School Mission: “Cypress Hills Collegiate Prep [CHCP] is a community built on high expectations for instruction, with a well-structured and adaptive curriculum to meet the social and emotional needs of scholars.  Student voice, rigorous instruction, and collaboration with all stakeholders creates a safe, nurturing environment that fosters scholars’ civic and academic excellence. Collaboration amongst CHCP’s educators, parents and community groups supports learning for scholars to remain engaged, stay in school longer, and enjoy their school experience.”  School Website
Arts Partner Since 2021.  Grades 6-8, 343 students; 85% Hispanic, 8% Black, 7% Asian, 1% White; 19% English Language Learners; 32% Economically Disadvantaged; 18% Special Education
(2021-2022) Dance Around the World (1 class group, 100 students; 1 session) Grades: 9-12 Teaching Artists Elya Osmanova, Bailey Randolph, Jojo Rannazzisi, Emily Schwartz Photos Video


(2021-2022) Hip Hop Culture (4 class groups, 100 students; 10 sessions) Grades: 6-8 Teaching Artists: Raven McRea Video


(2021-2022) EveryBODY Can Dance (1 class groups, 25 students; 12 sessions) Grades: 6-8 Teaching Artists: Raven McRea, Joseph “JoJo” Rannazzisi Video