About Our School/Sobre Nuestra Escuela

Dear Tiger Team Families

Welcome to the 2017-2018 school year. Parents are very important members of the P.S./M.S. 57 family. As such, we encourage you to participate fully in helping to make your child’s school experience rich and meaningful. 

The staff and I invite you to share in the many exciting and rewarding opportunities planned for you this year. Best wishes for a happy and most productive school year. 

Estimadas familias Del Equipo Tigre,

Bienvenidos al año escolar 2017-2018.  Consideramos todos los padres miembros importantes de nuestra familia en la escuela P.S./M.S. 57. Como tal, le exhorto a que sean colaboradores en garantizar una experiencia fructífera a nuestros estudiantes. 

La facultad y yo les invitamos a compartir las muchas oportunidades excitantes planificadas. Mis mejores deseos para un año escolar feliz y productivo. 










The James Weldon Johnson Leadership Academy is a small school serving students in grades PK - 8th. Our school operates in collaboration with parents and the community to provide a rigorous academic program to students who have shown a strong desire to strive towards academic excellence and have an interest in our experience in the Arts. Our students are offered a challenging curriculum as well as a variety of hands-on experiences including cultural excursions in and outside New York City.

Our Motto: 

Respecting Our Differences ~ Reflecting On Our Purpose~ Responsibilities Relentlessly Embraced!

Our Ideology

Our Ideology

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