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School leader:  Patricia Jahaly
442 East Houston Street
New York, NY 10002

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(212) 388-0241
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Best known for
"Our school is best known for offering a free public single-sex education option."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    Uniforms
  • Transportation
    Paid public transportation
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), World languages, Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Technical design and production...
  • World languages
    Spanish
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103 reviews

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1 STAR
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Recent Comments


Overall:
Submitted by a parent · October 20, 2015
My daughter has been going to girls prep since 1st grade she has excel verbally, academically. I am just so proud of her. The teachers care and keep in contact via email or phone or text with the parents so we know what's going on. I think it... more

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Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
My daughter has been a student at Girls Prep since Kindergarten. She is now in her last year (4th grade) and will be attending the Girls Prep Middle. I am so happy that I enrolled my daughter at Girls Prep. Since the start, my daughter has been... more

Teacher effectiveness: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
I have found that the teachers at Girls Prep are very reflective and are always looking to improve their teaching craft.

Develops character: Strongly agree
Submitted by a parent · October 09, 2015
This school has developed honesty, integrity, and fairness in it students by creating an environment in which both the student and their families feel supported, heard and respected. They address the concerns families may have and they are quick... more

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About this school

Girls Prep LES opened in 2005 as the first all-girls charter school in NYC. Girls Prep LES is part of the Public Prep Network, a nonprofit organization that develops single-sex elementary and middle public schools that pursue excellence through continuous learning and data-driven instruction. Our model is designed to empower each student to build strong character, demonstrate critical thinking, possess a core body of knowledge, and be on a predictive path to earn a degree from a university.

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Last modified: August 16, 2016
Last modified Girls Prep Lower East Side is a Charter school that serves grades K-8. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 7 out of 10 based on academic quality.
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