Mission: The Dr. Emmett Bassett School’s mission is to support student learning through collaborative student-centered practices that are innovative and engaging that will promote inquiry, decision making, and problem solving. We hope to fulfill our mission of developing global success through the following: P.S. 119 ROCKS! Vision: The Dr. Emmett Bassett School - P.S. 119 is a diverse school community, committed to the global success of our students by educating the whole child with equity and compassion, fostering a love of learning and developing independent, creative thinkers and problem solvers.