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vision

New Roots Charter School, founded in 2009, is a regional, tuition-free public high school located in downtown Ithaca, NY. Our small school serves students in grades 9 through 12 (ages 13 to 21) from 20 area school districts. 

Mission

New Roots Charter School will prepare our diverse student body to meet the challenges of citizenship, work, and life-long learning in the 21st century. Our interdisciplinary academic program will feature hands-on, community-based learning that supports students in solving real-world problems.