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Class of 2025: Nothing Can Stop You!

May 27, 2021 Success Academy

On May 26, 2021, in a remarkable virtual ceremony that brought together thousands of family members, friends, supporters, scholars, and SA staff and alumni, members of the Class of 2025 officially turned their tassels and graduated. Read more

They Persisted: Our 2020 Graduates!

June 22, 2020 Success Academy

These scholars crossed the graduation finish line after showing us what persistence looks like! Read more

The Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts Class of 2024 Graduates — Virtually!

June 4, 2020 Success Academy

In an unprecedented virtual commencement ceremony, friends and supporters, family members, current and former staff, alumni, and 99 very special SA seniors gathered online to celebrate the turning of their tassels. Read more

SA 8th Graders Are Ready to Take On the Next Big Challenge!

June 26, 2019 Success Academy

On June 21, scholars, staff, and families gathered to celebrate 400 Success Academy eighth graders as they graduated from middle schools across the network. Scholar speakers from each school shared their favorite memories and proudest achievements — and set ambitious goals for high school. Read more

Success Academy Class of 2023: A Legacy of Perseverance

June 10, 2019 Success Academy

Thirteen years ago, the first-ever Success Academy kindergartners started out on an educational journey — with college as their destination. On June 6, these scholars walked across the stage of the New School’s John L. Tishman Auditorium to become Success Academy’s second class of graduates. Read more

Success Academy Class of 2023: The Future Is Yours!

May 3, 2019 Barbara Gao Shapiro

After thirteen years of working toward their dream of college, members of the Success Academy Class of 2023 have officially announced where they will be attending this fall. Read more

We Salute Success Academy’s 8th Grade Graduates!

June 15, 2018 Success Academy

Yesterday, Success Academy 8th graders celebrated their graduation from middle school. Speakers from each of the seven graduating classes reflected on their middle school experiences and shared their hopes and ambitions for high school. Here are excerpts from their speeches. Nia Hardaway, SA Harlem Central Middle School June 14th has finally arrived! It seems like... Read more

Success Academy Seniors: 100% College Bound!

June 8, 2018 Success Academy

On Thursday, June 7, our very first class of high school seniors graduated at the stunning Alice Tully Hall, Lincoln Center, 100% of them college-bound, many with full scholarships. Read more

Onward and Upward, Graduates!

June 22, 2017 Success Academy

Last week, over 1,700 beaming scholars participated in Success Academy graduation ceremonies. From our kindergartners who discovered a thirst for learning to our eighth graders who will move on to high school next year, our graduates and their families had a lot to celebrate! Read more

How My Teachers Made Me Feel at Home

June 16, 2016 Sean Little

Sean Little recently delivered these remarks during the fourth-grade graduation at SA Bed-Stuy 1. Read more