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Our Vision.

Work Hard. Go to College.

Change the World.

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The Arts.

Explore the arts through dance,

music, debate, and more!

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Learn teamwork, competition,

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Civics & Culture.

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Register Yourself to Vote!

From your local school board to the President of the United States, it’s important to vote in every election. When we all vote we move our nation towards a more equitable future. Voting is a rite of passage and  single most effective way to make your voice as a member of our society heard. Thanks for taking the first step.

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Remote & Hybrid Learning Update 

Remote Learning will be taking place in each region until the date noted below.
After the date noted below, Hybrid Learning is scheduled to begin in each region. This information will be updated when and if circumstances change.


Baton Rouge – September 28th
San Antonio – September 8th
Las Vegas – October 12th
New York –
October 19th K-2, October 26th 3-8, November 2nd 9-12 (Remote Learning Centers)
New Jersey – November 25th

Welcome to Democracy Prep Public Schools, a network of open-enrollment, high-performing, public charter schools operating in New York City, Camden, N.J., Baton Rouge, Las Vegas, and San Antonio.

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!

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Applications in New York for the 2020-2021 school year are now open; enroll today!

Democracy Prep schools are schools of choice. We educate any child who is accepted through our random lottery, regardless of race, economic situation, special education status, nationality, previous academic record, or any other characteristic.

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Programs that extend beyond basic academics.

At Democracy Prep, we are committed to ensuring that our scholars are well-rounded citizens and knowledgeable voters. Our arts and athletics programs ensure that is the case. Our scholars study the language and culture of South Korea to expand their own horizons. Democracy Prep Pathways is a program born from a desire to do more for students with severe learning challenges.

Let’s Grow. Together.

At Democracy Prep, we believe teaching matters most. In order to attract and retain the best educators, we provide highly competitive salary and benefits packages, including our new policy ensuring that new parents have 12 weeks of paid leave.

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