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It’s a great day at New Heights

ITS A GREAT DAY AT NEW HEIGHTS

New Heights Academy Charter School was founded in 2006 to provide a college preparatory education in a safe and nurturing environment to students in grades 5-12 living in Harlem, Washington Heights, and Inwood. Our family embodies the core values of perseverance, responsibility, integrity, discipline, and enthusiasm.

Our school culture is characterized by transparent communication, trust in community members, and an appreciation for diversity of perspectives. Our scholars are engaged in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum which emphasizes critical thinking, curiosity, competence, confidence, and control. We are committed to ensuring 90% of students achieve mastery of 90% of the common core learning standards by 2018.

 

Student and Staff Reflections

Reflections from our Founding Staff and Class of 2014.

Featured News

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  • Read the story in the Amsterdam News!
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  • The Junior Class College Tour

    Class of 2015 at the Capitol — at Washington DC.
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  • The Junior Class College Tour

    New Heights Class of 2015 — at University of Delaware.
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  • The Junior Class College Tour

    Class of 2015 visited Morgan State University. — at Morgan State
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  • New Heights Academy - Career Day 2014

  • 6th Graders Study Harlem Theater History


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  • High School Camping Trip


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  • Meet Jasmine

    Jasmine, a Class of 2014 student, is profiled in the 2013 Annual Report of our partner Civic Builders.
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WHAT'S HAPPENING AT NEW HEIGHTS

Middle School

Friday, June 27: 8th Grade Moving Up Ceremony (10 am) at The Church of the Intercession

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High School

Tuesday, June 17 – Wednesday, June 25: Regents Exams

Friday, June 27: Graduation (5pm) at El Museo del Barrio

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Board of Trustees Meetings

There are no further meetings scheduled for the 2013-2014 school year.  Check back soon for the 2014-2015 meeting schedule.

 

All meetings are open to the public and take place in the New Heights conference room at 7pm, unless otherwise noted. 

 

 

Invest in the Future

New Heights Academy Charter School opened its doors in 2006 with the mission of preparing Washington Heights, Inwood, and Harlem students to succeed in college and life.  Through our comprehensive approach to education, we have achieved an average annual graduation rate of 84%, far exceeding the New York City average of 65%.  Your support to New Heights Academy Charter School helps to ensure that every day is a great day at New Heights!

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