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THE BRONX GUILD
Big Picture School
1980 Lafayette Ave.
Bronx, New York 10473
OUR MISSION AND VISION
a community of learners where everyone is engaged in meaningful work.
Our unique approach to capturing the energy and interests of young
people through apprenticeship in the adult world promotes learning
through productive action. Our attention to a culture of community,
quality and caring ensures the safe environment necessary for growth to
The development of Individualized Learning Plans for each student
ensures that we are meeting the needs of all learners, that the
curriculum is designed around how people learn, and that a student’s
engagement is based on his or her passion.
Graduates of our program have been engaged in a motivating
secondary-school learning experience and meet high academic expectations
relative to the New York City and State performance standards.
Throughout this process they develop an entrepreneurial spirit with
regards to their own academic, vocational and civic future. Our
graduates are independent, goal-oriented learners who understand the
importance of character and community as they pursue their own missions
in life. With extensive experiences with real work, financial literacy,
civic participation, community service, personal achievement and
academic excellence our graduates leave with a self-designed mission and
two-year plan for their immediate future.