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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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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