Education is vital for a child in their formative years of life. Unfortunately, too many children go to underperforming schools and are usually left in the dust when it comes to their own education. Now, there is a new education solution in New York City that is promising to provide a great education to all of their students and deliver on that promise. Success Academy is a charter school located in New York City that has a mission to redefine the look and feel of public education. This charter school was founded in 2006 and is now considered New York City’s highest-performing, public charter school. Success Academy is also the largest, free public school in New York City. The school is open all children residing in New York State. They open their doors to children learning the English language and children with special needs. Children are admitted to the charter by a lottery that occurs every April. This school serves many children within the community.
Success Academy is a public network that operates 41 schools in New York City. They currently have 14,000 students within their schools. This public school network is approved by the State University of New York’s Charter School Institute. The school is required by the State of New York to report the performance of the students. Success Academy is committed to their students and their success. They have developed a rigorous curriculum and daily schedule that has resulted in high grades. With this curriculum, students are well-versed in critical thinking and problem-solving skills. The school also exposes their students to different cultural experiences.
Students and staff members are also involved in community activities. This teaches students to be aware of the people and experiences around them. Success Academy’s community involvement varies in a variety of ways but they strive to be there for the community they serve.