Established in 2006, Success Academy has strived to become one of the prominent charter schools in New York City. Founded by Eva Moskowitz a former teacher, college
professor and elected official Success Academy, like other charter schools are held accountable by the state and expected to perform at a high level. 93% of the student body consists of students of color and 73% come from low-income households.
With so many challenges in the world today Success Academy takes pride in its rigorous approach to teaching children how to be critical, independent thinkers. Each student is unique, and Success Academy understands that, their goal is to make students fall in love with learning through exposing them to a mixture of cultures and hands on learning experiences. Success Academy also boasts an open door policy, encouraging parents to take a vital role in their scholar’s future and their path to success.
A variety of field trips throughout the year gives scholars the opportunity to explore New York City. Scholars not only learn valuable lessons through these trips, they also get to experience sights and sounds that might otherwise not have been possible.
Sports are a great way for scholars to learn about teamwork and comradery, the Success Academy has an assortment of sports programs suited for everyone. Enjoying sports and competing against other Success Academy teams will ensure the scholars are
ready for future challenges including college admissions.
The path to a successful life starts with a safe, enriching learning environment. The Success Academy has consistently been among the highest performing schools in New York State. Students are admitted through a random lottery that is held every April.