Ascend Public Charter Schools

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Ascend provides an extraordinary liberal arts, college-preparatory education to students in underserved communities in Central Brooklyn.

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Brooklyn

What makes us unique
Ascend offers a rich, varied, rigorous Common Core-aligned curriculum, in a warm, supportive, and joyful responsive and restorative culture. Ascend schools are open to all students by lottery, with no admission criteria and at no cost to families. We serve all students.
Ideal candidate fit
Passionate about their subjects and their students - who immerses themselves in the content they are about to teach. Who listen to students and create a space for students to think and explore. Who share a hunger for feedback, professional growth, and a dedication to excellence.
You can create a classroom environment where students feel safe, supported, and challenged. Passion and commitment to teaching scholars in underserved areas and to closing the achievement gap. Relentless drive to set and achieve ambitious goals. Growth mindset. Accepts feedback.

Our Students

80% Low income

97% of Color

5% ELL

13% Special needs

Our Faculty

64% of Color

44% > 3 yrs exp