Letter from the Executive Director & Founder, Caitlin Franco:

Since 2009, Equality Charter School has provided essential academic, social, and emotional supports to middle school scholars in the Bronx; and in September 2014, we expanded our impact by opening a high school. We are proud to share all of our hard work and results with you, as well as our plans for the next phase: a high school career center, an expansion to an elementary school, and adult programming to include a community center!

Though Equality continues to experience success, the statistics in the Bronx are sobering – a reported 4 year graduation rate of only 59%, where only 33% of scholars with disabilities graduate. As a school that prides itself on including all scholars (especially children with disabilities, who comprise 21% of our school population) the families in the Bronx community need and deserve a school to overcome the challenges they face.

Every scholar, parent, staff member, and board member has a personal responsibility for and a part in Equality’s success. As a result, we are successfully achieving dramatic improvement in academic results and have continued a solid culture of excellence to support every scholars’ social development. We thank you for all of your support and invite you to continue with us on this adventure.

Caitlin Franco
Founder & Executive Director

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Our Leadership


Favrol Philemy

High School Principal

Amanda Huza

Middle School Principal

Caitlin Franco

Executive Director & Founder

Gabriel Park

Chief Financial Officer