problem-solving, and application of classroom learning to real life situations;
  • Implement strategies that promote ownership of learning to students;
  • Design instruction to integrate a variety of innovative technological tools and resources to enhance learning;
  • Demonstrate ongoing professional growth in order to increase the quality of instruction;
  • Collaborate with colleagues to share and discuss exemplary practices, interpret student performance data, and design assessments that promote twenty-first century skills.

We believe that successful students:

  • Communicate in a meaningful way for a variety of purposes and audiences;
  • Demonstrate a sensitivity to the precision and nuances of written, visual, and aural media through comprehension, interpretation, and evaluation;
  • Employ critical and creative thinking skills to solve problems;
  • Pose questions, examine possibilities, and apply skills to find solutions to authentic issues;
  • Make positive choices related to physical and mental wellness;
  • Contribute to the local and global community in a collaborative and respectful manner.

I wish you all the best at PS 52 Magnet School for Innovation, Exploration & Engineering. If I can be of any assistance, please do not hesitate to contact me and know that my door is always open. I am honored to serve as your principal.

In Service of Children,

Francesca Joseph-Fleurant