Lavelle Prep News

Lavelle Prep Students Attend Advocacy Day

On Tuesday February 6th, Lavelle Prep High School students attended NYS Charter School Advocacy Day in Albany.  High School students Alexandria Burgos, Victoria Cruz-Green, Trianna Latif, Trinity Latif, Vivian Martinez, Kyrah McFarlane, Brandon Morales, Malick Ndir, Steven Rios, Lamine Sangare, Karina Hernandez, Aeva Soler, and Alexandra Virgintino, parent Ms. Debbie Cruz- Greene, 6th grade student Aidan Cruz-Greene, alumnus Rosa Rodriguez and Mr. Brendan Ingram attended the event.  […]

Elementary Students Enter Advocacy Day Poster Contest

In anticipation of Charter School Advocacy Day 2018 to be held in Albany on Tuesday, February 6th, Lavelle Prep Elementary School students worked collaboratively to create a beautiful entry for the poster contest. Last year, the elementary division were the proud third place winners. In honor of this year’s theme, “Equity for All Students; Equity […]

Lavelle Prep Hosting Three Open Houses for Grades 3-7

Lavelle Prep will be hosting open houses on:  Thursday, February 8th, 2018 6pm-7pm Thursday, March 8, 2018 6pm-7pm Thursday, March 15, 2018 6pm-7pm Please see this flyer for detailed information. *Por favor, consulte la página dos de este folleto para español.


As a result of the ongoing State of Emergency, all ICS schools (Lavelle Prep Elementary and Upper and New Ventures Charter School) will continue to be closed on Friday, January 5th.  Stay safe and warm, and we will reopen on Monday, January 8th. 


As a result of the winter weather forecast, all ICS schools (Lavelle Prep Elementary and Upper and New Ventures Charter School) will be closed on Thursday, January 4th. Stay safe and warm, and we will reopen Friday, January 5th.

Lavelle Prep’s After School Program Expands Enrollment to include Elementary Students

Lavelle Prep’s current after-school program offerings have now expanded to include opportunities for elementary school students. Similarly structured to Lavelle Prep’s current DYCD Middle School Afterschool program, two classes of 17 students participate in afterschool activities each day, at no cost to Lavelle Prep families. Eligible students who expressed interest in the program were selected […]

Lavelle Prep Students Spread Holiday Cheer At Eger Healthcare And Rehabilitation Center

On Wednesday November 29th, Lavelle Preparatory Charter School’s elementary, middle and high school students performed holiday classics and spread holiday cheer for the elderly residents at Eger Healthcare and Rehabilitation Center. Under the direction of elementary music and chorus teacher Jessica Bruschi, high school music teacher Kyle Fackrell, and after school music and ELA teacher […]

Lavelle Prep & New Ventures Support Breast Cancer Awareness

Each October, ICS is proud to support the community’s efforts in spreading Breast Cancer Awareness. In honor of Breast Cancer Awareness, Lavelle Prep and New Ventures participated in the Making Strides of Staten Island Breast Cancer Walk on Sunday, October 15th. Lavelle’s event organizer teacher Amy Byrne reflected, “In a joint effort between Lavelle Prep […]

Lavelle Prep Students Collect 680 Items for Project Hospitality

In part of Lavelle Prep’s continued community outreach efforts, October’s food drive for Project Hospitality resulted in the collection of 680 food items. Project Hospitality’s mission is to, “reach out to community members who are hungry, homeless or otherwise in need in order to work with them to achieve their self-sufficiency — thereby enhancing the […]