Democracy Prep Public Schools

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Opening our first school in 2006, our mission is to educate responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship.

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Manhattan
  • Bronx
  • NJ - South

What makes us unique
Democracy Prep offers authentic civic engagement for scholars to become active citizens, educates all students by welcoming new scholars at all grade levels at the beginning of each year, & we fund all our schools with only public money from the city, state & federal government.
Ideal candidate fit
Democracy Prep teachers are results-driven educators with experience in, and commitment to, standards-based curriculum and the use of data and assessments to drive instructional decisions.
-Bachelor’s degree required; advanced degree preferred -At least two years of urban teaching experience preferred -Certification in subject area preferred

Our Students

85% Low income

99% of Color

8% ELL

18% Special needs

Our Faculty

43% of Color

5% > 3 yrs exp