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Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York

Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York is an all-female public charter school for students in grades Kindergarten through 8.

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Overview

Overview

Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York says

Girls Prep Lower East Side Elementary is the first all-girls charter school in New York City.

Girls Prep Lower East Side is part of the Public Prep Network. Public Prep is a nonprofit organization that develops high-quality Universal Pre-Kindergarten and single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and evidence-based instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.

Girls Prep Lower East Side currently serves New York City girls grades K-8th grade.

The elementary school campus is located at 442 East Houston Street, New York, NY 10002. The middle school campus is located at 420 East 12th Street, New York, NY 10009.

Mission Statement

The mission of Girls Prep Lower East Side is to prepare New York City girls to graduate from college and succeed in life. Girls Prep girls will embody the core values of Scholarship, Merit, Responsibility and Sisterhood and use these values to guide their choices. Girls Prep will graduate scholars who are active citizens who learn and serve in their communities. Girls Prep is part of the Public Prep Network, a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge, and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a four-year university.

We are determined to achieve our goal to graduate 8th grade students who are on a predictive path to be accepted into high-performing public and private high schools, and ultimately graduate from a four-year university.

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Finance

Finance

Public charter schools are supported through lower levels of direct, public funding, as well as though private subsidies. As with district public schools, they do not charge tuition to students who attend them.

Admissions

Admissions

Important Dates

Regular Application Deadline: April 1

Students and Faculty

Students and Faculty

Enrollment Data

Total Enrollment 612
Student Teacher Ratio 18 : 1
Gender 100% Female
Dress Code Uniform
Socioeconomic Diversity

61% of students qualify for a free or reduced price school lunch at Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York.

Principal- Middle Lacy Reed
Principal- Elementary Versha Munshi-South
Bullying

There were 19 incidents of bullying last year at Girls Preparatory Charter School of New York, which equals 0.054 incidents per student.

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