Our Mission

The mission of New York City Charter School of the Arts is to inspire a diverse community of young people to engage with the arts as a pathway to rich and rigorous academic scholarship and a creative, purposeful life.


Our Values

We engage in the creative process and learn through discovery and practice.

We make art to experience joy and self-awareness in our learning.

We learn through rigorous and purposeful work.

We persevere through challenges and take responsibility for our mistakes.

We express gratitude and show compassion to ourselves and others.

We believe in the power of arts and education for social justice and social change.