PS 59 The Harbor View School
Staten Island NY 10301
Learning by doing and lots of field trips in newly renovated building
New school, too soon to tell
The Harbor View School offers hands-on projects and lots of field trips around the city.
Opened in 2013 with pre-kindergarten and kindergarten classes, it will add a grade each year through fifth grade.
The after school program is run in partnership with the Childrens Aid Society and hosted at the Goodhue Center. Other collaborations include the Sundog Theater, Staten Island Museum, Staten Childrens Museum, Staten Island Yankees, The Lighthouse Museum, The Noble Museum and the Staten Island Zoo.
The school is housed in the former St. Peters High School for Girls and St. Peters Elementary School. It has been newly renovated and stands by the ferry overlooking the harbor.The building has 20 classrooms, a special education and resource room, a room for science and art and a separate music room. It also includes a new gymnasium, auditorium, library and cafeteria, as well as an early childhood play area.
Admissions: Choice with preference for families in the borough. For more information contact: [email protected] (Lydie Raschka, September 2013)