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Democracy Prep New York Charter Schools

Second Notice – The SUNY Trustees have approved the following renewal application.

Democracy Prep New York 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:

  • Bronx Preparatory Charter School is located at 3872 Third Ave, Bronx, NY 10457, in Community School District (“CSD”) 9 and is chartered to serve 793 students in grades 6-12 for the 2023-24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a four-year renewal of the charter commencing July 1, 2025. According to the renewal application, the school will be expanding to serve 800 students in grades 6-12.
  • Democracy Preparatory Charter School is located at 222 West 134th St, New York, NY 10030, and 2230 5th Ave, New York, NY 10037, in CSD 5 and chartered to serve 915 students in grades K-1 and 6-12 for the 2023- 24 school year, the final year of the current charter term. The school sought a four-year renewal of the charter commencing July 1, 2025. According to the renewal application, the school will be decreasing to serve 690 students in grades 6-12.
  • Democracy Prep Endurance Charter School is located at 1529 Williamsbridge Rd, Bronx, NY 10461, and 240 East 123rd St, New York, NY 10035, in CSDs 11 and 4, and is chartered to serve 613 students in grades K-4 and 9-12 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 expanding to serve 900 students in grades K-5 and 9-12.
  • Democracy Prep Harlem Charter School is located at 2005 Madison Ave, New York, NY 10035, 207 West 133rd St, New York, NY 10030, and 212 West 120th St, New York, NY 10027 in CSDs 3 and 5 and is chartered to serve 1,188 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 July 1, 2024. According to the renewal application, the school will be decreasing to serve 1,105 students in grades K-12.
  • Harlem Prep Charter School is located at 240 East 123rd St, New York, NY 10035, 101-111 West 116th St, New York, NY 10026, and 232 East 103rd St, New York, NY 1002, in CSDs 3 and 4, and is chartered to serve 1000 students in grades K-12 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 decreasing to serve 862 students in grades 3-12.

The SUNY Trustees: 1) received the renewal applications on or about August 15, 2023, and 2) approved the renewals on January 30, 2024.