La Cima is a public charter school that occupies the third floor of a large, four-story school building on the…More corner of Gates and Stuyvesant Avenues. The school shares the building with another charter school, BSS Charter, on the fourth floor and one middle school, M.S. 267, on the first and second floors.
The school opened in 2008 to 140 kindergarteners and first graders. In the 2010 school year, the school enrolled 273 students. La Cima Charter will continue to add a grade until it is fully enrolled as a K - 5 school in the 2012 school year.
The school does not screen its students. It gives geographic priority to students who live in the community school district and includes an application lottery.
M.S. 6827, also known as the Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School (BSC), is a public charter school, a part…More of the "Uncommon Schools" collegiate charter schools network. BSC shares the building with one middle school-- M.S. 267-- on the first and second floors and another charter school-- La Cima-- on the third floor.
BSC opened in 2008 to 140 5th graders. Today, the school has 221 5th, 6th and 7th graders. The school will continue to add a grade until it is fully enrolled as a middle school and high school, serving grades 5 -1 2.
The mission of Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School is to prepare each student for college. Parents are required to sign a "Family Accountability Contract," outlining their parental responsibilities to their child's education at the school.
Excellence Boys Charter School 225 Patchen Ave, Brooklyn, NY11233 Excellence Boys Charter School is an elementary school that focuses on college attendance. Serving students from…More kindergarten through eighth grade, it is a free public charter school and part of the Uncommon Schools Network. The all-male school, founded in 2004, has an enrollment of 360 as of 2010. The rigorous curriculum stresses reading, writing and math skills. It is housed in a state-of-the-art structure, has homerooms named after colleges and offers such electives as art, fitness and music. Activities include tae kwon do, Shakespearean theater and sports.
Leadership Prep Charter School 141 Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY11216 Leadership Prep Charter School was founded in 2005 as a college preparatory school for students in kindergarten through…More eighth grade. The school will add a grade each year as the students move up and it takes in new kindergartners. Leadership Prep is a part of the Uncommon Schools network of schools, which was featured in the May 2, 2010, Sunday New York Times as an example of successful "top-flight" charter schools. The school shares a campus on the first floor with M.S./H.S. 336, The Academy of Business and Community Development. Leadership Prep does not offer a consistent program of extracurricular activities, emphasizing, instead, a focus on academic rigor. The building's basement houses a city wide student suspension site, from 9:00am - 5:00pm. The school's principle is Sultana Noor-Muhammad.
The Brooklyn Charter School (BCS) is a free public charter school serving children in grades kindergarten through 5.…More The school is located on the third floor of a campus building it shares with P.S. 23. The head of school and executive director is Omigbade Escayg.
BSC's curriculum is a mix of constructivism, skills-based learning and critical thinking in all core subject areas (reading, math, social studies, science). In addition, BCS offers visual arts, dance and music programs. Piano lessons are provided by the Piano School of New York City. BCS offers basketball and chess lessons for both boys and girls after school.
Founded in 2003, Brooklyn Excelsior Charter School is a private alternative school serving children grades K - 8. The…More school's principal is Dr. Thomas G. DeMarco. The school prides itself on its rigorous curriculum and high academic standards and strives to prepare its students for higher education.
Brooklyn Excelsior is a part of the National Heritage Academies and is chartered by the State University of New York (SUNY). Brooklyn Excelsior offers special education classes, enforces a strict dress code and encourages strong parental involvment. The school does not screen or test its students as a requirement for enrollment.
Community Partnership Charter School 114 Kosciuszko St, Brooklyn, NY11216 Community Partnership Charter School (CPCS) was founded in 2000 by a group of parents from Fort Greene who wanted to…More replicate the success of the Beginning With Children Charter School in Williamsburg, Brooklyn. The school originally started as a K-5 school, located at 241 Emerson Place in Brooklyn, in P.S. 270. It has since grown to include a middle school (grades 6-8), located at this address in Brooklyn on the third floor of a building it shares with P.S. 256. The mission of CPCS is to prepare its students for academically rigorous high schools. Its core values are REACH: Respect, Excellence, Attentiveness, Critical thinking and Heart.
Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School 800 Gates Ave, Brooklyn, NY11221 Bedford Stuyvesant Collegiate Charter School is a free public school offering middle school education from grades 5th…More through 8th. This institution focuses on literacy and provides course instruction in writing, history, math, science and guided reading. After school tutoring is available, in addition to Saturday School for struggling students. There is a computer network for communication, research and assignments.
Superior Limousine Luxury Coach 957 Dean St, Brooklyn, NY11238 Superior Limousine Luxury Coach offers local and regional coaches that serve the residential and business needs of…More Bed-Stuy, including tour groups, Charter Schools and other chartered services. It has served the local and regional community since 1988.
Excellence Girls Charter School is an all-girls, free public charter school, serving grades K-8. The school's…More principal is Ms. Celestina De La Garza. Excellence Girls is a part of the Uncommon Schools network, and like the other schools in the network, it is a college preparatory school. The school opened in September 2009 to 145 kindergarteners and first-graders and will add a class every year, as each class advances.
Students wear uniforms. The curriculum is rigorous, with more than three hours of daily literacy instruction and one hour of math instruction, along with social studies, science, music, art and character education.
The school shares a campus with P.S. 309, The George E. Wibecam school which occupies the first and second floors. Excellence Girls is located on the third floor.
Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School 82 Lewis Ave, Brooklyn, NY11206 This public elementary school opened in September of 2010 and serves kindergarten through the 5th grade. It supports the…More learning of each and every student with extended school days and times and a curriculum that includes community service along with the study of Latin, art, music, theater and physical education.