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Where can I find a recording of the virtual info sessions and webinars?

July 13, 2022 [email protected]

Please visit our Scholar Recruitment playlist to view some of the most recent information sessions. Read more

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July 6, 2022 [email protected]

Required document check-list:  Forms & documents checklist School locations:  SA school locations Uniform requirements:  Uniform information and requirements Information sessions and webinars: To learn more about our individual schools, please review our information session playlist. Read more

Do you offer after-school programs?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Success Academy does not offer, recommend, or endorse any after-school programs, but is happy to provide information about local programming. Here is a list of the different after-school programs around our SA locations. Families are encouraged to contact the programs directly for hours, costs, and offerings and it is their responsibility to arrange for appropriate... Read more

Can my child skip a grade? Or be held from moving to the next grade?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Children mature, grow, and learn at different rates, often having little to do with their age. We believe that age is not the best determinant of grade placement and that sometimes it’s in the best interest of the child to take an extra year to mature or master content. Thus, holdovers — and sometimes skips... Read more

Do children get assessments once they are accepted to an SA location?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Schools assess new scholars’ grade-level readiness at the beginning of the school year (around September). Assessment results may affect grade placement.  Read more

Why doesn’t Success Academy offer transportation?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

There are many reasons that we do not offer busing at our schools. A close partnership between you and your scholar’s school is one of the most critical components of the Success Academy model. An important aspect of this partnership is the daily face-to-face interaction that you or another trusted adult will have with your... Read more

Do you have buses to pick up and drop off my child?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Watch this video to learn about busing No, we do not offer bussing to or from the school.  Success Academy does not permit scholars to use any form of transportation (private busing, van service, taxi, etc) while unaccompanied by a parent or guardian to or from any of its schools. Most, but not all, of... Read more

What are the odds of getting into SA? Are there any statistics we can look at?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Acceptance to Success Academy depends on your random lottery outcome and how many other families apply to the same school for the same grade, which changes every year.  Read more

When is the application deadline to be entered into the lottery?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

The application deadline is April 1, 2022, and our lottery will be run in mid-April. After the application date deadline, you can still apply to be entered in our waitlist pulls which we run throughout the summer and into the school year. Read more

Why do I have to apply?

April 14, 2022 Jamie

Success Academy is one of many NYC public schools that require an application. By submitting an application, you give us critical information that helps make the lottery process as smooth as possible. It’s easy, takes five minutes, and allows you to head into summer stress-free knowing that you’ve got great school choices for the upcoming... Read more