The Bronx Charter School for Excellence (BCSE), also known as Bronx Excellence 1-3 and Middle, is a K-8 free, public charter school network serving the Parkchester, Morris Park and Wakefield neighborhoods of the Bronx, NY. Bronx Excellence is among the highest performing charter schools in New York City and State. In 2012, Bronx Excellence gained recognition as a National Blue Ribbon School – the U.S. Department of Education’s highest honor for schools across the country.

Bronx Excellence 2 is an elementary school led by Principal Sharleen Morris based on the Blue Ribbon K-8 model originated at Bronx Excellence 1. Bronx Excellence 1 and Middle serve as the flagship school or "oldest sibling" of Bronx Excellence 2 (K-2) and Bronx Excellence 3 (K-1). Both Bronx 2 and 3 will grow an additional grade level each year until they reach 8th grade. All together, the trio forms the Bronx Excellence Network, operated by Excellence Community Schools, a charter management organization founded by Dr. Charlene Reid, former BCSE Head of School.



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Excellence Community Schools, the management organization of Stamford Excellence and Bronx Excellence Network, seeks qualified STEM, ELA, Mathematics, Foreign Language and Humanities teachers and administrative professionals for the duration of the 2018 school year.

These positions are open until filled with an immediate start date. Please review requirements and apply here.

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Calendar Updates

November Updates

November 06Election Day (Closed)

November 12Veterans Day (Closed)

November 22-23 Thanksgiving Recess (Closed)

November 30 End of 1st Marking Period

December Updates

December 7 School Wide PD (Closed)

December 12-13 Parent-Teacher Conferences 5-7pm

December 24 - January 1 Winter Break

December 1 & 5 Saturday Academy

January 2019 Updates

January 12 Saturday Academy

January 21 MLK Day

January 26 Saturday Academy

February 2019 Updates

February 9 Saturday Academy

February 18 President’s Day

February 18 - 22 Mid-winter Recess

March 2019 Updates

March 2 Saturday Academy

March 8 End of 2nd marking period

March 16 Saturday Academy

March 20-21 PT Conferences 5-7pm (at-risk scholars)

March 30 Saturday Academy



98% of our scholars who took the High School Regents exams in 2017 passed.


50% of Bronx Charter School for Excellence and Excellence Community Schools staff and faculty list the Bronx, NY as their hometown or residence.


In 2012, Bronx Excellence 1 was the first charter school in the Bronx to receive a National Blue Ribbon Award, awarded by the United States Department of Education in the category of "Exemplary High Performing Schools".


Over 89% of female Bronx Excellence scholars in grades 4 and 8 are proficient in Science according to 2017 State Exams. 83% of Former English Language Learners are proficient in math. Bronx Excellence scholars surpass the average performance rates of their district, charter, and statewide public school peers on NYS ELA and Math exams every year


In 2016-2017, over 30% of Bronx Middle Seniors were accepted into specialized and selective public high schools including Bronx Science, Brooklyn Tech, Brooklyn Latin and Stuyvesant.

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