Our School

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Pharos Academy is a K-12 charter school serving the Longwood community in the South Bronx. Our goal is to ensure that we equip every scholar with the skills and mindset to make a positive impact on their families, communities, and in the world.


The name Pharos is derived from the name of the ancient Lighthouse of Alexandria. The Lighthouse of Alexandria was one of the seven wonders of the ancient world.

How do I pronounce Pharos? [fair -os]

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Our Mission 

Our mission is to develop scholars who communicate well, are intellectually curious, and solve problems using different approaches. Our school uses inquiry-based learning to deepen scholars’ connections to the world around them. We provide a community that helps scholars feel safe, valued, and comfortable as they grow.

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Our Mission

Our People 

Our teachers and staff are what make us unique. We are committed to diversity and push our community members to bring 100% of themselves to work. What makes them unique makes our community rich. Meet our founders and leadership team!

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Our Results 

Since 2015, we have outpaced our local school district, Community District 12, in state exams and graduation rates; we continue to raise the bar each year!

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We are looking for educators who are bold enough to help prepare Bronx students for success in college and the future of work. We show up for you so that you can show up for our scholars. Check out career opportunities at Pharos!

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Our Board 

Our school Board of Directors & Trustees play critical role in leading Pharos Academy Charter School. As the school’s governing body, the board is legally responsible for the academic, financial, and operational quality of our school. Learn more about our board, our charter policies, and find out how you can reach out.

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Contact Us 

Have more questions? Come check us out! Feel free to schedule a school visit or submit an inquiry on our Contact Us page. We'd love to hear from you!

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