Baby Chicks Born in the Bronx?

During the 2015-2016 school year Equality Charter School’s Science department chairperson Amrita Bhattacharyya, in her Living Environment class taught the 9th grade scholars at ECHS about the care and attention it takes to develop a new life. The scholars nurtured chicks (first fertilized eggs) for approximately a month before they were taken to a farm where […]


Equality Featured in Chalkbeat Spotlight

We are so proud to share that Equality was highlighted in Chalkbeat’s “Extra Credit” spotlight. Executive Director Caitlin Franco feels “grateful for the support from our educational community for our recent grant reward.” We hope you will share with us in celebrating this positive shout-out!

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Equality Charter Middle School: Graduating Class of 2016

Congratulations to Equality Charter Middle School’s graduating class of 2016! We wish you the best of luck in all of your future endeavors! We were honored to have our guest Commencement Speaker, Errol Olton , who powerfully motivated the scholars towards the next stage of their educational journey.


Hyde and Watson $10,000 Grant Awarded!

We are thrilled to announce that we were recently awarded a $10,000 grant from the Hyde and Watson Foundation. This grant will be used to enhance our library spaces at our Middle School. This project will support our DEAR (Drop Everything And Read) initiative that helps to foster a love of reading while also building stronger […]


Equality Charter School’s Principal’s List Trip

Our middle school and high school scholars who earned Principal’s List for their academic achievement throughout the year, attended a field trip for their accomplishments. Scholars enjoyed spending the day at Madame Tussauds wax museum, and had lunch at Dave and Buster’s.

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Scholars Attend Showdown 2016 Event by Steve Nash Foundation

On Wednesday June 22, 2016, at Sara D. Roosevelt Park, ten Equality Charter School scholars were selected to attend the Showdown 2016 event by the Steve Nash Foundation. Equality Board Member, Ardian Hasko, coordinated the opportunity as a chance for our Bronx youth to enjoy the world of soccer and see their favorite celebrities enjoy […]


Who’s an outstanding tutor?

Irene Okyere has exemplified the qualities necessary to be an effective tutor. In her time tutoring, Irene has always gone above and beyond to push her scholar. Irene is very sensitive and attentive to the personal needs and struggles of her scholar. She has always considered these things and each session has encouraged them to […]

Thank you to all of our Donors!

“Throw Back Thursday” – Equality’s Library Project

We are thrilled that our Middle School library project was completed this past year. We are grateful to have been highlighted in Follett’s “Genrefication in the Library” article, which highlighted staff member Cara Fitzgerald and her amazing work with this project. We are extremely proud for Ms. Fitzgerald’s accomplishments with our library and happy that she has […]

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The chicks have hatched!

This year, scholars learned about reproduction and development in terms of multiple organisms. In connection to real life, scholars not only learned the biology behind fertilization and cell division, but also the nature of care associated with proper structural and behavioral development. For 21 days, scholars tracked gestation, adjusting humidity and temperature daily, to ensure […]

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“Throw Back Thursday” – Sexauer Foundation Grants!

Today we are highlighting three grants we have received from the Sexauer Foundation for our “Throw Back Thursday” announcement, including a grant for our Middle School Library, with the Grand Opening being highlighted in the featured image! The Sexauer Foundation has shown support of our school for the past three years. In 2014 we received $10,000 […]