The following is a paid message from Ascend.

Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,800 students in 16 schools across Brooklyn. Ascend exists to serve every student—to help them embody their inherent excellence by providing rich, joyful learning experiences that unlock a life of boundless choice.

Ascend’s supportive school community—where families and students are cherished–fosters students’ social skills, self-reliance, intellectual confidence, and enthusiasm. They welcome and educate students of all abilities, backgrounds, and learning needs. Once enrolled, children can continue to attend an Ascend school through grade 12.

Ascend differentiates themselves through:

  • Inquiry-based learning
  • Responsive Classroom model
  • Their deep commitment to diversity, equity, inclusion, and anti-racism

They take a whole-child learning approach, focusing on fostering a love of learning and deep critical thinking skills in their students. Their community is powered by their audacious dreams, commitment to collaboration, dignity and respect.

Applications for the 2022-23 school year are still open with limited seats available. On October 31st, applications will open for the 2023-24 school year for consideration in the April 2023 lottery. If you are interested in enrolling your child at Ascend, visit their website or submit an application here. Email [email protected] with any questions.

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