Ascend Public Charter Schools Overview

  • www.ascendschools.org
  • Brooklyn, NY
  • 501 to 1000 Employees
  • 2007
  • School / School District
  • Primary & Secondary Schools
  • Unknown / Non-Applicable

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Ascend is a network of K-12 public charter schools serving 5,500 students in 15 schools across Brooklyn—New York’s most populous borough. We aim to lead our students on a great intellectual adventure, provide them with an exceptional college preparatory education, and place them ...
Mission: Ascend schools equip students with the knowledge, confidence, and character to succeed in college and beyond. By offering a rich liberal arts education in a supportive environment, we animate children’s natural sense of curiosity and prepare students to think on their own, ...

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Ascend Public Charter Schools Reviews

2.7
32%
Recommend to a Friend
6%
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Recy Dunn
Recy Dunn
6 Ratings
5.0
Current Employee, more than 3 years

"Elementary Teacher"

Jan 23, 2021 - Science Teacher in Brooklyn, NY
Recommends
Positive Outlook
No opinion of CEO

Pros

The curriculum is already made for you and there is a lot of support from the network

Cons

There are extremely long hours
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Diversity & Inclusion at Ascend Public Charter Schools

3.3
(55 Reviews)

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Ascend Public Charter Schools Interviews

Experience
Positive69%
Negative16%
Neutral16%
Getting an Interview
Applied online67%
Employee Referral21%
Recruiter7%
Difficulty
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  1. Associate Teacher Interview

    Anonymous Employee in United States
    Accepted Offer
    Negative Experience
    Average Interview
    Application

    I applied online. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Ascend Public Charter Schools (United States) in Jun 2022

    Interview

    Day is split into sessions.
    Demo lesson for 5 minutes with critiques then again for 2 minutes including critiques mentioned.
    Interview was 3 ppl seated at different tables. We took turns moving from table to table to answer questions.
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Company Updates

August 7, 2018
From trips to the Brooklyn Museum to study African Masks in grade 5 to constructing musical instruments in Maker class for an American music unit in high school, Ascend students engage with the humanities in innovative and interdisciplinary ways. See the excitement that Ascend students have for learning. http://glassdoor.com/slink.htm?key=vQmQ0

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What are perks and other benefits like at Ascend Public Charter Schools?

...Good pay, good benefits, good systems that keep the school running relatively smoothly....

May 12, 2021

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Employees rate Ascend Public Charter Schools 2.7 out of 5 stars based on 201 anonymous reviews on Glassdoor.

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Overall, 32% of employees would recommend working at Ascend Public Charter Schools to a friend. This is based on 192 anonymously submitted reviews on Glassdoor.

69% of job seekers rate their interview experience at Ascend Public Charter Schools as positive. Candidates give an average difficulty score of 3.1 out of 5 (where 5 is the highest level of difficulty) for their job interview at Ascend Public Charter Schools.

24% of employees think that Ascend Public Charter Schools has a positive business outlook. This is based on anonymous employee reviews submitted on Glassdoor.

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