P.S. 242Q The Leonard P. Stavisky Early Childhood School

The Leonard P. Stavisky Early Childhood School

Each child will be equipped with the early academic and social emotional skills needed to become their best selves.



School Number: 242Q
Geographic District: 25
Grades: PK,0K,01,02,03,SE
Borough: Queens

Jill Pritchard

Parent Coordinator:
Marguerite Choudhry

What's Happening at
PS 242

  • National Blue Ribbon School-2016 and 2023
  • Nurturing early childhood approach 
  • Mandarin/English bilingual Kindergarten class available
  • Outstanding family-school partnerships
  • State of the Art outdoor playground with weather coverage
  • Kids Leadership Team
  • Musical Theatre Program
  • Together in Dance Program
  • Clubs: STEM, Sports, Dance, Gardening, Web Design, Cheerleading, and more!
  • In-house Afterschool Program
  • Busing available to those who qualify

Learning, friendship and fun for everyone


The Kindergarten application will open from December 5 - January 19

The Pre-K application will be open from January 10 - March 1