Ascend

Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,500 students in 15 schools across Brooklyn—New York’s most populous borough. Our undertaking is to lead our students on a great intellectual adventure, provide them with an exceptional college preparatory education, and place them firmly on the path to success in college and beyond Ascend opened its first school—Brooklyn Ascend Lower School—in 2008 to 210 students in kindergarten through second grade, and today educates 5,500 students in kindergarten through twelfth grade at 15 schools in Brooklyn. Ascend posted the highest proficiency gains in both English language arts and mathematics on the New York State Common Core exams among large New York City charter management organizations over the four year period from school year 2014-15 to 2018-19. In school year 2018-19, 97 percent of our very first high school senior class graduated on time, and 100 percent of our graduates were accepted to college. Ascend school are located in the Central Brooklyn neighborhoods of Brownsville, Bushwick, Canarsie, Cypress Hills, East New York, East Flatbush, and Lefferts Gardens.
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Careers

Job openings over the past year

13Total posted jobs

Examples of past jobs

  • Network Director of Operations
    United States
  • Resident School Director (Middle School)
    United States

Staff at Ascend have experience in

Sectors

  • development
  • personnel / human resources
  • logistics / supplies
  • procurement process
  • administration

Funders

  • ec
  • test
  • world bank group

Countries

  • jordan
  • united states
  • nigeria
  • rwanda
  • bangladesh

Skills

  • managerial experience
  • business development
  • experience in recruitment
  • international experience
  • with experience in conflict areas

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Company Offices

  • United States (headquarters)
  • Brooklyn
  • 205 Rockaway Parkway Brooklyn, NY 11212
  • New York 11212