Choose ReStart

We know you want a learning environment that offers the best opportunities available. At ReStart Academy, we care about each student and are dedicated to helping all students earn an education that will allow them to succeed. The highly qualified teachers at our sites work with students in small class settings, which allows them to personalize their teaching strategies.

Our Vision

Every ReStart Academy student will have the capacity to navigate their future education and personal experiences to achieve success in their individual life goals.

Our Mission

ReStart Academy, in collaboration with agency and community partners, provides a safe and supportive school environment for every student. Our comprehensive and individualized academic program supports students in the areas of academic, behavioral and social/emotional learning, and allows students to transition successfully to their next life experience.

Our Purpose

ReStart Academy provides educational services for 13–21-year-old students in temporary or involuntary settings, including juvenile justice, substance abuse treatment, mental/behavioral health treatment, hospitals, social services agencies, and other transitional settings.

Support Agency Collaboration

Our partnership with several agencies offers a full range of support services and program offerings that support our students with their individual challenges and goals. For more information, please see the Resources for Students and Parents page. You’re also welcome to contact us.

Restart Academy Sites

We have locations throughout the city and in upstate New York where students can continue on the path to academic success.

The academic program we offer at each ReStart Academy site varies depending upon the student population. ReStart Academy accommodates students on middle school, high school, and high school equivalency tracks. The curriculum for all levels is aligned with Next Generation Standards and includes traditional and blended learning instruction. All ReStart Academy students receive comprehensive academic, college/career counseling, and transition planning. Take a look at our sites to determine the best fit for you or your child.