Community Action School

Community Action School (CAS) was founded in 1994 by current principal John Curry with the mission of providing a supportive, rigorous educational program for a diverse learning community .The program has won numerous awards and has consistently been one of the top-performing schools in New York City, as measured by growth in student achievement.

    Community Action School
    Effective teachers train students to be independent thinkers
    and life-long learners.
    Thank You Applicants!
    Thank you to all 5th grade students and families that have applied to CAS for the upcoming 2017-18 school year! Please check out our admission page for further updates.
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    High School Result Letters
    8th grade students and families, High School Result Letters will be made available in March!

The School

The Community Action School (CAS) was founded in 1994 by Principal John Curry with the vision of creating a rigorous and supportive program for an academically diverse community of learners. Our teaching staff are highly dedicated and make themselves available to students and teachers, during and after school. They are trained and committed to ensuring that every student is challenged in order to achieve their full academic, social, and emotional potential.


    Parent Involvement

    Get involved in your child's education! Please see our Parent Involvement page for more information, resources, and possible opportunities to get connected!


    Independent Reading Program

    Students at CAS are actively involved in our Independent Reading Program. Students, on average, read about two books per month! Please, visit our Book Talks page for suggested book lists and student book reviews.


    7th Grade Camping Trip!

    Every year our 7th grade class heads upstate to Clearpool Education Center in Carmel, NY for a three-day and two-night educational camping experience. Please visit our camping page (coming soon) for more information, camping forms, photos, and more!



Ready for the challenge
of educating children