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Mission Statement

At Alfred E. Zampella, PS #27, our mission is to provide a safe and nurturing learning environment where every student can reach their full potential. We aim to instill a love of learning in our students and empower them to become responsible and confident individuals. Our dedicated staff will work collaboratively with parents and the community to create an atmosphere that promotes academic excellence, personal growth, and civic engagement. We believe that every child has the ability to succeed and we are committed to providing the support and resources necessary to help them achieve their goals. At Alfred E. Zampella, PS #27, we strive to create lifelong learners who are well-rounded, compassionate, and socially responsible citizens.
We see a future where every student at Alfred E. Zampella, PS #27, reaches their full potential and graduates as confident, compassionate and responsible individuals, who are ready to positively impact the world.

Core Values             
~Every student has the ability to learn and succeed.
~A safe and inclusive learning environment is essential for student growth.
~Collaboration among students, staff, families and the community is paramount for student achievement.
~A challenging and engaging curriculum is necessary to prepare students for future success.
~Students should be encouraged to think critically and creatively.
~Students should be taught to be responsible and respectful citizens.
~The development of the whole child (academically, socially, emotionally, and physically) is important.
~Learning should be a lifelong endeavor.
~Cultural diversity should be celebrated and respected.
~The use of technology can enhance the learning experience.
These values and beliefs guide our school's decision making, curriculum, and instruction, and how we interact with our students, parents, and community. They are the foundation that shapes our school's culture, mission and vision.

About Us

  • Our school is named after life-long Jersey City resident Alfred Zampella. He was principal of P.S. #27 for 27 years!
  • P.S. # 27 was built in 1966 and services students in grades K-8.
  • Our Robotics Team earned 1st Place Director's Cup
  • In the First Lego League Jersey City
  • Placed 7th in the First Lego League State Competition
  • Allyson Zariczny
    Teacher of the Year 2022
  • Jineen L. Terry
    Educational Services Professional of the Year 2022