Category: Uncategorized

Stopping the ‘Summer Slide’ at Classical

“Start where you are. Use what you have. Do what you can.” – Arthur Ashe As educators, every day, we encounter classrooms of students, each of whom has a different experience of our instruction. While many of them, through our methods and systems, are successful during the year, we meet

Read More »

Keeping the *Character* in Education

Character in our Curriculum To achieve a critical component of its mission, developing “citizens of impeccable character”, Classical Charter Schools embedded its Character Education program into its curriculum from day one. Once per week, all scholars engage in a Character Education lesson with their Dean of Students. Each unit is

Read More »

Classical’s Upper Elementary Excursions

“The Most Beautiful World, of course, is the World Itself.” – Wallace Stevens Over the course of a K-8 education at Classical, scholars experience a rigorous educational experience that prepares them for the world outside of our doors. An essential part of this preparation as the scholars enter the upper

Read More »

3 Pro Tips for Effective Tutoring

At Classical, we prioritize State Test preparation to ensure scholars are mastering skills and strategies necessary to succeed – and feel confident – on these important assessments and beyond. We follow an in-house tutoring program across all grades. In tutoring, whether skill-based or mixed-practice, our teachers leverage these three tips

Read More »

Black History Month: School Celebrations

Each February, we celebrate Black History Month at our schools by honoring important people and events in Black history. This is especially important given the demographics of our community in the South Bronx. We want our children to recognize and celebrate the vast contributions made by Black citizens in American

Read More »

Maximizing Impact through Report Cards

Report cards serve the purpose of formally communicating a child’s behavioral and academic standing to their parents. There is a lot of information that gets communicated through student report cards, so it is important that families know how to navigate these reports and use the feedback they are receiving to

Read More »

A New Frontier: Computer-Based Testing

The New York State Education Department is shifting gears to computer-based testing. This year, NYC’s fifth and eighth graders will be required to take their state tests – English, math, and science – on computers. In the 2024-25 school year, all fourth and sixth graders will make the transition to

Read More »

Celebrating Hispanic Heritage Month

Introduction Hispanic Heritage Month is more than just a date on our calendar at Classical Charter Schools – it’s a joyful and educational voyage into Hispanic culture. It gives us an opportunity to learn about and celebrate the culture of so many of our scholars and faculty members. Let’s delve

Read More »

Beginning of Year Routines: Setting a Strong Foundation

Starting a new school year requires a well thought out and choreographed plan for classroom routines and procedures. Routines and procedures are the backbone of daily classroom instruction. When students are clear on expectations and follow routines efficiently, this enables the day to flow smoothly, and it maximizes time spent

Read More »
logo/logoCreated with Sketch.


Enroll Today!

Classical Charter Schools is 4x recipient of the National Blue Award for Excellence. We offer busing to and from school, free tutoring, after-school programs and additional programs to support children to become well-rounded individuals.
Enrollment applications open November 1st at all four schools in the South Bronx. Apply now, before spaces run out.   Please see the memo from our Executive Director about our 2022 State test results.
Step into SBC II’s World: Experience Our Virtual Tour Spotlight Explore our exceptional learning environment and see what sets us apart.
Elevate your understanding of New York charter schools with guidance from our accomplished experts at Classical Charter Schools, a distinguished NYC network and four-time National Blue Ribbon award winner. Uncover the essentials of effective models, the impact of central oversight organizations, and methods for enduring success. Perfect for school leaders and education enthusiasts, join forces with our award-winning team to transform education. Click the button to fill out a form and connect with us!
Verified by MonsterInsights