P.S. 290 Juan Morel Campos in Cypress Hills is a neighborhood school serving grades Pre-K through 5. This school is in its own building. This school prepares students well to progress to the next grade and helps them improve their test scores, as compared to other schools with similar students. The Pre-K has lots of activities for children to explore art, nature, music, dramatic play and more, which are meant to develop a range of skills and promote a child's acceptance of diversity. Teachers ask children questions, invite back-and-forth conversation to develop language skills, mutual respect and promote positive social interactions. Children are encouraged to communicate and learn language skills through books, puppets or blocks. The principal has been leading this school since 2016.