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Founded and run by excellent teachers, Brooklyn Prospect Charter School has achieved outstanding results for an incredibly diverse student body. Teachers and faculty at Brooklyn Prospect are similarly diverse, coming from a wide variety of backgrounds and experiences. 89% hold advanced degrees, 6 years is the average classroom experience, and 16 different languages are spoken across the organization. The guiding principle behind Brooklyn Prospect is a re-imagination of elementary, middle, and high school education with the purpose of giving students a lifelong passion for learning and setting them up to thrive in a global community. Finding your fit here means connecting with a student population ready for positive influence.

Core Values





Student Population

36% white
29% Hispanic
18% Black
9% multiracial
6% Asian
2% Unreported


Qualify for Free and Reduced Lunch


English Language Learners


Qualify for Special Education Services

Charter Initiatives

  • Curriculum. BPCS is prioritizing the development of K-12 Unit plans to be shared network-wide, with more rigorous student performance expectations.
  • Operations. We're devoting time and resources to streamlining and improving Operations, so that we maximize the benefits of being a network of schools and make it easier for our teachers to concentrate on what matters most: classroom time.
  • Diversity. An ongoing initiative and something that BPCS will always focus on is creating a more inclusive adult community.
  • Data. All divisions are strengthening their use of evidence to make better, more informed decisions that create a positive and enriching learning environment for our students.
  • Growth - We are focused on bringing our school integration model to new communities in Brooklyn and to regions outside of NYC. We're also in the process of enlarging our high school and starting to sketch out a plan for establishing a new elementary school in the next few years.

The Details

During Residency Year

Estimated Stipend/Wage
(Resident role based on 2016-17, subject to change by Brooklyn Prospect)
Health Insurance Provided by Charter Network
Start Dates VIRTUAL: July 2019 (details coming soon)
ON-GROUND: Fall 2019 (details coming soon)

After Residency Year

Job After Graduation After successful completion of the program, you will be strongly considered for available teaching positions in your content area in a Brooklyn Prospect Charter school.

The job placement offer is provided by our partners for informational and planning purposes only. NYU Steinhardt does not guarantee job placement.

Estimated Starting Salary with Master’s Degree Varies by candidate and school

The figures above are estimates provided by our partners for informational and planning purposes only. NYU Steinhardt does not guarantee these amounts.