Supporters and Partners

AoC greatly appreciates the generosity of the following private and government supporters:

Edith Glick Shoolman Children’s Foundation

Lowe's Toolbox for Education

New York City Charter School Center

New York City Department of Youth and Community Development

New York Public Library

Sills Family Foundation

State University of New York Charter Schools Institute

Thomas and Jeanne Elmezzi Foundation

United States Department of Education

AoC proudly collaborates with Community Partners to provide services to our students and their families:

Carnegie Hall

City Harvest

City Lore

Cornell University

Family Resource Center of Western Queens

LaGuardia Community College

Martha Graham Dance Company

NYU Dental School

Orchestra of St. Luke’s

Variety Boys and Girls Club of Queens

We are especially thankful for the many generous donations that have been given by friends of AoC and local corporations: 

Easton Family Fund, Inc.

Alan Eisenberg

Harold Elish

Stephen and Myrna Greenberg

Steven Ingerman

Investors Bank

Orin Kramer

Gary and Eileen Lefer

Doris Littlejohn

Diane and Adam Max

Robert Moss

Michela Nonis

Lynn Savarese

John Sexton

Nancy Sills and Frank Moss

James Traub and Elizabeth Easton

Lee Traub and Family


Dr. Richard Welles

Steven Zimmerman & June Schwartz

and the many other generous donations from friends and members of our community


A special thanks to the AoC Parent Community Organization volunteers who dedicate their time and energy to fundraise annually in support of the school. Their work has significantly contributed to building a strong school culture and a welcoming community.