For Families and Students

Why do families choose Great Oaks Charter Schools?

At Great Oaks, students and families come first. The hundreds of dedicated staff members across our network have an unwavering belief in every student’s ability to succeed, and we’re committed to operating the best public charter schools in Newark, NJ, New York City, Bridgeport, CT, and Wilmington, DE.

Unparalleled Individualized Instruction

In addition to a rigorous array of classes, every Great Oaks student receives two hours of small-group tutoring from our Tutor Corps. Every day. Our tutoring model enables students to catch up if they have fallen behind and pushes them to go even further when they’re excelling academically. Furthermore, our tutors serve as mentors to our students, doing everything they can to encourage success both in and outside of the classroom.

Commitment to Family and Community Engagement

Great Oaks parents and guardians are essential members of our community. As such, we regularly invite them to a variety of school events, ranging from report card conferences to ceremonies to honor students’ success. Additionally, our tutors and staff members regularly call home to give updates on student progress.

High Expectations for Success in College and Beyond

Every student deserves a chance to succeed in college and life afterwards. We set the bar high for how our students perform academically and how they carry themselves. We have similarly high expectations for our tutors, teachers, and staff members, and they work relentlessly to support our students. At Great Oaks, students and families can expect a rigorous charter school curriculum, a focused learning environment, and a team dedicated to success.

Join an Amazing Team

We believe that high quality teachers and leaders are key to student success. We are committed to recruiting and developing talented educators.

Great Oaks – Bridgeport featured in The Bridgeport Daily Voice

Great Oaks - Bridgeport featured in the Bridgeport Daily Voice

We are excited to share the story about Great Oaks - Bridgeport in the Bridgeport Daily Voice.

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#TutorTuesdays – Meet Jan Yburan of Great Oaks – New York City

#TutorTuesdays – Meet Jan Yburan of Great Oaks – New York City

Meet Jan Yburan and see what he has to say about his experience as a Great Oaks Tutor Corps member in New York City.

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Great Oaks Teacher, Vanessa Luna, Featured in NY Times

Great Oaks Teacher, Vanessa Luna, Featured in NY Times

Great Oaks is proud to recognize Ms. Luna, our 6th and 7th Grade History teacher at GO - NYC, who was recently featured in the NY Times.

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