What’s New at BSA?

Fall Gala 2018

The Door and Broome Street Academy came together on November 7, 2018 to celebrate our programs, partners, and the young people we work with every day at our annual fall gala. And what an evening it was. Hundreds of supporters, staff, Door members, and Broome Street Academy students were on hand for an evening of creativity and performance.

BSA featured in The Washington Post

If you don’t really know what a “community school” is, take a look at Broome Street Academy Charter High School in New York City. Like other schools in the community school movement, Broome Street Academy draws on multiple community, business, and higher education partners to meet the academic, health and social service needs of students.

Announcing a New Head of School for BSA

We’re pleased to announce that Melissa H. Silberman has joined Broome Street Academy as the new Head of School; her first day was June 1. Melissa is a graduate of Vassar College, with a Bachelor’s Degree in Education and English Literature. She also has a...

BSA awarded Schools of Opportunity gold status

Broome Street Academy is one of eight Schools of Opportunity recipients from the National Education Policy Center (NEPC). The Schools of Opportunity project assesses a range of factors, including a school's ability to:Broaden and enrich learning...

Bidding Farewell to the Class of 2017

On Thursday, June 29, we celebrated the success of 63 Broome Street Academy seniors at the Tribeca Performing Arts Center as they head off to the schools of their dreams and opportunities of a lifetime. Nearly 80% of graduates have been accepted to...

BSA featured on WNYC

Broome Street Academy’s 2016 graduation rate was so impressive that The Hechinger Report, a leading education website, and WNYC wanted to know how BSA and The Door did it.

Student’s Film Premieres at Tribeca Film Festival

When eleventh grader, Mahfouz, created a video about life at BSA, he didn’t expect it to become a winning film at the 2017 Tribeca Teaches Festival. “I created this as a personal project, which was inspired by a class assignment on the American Dream. When...