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The Bridge Academy

Hear from Elaine Roper about leading students to success at The Bridge Academy.

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Meet Elaine Roper

Teacher Ambassador

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I believe this is where I will be most effective in creating change. The Bridge Academy focuses on creating pathways to success for each of our students.


  • 9th & 11th Grade English Teacher


  • Syracuse University


  • 2018 Faculty Speaker at Graduation

Teacher Certification Program

Why I Teach

I teach because I want to represent African-Americans in the field of education. It is important for students of color to see themselves represented in the people who teach them.

The Bridge Academy by the numbers

  • 22

    Dedicated Teachers

  • 280

    Engaged Learners

  • 45,000

    New Teacher Starting Salary

About The Bridge Academy Charter School

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