Our Partnerships

 Rising Ground 

 Chess in the Schools 

 Columbia Teachers College 

 Lincoln Education Center 

 City Year NYC 

 NY Historical Society 


Pathways to Purpose 



 Center for Educational Innovation




 Take Two 

 Marquis Studio 


Urban Advantage Science Initiative  


  REEL Works 


We have established a broad range of community and national partnerships to support our students and extend our STEAM focus.

Academic, Social/Emotional and Health Support Programs

  • City Year New York: City Year AmeriCorps members serve full-time as tutors, mentors and role models for our students.
  • Rising Ground: Provides social, emotional and academic enrichment supports for learning, personalization of services to students, health and mental health services, and school-wide programming to support student success.
  • SmartStart Education: Provides extra math support for students in our Response to Intervention (RTI) program through after school programs and push-in programs during the school day.
  • Second Step: Second Step is a program rooted in social-emotional learning (SEL) that helps transform schools into supportive, successful learning environments uniquely equipped to encourage children to thrive.
  • Institute for Family Health: School-based health center offering primary and preventive care, social services and more.

Academic and Arts Enrichment

  • Reel Works: Empowers students to share their stories through filmmaking, creating a springboard to successful careers in media and beyond.
  • Teachers College Reading & Writing Project: Helping young people become avid and skilled readers, writers, and inquirers.
  • Lincoln Center Education: Students have opportunities to engage with Lincoln Center through special residencies that support our project-based learning initiatives. 6th graders participate in an Ancient Egypt residency, and 7th graders participate in a Street Photography residency.
  • New York Historical Society: Students participate in field trips to the New York Historical Society to get a first-hand look at history.
  • Take Two Film Academy: The Ancient China residency gives 6th graders the opportunity to learn about history through film-based storytelling, while developing video and media literacy and technology skills.