New Heights Academy Charter School


The Mission of New Heights Academy Charter School is to graduate students who are prepared to succeed in college and life.

New Heights is a product of and exists to serve the students of Washington Heights, Inwood, and Harlem. We opened in 2006 as the very first charter school in our district. Our school was founded by a team of local educators who came together with the specific intent to provide the community they served and loved with an excellent educational option. We are an independent public charter school, and we are not affiliated with any management organization.


Our Vision
The New Heights Academy Charter School family embodies the core values of perseverance, responsibility, integrity, discipline, and enthusiasm. The school culture is characterized by transparent communication, trust in community members, and an appreciation for diversity of perspectives. New Heights scholars are engaged in a rigorous, college preparatory curriculum which emphasizes critical thinking, curiosity, competence, confidence, and control. New Heights Academy Charter School is committed to ensuring 90% of students achieve mastery of 90% of the common core learning standards by the year 2018 for the sole purpose of preparing scholars for success in the academic collegiate environment. 


We are currently seeking dynamic educators for the upcoming school year of 2019/2020.

If you are looking for a change in the 2019/2020, school year and want to work at the best school in Washington Heights, we are now accepting resumes and encourage you to apply now.

If you believe that all students deserve an excellent education and are willing to work hard to make this belief a reality, New Heights is the place for you. We seek energetic, motivated, dedicated, and creative professionals to join our family.

Christina D. Brown is a veteran educator with almost 20 years of experience in Washington, DC, and NYC schools. As a school leader, Christina is committed to community relationship building and partnerships for the purpose of developing strong ties in the communities she serves. She is skilled in competitive Development and Fundraising practices which secure the financial resources necessary to implement programs that promote student success, and she is committed to ensuring that all funds are utilized for the educational success of every child.

Christina D. Brown, MPA, M.Ed

Executive Director



Teachers-Grades 5-12


Get In Touch

Location: 1818 Amsterdam Ave.
New York, NY 10031

Telephone: (212) 283-5400

Fax: (917) 507-9314

School Hours: M-F: 8am – 5pm

Non-Discrimination Policy

New Heights Academy Charter School is committed to equal employment opportunity. The School does not discriminate in employment opportunities or practices on the basis of race, color, religion, gender, sexual orientation, ethnicity, national origin, age, disability, or any other characteristic protected by law. Employment decisions at New Heights Academy Charter School will be made in a non-discriminatory manner and are based on qualifications, abilities, and merit. This policy governs all aspects of employment at this School including hiring, assignments, training, promotion, upgrading, demotion, downgrading, transfer, lay-off and termination, compensation, employee benefits, discipline, and other terms and conditions of employment.