BELA IS A SISTERHOOD

 
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‘We know that educating girls is the best investment we can make, not just in their future, but in the future of their families, their communities, and their countries.’ - Michelle Obama

I BELIEVE. I CAN. I WILL.


 

Brooklyn Emerging Leaders Academy (BELA) Public Charter School is an all girls high school located in the Bedford-Stuyvesant neighborhood with a mission to empower each young woman to be the best version of herself. Through a rigorous college preparatory curriculum, service learning initiatives, and a commitment to cultivating a spirit of ownership within each young woman, BELA students will attend and graduate from college.

BELA’s four core values are: Sisterhood, Scholarship, Strength, and Service.

 
 
 
 
 

The BELA Journey

 
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At BELA students get the support and attention they need to reach their full potential.

OUR FOCUS IS JUST AS MUCH ON THE PERSON AS IT IS ON THEIR ACADEMIC SUCCESS

 
 
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OUR APPROACH AT BELA

 

LEARN ABOUT THE BELA DIFFERENCE

 

 

Preparing you for success in college and beyond

  • Science, Technology, Engineering, Art and Mathematics Pathways: Biomedical Science, Engineering, Media & Technology

  • International Baccalaureate Advanced Studies Program

  • Deep focus on collaboration, communication, and thinking critically & creatively

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Fostering the next generation of leaders in our community

  • Leadership Academy class and mentorship

  • Community service

  • Career and professional experiences through community internships

  • Our culture and behavioral guide, BELA EmpowerMEnt, is based on the restorative justice model. In alignment with BELA’s core values, restorative justice is a pioneering program based on respect, responsibility, relationship-building and relationship repairing.

  • A student’s time at BELA will be focused on achievement: both academically and personally. Our young women will wear the prestigious BELA uniform and be prepared to embrace the day’s transformative learning experiences.

21st century learning environment 

  • 1:1 Technology - one laptop provided for every one student

  • Flexible learning spaces that allow for collaboration in the classroom

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LAUNCH YOUR JOURNEY TO SUCCESS TODAY