The vision for PS 251 is to intellectually engage all of our students in tasks that are cognitively challenging and provide multiple entry points for standards based instruction. Through the work of our teacher teams, we will utilize our student work and assessment data to make strategic decisions around curriculum and instruction to maximize student achievement. The mission for PS 251 is to promote student engagement by collaboratively designing comprehensive units of study, and lesson plans that provide rigorous tasks and activities to suit our diverse set of learners. Assessment data will be utilized in alignment with instruction in order to modify our practices and maximize student-learning outcomes. Through our teacher teams, we will analyze student work to maintain alignment between our intended outcomes and actual student learning. We will then address student learning gaps by adjusting our instruction to meet student needs identified by qualitative and quantitative data. Our school community will develop the habits of prioritizing, reflecting, and refining our practices to enhance our learning. We will ensure that we experience success in academics, as well as in our ability to productively contribute to our community.