HCCS Year in Review

HCCS at a Glance for 2018

HCCS is celebrating its 14th anniversary !


HCCS has once again been designated a Reward School and High Performing School by The New York State Education Department.

*A Reward School is a school that has made the most progress/has the highest performance with no significant gaps in student achievement.


HCCS “a model of integration”  Politico New York & Center for NYC Affairs10/26/16


Profiled in New York City’s Best Public Pre-K & Elementary Schools Parent Guide by Hemphill & Raschka 2017


HCCS ranks among the top charter schools in New York City for exceeding targets in

Student achievement – Rigorous Instruction- Collaborative Teachers- Supportive Environment- Trust- Effective Leadership


HCCS received the 2016 Building Brooklyn Award for Community and Culture


HCCS is the winner of the 2015 and 2016 New York City & New York State History Day Fair - Performance Category


98% of parents feel that teachers work closely with families to meet student needs.*

99% of parents are satisfied with the education their child receives at our school.*

98% of parents agree that their child is safe in our school.*

97% of students feel safe and comfortable with the teachers at our school.*

* NYC DOE school survey

59% met State standards on the NYS English Language Arts assessment*

*exceeding the district, city and state

68% met State standards on the NYS Mathematics assessment*

*exceeding the district, city, and state

96% of 4th graders met the NYS Science Assessment/ 82% of 8th graders met the NYS Science Assessment

100% of 8th graders in the Algebra 1 Regents course passed

100% of 8th graders in the Earth Science course passed

100% of 8th graders in the Greek Regents course passed

96.5% Average daily attendance

Our eighth graders are accepted to top NYC high schools including specialized, screened, public and Catholic schools


Eight year partnership with Teachers College Columbia University Reading & Writing Program

Twelve year partnership with The Greek Government

 Urban Advantage, a middle school science program  

Sports and Arts in School Foundation, after school middle school programs

Research Initiative with The Brooklyn Public Library

Project Green Reach at the Brooklyn Botanic Garden

Studio in a School Art Residency

Mighty Milers Physical Education Program; NY Road Runners Developmental Track & Field; The Young Runners Program

Carnegie Kids; NYC Ballet Nutcracker Project; Musical Explorers; Author visits; The Peace Project

HCCS is one of the first charter schools approved to start a Universal Pre-Kindergarten Program.

First Grade “Cityscapes” art mural selected for exhibit at US Embassy in Japan

Hellenic Classical Charter School is a Schools That Can National network member

HCCS hosts study groups to NYC educators on Paideia Seminars  

Featured on The Today Show for our student government election process 2012

Hellenic Classical Charter School 5th Grade kicks off The NBC Education Nation Summit 2012

Featured in The Daily News for making the largest reading gains in fourth grade 2012

All Eighth graders are provided with free SHSAT test preparation

Proud member of The Junior National Honor Society

100% HCCS teachers participate in peer reviews

All students receive Greek Folk dancing lessons

Student art work displayed at Christies & Studio in a School Art Exhibits

Students in elementary grades receive chess lessons (funded by our PTA)

Students in middle school receive Latin instruction

Congratulations for the completion of our new gymnasium, stage and performing arts studio 2015