Welcome to Democracy Prep Public Schools, a network of open-enrollment, high-performing, "no excuses" public charter schools operating in New York City, Camden, New Jersey, the District of Columbia, and Baton Rouge, LA. The mission of Democracy Prep is to educate responsible citizen-scholars for success in the college of their choice and a life of active citizenship. A simple philosophy guides Democracy Prep staff, scholars and alumni, alike: Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World!

Off Guard

Off Guard

Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation – 

How a pioneering program brought fencing to some unlikely places, inspiring kids to see more in themselves then they'd ever imagined. Click on the following to read more: Dick's Sporting Goods Foundation

Change The World With A Little Help From JetBlue

Change The World With A Little Help From JetBlue

JetBlue Blog – 

We decided to help by giving a few students the opportunity to travel to the Dominican Republic to make their mission a reality. Click to read more: JetBlue Blog

The Hard Work Has Just Begun

The Hard Work Has Just Begun

U.S. News and World Report – 

A new study shows just how hard it can be to get low-income kids to and through college. Click here to read more: U.S. News

Number of Baton Rouge Charter Schools Doubles in Three Years

The Advocate – 

Democracy Prep Baton Rouge is featured in this article about the growth of charter schools in Baton Rouge, Louisiana. Read more: The Advocate

Student Voice in the Edtech Conversation: More Measured Than You’d Think

Student Voice in the Edtech Conversation: More Measured Than You’d Think

Ed Surge – 

Democracy Prep students serves on Ed Surge panel.  Click on the following to read more: Ed Surge

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