West End Secondary School

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West End Secondary School (WESS) empowers students to achieve at the highest level by cultivating their innate curiosity and nurturing their natural ability to wonder and create.

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  • 6-8
  • 9-12
  • Manhattan

What makes us unique
We are a NYC Outward Bound Schools network school and implement the EL Education model.
Ideal candidate fit
Students learn through active engagement in topics that are rigorous and relevant. Compassion, creativity, wonder, and resilience are core values for education.
You are interested in building a school collaboratively. We are looking for teachers who are leaders in curriculum development, see themselves as learners and innovators.

Our Students

22% Low income

36% of Color

1% ELL

21% Special needs

Our Faculty

10% of Color

85% > 3 yrs exp