Mission Statement

New Dawn Charter Schools will provide over-aged and under-credited students 16 - 21 years of age, including those who are English Language Learners and those with special needs, the opportunity to return to school and obtain a high school diploma through a rigorous NYSED standards-based education program. 

Within the framework of the education program, three programs will be offered: 

1) Interventions for those with fewer than 11 credits, and for those with 11 or more credits

2) Internships in the community

3) College enrollment 

Upcoming Events

  • Summer School in Session 9 AM-12:15 PM

    New Dawn Charter High School II
  • Summer School in Session 9 AM-12:15 PM

    New Dawn Charter High School II
  • Summer School in Session 9 AM-12:15 PM

    New Dawn Charter High School II
  • Summer School in Session 9 AM-12:15 PM

    New Dawn Charter High School II
  • Last Day of Summer Classes

    New Dawn Charter High School II
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  • Please welcome our new principal, Mr. Muhammad Bilal!

    Muhammad Bilal is an experienced urban educator with over 22 years of experience working in traditional public and charter schools in Camden, New Jersey; Chicago, Illinois; Bridgeport, Connecticut; New York, New York; Valhalla, New York; Yonkers, New York; Dobbs Ferry, New York; and Johannesburg, South Africa. He holds several degrees which include a Bachelor of Arts in Sociology from DePaul University, Master of Education in Secondary Education from DePaul University, Master of Science in School Leadership from Touro University, and Master of Fine Arts in Filmmaking from The City College of New York. Muhammad has permanent New York State Public School Teacher Certifications in School District Administration and Social Studies (7-12). He has held positions as a Dean of Students, instructional coach, education consultant, teacher mentor, assistant principal, lead educator, and principal.  

    Muhammad has a proven track record of increasing student outcomes through data driven practices, differentiated instruction, and implementing student-centered instruction. He has tremendous experience improving school culture and climate through holding town hall meetings, increasing student attendance, and implementing restorative circles. He, too, has considerable experience with increasing teacher capacity through practice-based professional development and individual teacher coaching. Muhammad has a certificate of achievement for successfully passing the Framework for Teaching Proficiency Test administered by the Charlotte Danielson Framework for Teaching Evaluation Instrument. He is certified in Safe Crisis Management training.  He is also an independent filmmaker and the founder of his own production company, Bilal World Entertainment LLC.

    Welcome, Mr. Bilal!

    New Dawn Charter High School II
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