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

About Us


Our mission at P.S. 242 is to provide a safe, nurturing, and engaging early learning environment. We achieve high academic and social emotional outcomes through our strong partnerships with families and the community. Emphasis is placed on meeting individual needs through multiple pathways, and ensuring that children feel valued, supported, and loved.


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

Instructional Focus

Planning lessons that foster improved teacher practice,
​resulting in positive student outcomes in foundational literacy skills .​