Rising Stars Academy

The Rising Star Academy program, which was created based on the vision of Assistant Principal Ms. Nater, works relentlessly in
collaboration with our teachers, scholars, and parents to ensure that each scholar develops the necessary skills to excel in high school, college and the career of their choice.

As a member of the Rising Star Academy the scholars will be immersed in project-based, rigorous instruction to increase each scholar’s depth of knowledge.

In order for your application to be considered, you must submit all of the following documents to Ms. Nater at IS 59:

  1. A copy of your most recent report card and your 4th grade report card (if available. Students must have an overall score of a level 3.
  2. A teacher recommendation, which must be enclosed in a sealed envelope with the teacher’s signature across the sealed envelope’s opening.
  3. A written statement which must include a brief explanation of yourself. The statement must include your interests, your family background and your future career goals. The statement should also include why you are interested in being a member of the Rising Star Academy, how this accelerated academy will benefit you and how YOU will be an asset to the Rising Star Academy program?