School Overview - Middle School
Esperanza Preparatory Academy is a sixth through twelfth-grade college preparation school, which develops scholars who respect themselves, their community and others. Our scholars master academic, social, and communication skills to succeed in college and become active citizens in society. Esperanza Preparatory Academy develops leaders who respect themselves and their community through our core values of Perseverance, Responsibility, Integrity, Discipline, and Enthusiasm (PRIDE). Technology is utilized in all classes, including laptops (Windows, MacBook’s and Chromebooks), tablets, SMART Boards, Elmo, piano keyboards, and content specific software. The Dual Language program develops non-native English speaking students’ fluency and literacy in English and their native language. Non-native English speaking students and native English-speaking students study in both languages together. All students develop literacy in both languages.
After-School Program; Sixth through Eighth ELA and Math Academics; Dance; Music; Theater; Chess Club; Visual Arts; Girls on the Run; Fashion Club; Student Council; Yearbook; Advisory; Dual Language; Socratic Seminars; Junior Great Books; Close Reading; Acuity; Achieve3000; Assessment and Learning in Knowledge Spaces (ALEKS); Roundabout Theatre; Renaissance/Accelerated Reader; ASPCA Unleashed; Girls Who Code
School Overview - High School
Esperanza Preparatory Academy (EPA) is a dual-language college preparation school. Students
master Spanish as a native or second language, as well as academic, social, and communication
skills. We offer students Spanish courses with the goal that they will be able to take college and
Advanced Placement (AP) courses in Spanish Literature, and become proficient in both Spanish
and English. We prepare students for college by providing them with internship opportunities and
a mentor that will expose them to college life/academics. Students work collaboratively with their
mentors to arrange college tours and develop college portfolios and have the opportunity to take
Art, Basketball, Community Service, Dance, Electronic Music Production, Flag Football, Music, Pencil Project, Soccer, Student Government, Technology, Theater, Unleashed
PSAL Sports: Boys: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
PSAL Sports: Girls: Volleyball School Sports: Baseball, Basketball, Soccer
For a more detailed overview of Esperanza Preparatory Academy and NYC Public Schools look at the recently updated directory, School Code: 04M372.