Jul
15
2024
Nurses Middle College Charter High School – Capital Region
Albany City Public School District, Rensselaer City School District

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

  • Nurses Middle College Charter High School – Capital Region, originally approved to be located in the Albany City School District, requested to temporarily incubate in the Rensselaer City School District for a period not to exceed two years while facility acquisition and construction are completed within the Albany City School District.  The school is currently located at 199 Washington Street, Rensselaer, New York 12144 in the Rensselaer City School District and chartered to serve 130 students in grade 9 for the 2023-24 school year growing to serve 500 students in grades 9-12 by the 2027-28 school year, the final year of the current charter term.

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, as the SUNY Trustees’ designee: 1) received the revision application on or about June 16, 2023, 2) approved the revision on August 8, 2023, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about April 18, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Success Academy Charter Schools – NYC
Bronx CSD 7

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

Success Academy Charter Schools – NYC, an education corporation with the authority to operate more than one school, requested the following enrollment revisions:

  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 5 Lower, located at 604 East 139th Street, Bronx, NY 10454 in CSD 7, is chartered to serve 180 students in grades K-1 for the 2024-25 school year, growing to serve 425 students in grades K-3 by the 2026-27 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested an enrollment revision to 240 students in grades K-2 for the 2024-25 school year, growing to serve 640 students in grades K-4 by the 2026-27 school year.
  • Success Academy Charter School – Bronx 5 Upper, located at 604 East 139th Street, Bronx, NY 10454 in CSD 7, is chartered to serve 140 students in grades 2-4 for the 2024-25 school year, growing to serve 725 students in grades K-4 by the 2026-27 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested an enrollment revision to serve 180 students in grades 3-5 for the 2024-25 school year, growing to serve 525 students in grades K-6 by the 2026-27 school year.

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, as the SUNY Trustees’ designee: 1) received the revision application on or about August 31, 2023, 2) approved the revision on December 13, 2023, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about April 3, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Harlem Village Academies Charter Schools
Manhattan CSD 3, Manhattan CSD 4, Manhattan CSD 5

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

Harlem Village Academy East Charter School, located at 2351 First Avenue, New York, NY 10035 and 35 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 in CSDs 4 and 5, respectively, sought to merge with Harlem Village Academy West Charter School, an education corporation with the authority to operate Harlem Village Academy West Charter School and Harlem Village Academy West 2 Charter School, located at 74 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027, 132 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027, 244 West 144th Street, New York, NY 10030, and 35 West 124th Street, New York, NY 10027 in CSDs 3 and 5, such that when the merger was approved, Harlem Village Academy West Charter School was the successor education corporation under the name “Harlem Village Academies Charter Schools.” The proposed merger requested the following charter school name and enrollment revisions:

  • Harlem Village Academy East Charter School is chartered to serve 634 students in grades K-12 for the 2023-24 school year and 527 students in grades K-12 for the 2027-28 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested to serve 388 students in grades K-8 and growing to serve 432 students in grades K-8 by the 2027-28 school year. The school requested for its name to remain the same.
  • Harlem Village Academy West Charter School is chartered to serve 661 students in grades K-12 and growing to serve 764 students in grades K-12 for the 2027-28 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested to serve 482 students in grades 5-12 for the 2024-25 school year and growing to serve 692 students in grades K-1 and 5-12 by the 2027-28 school year. The school requested to be renamed “Harlem Village Academy North Charter School.”
  • Harlem Village Academy West 2 Charter School is chartered to serve 300 students in grades K-5 for the 2023-24 school year and 295 students in grades K-5 for the 2027-28 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested to serve 550 students in grades K-4 for the 2024-25 school year and growing to serve 590 students in grades K-4 for the 2027-28 school year. The school requested to be renamed “Harlem Village Academy West Charter School.”

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the revision application on or about December 19, 2023, 2) approved the revision on January 30, 2024, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about June 6, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Brilla College Preparatory Charter Schools
Bronx CSD 10

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

Brilla College Preparatory Charter Schools, an education corporation with the authority to operate more than one school, requested the following enrollment revision.

  • Brilla Pax Charter School is located at 2336 Andrews Avenue, Bronx, NY 10468 in CSD 10 and is chartered to serve 360 students in grades K-3 for the 2023-24 school year and 450 students in grades K-4 in the 2024-25 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school requested an enrollment decrease to serve 279 students in grades K-3 for the 2023-24 school year and 366 students in grades K-4 for the 2024-25 school year.

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, as the SUNY Trustees’ designee: 1) received the revision application on or about August 31, 2023, 2) approved the revision on December 13, 2023, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about April 17, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter Schools
Brooklyn CSD 16

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School 2, a charter school education corporation authorized by SUNY to be located in CSD 16 and opening in the 2024-25 school year, serving 162 students in grades K-1 and growing to serve 486 students in grades K-5, sought to merge with Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School, a charter school education corporation authorized by the New York City Chancellor, located at 82 Lewis Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11206 in CSD 16 currently serving 729 students in grades K-8 and growing to serve 1,269 students grades K-12 by the 2027-28 school year, such that when the merger was approved, Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School 2 was the successor education corporation under the proposed name “Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter Schools.” In addition to the merger, Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School requested an enrollment revision to phase out its elementary program to be served under Bedford Stuyvesant New Beginnings Charter School 2’s charter, serving 864 students in grades 5-12 by the 2027-28 school year.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the revision application on or about January 19, 2024, 2) approved the revision on March 27, 2024, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about June 28, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Amber Charter Schools
Bronx CSD 10

Final Notice – The following charter revision has been approved by operation of law.

