The Mott Haven Academy Charter School empowers children in an educational environment which addresses and reduces the barriers to academic success through the integration of family support services with a rigorous, college-preparatory academic program.
In order to meet the needs of our community, the school design includes a close partnership with one of the city’s largest social service agencies, The New York Foundling.
Eileen Fitzgerald has been teaching elementary school for the past decade in a public school in the South Bronx. Originally from the Midwest, Eileen earned a Bachelor of Science in Child Psychology and Bachelor of Music in Violin Performance from the University of Minnesota – Twin Cities. An accomplished violinist,...
Haven Academy opened in the Fall of 2008 and has grown to serve students in grades PreK-6.
All children eligible to attend NYC Public Schools are eligible to attend Mott Haven Academy Charter School.
Enabling teachers to be more creative and innovative in their teaching methods, length of school day and year, and subject matter.
The Foundling’s Bronx Community Services has supported the Mott Haven community for over 40 years.
Charter schools are one of the fastest growing innovations in education and are supported on the city, state and federal government level.
Our graduates will be resilient, resourceful, independent scholars who have the skills necessary to reach their full potential and to build a better future.