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School leader:  TINA NILSEN-HODGES
116 North Cayuga Street
Ithaca, NY 14851

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(607) 882-9220
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"Growing students for a just and sustainable future. "

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Dress policy
    Dress code
  • Transportation
    Buses / vans provided for students...
  • Coed / Single gender
    Coed
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Business, Career and Tech (vocational)...
  • Arts
    Video and film production, Band...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
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25 reviews

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Recent Comments


Develops character: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · March 26, 2016
The administration lies about having programs that are not in place. Many students are disgusted with the way grades are altered so that more children pass.

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Submitted by a parent · March 26, 2016
I have witnessed children receiving grades they did not not earn,been told by teachers that the goal for the students is to just push through the year. They allow students six extra months to complete assignments so that they'll pass a course.... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly disagree
Submitted by a parent · March 26, 2016
Of the teachers that my student has had over the last several years there ate only two who seem effective. He brings home English papers grades highly that are full of grammar mistakes that the teacher doesn't catch. There's a math teacher who has... more

Teacher effectiveness: Agree
Submitted by a community member · March 04, 2016
Like any school, some teachers are more effective than others. Of my son's current teachers, there is only one whose effectiveness I question. The others are great.

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Our tuition-free college prep program features community-based hands-on learning that supports students in solving real-world problems. We put the best available tools in the hands of tomorrow's leaders.

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Last modified: April 13, 2016
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