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1 Opening New District Schools in New York City Office of New Schools

2 Be Part of a Bold Reform Strategy: Open a New District School in

3 Graduation Rates at New Schools are Higher than at the High Schools they Replaced New Schools exclude Transfer Schools. Schools presented on slide were all announced for phase out between NYC traditional calculation includes Local and Regents Diplomas, GEDs, Special Education diplomas, and August graduates. It does not include disabled students in self-contained classrooms or District 75 students. The NY State method, used since 2005, includes Local and Regents Diplomas and all disabled students. It does not include GEDs and Special Education diplomas. High Schools in the same building in 2011 Large High Schools in 2002 Graduation Rates vs Graduation Rates at New Schools on Campuses That Phased Out Between

4 4 All school levels: K-5, 6-8, 9-12 and CTE All boroughs, especially the Bronx, Brooklyn & Queens Special emphasis on the hardest-to-serve students Since 2002, More than 400 New District Schools have been created in NYC What we’re looking for:

5 5 Why someone would want to do this:  A blank page to be filled with THEIR ideas  Release time for school personnel to prepare for opening their new school  Start-up funds  Space guaranteed  Hiring flexibility

6 6 Next Steps to Turn Vision Into a Reality for NYC Kids Nominate talented leaders by March 4 Candidates will create an online profile and upload their resume to start the application process Deadline to apply is March 19

7 Lingering questions? Contact:Krista Barron: schools.nyc.gov/community/newschools 7 Visit us on the web:


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