About This School
Charter schools are public schools, but differ from traditional public schools in that they are independent and are operated by educators, parents, community leaders, educational entrepreneurs, or others. Funding for charter schools is based on designated local or state educational organizations. Those organizations are responsible for monitoring and assessing the quality and effectiveness of education, but permit the schools to operate outside of the traditional public school education system. See Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem's test results to learn more about school performance.
In 2011, Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem had 24 students for every full-time equivalent teacher. The New York average is 13 students per full-time equivalent teacher.
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Sisulu-Walker Charter School of Harlem Reviews
Found a school that I can manage with 5 children
The past reviews are just what there are the "past". Michelle Haynes is the current principal. One of the previous comments said that she has to fix the mess that was left. That is very true. She has so far turned this school's academic report card into a "B". She has great compassion and dedication to this school's students, teachers and families. I am new to SWCSH. This is my 1st year. I came from a very well know charter school that failed my children and forced me to pull them out for their lack of seeing my child's true potential. Since coming to SWCSH with my 3 children a 1st, 2nd and 4th graders, I have seen great progress. Their teachers not only make frequent assessments on the students to determine each student's level of achievement, but they also use the data to critique themselves for perfection. With our new principal I have no doubt that SWCSH is moving in the right direction.