Mission Statement

The Crown School, P.S.161, is committed to involving all students, parents, staff, and community resources in an effort to develop healthy, emotionally, socially, and academically high performing students as we prepare them for college and career readiness.

Hydroponics Comes to PS161!

Hydroponics is the process of growing fruits and vegetables without soil. Instead it uses a housing, water and plant food to help them grow. This means that fruits, vegetables and herbs can be grown in much smaller spaces.

G3 Initiative

Gardyn.com announces the winners of the G3 Grant!

Hydroponics in Action

Check out our hydroponics gardens on the 2nd floor!

Meet Our Leaders

Mr. Johnson


Ms. WIlliams

Assistant Principal