Our Mission Statement
Classical Charter Schools prepares K-8 grade scholars in the South Bronx to excel in college preparatory high schools. Through a classical curriculum and highly structured setting, students become liberated scholars and citizens of impeccable character who achieve proficiency in and advanced mastery of New York State’s Performance Standards.
Our Classical Approach
Who We Are
Classical Charter Schools is a network of public, open-enrollment charter schools located in the South Bronx dedicated to educating scholars through a rigorous classical curriculum including art, music, Latin, debate, and fitness. Our scholars are among the highest performing in all of New York State. Classical Charter Schools was founded in 2006 to educate scholars in the South Bronx to a level that would enable them to access the most elite educational institutions. Our rigorous curriculum propels scholars to achieve and makes a lasting, positive impact on their lives.
How We Are Different
Our curriculum includes art, Latin, debate, and other skills we believe are integral to navigating the world with creativity and critical thought. We believe in structured and intentional teacher development, including frequent observations, direct access to an experienced instructional coach, and monthly professional development. At Classical, we put an emphasis on data-driven, informed decision making due to innovative benchmarking, tailored instruction, and hands on support provides a rigorous and excellent academic environment for all scholars.
Our Core Values
These principles inform our decision making, guide our work as a collaborative staff, and are integral to furthering Classical’s mission.
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