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A+ Academy is a learning center deeply rooted in community-based initiatives and it is our mission to uplift students from all background to achieve their highest educational potential. Through the partnership of local schools, not-for-profits, and other community-based organizations, we've supported our students and their parents in classrooms and throughout their education journey. Some of our ongoing community programs include:

  1. Free college admissions seminar and essay workshop.
  2. Free SHSAT and 3-8 assessment test (partner with school PTAs, non-profit organizations and Brooklyn Public Library)
  3. Free K-12 admissions seminars (partner with school PTAs, non-profit organizations)

Here are some of our recent events:

5/19/2018 - Pre-K to College Education Resource Fair (Partner with CPC)

As a partner in the education community, A+ Academy co-hosted an Education Resource Fair with the Chinese-American Planning Council, also known CPC, on May 19, 2018 at PS. 310. The event attracted nearly 300 attendees, including parents, students, and educators who gathered to obtain to understand the latest updates across the entire spectrum of New York City’s education process. This ranged from Pre-K for All, to statewide exams, regents, Specialized High School Admissions Test, PSAT, SAT, and more.

Education Resource Fair

Education Resource Fair SHSAT A+ Academy

5/20/2018 -  College Education Resource Fair

As part of our grand opening at our new Flushing location (135-10 35th Ave 2Fl Flushing, NY 11354), we hosted a series of College Education Seminars and free assessment exams for students grade 3-11. Nearly 100 students and parents attended and received a free consultation on application process from college and public school advisors. 

3/10/2018 & 3/11/2018 - Free SHSAT Mock Exam

A+ Academy is proud to host a weekend of SHSAT mock exam marathon where all NYC 7th graders are welcomed to attend and receive a free analysis of their results of areas of improvement. This year, nearly a thousand students across all of our centers took the rigorous admissions exam under testing environments closely simulated to mirror actual testing day. 

8/12/2017 & 8/13/2017 - Middle School and High School Admissions Process

We're dedicated to the success of students and their parents' ability to understand school admission process because we know firsthand that knowledge and a healthy support system is just as important as grades and testing. We had a full house at this seminar and held a similar event two days in a row to accommodate every parents' schedule.

06/02/2017 - Book Drive & Exchange

Summer is a great time for students to relax and catch up on all the reading they been anticipating throughout the school year! We held a book drive and exchange program to encourage summer reading and allow more students to create books from all different genre. Our boxes were completely filled and any books that remained were donated to local libraries. 

Community Book Drive

05/06/2017 - Free SHSAT Practice Exams and High Schools Admissions Seminar

Parents from all five boroughs of New York City traveled to our newest partner at Berkeley's College to learn about the Specialized High School admissions process. At the same time, we filled 3 classrooms with nearly 100 students who received free SHSAT mock examination simulated with actual testing day rigor to assess areas of improvement. 

Berkeley College Admissions Seminar

 

04/05/2017 - SHSAT Seminar at Brooklyn Tech High School

The new SHSAT exam has drastically changed the way students are graded and admitted into specialized high schools. This includes sections on scrambled paragraphs being replaced with editing questions and other major changes in the test format. We joined over 400 students and parents, experts of Specialized High schools and tests on how to best prepare for the new exam.

04/01/2017 - Free SHSAT practice exam and SHSAT seminar (Partner with CPC)

We spent this weekend with Stuyvesant High School Principal, Eric Contreras, and hundreds of students, parents all eager to learn about our new SHSAT Mock exam and how to prepare for high school. Thank you Chinese-American Planning Council for hosting such a wonderful event!

03/18/2017 - Free SHSAT practice exam (Partner with Brooklyn Public Library)

Through the partnership with one of the city's strongest promoter of education and literature, we held a free SHSAT practice exam event where students from local communities gained access to a computerized assessment of their scores against their peers. 

Brooklyn Public Library A+ Academy

 

Our growing list of partners:

Stuyvesant High SchoolChinese-American Planning CouncilBrooklyn Public LibraryThe Brooklyn Latin SchoolBaruch College Campus High School