Mission Statement

The Lois & Richard Nicotra Early College Charter School is designed to provide an innovative pathway to college graduation for all students that wish to pursue an interest in Business and Entrepreneurship or Law and Criminal Justice.

Nicotra Early College Charter prepares all students, including those that live with emotional challenges and/or other disabilities, to obtain their high school diploma and earn up to 60 college credits at St. John’s University.

In fostering both the academic and emotional growth of all students, Nicotra is an innovative educational model that enables students to develop the academic skills, emotional fluency, and confidence required to be successful today and thoughtful, open-minded leaders of tomorrow.