Launch is a school that is committed to closing the achievement gap for some of NYC’s most underserved students.
Launch is a proud member of the NYC Outward Bound Schools (NYCOBS) network, and believes in EL Education as an approach that supports student growth and achievement. Launch partners with NYCOBS to actively implement the EL Education Core Practices and supports students in achieving the EL Education dimensions of student achievement: mastery of knowledge and skills, building strong character, and producing high quality work.
Launch is a school imbued with a powerful culture of literacy. We believe that the potential, the effectiveness, and the long-reaching impact of our academic program rests upon our approach to literacy instruction.
Launch is a school that serves a significant percentage of students with disabilities, and supports them on a path to college and career success.