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Congratulations YWCP 7th Grade Science Teacher Chavon Phelps!

Teacher Chavon

YWCP 7th Grade Science Teacher Chavon Phelps has been chosen to participate in the 2013-2014 National Science Teacher Association "New Science Teacher Academy." Ms. Phelps was chosen from more than a thousand applications nationwide and is the only participant from New York State. She will join 199 other science teachers from across the country to participate in activities and professional [...]

Cool Women/Hot Jobs

Mayor Warren With YWCP Students

More than 40 professional women from a variety of fields visited YWCP on January 16th for our annual "Cool Women, Hot Jobs" Career Day. Speakers included journalists, lawyers, educators, doctors, businesswomen, social workers, and more! Mayor Lovely Warren provided an inspiring keynote address. This great event gave our students the chance to hear about the many career opportunities that are [...]

Student Application Deadline Nears


YWCP is currently accepting applications for students in grades 7-9 in the fall. YWCP is the only free, all-girls public school in Rochester, and our mission is to provide a single-gender education where a strong focus in placed on literacy and leadership to achieve our goal of 100% of students graduating on time and attending college!

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YWCP Foundation Welcome's New President and CEO

March, 07, 2014 -
LaShunda LYoung Women’s College Prep Foundation, Inc. is pleased to welcome LaShunda Leslie-Smith as its new Presdent and CEO. In this role, Leslie-Smith will oversee the development and implementation of innovative programs that support the students of Young Women’s College Prep Charter School to enable them to break the cycle of poverty and become economically self-sufficient. These programs focus on college readiness,[More]

April Happenings

April, 14, 2014 -
On Friday, we had a wonderful assembly put on by the R.I.T. advisory class focused on self-harm.   The students created a video and interviewed various staff members on how to get help and what resources are available to prevent self-harm.  … [More]
7th Graders Tour RIT - Tue, April 22
School Board Meeting - Fri, May 02
Spring Concert - Thu, May 15
Group Tours - Tue, May 20
Memorial Day / No School - Mon, May 26
School Board Meeting - Fri, June 06