Academy of the City Charter School

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Our Vision Every child in our diverse community reaches academic, social and personal excellence.

Charter school

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • Queens

What makes us unique
Mission We foster community, supports families, welcomes children of all backgrounds, celebrates diversity and promotes social justice. With our challenging, hands-on liberal arts experience we strive to develop joyful, creative, independent and successful learners.
Ideal candidate fit
All children can succeed and to be self interested & engaged learners. Diversity of ideas, ethnicities and people offer a classroom and school the opportunity for all people to learn from each other.
You have a strong desire to collaborate with students, parents and staff. We look for all staff to know all children in order to create an environment of caring. Academic achievement is important yet goes hand in hand with social-emotional achievement.

Our Students

73% Low income

84% of Color

14% ELL

11% Special needs

Our Faculty

53% of Color

81% > 3 yrs exp