Ps 4 Duke Ellington School community is very active working with all children to provide a foundation for students to reach their maximum potential. Through comprehensive, exact standards to opportunities to allow students to be independent thinkers, problem solvers, and responsible citizens. There are several educational programs that are being taught with the goal of encouraging the growth and development of every student’s personal interests and capabilities. Parents are encouraged to become active involved partners in the school to help and provide support to for their children’s educational success. Therefore staff, teachers, and parents along with the community work side by side to ensure students are meeting all academic requirements to prepare them for taking an active role as upstanding citizens.