Summer Reading for Incoming Freshman (and anyone else at ESA!)

Incoming freshmen (and anyone else at ESA): here are some recommendations for summer reading. While it is not mandatory, the literature department at ESA strongly encourages students to read over the summer in order to keep their skills sharp, and will offer extra credit for those who read 2 books and write book reviews!

Statement on Website Accessibility

We are working to make this website easier to access for people with disabilities, and will follow the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0. If you need assistance with a particular page or document on our current site, please contact webmaster (a) to request assistance.

Appeal for Panel Project Extension

If you project was canceled or you missed the deadline for a legitimate reason, you may submit a request for a Panel Appeal Hearing. Please fill out this form after speaking with your teacher and advisor.

New Login Procedures for Jumprope

Students and parents – please note that starting Thursday 4/27 at 6pm, you will be logging into Jumprope a little differently. You will need to use the student’s ESA email as the username ( Your OSIS number (9-digit student ID # found on your card) will still be the password. If you have any questions, please email Susie. 

Congrats, Teacher Sara Katz!

A paper that Sara coauthored last year was published in the Journal of Urban Learning, Teaching, and Research and recommended by Gloria Ladson-Billings! The paper is based on a class she taught at ESA – Finance My Life.  Congrats, Sara!

Volunteers of Legal Services

Essex Street Academy has a partnership with the law firm Hughes Hubbard & Reed LLP.  The law firm provides free assistance for families with legal issues that could disrupt the education of their child. They can provide legal help for immigration, housing, public assistance, food stamps, Medicaid, and S13. If you believe a lawyer may be able to help you, please contact Leslee. All help is confidential. 

ESA Email Announcements

Are you an ESA parent who would like to receive announcements by email? Please click here to enroll! You can also write your email on the green information sheets that were sent home with students on the 2nd day of school.

InsideSchools Review

Check out our Inside Schools review!