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Our World Neighborhood
Charter Schools

Our World Neighborhood Charter School

Educational Philosophy

The founders and Board of Trustees have set these goals for the school:

  • Rigorous academic curriculum
  • Spanish beginning in Kindergarten
  • Integrated study of world culture
  • Integrated study of history of ideas
  • Arts & music integrated in curriculum
  • Individualized learning plans
  • Computer access for all students

We are committed to an educational philosophy based on inquiry, active and experiential learning, and social justice. Through a literacy-based, integrated and standards-driven curriculum that encourages community and honors diversity, OWN students receive the broad education they will need to meet the academic and social challenges of the best New York City High Schools, and indeed, to thrive in today's world.