Almost 18,000 Success Academy scholars ended their first week of remote learning with an average attendance rate of 97%. On Thursday, March 19, about 5,000 middle school and high school scholars logged into their virtual classrooms via the BlueJeans video conferencing platform, while 13,000 younger scholars in grades K-4 were counted “present” after twice-daily phone debriefs with their teachers, covering the reading, math, and science assignments of the day.
As more school systems around the country are making the difficult decision to close buildings, Success Academy, which will be educating its 18,000 remotely this week, will be sharing its plans and resources. Throughout this week, Success Academy founder and CEO Eva Moskowitz will host virtual meetings with superintendents and principals around the country to discuss remote learning best practices.
Success Academy announced to families and staff today that it will suspend on-campus learning and shift all 18,000 students to remote learning, starting Thursday, March 19, until further notice. School staff will use Monday, March 16 through Wednesday, March 18 to finalize preparations for online and at-home learning for students in grades K-12.
Success Academy Queens Parents Declare Victory After 37-Month-Long Effort to Secure Middle School Space from the City
It took three years, but the kids finally won. Late Thursday night, Success Academy Queens parents emerged victorious after months of advocating for their children’s right to public school space. With only hours to spare before a deadline that would have forced children back into the district system, Department of Education officials finally proposed two co-locations for the 227 fourth graders who are headed to middle school next year but previously had no middle school.
At 7 of 9 Success Academy Middle Schools, 100% of the 8th Graders Pass Living Environment Regents Exam
In August, Success Academy launched its Living Environment science curriculum for the first time for middle schoolers. In January, all 474 Success eighth graders across nine middle schools took this Regents exam, and 99.5% passed. At seven of the nine SA middle schools, 100% of students passed.
Success Academy Flatbush Families and Elected Officials Celebrate Students Who Made History, With 100% Passing Both 2019 State Tests
Elected Officials Turn Out to Congratulate SA Flatbush Scholars at Brooklyn Children’s Museum