Uncommon Schools

Uncommon Schools


Can we get a little commotion for our Rochester Prep graduates? 🗣️ 👏 Congrats , it's time for you to write and direct your next chapter! 🎓
That's a wrap for Roxbury Prep's Class of 2023 🎬! We're so proud of all our seniors who graduated this week. We can't wait to see what your future holds!
Uncommon Schools is proud to announce that Roxbury Prep Mission Hill, 5th-grade Math Teacher, Maggie Hillman is 1 of 10 semi-finalists for Massachusetts Teacher of the Year. We're lucky to have her as a part of our community! Congratulations, Ms. Hillman!
Our Excellence Girls Middle Academy Emerald Flame Dance Team braved the rain and looked like superstars while performing at the 17th Annual NYC Dance Parade.🔥 Uncommon Schools NYC
Look at our VIP's! Roxbury Prep seniors showed out in style for their prom night. We hope the night was as iconic as their outfits! 🤩
Scholars from Roxbury Prep volunteered at the Daily Table, a nonprofit grocery chain dedicated to providing fresh, affordable, and nutritious food to communities in need. These had so much fun helping stock and organize shelves, greeting customers, and bagging groceries. Way to go, Lions! 🦁
Rochester Prep’s founding class heads to college! 13 WHAM ABC reported on our Senior Signing Day to celebrate our scholars' success and preview their next steps. Read more: https://bit.ly/3J3IRC7
. stopped by Roxbury Prep to celebrate our Senior Signing Day. We can't wait to see what the future holds for our scholars! Read more: https://cbsn.ws/3IKAomX 🎓
Three-time, Big Ten Freshmen of the Week from Wisconsin Women's Basketball and Ocean Hill Collegiate graduate Serah Williams came back to campus to visit! She shared her college and student-athlete experience with students and provided some meaningful advice to OHC scholars! ⭐️🐬🏀 Uncommon Schools NYC
"Make History: A Practical Guide for Middle and High School History Instruction" leverages research from Uncommon's Paul Bambrick-Santoyo and Art Worrell, who find exciting ways to drive student understanding of history through compelling engagement. Visit https://bit.ly/431vQ3y to read more!
The future looks bright for our North Star Academy seniors! Last week, Washington Park and Lincoln Park High Schools celebrated Senior Signing Day, a special day where our seniors declared their college destinations. We can't wait to see where their journeys take them, and we'll be cheering them on every step of the way! Uncommon Newark - North Star Academy
On Memorial Day, we honor and remember our military service members for their service and sacrifice.🇺🇸
Happy Senior Signing Day to Uncommon NYC’s Class of 2023! This event marks the day where our seniors take the next step towards achieving their dreams. We can’t wait to watch our seniors ! Uncommon Schools NYC
It's been a big month for sports at Rochester Prep! The track team performed at the Gates-Chili Spartan Invitational and scholars set new school records! The golf team attended the PGA Championship, where they practiced rounds and attended a PGA fellowship workshop. PGA TOUR PGA WORKS
Our voices are still recovering from cheering on our Roxbury Prep seniors during Senior Signing Day celebrations. We are immensely proud of their hard work and accomplishments, and we look forward to the great things they will do as they take this next step in their academic journeys! Roxbury Prep
Look at these adorable SEUSSICAL KIDS! Check out Kings Elementary scholars rehearsing for their spring musical. Uncommon Schools NYC

We are a nonprofit network of high-performing public schools providing an outstanding K-12 education

Operating as usual


Get ready to roll into the weekend like our Uncommon Newark - North Star Academy 😄 🕺

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/27/2023

Shoutout to our Student Council who represented their region at the Urban League of Rochester’s “Interrupt Racism” Youth Summit! The Summit is an immersive learning experience for attendees to identify, interrupt, and dismantle processes of systemic racism.

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/26/2023

Check out what's cooking with our UPC Raptors at their back-to-school BBQ for this year's senior class. Uncommon Schools NYC


We're still celebrating the opening of our brand-new high school building for our scholars to enjoy! Check out what happened when Camden Mayor and paid a visit to our new campus


G'mar Chatima Tova! Wishing our Uncommon community a meaningful Yom Kippur!🕯️

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/23/2023

What a way to ring in the new school year with face painting, arts and crafts, and carnival games! Roxbury Prep and Uncommon Schools NYC scholars had so much fun at Back-to-School nights interacting with families and learning about after school programs offered at their regions.


Wishing everyone a Happy Hispanic Heritage Month! We can't wait to celebrate by sharing stories from our Latinx and Hispanic community.

