Q. Who can attend CAMPA?
A. Anyone living in New York State entering sixth grade in the fall of 2018 is eligible to apply to begin school at CAMPA in August 2018. We welcome applications from students with Individualized Education Programs (IEP’s) and from English Language Learners (ELL’s). Applications to be included in the lottery are due April 12, 2018. Admissions notifications will be sent in April. Applications received after April 12th will be added to the waitlist. Please note the following: CAMPA is still accepting applications for the upcoming 2018-2019 school year. CLICK BELOW TO APPLY:
CAMPA Online Application
Q. When did CAMPA open to students?
A. The school opened in September 2016 for 6th-grade students.
Q. What is the school day like?
A. CAMPA students have 90 minutes more of daily learning than traditional public schools. Our school day runs from 8:00 am – 4:00 pm Monday – Friday. CAMPA students also attend regularly scheduled Saturday Academy. For more, please see our School Calendar and Day page.
Q. Where is CAMPA located?
A: CAMPA is located in East New York at 1962-84 Linden Boulevard, right beside Gershwin Park and a 5-minute walk from the L-train (New Lots) and 3-Train (Pennsylvania Ave).
Q. Does CAMPA provide busing?
A: Yes, CAMPA provides free busing to families. Students who are eligible based on their distance from the school (as decided by the Office of Pupil Transportation) may also receive a free or half-priced Metrocard.
Q. Are students required to wear uniforms?
A. Yes, to promote an orderly environment that is conducive to student learning, students are required to wear uniforms.
Q. Who are the school planners?
A. The planning team of CAMPA is a diverse group of exemplary educators and community members with experience in NYC public and charter schools, offering their expertise in curriculum, professional development, and community outreach.