University Prep Public Schools

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University Prep is committed to building a strong, purposeful scholarly community that prepares all students to succeed in middle and high school and at a college of their choice.

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  • K-5
  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Bronx

What makes us unique
U Prep is a unionized charter school, and all teachers and guidance counselors are members of the UFT and participate in the NYC TRS. U Prep’s salary scale is 11 percent higher than the DOE.
Ideal candidate fit
That great classes are taught by teachers who are experts in their content and that both direct and project-based instruction play an important role in learning, and that intentional language and literacy practices in all classes support the growth and love of reading.
You believe that schools should teach a coherent, cumulative, and content-specific curriculum; that families play a necessary role in the intellectual growth of their children by reading with them; and that culture is built around the values of modesty, gratitude, and service.

Our Students

80% Low income

97% of Color

9% ELL

17% Special needs

Our Faculty

20% of Color

20% > 3 yrs exp