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/22/2023

Look at these ! Our focused scholars at Excellence Girls Middle Academy are loving their STEM assignments. Uncommon Schools NYC

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/21/2023

🎈📚 Seeking a nurturing and stimulating learning environment? Uncommon Schools has a new school open! Apply to Williamsburg Elementary for grades K-4 today: https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll

🎈📚 ¿Busca un ambiente solidario de aprendizaje enriquecedor y estimulante? ¡Uncommon Schools tiene una nueva escuela! Aplique a Williamsburg Elementary para grados K-4 hoy: https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/20/2023

Our high school students are not strangers to a little friendly competition! Field Day 2023 Uncommon Newark - North Star Academy was a terrific success and a great way to begin the year!


We have a shoutout at Uncommon Schools NYC 🎵 📣 We're so impressed by the Leadership Prep Ocean Hill 🐘 morning circle, where students praise and show love to their classmates! Check out what Ariel and Jevon had to share:


Wishing everyone a very Happy Rosh Hashanah and a peaceful new year.🎉

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/13/2023

Our Rochester Prep families had a blast at the 10th Annual Back-2-School Classic & Block Party!


It’s rhythm time! Our first grade scholars learn the foundations of music and develop a love of the beat alongside their friends! Uncommon Schools NYC

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 09/08/2023

Look out world, our Rochester Prep scholars successfully completed their first week of school! 🏫


🏫 🎒 An interactive science lab, a multi-purpose gym, and outdoor space? Oh my! Camden Mayor Carstarphen visited Camden Prep High School to help ring in our scholars first day of school at our brand new facility! Check out the NBC10 Philadelphia news story here:


Our scholars work hard and Morning Circle cheers are the best way to show off school pride! Check out Kings Elementary School chanting their love for their campus, LOUD AND PROUD!
Uncommon Schools NYC


Wishing our Uncommon Schools staff, teachers, and families a happy and safe Labor Day!


These kids are ready for their close up! 🎬 The New Generation Choir at Rochester Prep Middle School 3 put together their first music video, written and produced by scholars Jeremiah Cherry and Jeremiah Jenerson! Check out all the talent unfold below: 🦅

Written by Ms. Lester & Jeremiah Cherry
Produced by Ms. Lester & Jeremiah Jenerson
Solos by: Jeremiah Cherry & Saniyah Yeomas


"Everything from the gym, to the hallways, to the classrooms are all brand new!" News 12 Brooklyn stopped by our new tuition-free elementary school in Williamsburg to see what our students, teachers, and leaders are looking forward to this year! Enroll today and join our Williamsburg family: nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/30/2023

Time for new beginnings! Our Leadership Prep Bed Stuy 5th-8th graders jumped back into their routines and were eager to start a new chapter on their first day of Middle School! 🍎 Uncommon Schools NYC

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/29/2023

It's back to school time and our Roxbury Prep students are already excited about college apps and early decisions! 💙💛 Make every day count! ⭐ 📚

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/28/2023

Our Rochester Prep scholars were all smiles on their first day back at school! We can't wait to see what they accomplish this year.


Shoutout to Brick City Strength who trained our Uncommon Newark - North Star Academy Athletes this summer. Not only did they learn proper form, technique and work ethic, they learned the importance of pushing themselves inside and outside the classroom. 💪 🏋️‍♀️


Fuel curiosity and help foster student growth! Uncommon Schools is hiring Elementary school teachers in Camden, NYC, Rochester, and Newark. Apply now: https://bit.ly/3QLNc1h

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/22/2023

📚 We're starting a new chapter as our scholars come back to school! Across our regions, students have already begun orientation and started classes. What are you looking forward to most this school year? 👇 🍎 ✏️

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/22/2023

How do you make history come alive in the classroom? Our history teachers are learning from Art Worrell, Director of 5-12 History Instruction for Uncommon Schools and Co-author of Make History.
Uncommon Schools NYC

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/21/2023

🎈📚 Seeking a nurturing and stimulating learning environment? Uncommon Schools has a new school opening its doors this fall! Apply to Williamsburg Elementary for grades K-4 today: https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll

¿Busca un entorno de aprendizaje enriquecedor y estimulante? ¡Uncommon Schools tiene una nueva escuela que abrirá sus puertas este otoño!
Aplique a Williamsburg Elementary para los grados K-4 hoy: https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll
Uncommon Schools NYC


Octavia James is excited to enroll her daughter in Uncommon's newest elementary school in a completely renovated building in Williamsburg, NYC! Join our Uncommon Williamsburg family by enrolling today! https://bit.ly/3OSTpHk

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/16/2023

All We Do Is Win, Win, Win... 🎶 We can't wait for school to start up again so we can ring in a new sports season! Which Uncommon sport are you most excited to see?



