Esperanza Academy Charter High School
About this school...
We prepare critically thinking, socially capable, spiritually sensitive, and culturally aware young adults who can use English, Spanish, and technology as tools for success.
2013 U.S. News & World Report - Silver Medal
Points of pride:
Excellent school climate; low staff turnover; over 92% graduation rate; over 90% of students accepted into post-secondary institutions
Biology, Calculus AB, English Language & Composition, English Literature & Composition, Spanish Language, United States History
Other special academic offerings:
14 majors of study: Teacher Education, Technology, Entrepreneurship, Journalism, Health Science, Criminal Justice, Liberal Arts, Engineering, Instrumental Music, Vocal Music, Theater, Dance, Film, Visual Arts; honors courses: Anatomy & Physiology, Algebra I, Geometry, English, Biology, British Literature, Perspectives in English, Physical Science, Political Science & Economics, U.S. History, U.S. Literature, World History; dual enrollment program through Eastern University’s Cross Boundaries Program; partnership with Esperanza College
Arabic, French, Spanish, Italian, Chinese, Latin
Measures for positive, safe learning:
We enforce a zero tolerance policy. All staff members receive training regarding the code of conduct and discipline procedures. Our safety climate officers are CPR-certified and attend additional training as needed.
Other Parent Association; volunteering during school activities, college and career events; workshops; 21st Century Advisory Council; school board
Arts activities and classes:
Vocal music classes or ensemble; instrumental music classes; visual arts instruction; film/video instruction; dance instruction; theater instruction; choir; concert and/or jazz band; dance group
Activities & special programs:
National Honor Society; student council, 21st Century afterschool program with clubs including entrepreneurship, journalism, yearbook, and art; intramural sports program; school newspaper – Esperanza Post; mentoring & tutoring programs
Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country-coed, Football
Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country-coed, Softball
1, 47, 56, 57, Broad Street subway