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Last modified: February 15, 2012, 2:52 PM
Amani Public Charter School (APCS) is the first public charter school located in Mount Vernon, New York. APCS will open September 2011 with 5th grade students and will grow to serve grades 5-8 over the next four years.
The mission of the Amani Public Charter School is to provide 100% of Mount Vernon students who attend the school from the 5th through 8th grade with the academic and critical thinking skills necessary to succeed in competitive high school programs, college and the career of their choice. APCS graduates are academically accomplished, intellectually curious, and civically engaged young people who tackle challenges diligently and creatively.