We’re excited to announce our newest school, Williamsburg Elementary School, is opening this fall in NYC. If you're looking for a nurturing, stimulating, and joyful learning environment for your child, join our Uncommon family today! https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll/

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/14/2023

Thank you to all the Goldman Sachs volunteers who recently joined us for at Leadership Prep Brownsville Middle Academy. Your help in getting our halls ready for was invaluable. We hope you come back and visit soon! Uncommon Schools NYC


Uncommon Schools has a new elementary school opening in Williamsburg, NYC this fall! If you're seeking a nurturing and stimulating learning environment, apply today: https://nyc.uncommonschools.org/enroll


If our calculations are correct, YOU are the solution 😉. If you want to make an impact on the lives of future leaders, apply to be a Middle School Math Teacher at Uncommon. We’re hiring mission-driven teachers in Newark, Boston, NYC, Camden, and Rochester. Apply today: https://uncommonschools.org/careers/jobs/?q=middle%20school%20math

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/09/2023

New skills loading ⏳ Camp Uncommon is the perfect place to learn and discover new talents. Our scholars had so much fun this summer singing, dancing, painting and showing off their newfound skills.

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 08/07/2023

Our Uncommon Newark - North Star Academy alumni were all smiles rolling into their Annual Alumni Skate Night. We love fun opportunities to connect with our recent grads to see what they're up to after graduation. 🎓

Photos from Uncommon Schools's post 07/06/2023

Our 6th Grade boys at became healthy chefs! 👨🏽‍🍳 Our boys enjoyed their Math Interdisciplinary Cooking project where they learned how to cook with healthy ingredients, learned the benefits of healthy eating, while using their math skills. Healthy eating helps you maintain your body’s everyday functions, promotes optimal body weight and can assist in disease prevention.⏲️


Wishing our Uncommon Schools community a Happy Independence Day. Stay safe while celebrating the holiday! 🇺🇸

Want your school to be the top-listed School/college in New York?

Click here to claim your Sponsored Listing.

Videos (show all)

Morehouse Visit
Citi e for Education: Education
Citi E for Education
Champion-Ansel Imasuen
Citi e for Education: Dedication
We are MLK’s dream right here!
Camden Prep Teacher Competes on Survivor
Yom Kippur
Citi Preparatation
Student Teaching at Uncommon
EB Classroom




55 Broad Street
New York, NY
Other Education in New York (show all)
StageSeminars.com StageSeminars.com
New York, 10023

Workshops covering design and technology used in the entertainment industry.

520 8th Avenue, 4th FLOOR
New York, 10018

We guide, train, and support Jewish community leaders and educators to provide purposeful, enriching,

The Levy Library at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai The Levy Library at Icahn School of Medicine at Mount Sinai
The Gustave L. And Janet W. Levy Library
New York, 10029

Supporting the Icahn School of Medicine and Mount Sinai Health System in research, publishing, and e

Village Preservation - Greenwich Village Society For Historic Preservation Village Preservation - Greenwich Village Society For Historic Preservation
232 E 11th Street
New York, 10003

Preserving the Village, East Village and NoHo since 1980! Check out www.villagepreservation.org for m

Brooklyn Public Library Brooklyn Public Library
10 Grand Army Plz
New York, 11238

An independent library system for the 2.5 million residents of Brooklyn and the 5th largest library

BrainPOP BrainPOP
New York

Inspiring kids to learn, create and achieve. 🏠 For school, homeschool & families 📚 Reaching 25M stude

Wingspan Arts Wingspan Arts
PO Box 1308
New York, 10028

Wingspan Arts aims to enrich the lives of young people in and around New York through arts education!

3rd Ward Brooklyn 3rd Ward Brooklyn
New York

3rd Ward is 30,000 sq ft of events, coworking + classes in craft, technology, food, art and design. M

New York Math Circle New York Math Circle
Old Chelsea Station, POBox 1992
New York, 10113

NYMC is a non-profit organization dedicated to enriching and supplementing Mathematical education in

Rafis Abazov Rafis Abazov
420 W 118th Street
New York, 10027

Writer and scholar exploring topics on Central Eurasia, culture of globalization, internationalizati

Quick Languages Learning Quick Languages Learning
[New York, London] [Beijing, Taipei] [Tokyo, Kyoto] [Paris, Montreal] [Madrid, Mexico City] [Berlin, Vienna]
New York, 10003

Around the World in Six Languages - English, Chinese, Japanese, French, Spanish, German [英语, 中文, 日语,

YeshivaCation YeshivaCation
556 Crown Street
New York, 11213

Indulge in great learning, in a warm welcoming environment, among brilliant scholars, and intelligen