We will continue to keep SA families updated on any adjustments to our plan.
True to our belief in continuous improvement, we commit to advancing racial equity not just by running exceptional public schools that give children from all backgrounds access to life-changing education, but also by prioritizing diversity, equity, and inclusion.
These scholars crossed the graduation finish line after showing us what persistence looks like!
The SA Chess program held our annual end-of-the-year tournament and for the first time in SA history, the tournament was virtual.
I’m writing to call upon you to make school safety agents independent of the Police Department.
Scholars will receive Summer Soar assignments between June 8 and 16. Read on for answers to some of the most common Summer Soar questions we’ve received from SA families.
This week, Success Academy celebrated the graduation of 99 seniors, all of them children of color. It is with mixed feelings that we send them out into a world that is so troubled right now. The events of the past two weeks have left us angry, frustrated, and exhausted. The tragic death of George Floyd […]
In an unprecedented virtual commencement ceremony, friends and supporters, family members, current and former staff, alumni, and 99 very special SA seniors gathered online to celebrate the turning of their tassels.
We are excited to announce the 2020 Success Academy Excellence Award winners! This award honors faculty and staff across our schools who exemplify the excellence in education to which our entire community strives. This year, the award recognizes 216 faculty and staff members. Their commitment, talent, and hard work — especially at a time of […]
Every scholar has their own educational journey. We spoke with three parents who learned that taking an extra year was exactly what their scholars needed.
Teachers are truly our superheroes — as scholars made clear through many messages of love and thanks that they’ve shared.
We know the transition from elementary to middle school can be overwhelming, so we talked to staff and parents about their experiences. Here’s some of their advice on setting scholars up for success.
It is tough to balance caring for yourself and your kids, while also managing the responsibilities of home and work. We talked to three mental health professionals about how parents can help their kids build healthy habits and reduce worry, anxiety, and stress during this trying time.
Many of our middle schoolers are wondering: What is life as an SA high schooler really like? We compiled some of the most frequently asked questions from middle schoolers across the network to help shine some light on the SA high school experience
We are so proud to announce that every member of Success Academy’s Class of 2024 is college bound!
From the beginning, SA educators, scholars, and families have risen to the challenge of remote learning with determination. Now, they’re being recognized by multiple news outlets for their efforts.
On Thursday, the Success Academy community made history by launching its first day of remote teaching and learning.
When my Senior Leader Ms. McNamara challenged us to come up with a school community-building campaign, I saw it as an opportunity to highlight one of SA Harlem East’s greatest strengths: our kindness.
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What’s life like as a high schooler at Success? Kayla Christiani-Ellis and Tasnim Moumouni are two current freshmen who recently had to choose between specialized high schools and SA HSLA. We asked them to share what ultimately drew them to Success, and whether the experience has so far lived up to their expectations.
If there’s one thing we celebrate at Success Academy, it’s self expression — and nowhere is that more apparent than on the night of the annual Festival of Performing Arts. This is one of the most exciting events of the Success Academy school year, a chance for scholars to walk onto the stage and express […]
Finn Freymann — an English teacher at SA Bed-Stuy Middle School — describes teaching as trying to master the unmasterable profession. He joined SA BSMS last year and quickly progressed to a position as lead teacher. For Mr. Freymann, the scholars are his motivation and the BSMS community is one of warmth, laughter, and smart faculty all asking, “How can I help you today?”
The annual Science Symposium is a month-long middle school science unit dedicated to scholar-led research projects, culminating in a showcase of findings and lessons learned. We were excited to catch up with Kiah and her teacher Genique Green to hear more about their project — and to find out which product we should all be using to keep bad bacteria at bay!
We often think of art class as a place where you just learn how to mix colors or use a paintbrush, but in SA art classrooms, teachers know it’s so much more. Across our schools, they design projects that teach our scholars that art is a dynamic, living, breathing way to challenge our perspectives and to change the world. Here are just a few that have inspired us and our scholars.