P.S. 8 The Luis Belliard School is a community school located in Washington Heights, Manhattan, serving students in 3K through 5th grade. We are dedicated to meeting the needs of all learners through rigorous instruction, social emotional support, and enrichment. We will afford all children the opportunity to be responsible, creative, well-adjusted individuals by providing rigorous instruction, character education, and comprehensive support services. Through shared decision-making, collaborative planning, differentiation and small group instruction, we will promote a strong foundation of knowledge, skills, and experience in order to raise academic achievement.