School Receivership

School Receivership

On January 17, 2019 the New York State Education Department (NYSED) announced new School Accountability Designations. Under the new designations, twelve (12) Comprehensive Support and Improvement (CSI) schools will be placed under Chancellor’s Receivership. Nine (9) schools are newly identified and three (3) schools that will remain under receivership as required by New York State Every Student Succeeds Act (ESSA) plan. Each school must make annual demonstrable improvement on specific benchmarks or it will be placed under an independent receiver. For specific questions about School Receivership, please contact us at receivership@schools.nyc.gov.

School Receivership Public Hearings

In accordance with New York State Education Law §211-f, and New York State Commissioner’s Regulation §100.19, the New York City Department of Education (NYCDOE) is required to hold public hearings for the identified schools. The purpose of these hearings is to explain the process of receivership, discuss the performance of the school, and solicit input from the public regarding recommendations for improving the school. These public hearings were conducted in the fall and now in winter 2019 for newly identified schools.

Each hearing will take place at the school and will be scheduled for 3 hours in the evening from 6-9 p.m. The full schedule of public hearing dates and locations are listed below and can also be found in the DOE calendar.

Winter 2019 Schedule of Receivership Hearings

  • Wednesday, February 6, 2019
    • 09X350: New Directions Secondary School
      240 East 172 Street, Bronx, NY 10457
    • 27Q260: Frederick Douglas Academy VI High School
      8-21 Bay 25 Street, Queens, NY 11691
  • Thursday, February 7, 2019
    • 08X452: Gotham Collaborative High School
      1980 Lafayette Avenue, Bronx, NY 10473
    • 12X480: Bronx Regional High School
      1010 Rev. J. A. Polite Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459
    • 23K150 P.S. 150 Christopher
      364 Sackman Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
  • Monday, February 11, 2019
    • 12X550: High School of World Cultures
      1300 Boynton Avenue, Bronx, NY 10472
  • Tuesday, February 12, 2019
    • 23K327: P.S. 327 Dr. Rose B. English
      111 Bristol Street, Brooklyn, NY 11212
  • Wednesday, February 13, 2019
    • 05M194: P.S. 194 Countee Cullen
      244 West 144 Street, Manhattan, NY 10030
    • 13K616: Brooklyn High School for Leadership and Community Service
      300 Willoughby Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11205

Fall 2018 Schedule of Receivership Hearings

The public hearings were conducted from October 22, 2018 through November 15, 2018. Each hearing took place at the school and was scheduled for 3 hours in the evening from 6-9 p.m. The full schedule of public hearing dates and locations are listed below and were available in the DOE calendar.

  • Monday, October 22, 2018
    • 08X375: The Bronx Mathematics Preparatory School
      456 White Plains Road, Bronx, NY 10473
    • 30Q111: P.S. 111 Jacob Blackwell
      37-15 13 Street, Queens, NY 11101
  • Tuesday, October 23, 2018
    • 08X424: The Hunts Point School
      730 Bryant Avenue, Bronx, NY 10474
    • 23K165: P.S. 165 Ida Posner
      76 Lott Avenue, Brooklyn, NY 11212
  • Wednesday, October 24, 2018
    • 08X301: M.S. 301 Paul L. Dunbar
      890 Cauldwell Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456
    • 27Q400: August Martin High School
      156-10 Baisley Boulevard, Queens, NY 11434
  • Thursday, October 25, 2018
    • 08X405: Herbert H. Lehman High School
      3000 East Tremont Avenue, Bronx, NY 10461
  • Monday, October 29, 2018
    • 10X440: DeWitt Clinton High School
      100 West Mosholu Parkway South, Bronx, NY 10468
    • 25Q460: Flushing High School
      35-01 Union Street, Queens, NY 11354
  • Thursday, November 1, 2018
    • 16K455: Boys and Girls High School
      1700 Fulton Street, Brooklyn, NY 11213
  • Monday, November 5, 2018
    • 10X085: P.S. 085 Great Expectations
       2400 Marion Avenue, Bronx, NY 10458

  • Wednesday, November 7, 2018
    • 08X530: Longwood Preparatory Academy 
       965 Longwood Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459
    • 14K071: Juan Morel Campos Secondary School 
      215 Heyward Street, Brooklyn, NY 11206      
  • Thursday, November 8, 2018
    • 09X219: I.S. 219 New Venture School 
      3630 Third Avenue, Bronx, NY 10456
  • Tuesday, November 13, 2018
    • 09X339: I.S. 339
      1600 Webster Avenue, Bronx, NY 10457
  • Wednesday, November 14, 2018
    • 09X412: Bronx High School of Business
       240 East 172 Street, Bronx, NY 10457
  • Thursday, November 15, 2018
    • 10X438: Fordham Leadership Academy
      500 East Fordham Road, Bronx, NY 10457

Procedures for Public Hearings

Speaker comment at the hearings is welcomed; speakers must register between 5:30 and 6:15 p.m. on the date of the hearings at the hearing location.

Written comments can be submitted via the Receivership Public Feedback Form, in the following ways:

1.  Completed forms will be collected after each hearing.
2.  Forms can be completed online (translated into 10 DOE languages) on or before 5:00 p.m. on the second business day after each school’s hearing.
3.  Completed form can be mailed to: NYC Department of Education, State/Federal Education Policy and School Improvement Programs, 52 Chambers Street, Room 213, New York, NY 10007

For questions regarding receivership or the schedule of public hearings, please contact us at receivership@schools.nyc.gov.

School Receivership Quarterly Reports

Superintendents, School Leadership Teams (SLTs), Community Engagement Teams (CETs), and the Central Office team are regularly monitoring the progress of schools in receivership toward meeting school improvement goals. Additionally, NYCDOE participates in progress monitoring of these schools with the NYSED. This process consists of quarterly reports, performance review telephone calls, and on-site monitoring. The quarterly reports can be found below:

Bronx

Brooklyn

Queens

*Schools removed from Persistently Struggling or Struggling status.

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