At Great Oaks, we want every student to graduate from college. We believe that by providing a great charter school education supported by excellent teachers and our dedicated Tutor Corps, we can set our students on the path to success. Our initial academic results suggest that our model boosts academic achievement. See our results below to learn more.
In 2015-2016, GOLCS 11th Graders outperformed 90% and 84% of all students across New Jersey in Math and ELA, respectively.
100% of GO-Legacy’s first high school senior class was admitted to college/university.
In the school’s first year of operation, 89% of GO—WIL students scored higher on the state Math assessment than they did in the previous year.
All students improved on the state English Language Arts assessment.
Students outperformed their peers in the surrounding school district.
Over 85% of parents and guardians attended school community events such as back-to-school and goal- setting nights during the 2016-2017 school year.
The 2016-17 School Quality Review by the NYC Dept. of Ed showed that GO-NYC outperformed comparison schools in both Math and ELA.
GO—BPT students demonstrated 7.5% growth on the state academic assessment, compared to 3.3% across the state and 1.15% in the City of Bridgeport.
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I’m going to be here for a while. ~Cory Cuffee NBC Nightly News ran a story over the weekend discussing the challenges teachers face when trying to secure housing in big cities and chose to chat with GO-Legacy’s very own Cory Cuffee, a former tutor and current assistant dean and music teacher, about living in […]Read Article
What did you study in school? Why? I studied psychology in college because I was really interested in learning about the mind and human behavior. The subject provided me with a better understanding of others and myself, and I enjoyed using this knowledge to build better relationships with my peers. What made you commit to […]Read Article
What did you study in school? Why? In college, I majored in Human Evolutionary Biology. I am absolutely fascinated by how the human body works and approaching this study through an evolutionary lens helped me to also learn about why our body works in the way it does and why we are suffering from chronic […]Read Article