The purpose of KATZ Academy Charter School is to provide a nurturing educational learning community environment where all students acquire foundation skills necessary for the development of inquiring, educated, forward-thinking and responsible young adults:

Relevant Experiences – KATZ Academy Charter School seeks to bring the classroom outside of the school and into the surrounding community. KATZ Academy Charter School strives to establish partnerships with businesses, nonprofit organizations and institutes of higher learning to provide the students with opportunities to expand their experiences.

Positive Character – KATZ Academy Charter School creates a safe, caring environment that is non-biased and open to all learners. KATZ Academy Charter School provides programs and service projects that develop critical thinking, team-building and ethical problem solving skills. Through this learning process, students establish intellectual habits and build character traits that will stimulate enthusiasm and interest in their world and society.


Learning Community: Through the use of Professional Learning Communities the KATZ Academy Charter School is a collectively led school in which all stakeholders engaged in a dynamic process of learning to strengthen the teaching the classroom and student achievement.

Small School: By having only four classes per grade with no more than sixteen students per class in its first year, KATZ Academy Charter School maintains a small and personal school and classroom.