YOU CAN EXPECT EXPERIENCE, QUALITY, PROFESSIONALISM AND SPECIAL ATTENTION TO YOUR CHILD'S EDUCATION AT PS 298 DR. BETTY SHABAZZ ELEMENTARY SCHOOL.

Our school recognizes that teaching and learning must serve as a springboard to improve student performance. Furthermore our school is powered by values based system known as Citizenship, Pride and Respect (C.P.R.). These values are the cornerstones that help to develop character in our students as we strive to grow students to become masterful problem solvers and decision makers in the real world. 
The Dr. Betty Shabazz School is committed to providing a quality interactive educational program for all children including ELL, special education and gifted students.  As we strive for excellence, our highly trained staff, in collaboration with the parental community and Community Based Organization will provide challenging and meaningful experiences to meet the high performance standards that our school fosters.  We actively seek to broaden our perceptions and understanding of a changing world in an effort to interact with and become active members in a diverse society. 

 
Reading & Writing

Our goal is that all of our students are able achieve one of life’s most important achievements  of learning to read and write. When students are successful in literacy development, their learning is enhanced in other subject areas, they love for learning increase and their journey to future economic success begins. As a result, our school is committed to insuring that every child is literate. We utilize a balanced approach combining language and literature rich activity to develop students proficiency in phonemic awareness, phonics instruction, vocabulary acquisition, concepts of print, literary text standard and the writing process, writing applications and writing convention

To achieve these goals we utilize the following programs:

  • FUNdations

  • Teachers College Reading, Writing and Phonics Program

  • Wilsons

  • iReady ELA

  • Imagine Learning (English Language Learners)

  • MyOn Reading

STEAM Education
  • State of the art computer and STEM Lab

  • 3D Printers

  • iReady Math and Reading

  • MyOn Reading

Mathematics

The Dr. Betty Shabazz School believes that mathematical problem solving is vital in developing logical thinkers and life-long problem solvers. Students need to be able to work with authentic situations and approach problem solving in various ways. To achieve this, students need a variety of strategies and tools at their disposal. Implementation for the formative assessment process and frequent opportunities for feedback and differentiated instruction continues to be the foundation for increased student achievement as well as our focus on developing academic vocabulary for all students. To help students achieve these goals, we utilize the following programs

 

  • Go Math

  • Exemplars

  • Number Talk

  • iReady Math

Physical Education

The school has various physical educational programs to promote physical health and wellness among our students and staff

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Contact Us

PS298 Dr. Betty Shabazz School

Tel: 718-495-7793

Email: social@ps298.com

Address

85 Watkins Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212