Transforming Schools, Changing Lives.

Learn more About Us, browse our Network Schools, learn about our Select Strategies work, see our Adventure & Team Building programs in action, read our Stories.

70+NYC Public
Schools

 

Through our unique approach to teaching and learning, we bring out the best in students, teachers, and school leaders throughout New York City.

Our educational approach joins together demanding and engaging learning, community, and character in ways that lead to high achievement for all. We bring this approach to over 70 NYC public schools a year, including a network of schools we operate in partnership with the city’s Department of Education.

i network Schools Graduation Rate
88%
i Nyc Public Schools Graduation Rate
74%
98%
of our 2018 network school graduates were accepted to college

Network Schools

Our Network Schools primarily serve students from under-resourced communities. They prepare students for success in college, careers, and citizenship while simultaneously redefining what educational excellence can look like in our city’s public schools.

Scaling Our Work

We bring our most effective and replicable practices to a growing number of public schools and youth-serving organizations outside of our network through our Adventure and Team Building programs and our Select Strategies professional learning services.

Transform Schools.
Change Lives.
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Featured Stories

Expanding College Access

We’re working with the Bill & Melinda Gates Foundation to improve college outcomes for the students in our schools.

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Back to the Beginning

Excerpted from a speech written by Brendis Gonzalez, an alumna of and teacher at a NYC Outward Bound School in Washington Heights, for our 2018 gala.

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A Taste of College

A summer college opportunity helps two of our high school seniors feel more prepared for the real thing.

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