The Academic Program


  OUR ACADEMIC PROGRAM PROVIDES STUDENTS WITH:

  1. Authentic learning that prepares them for college and life-long learning 

    Experiential and hands-on learning, including weekly field studies where students use New York City as their classroom
    Connections to community and students’ lives made explicit


  2. A personalized experience 

    Classes designed to meet the needs of students who come to the school
    Students are known both as a learner and person by multiple staff members


  3. Habits of healthy living

    We balance academics, arts and physical wellness for the ideal education
    We emphasize emotional and social education in addition to academics


  4. A voice in creating our school

    Advisory, Student Government and Justice Panel allow students to be fundamental in school creation and change
    Students, families, staff and communities members all contribute to the school leadership