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Great Public Schools

Across the country, AFT members are making the public schools where they work great places for children to learn, for teachers to teach and for school staff to support the learning process. These are regular public schools with unions—and they work well for all kids. The profiles below are just some of those great public schools.

Ann Street School of Mathematics and Science (Newark, N.J.)

Benjamin Banneker Academic High School (Washington, D.C.)

Brooklyn International High School at Water’s Edge (New York, N.Y.)

Brooklyn Preparatory High School (New York, N.Y.)

Burnham/Anthony Mathematics and Science Academy (Chicago, Ill.)

Carstens Elementary School (Detroit, Mich.)

Chatham Middle School (Chatham, N.Y.)

Clarence R. Edwards Middle School (Boston, Mass.)

Clifford Street Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)

College Hill Fundamental Academy (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Dakota Hills Middle School (Eagan, Minn.)

Delevan Drive Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Eagan High School (Eagan, Minn.)

Edward R. Murrow High School (New York, N.Y.)

Fenway High School (Boston, Mass.)

Horace Greeley Elementary School (Chicago, Ill.)

Jones College Prep (Chicago, Ill.)

Julia R. Masterman Laboratory and Demonstration School (Philadelphia, Pa.)

Kellman Corporate Community Elementary School (Chicago, Ill.)

Kenmore West High School (Kenmore, N.Y.)

Kolter Elementary School (Houston, Texas)

Leland Elementary (Chicago, Ill.)

Los Angeles Center for Enriched Studies (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Louisa May Alcott Elementary School (Cleveland, Ohio)

Lowell High School (San Francisco, Calif.)

Mary McLeod Bethune Elementary School (New Orleans, La.)

Nettlehorst Elementary School (Chicago, Ill.)

Northside College Preparatory High School (Chicago, Ill.)

Paul Laurence Dunbar High School (Baltimore, Md.)

Pine Trail Elementary School (Ormond Beach, Fla.)

Port Chester Middle School (Port Chester, N.Y.)

San Francisco Community School (San Francisco, Calif.)

School for the Creative and Performing Arts (Pittsburgh, Pa.)

School for the Talented and Gifted at Townview Magnet Center (Dallas, Texas)

School of Science and Engineering at Townview Magnet Center (Dallas, Texas)

School Without Walls (Washington, D.C.)

Science Park High School (Newark, N.J.)

Sherman Oaks Center for Enriched Studies (Los Angeles, Calif.)

Solano Avenue Elementary School (Los Angeles, Calif.)

South Loop School (Chicago, Ill.)

Sunnyside Elementary School (San Francisco, Calif.)

Taft Information Technology High School (Cincinnati, Ohio)

Thomas A. Edison School (Port Chester, N.Y.)

Toledo Early College High School (Toledo, Ohio)

Walter Payton College Preparatory High School (Chicago, Ill.)

Whitney M. Young Magnet High School (Chicago, Ill.)