Who We Are

Our D7 Vision: D7 is the Bridge to Generational Success

YLE’s Mission: 

It is our MISSION to empower our students to become confident leaders of their own learning. 

YLE's 3 Big Commitments:

  • A Rigorous, Engaging Curriculum that combines academics and social-emotional learning with the arts, performance, and service through social-justice action projects. 

  • Leadership Development that affirms every student as a leader through culturally responsive-sustaining leadership opportunities in our school and community. 

  • Strong Partnerships among students, parents, staff and members of our community that are purpose-driven and supports our school in bringing our YLE vision to reality.  

YLE’s 7 Core YLE Beliefs:  

  1. We believe in maintaining trust within our community.

  2. We believe we must work collaboratively to ensure our school is a positive, energetic, and joyful place.

  3. We believe our students, families, and community partners have a vital voice in making us better. 

  4. We believe it is our responsibility to provide high-quality instruction and commit to using data to meet students where they are.

  5.  We believe in imparting our students with the value of leadership.

  6. We believe in embracing our students as individuals and recognize that each student has strengths, gifts and talents. 

  7. We believe in fostering a “growth-mindset” environment that encourages students (and educators) to take risks, while remaining reflective.


School Number: X369

Grades: PK,0K,01,02,03,04,05,SE

Geographic District: 7

Borough: Bronx

Principal: Jaleelah Cooke