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SA Alum Loretta Tuider Shines at Columbia Engineering

May 17, 2021 Success Academy

Recently, Loretta Tuider (HSLA ‘20, Columbia University ‘24) wrote to us with an inspirational update: She’s been accepted into a selective summer program at Columbia University, where she is a rising sophomore. Read more

Can’t Stop, Won’t Stop: The Learning Continues, and People are Noticing!

April 9, 2020 Success Academy

From the beginning, SA educators, scholars, and families have risen to the challenge of remote learning with determination. Now, they're being recognized by multiple news outlets for their efforts. Read more

When the Magic of the Stage Brings Us Together

February 26, 2020 Success Academy

If there’s one thing we celebrate at Success Academy, it’s self expression — and nowhere is that more apparent than on the night of the annual Festival of Performing Arts. This is one of the most exciting events of the Success Academy school year, a chance for scholars to walk onto the stage and express... Read more

The Kids Mayor de Blasio Wants to Ignore

December 18, 2019 Success Academy

It’s not easy to ignore our scholars. First, they are adorable, and second, if you take the time to listen to them, they have the most amazing things to say. But Mayor de Blasio doesn’t want to see our Queens fourth graders. Read more

Next Stop: High School!

June 27, 2019 Success Academy

This spring, Success Academy High School of the Liberal Arts hosted a Meet Your Classmates event, inviting incoming freshmen to explore opportunities at the high school, talk to teachers and current scholars, and get a head-start on making new friends. Read more

Parent Perspective: “Our Second Choice Success Academy Turned Out to Be First Rate”

May 29, 2019 Jaime Jose

A quality education is the greatest treasure I can give my child, and I’ll continue to do all I can to give him one. Read more

I’m a Woman, I Can Do Anything: Ladies First at SA Harlem 1

May 24, 2019 Success Academy

Among the young women of the Ladies First Club, the most popular future profession is president of the United States, followed closely by a job in fashion. Every Tuesday at 4:00PM, the scholars of the Ladies First Club put on their signature hair bows, personalized with their names, and gather in room 344. Read more

What Does it Mean to be Waitlisted? A Success Academy Parent Asks

May 10, 2019 Megan Pryor

I was accepted to every single charter school I applied for — except Success Academy. My SA results read: “Waitlist – Likely.” What does that even mean? I thought. How likely is likely? Read more

Success Academy Excellence Awards Winners Share: Our Proudest Moments

May 8, 2019 Eva Moskowitz

Our 2019 Excellence Awards winners share with us their proudest moments at Success Academy, and their commitment to our scholars shines through in every word. 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