Amber Charter Schools, an education corporation with the authority to operate more than one school, sought to add an at-risk preference to its admissions policies for the elementary program at Amber Charter School Kingsbridge, located at 3120 Corlear Avenue, Bronx, NY 10463 in CSD 10, for the 2024-25 school year and beyond providing a preference for students with disabilities entering in grades K-2.

The SUNY Charter Schools Institute, as the SUNY Trustees’ designee: 1) received the revision application on or about August 15, 2023, 2) approved the revision on December 13, 2023, and 3) the revision was approved by operation of law on or about April 3, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Valence College Preparatory Charter School
Queens CSD 28

Final Notice – The following charter renewal has been approved by operation of law.

Valence College Preparatory Charter School is located at 97-29 64th Rd, Rego Park, NY 11374 in CSD 28 and chartered to serve 448 students in grades 5-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term.  The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024.  According to the renewal application, the school will continue to serve 448 students in grades K-8.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the renewal application on or about August 15, 2023, 2) approved the renewal on December 13, 2023, and 3) the renewal was approved by operation of law on or about April 17, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
KIPP NYC Public Charter Schools
Bronx CSD 10, Bronx CSD 12, Bronx CSD 7, Bronx CSD 9, Brooklyn CSD 17, Manhattan CSD 3, Manhattan CSD 5, Manhattan CSD 6

Final Notice – The following charter renewal has been approved by operation of law.

KIPP NYC Public Charter Schools, an education corporation operating more than one charter, sought to renew its corporate authority for a full term of five years as well as its authority to operate the following charter schools:

  • KIPP Always Mentally Prepared Charter School is located at 1224 Park Pl, Brooklyn, NY 11213, in CSD 17, and is chartered to serve 882 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 922 students in grades K-8.
  • KIPP Beyond Charter School is located at 553 West 121st St, New York, NY 10027 in CSD 3, and is chartered to serve 451 students in grades 6-10 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a three-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2026. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 603 students in grades 6-12.
  • KIPP Bronx Charter School II is located at 2720 Jerome Ave, Bronx, NY 10453 in CSD 10, and is chartered to serve 825 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 950 students in grades K-8.
  • KIPP Bronx Charter School III is located at 1504 Macombs Rd, Bronx, NY 10452, and 201 East 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451 in CSDs 7 and 9, and is chartered to serve 1,157 students in grades K-10 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 3,135 students in grades K-12.
  • KIPP Freedom Charter School is located at 1825 Prospect Ave, Bronx, NY 10457, and 2246 Jerome Ave, Bronx, New York 10453 in CSDs 10 and 12, and is chartered to serve 555 students in grades K-2 and 6-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 845 students in grades K-8.
  • KIPP Infinity Charter School is located at 201 East 144th St, Bronx, NY 10451, and 625 West 133rd Street, Bronx, NY 10453, in CSDs 5 and 7, and is chartered to serve 1,778 students in grades K-12 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be decreasing to serve 894 students in grades K-8.
  • KIPP S.T.A.R College Prep Charter School is located at 433 West 123rd St, Bronx, NY 10027, and 625 West 133rd St, New York, NY 10027 in CSD 5, and is chartered to serve 804 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing July 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 830 students in grades K-8.
  • KIPP NYC Washington Heights Academy Charter School is located at 21 Jumel Pl, New York, NY 10032, and 586 West 177th St, New York, NY 10033, CSD 6, and is chartered to serve 850 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 855 students in grades K-8.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the renewal application on or about August 15, 2023, 2) approved the renewal on January 30, 2024, and 3) the renewal was approved by operation of law on or about June 6, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Grand Concourse Academy Charter School
Bronx CSD 8

Final Notice – The following charter renewal has been approved by operation of law.

Grand Concourse Academy Charter School is located at 625 Bolton Ave, Bronx, NY 10473, in CSD 8, and is chartered to serve 775 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 815 students in grades K-8.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the renewal application on or about August 15, 2023, and 2) approved the renewal on January 30, 2024, and 3) the renewal was approved by operation of law on or about June 6, 2024.

Jul
15
2024
Explore Charter Schools of Brooklyn
Brooklyn CSD 17, Brooklyn CSD 18

Final Notice – The following charter renewal has been approved by operation of law.

Explore Charter Schools of Brooklyn, an education corporation operating more than one charter, sought to renew its corporate authority for a full term of five years as well as its authority to operate the following charter schools:

  • Explore Charter School is located at 655 Parkside Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11266 in CSD 17 and is chartered to serve 540 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024.  According to the renewal application, the school will serve 532 students in grades K-8.
  • Explore Excel Charter School is located at 1077 Remsen Ave, Brooklyn, NY 11236, and 956 East 82nd St, Brooklyn, NY 11236 in CSD 18 and is chartered to serve 564 students in grades K-8 for the 2023-24 school year the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a five-year renewal of the charter commencing August 1, 2024.  According to the renewal application, the school will serve 564 students in grades K-8.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the renewal application on or about August 15, 2023, 2) approved the renewal on December 13, 2023, and 3) the renewal was approved by operation of law on or about April 17, 2024.