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Raspberry Pi Showcase

Time: 10 AM – 2 PM
Location: Dickinson High School, 2 Palisade Avenue, Jersey City, NJ 07306

Mission Statement

Our mission at Dr. Maya Angelou Elementary PS #20 is to create lifelong learners.  We strive to instill a love of learning at an early age and build strong partnerships with students, parents, staff and the community, which will carry our students through every stage of their academic career; preparing them for college and beyond. It is our hope to create a community of well-rounded, empathetic and responsible individuals who will inspire others throughout their lives.

About Us

  • English Language Arts state test scores increased an average of 18%
  • Collaborate with parents and community through various family events and activities throughout the year
  • Incorporate social emotional learning (SEL) programs that support students' ability to manage their own behaviors
  • Valerie Castle
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Lisa Rodgers
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022