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Bronx Lighthouse Charter School

At Lighthouse Academies, we prepare our scholars through rigorous programs that provide them with a foundation that will allow them to succeed in and graduate from college. Our unique arts-infused curriculum, emphasis on social development and integration of diverse cultural opportunities augments learning and broadens horizons.


Quick Facts

Number of Scholars: 450
Grades: K-8
Date Opened:
Principal: Travis Brown


  • Technology, Music, Art and Physical Education classes during the instructional school day
  • Opportunities for students to be instructed in small groups
  • Rigorous academic curriculum with an emphasis on writing and thinking critically
  • Development of Individualized Learning Plans for each student

Annual Events

  • Science Fair
  • Musical Performances
  • 5th Grade Experiential Camping Trip
  • Field Day
  • Hispanic Fair

Extracurricular Activities

  • Sports After School Program (seasonal)
  • Tutoring After School Program


  • Symphony Space
  • Teach For America


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After school program for 6th, 7th, and 8th grade, pick up an application at the school.


November 2015

  • November 6: First Quarter ends 
  • November 9: Picture Day
  • November 10: PA Executive Meeting 6:00 pm
  • November 11: Veterans Day - school closed
  • November 16: Breakfast with the Principal 8:15 am - 9:00 am
  • November 19: Dismissal 1:30 pm; PT Conference 2:00-7:00 pm; Board of Trustee Meeting 6:30 pm
  • November 20: Dismissal 1:30 pm; PT Conference 2:00-5:00 pm
  • November 24: PA Meeting attend 8:15 am or 6:00 pm
  • November 25: Dismissal 1:30 pm
  • November 26 and 27: Thanksgiving Day - school closed

December 2015 

  • December 15: PA Meeting attend 8:15 am or 6:00 pm
  • December 17: Board of Trustee Meeting 6:30 pm
  • December 21: Breakfast with the Principal 8:15 am - 9:00 am
  • December 24 - January 1: Winter break                    

January 2106

  • January 4: Return to school
  • January 11: Breakfast with the Principal 8:15 am - 9:00 am
  • January 18: MLK jr Day
  • January 21:  Board of Trustee Meeting 6:30 pm
  • January 26: PA Meeting attend 8:15 am or 6:00 pm
BLCS dressed in pink to honor the brave women and men during breast cancer awareness day.
BLCS shows we care by wearing pink to honor the brave men and women on breast cancer awareness day.

Documents & Links

Latest Documents

Student Applications

School Calendars


School Supply List

Uniform Information

Board of Trustees

School News

Document Archive

Annual Reports

Board Calendars

Board Meeting Minutes

Board of Trustees


Financial Reports



Progress Reports

Scholar Family Handbooks

School Calendars

School News

Student Applications

School Leaders

The school phone number is 646.915.0025.
BLCS Principal

Travis Brown

Travis Brown started his career teaching high school mathematics in the Bronx as a member of the New York City Teaching Fellows program. He then became the founding principal of a district middle school in Harlem through the New Leaders for New School program. Travis then went on to open an alternative charter high school in the Brownsville section of Brooklyn serving over-aged students. Most recently, Travis served as an instructional coach for Turnaround for children. In this role he worked to turnaround two k-8 district schools in Newark, New Jersey by providing instructional and leadership support. Travis earned a M.A. in Mathematics Education from The City College of New York, and a B.B.A. in Computer Information Science from Temple University.


Become a Lighthouse Academy Student

Discover, achieve and prepare for success in college and beyond. We will prepare your student academically, socially and culturally to succeed in and graduate from college. We will develop your student’s critical decision-making skills to prepare him/her for success in life. Lighthouse Academies offers small schools, small class sizes, longer school year, and longer school day so we can provide students with a high quality education. Don’t wait – apply now to transform your child’s future!



Join Our Team

Are you fearless, driven and forward-thinking? We need people who want to teach, lead and transform the lives of our students. We need people who share our passion for creativity and innovation. We are committed to developing the capacity of our staff with 20 professional days each year, individual coaching and collaboration. Join us in transforming children’s futures.

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Bronx Lighthouse Charter School

1001 Intervale Avenue, Bronx, NY 10459, USA

40.8231888 -73.8973846
Tel: 646-915-0025
Fax: 646-915-0037

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