Message from the Principal

Dear Students, Parents and Families,

I hope you all enjoyed your holidays and have returned to school reinvigorated.  We are looking forward to much anticipated sixth annual Bridge Expo, and thank you for supporting your children in the completion of this project.  You can view PS 72 school and grade goals in the Instructional Focus window on this webpage.  If you have any questions or are in need of support, please contact our Parent Coordinator, Ms. Veronica Brugman, at 718-822-5312, ext. 1081.  Thank you for your continued support.

Educationally yours,

Ms. Margarita Colón




We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact Mr. Malcolm McDowell, Assistant Principal, to request assistance."

Vision Statement

We will teach the whole child through flexible, reflective approaches to instill a passion for learning while growing our community to become independent and civic minded members of society.  Please, download the document below to view all schoolwide goals.


Mission Statement

We believe it is our mission at PS 72 to provide an equitable education for all students that inspires and empowers them to become lifelong learners and cooperative, productive members of society. 


Instructional Focus

In order to improve achievement in Literacy and Mathematics, all students will be engaged in curricula aimed at developing a bank of strategies and skills that foster understanding.   Please, download documents below for schoolwide and grade goals.

 PS 72 Instructional Focus-School Goals.pdf 

 K Grade Goals 1819.pdf 

 Gr 1 Grade Goals 1819.pdf 

 Gr 2 Grade Goals 1819.pdf  

Gr 3 Grade Goals 1819.pdf  

Gr 4 Grade Goals 1819.pdf  

Gr 5 Grade Goals 1819.pdf