Link Community Charter School will provide an outstanding middle school education for learners of all academic abilities by developing the mind, body and spirit through a strong curriculum, experiential learning, immersion in the arts, and an enduring commitment to Core Values; this will allow them to be successful in competitive high schools and become responsible and resourceful citizens who give back to others.
Link Community Charter School is a challenging and supportive environment that nurtures the whole child and engenders a love for learning. Students will demonstrate intellectual competence, social responsibility and commitment to their community. Link Community Charter School graduates will matriculate to competitive high schools that best match their individual needs and goals. Implementation of the school’s vision is achieved though the following key elements:
Outstanding Middle School Education: Adolescents of all academic abilities take a journey of discovery in a powerful learning community that enriches and develops each student’s mind, body, and spirit. Students actively participate in the learning process and faculty utilize a progressive approach with a commitment to high expectations and a positive environment. The program includes a strong core curriculum, vibrant arts education, experiential learning and opportunities that enhance and enrich students’ lives.
Lifelong Values: The faculty and staff model and teach the Core Values of respect, responsibility, caring, honesty, doing one’s best, and following directions. Students develop a strong character and moral compass with which to make decisions that impact their lives and the lives of others, and practice the Core Values.
High School Placement: Students possess a strong foundation of skills, knowledge, creativity, analytical thinking, problem-solving and lifelong values. Students receive admission to competitive high schools, including independent day and boarding, magnet, and parochial/archdiocesan schools. Students are successful in high school, college and beyond.
Social Justice: Students understand human rights for all people, as well as a commitment to caring for the Earth and toiling for peace. By sharing best practices and serving as a model school, Link Community Charter School works within the larger educational arena to support education reform and to improve access to high performing urban schools. The school teaches sustainable practices and respect for the Earth, and develops peaceful attitudes and actions in all members of the school community.