Award Year: 2020

PS 46 Alley Pond Elementary School

64-45 218th Street
Bayside, NY, 11364-2237

(718) 423-8395

Ms. Stamo Karalazarides, Principal at time of Nomination

New York City Geographic District #26

School Website

School FaceBook

https://twitter.com/PS46QAlleyPond

Mission

Engaging students in meaningful and enriching tasks across all subject areas and supporting them socially, emotionally, and academically towards independence and productive 21st century citizenship.

Student Demographics
  • Black/African American: 4%
  • White: 13%
  • Hispanic: 14%
  • Asian: 63%
  • Native American: 1%
  • Two or more races: 4%
Application
Fifth grade students discussing marketing claims on packaging.

Fifth grade students discussing marketing claims on packaging.

At PS 46Q, we are not only a community, we are a family. We (parents, guardians, and staff) work diligently and collaboratively to ensure that all of our students thrive to become productive and innovative 21st century citizens. Our motto is "Learning today. Leading tomorrow." We have a diverse and beautiful population of students of all backgrounds and ability levels which include English as a New Language Learners and Students With Disabilities. We are an accessible school building and have the highest number of Students With Disabilities in our district. This includes highly specialized programs such as Horizon (ASD/Autism Spectrum Disorder) and ACES (Academic, Career, Essential Skills) self-contained programs.

Our administration, teachers, providers, and paraprofessionals work collaboratively to ensure that ALL of our learners have access to engaging and meaningful activities. When you walk into our building, you will see conversations between students, teamwork, and high level questioning as students work cooperatively, serving as resources for each other in a supportive and rigorous environment.