WHO WE ARE

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OUR MISSION AND FOCUS

Williamsburg Preparatory High School provides our students with a college ready curriculum, which encourages critical thinking, creative problem solving, deep understanding and self-discipline. In short: we provide students with a foundation for a successful future and a better life!

THE 4 SHIPS

We have 4 guiding values at Williamsburg Prep, which we instill into all we do.  Students from each grade are recognized for excellence in the following with a SHIP Award, given once a month in four categories to a student from each grade.  Below are our 4 core values at WP.

RELATIONSHIP

  • respecting yourself

  • making connections

  • keeping commitments

“I've learned that people will forget what you said, people will forget what you did, but people will never forget how you made them feel.”  –Maya Angelou

CITIZENSHIP

  • believing in others

  • lending a hand

  • giving back

“Never doubt that a small group of thoughtful, committed citizens can change the world. Indeed, it’s the only thing that ever has.” –Margaret Mead

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SCHOLARSHIP

  • asking questions

  • overcoming obstacles

  • striving for mastery

“A good head and a good heart are always a formidable combination.” –Nelson Mandela

LEADERSHIP

  • doing the right thing

  • encouraging others

  • offering solutions

“You must be the change you want to see in the world...” –Mahatma Gandhi

OUR BUILDING

257 North 6th Street

Brooklyn, NY 11211

Shared Space: Yes– 14K558, 14K488

Accessibility: Accessible via elevator

Transit:

Subway: L to Bedford Ave; G to Metropolitan Ave-Lorimer St
Bus: B24, B32, B39, B44, B44-SBS, B46, B60, B62, Q54, Q59

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