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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.

Extracurricular Activities:
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 college courses.

Extracurricular Activities:
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.

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