The Academic Program


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
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
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
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