Einstein Charter Schools in New Orleans East to close tomorrow due to Tornado damage
NOTICE FROM EINSTEIN CHARTER SCHOOLS CEO SHAWN TORANTO:
"All of Einstein Charter School campuses will be closed tomorrow due to downed power lines and in order to assess damage at our three campuses. All of our children are safe. Out of caution, we want to make sure the facilities are safe, thus we ask parents to monitor the school's website, as well as the local news media, for information regarding when all campuses are ready to re-open."
ABOUT EINSTEIN CHARTER SCHOOLS
Authorized by the Orleans Parish School Board, Einstein Charter Schools operates a group of consistently high performing, open admissions schools in New Orleans East. The Einstein Group, Inc., a not-for-profit corporation, governs Einstein Charter Schools. The group recently received a $5 million High Quality Charter School Replication grant from United States Department of Education. We strongly encourage members from underrepresented groups to apply to join our community as teachers, administrators and students so that this program can serve all. Please note, all Einstein Charter Schools' facilities are accessible to persons with disabilities. We warmly welcome all to attend, including anyone who needs special accommodations. Please contact us at (504) 324-7459 with any specials needs. Einstein also recently received the 2015 COSEBOC School Award for Excellence and Leadership in Educating Boys of Color. Einstein has been repeatedly recognized by the Louisiana Department of Education as a “Top Gains” and “High Performing, High Poverty” school and by the Orleans Parish School Board as a “Top Performing” school. Einstein recently expanded to the former Sarah Towles Reed campus to provide a middle and high school facility for 500 additional students. Einstein has one of the most diverse student bodies in the city and the largest English Language Learner (ELL) population, with 34 percent of its students in an ELL program.
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