St HOPE Leadership Academy is a college-preparatory public charter middle school in Harlem, New York City. The school opened in 2008 and serves students in grades 5 through 8. St HOPE provides a rigorous curriculum, intensive interventions for students performing below grade level, and a defined character development program in a structured and disciplined learning environment. At St HOPE, community service is valued by students, parents and staff. To help meet our students' diverse learning needs, each core class at St HOPE is taught utilizing a collaborative co-teaching model. St HOPE provides multiple opportunities for leadership at the department and grade team level. In addition, St HOPE provides a $2,000 stipend per year to every staff member to explore external opportunities for professional development.
To educate self-motivated, productive, and critically thinking leaders who are prepared to succeed in a college preparatory high school, committed to serving others, and passionate about lifelong learning.