Our Story

Democracy Prep Public Schools opened its second high school in Fall 2013. Currently educating 9-12 scholars, Democracy Prep Harlem seeks to build on the success of Democracy Prep Harlem Middle School and our flagship high school to ensure that more scholars are on the path to success in college and citizenship. Through rigorous academics, authentic civic opportunities, and a variety of extracurricular activities, our scholars will continue to DREAM BIG!

Check out our first graduating class below!

PRINCIPAL
Matthew Rooney

ASSISTANT PRINCIPAL
Charmaine Sanchez &
Taha Adib

GRADES SERVED
9 – 12

CURRENT ENROLLMENT
340 Scholars

The DREAM Team

MATTHEW ROONEY

Principal

CHARMAINE SANCHEZ

Assistant Principal

TAHA ADIB

Assistant Principal

KATELYN DERRY

Operations Manager

ROBERT CASILLI

Geometry Teacher

LILIE HUDSON

Algebra I Teacher & 9th Grade Level Chair

SYDNEY ORTHMANN

Algebra II & Pre-Calculus Teacher

ELIZABETH RAMUNDO

Calculus/AP Calculus AB Teacher & Math Department Head

KEVIN XU

Physics/AP Computer Science Teacher & Science Department Head

LENA OSHINSKIE

American Literature Teacher

CONNOR KOBLINSKI

Literature I Teacher

NICHOLAS NOYES

Literature II Teacher

CONRAD LESNEWSKI

Writing II Teacher

CHRIS TRIZNA

US History & AP US History Teacher and Social Studies Department Head

MARCUS TILLMANNS

Global History I Teacher

MELIA DOUYON

Global II Teacher

AMRITA KHALSA

Change the World & Economics Teacher & 12 Grade Level Chair

YOUNG-EUN KIM

Korean III Teacher & Korean Department Head

MYUNGGYO KIM

Korean II Teacher

LISA KOWALSKI

Theater Teacher

DWAYNE EDWARDS

Physical Education Teacher

ELIZABETH O'DONNELL

Social Worker

EMILY RITCHINGS

ACT Department Head & Teacher

PATRICK MAHANEY

ACT Coordinator & Teacher

EZEKIEL TABET

ACT Teacher

LAUREN CURRY

DREAM Coach

SHAY MOSS

Lead College Counselor

JUSTIN JONES

College Counselor

SABRINA VERAS

Receptionist

MEREDITH COLLEARY

Operations & Tech Associate

ELIZABETH DEL TORO

Family Impact Coordinator

CHRYSTINE JOHNSON

Social Worker

THERESA LIN

Writing I Teacher

DAVID KENT

ACT Teacher

HANNAH LUNA

Biology Teacher

LILLIAN NICHOLS

Chemistry Teacher

JEYUN PARK

Korean I Teacher

JESS WALL

ACT Teacher & PACE Coordinator

ALEX WEILHAMMER

Senior Literature Teacher

JESSICA CANTEY

DREAM Coach

DPNY Board of Directors

  Click to download DPH Board Meeting Minutes – 2016-17
  Download Annual Report 16-17 

To contact the DPNY Board, please email Boardoftrustees@DemocracyPrep.org

For information about the DPNY Board of Trustees, including minutes and upcoming meeting dates, click here.