Children's Aid Society College Prep Charter School
Bronx, NY 10457
Telephone: (347) 871-9002
Grade levels: K-1
Department of Education
Principal: Ife Lenard
The Children's Aid Society
Community School Director: Miguel Balbuena
History and Program
For children entering their first years of school, Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School will ensure that they are on the path to college graduation early. The school will provide a challenging instructional experience paired with opportunities for enrichment and the comprehensive services children need to succeed in school and life.
The Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School is a Children’s Aid Society community school whose mission is to prepare elementary school students for success in middle school, high school, college and life by providing them with a rigorous instructional experience; addressing their physical, emotional and social needs; fostering a sense of pride and hope; and serving as a safe and engaging community hub.
The vision of the Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School is to ensure that ALL children have the opportunity to achieve the American dream. By fostering each child’s holistic development early in their academic careers, and by promoting learning and cognitive development, social and emotional skills development, and health and wellness supported by meaningful parent or caregiver engagement, The Children’s Aid College Prep Charter School will put its students on the path to college success. We believe that college graduation will provide our students the best opportunities to live the life of their dreams.