The path to college
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, and the District of Columbia. 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, students, and alumni alike: Work Hard. Go to College. Change the World!
At Democracy Prep Charter High School in Harlem, a group of six students spoke with WNYC about their parents' advice on interacting with the police in the wake of the decision not to indict the police officer in the death of Eric Garner. Click on the following to read about the news: WNYC
News 12 The Bronx –
Bronx students spread a message about the importance of voting this Election Day. Click on the following to read about the news: News 12 The Bronx
Building Excellent Schools –
Democracy Prep Charter High School teacher Evan Jenkins was presented with the ESN Gold Standard in Teaching Award. Click here to read this news!
The Washington Post; Examiner.com –
The Washington Post –
On Monday, November 18th, the DC Public Charter School Board approved Democracy Prep to open a school in our nation's capital! Click to read more about this exciting news!
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