Welcome to P.S. 314, Muscota New School - Turning the World Around! 

Muscota was a program founded in 1993 at PS 5 by District 6 parents and teachers who wanted to offer the same child-centered learning to Northern Manhattan that had been available elsewhere in New York City since 1974.

In 2004, Muscota became a New York City Department of Education public school, Muscota New School/ P.S. 314.

Despite changes that have come with time, the founding core beliefs about the goals of education have stayed the same.  All instruction and procedures aim to build: