Important Information!

  • Icahn is Accepting Applications for the 2017 - 2018 School Year

    As of Thursday, December 1, 2016, all of the Icahn schools will be accepting applications for students entering grades K-8 in September 2017.

    Click the link below to a:ccess the online application:

    https://nyccharterschools.schoolmint.net/network/icahncharterschools

    Application Start Date:   Thursday, December 1, 2016

    Application End Date  :  Saturday, April 1, 2017 (Web)

    Application End Time :   11:59:59 PM

    Lottery Date : Wednesday, April 19, 2017

    All Parent / Guardian notification letters will be mailed out by Friday, April 28, 2017.

    Icahn Charter Schools
  • 2016-2017 School Year Calendar

    Icahn Charter Schools

Leadership

Jeffrey Litt - Superintendent
 
Prior to joining Icahn Charter Schools Jeffrey Litt was a principal in three New York City Department of Education public schools. While at the Mohegan School in the South Bronx, Mr. Litt adapted E.D. Hirsch’s Core Knowledge Program for his Bronx students. He is recognized as a Core Knowledge expert and has trained teachers and administrators throughout the country. Mr. Litt hosted hundreds of educators at the Mohegan School, the second school in the nation to pioneer Core Knowledge. Visitors included administrators from Australia, Great Britain, Italy and Israel. His success in this area has been publicized in educational journals, newspapers and national network television shows. Jeffrey Litt was also noted in the March 1997 issue of The American School Board Journal. Jeffrey Litt is the founding principal of Icahn Charter School 1.
 
During his tenure as principal of Icahn #1, the school received:
  • 2012 SuccessMaker Scholar School
  • Recognition by U.S. Department of Education for Closing the Gap, One of only seven (7) charter schools chosen throughout the country. 
  • High Performing/Gap Closing School District, NYSED, April 2006
  • 2006 Black Board Award for Excellence in Education
  • 2007 1st Place Step Team, Charter School Athletic Association
  • Featured in The Sun, NY Daily News, Bronx Times
  • Received full five year renewal, Spring 2006
  • 2006 Superbowl Football Champions, Charter School Athletic Association
  • 2006 Basketball 2nd Place, Charter School Athletic Association
  • Featured on WNET, Channel 13, "New York Voices,"  Bronx Times, New York Post, Gotham Schools, Inside Schools, DNAinfo.com
  • Charter Schools Program Grants for Replication and Expansion of High Quality Charter Schools, September 2010
Mr. Litt has received numerous awards as a result of the achievement levels of his students. Among the prestigious awards were: the Brooke Russell Astor Award for Excellence, Citation of Merit from the NYS Assembly, Bronx Borough President and NYC Council, the Thousand Points of Light from President George H. Bush, the Nabisco China Breakers Award, A+ Award from the U.S. Department of Education. He has been featured on WCBS National News, WNBC Today Show, WNET, WNYC, Newsweek, Family Circle, Reader's Digest, The Herald Sun (Durham, North Carolina), NY Post, NY Times and NY Daily News.
 
 
Board of Trustees
 
Gail Golden - Chairperson 
Ms. Golden is the Chairperson of the Board of all the Icahn Charter Schools.
 
Julie Clark Goodyear – Secretary
Executive Director, Foundation for a Greater Opportunity
 
Seymour Fliegel - Trustee
President, Center for Educational Innovation-Public Education Association
 
Karen Mandelbaum - Trustee
 
Robert Sancho - Trustee
VP Development, Bronx Lebanon Hospital
 
Edward Shanahan - Trustee
 
TBD - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 1
Icahn 1 Parent / Guardian Association President
 
Tamara Delgado - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 2
Icahn 2 Parent / Guardian Association President

Joan Rivera - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 3
Icahn 3 Parent/Guardian Association President

Khawanna Feaster - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 4
Icahn 4 Parent/Guardian Association President

Phyllis Hall - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 5
Icahn 5 Parent/Guardian Association President 

Betty Walker - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 6
Icahn 6 Parent/Guardian Association President

Jennifer Alston Evans - Trustee for Icahn Charter School 7
Icahn 7 Parent/Guardian Association  President

Tina March - Treasurer
 
Felicia Beubel - Attorney