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
You believe that all students can succeed. You're passionate about your subjects and students, immersing yourself in the content you teach. You create a space for students to think and explore. You have a hunger for feedback and 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