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We operate a citywide network of public schools.

98% of our 2016 graduates were accepted to college.


Adventure & Team Building

In the classroom, in the city, and in the wilderness.

Our programs are customized to your needs and budget.


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NYC Outward Bound Schools
29-46 Northern Boulevard
Long Island City, NY 11101
718 706 9900
718 433 0500

Recent News

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    Baldwin Principal Leading Voice on School Discipline Reform July 1, 2016

    What role can restorative justice play in ameliorating violence in our schools? This Atlantic article explores the question and includes quotes by Brady Smith, Principal of of our James Baldwin School, a leading voice on school discipline reform.

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    NY1 Profiles Exceptional Graduate from Brooklyn Collaborative June 30, 2016

    NY1's Exceptional Graduates series featured Lizbeth Lucero, 2016 valedictorian of our Brooklyn Collaborative school. Lucero is the daughter of Mexican immigrants, lived through Hurricane Sandy, and is headed off to Cornell on a full scholarship. Lucero also served as a featured speaker at our 2016 Gala.

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    WHEELS Students Name New Wasp Species June 22, 2016

    Students from our school WHEELS were recently invited to name a new species of wasp that is native to the Dominican Republic. Students, whose families hail predominately from the Dominican Republic, chose the name La Luz Brillante. When translated to English, this means The Bright Light.