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Our Impact At Our Schools

In 2013-14, City Neighbors Charter School:

  • had surpassed the Baltimore City Schools’ average on the MSA in 100 percent of testing areas (14 out of 14 testing areas), including 100 percent proficient or advanced scores in 4th grade reading.
  • had a 100 percent teacher retention rate.
  • received more than 500 enrollment applications for just 20 open seats.
  • had an attendance rate of almost 97 percent, surpassing Baltimore City Schools by almost seven points.
  • logged more than7,000 hours of parent volunteer service.
  • had our ninth consecutive successful audit.
  • is in the 99th percentile in parent satisfaction.
  • is in the 99th percentile in staff satisfaction.
  • had an attendance rate for students with disabilities equal to the general education population.
  • had a chronic absence rate less than 2 percent with no distinction between general education and special education students.
  • had a 3 percent suspension rate.

In 2013/2014, City Neighbors Hamilton:

  • had seventh-graders who traveled to New Orleans for a one-week study.
  • surpassed the Baltimore City School’s average on MSA in 94 percent of testing areas (13 out of 14).
  • had a 90 percent  teacher retention rate.
  • received almost 400 enrollment applications for just 11 open seats.
  • had a 94 percent attendance rate for all students — nearly 5 points higher than the Baltimore City Schools.
  • logged more than 5,000 hours of parent volunteer service.
  • provided teachers to facilitate professional development workshops for events including the City Neighbors Symposium and the Progressive Ed Summit.

In 2013-14, City Neighbors High School:

  • received a full five-year renewal from Baltimore City Schools, the first 9-12 charter school to receive a full renewal.
  • had a 93 percent graduation rate.
  • had a 95 percent teacher retention rate.
  • had an attendance rate of 95 percent, one of the top attendance rates in Baltimore City.
  • had a 100 percent college acceptance rate.
  • received 650 enrollment applicants for 90 open seats.
  • achieved HSA scores that surpassed Baltimore City Schools and, in some areas, showed no achievement gap.