Mission Statement

School for Global Leaders is a nurturing and academically challenging learning environment for all. Alongside families, community members and international organizations, our students engage in authentic, relevant and rigorous interdisciplinary learning opportunities that help them evolve into open minded, reflective, and joyful life-long learners.

With a strong foundation in intercultural understanding, compassion, and respect, Global Leaders advocate for change and promote peace in the world.    

Create a Better World!

The School for Global Leaders is an Authorized International Baccalaureate (IB) Middle School

What is IB?

  • A framework to make sense of our complex world. An IB education crosses disciplinary, cultural, national and geographical boundaries, and champions critical engagement, stimulating ideas and meaningful relationships

Why an IB Program?

  • Global Awareness: The IB curriculum also teaches students to be outward-facing and culturally aware, so they are well prepared as global citizens. IB Program is offered by 150 countries globally and recognized by colleges and universities from almost 90 countries. This includes prestigious US universities, such as Harvard, Yale, and Stanford.
  • Experiential Learning: IB allows students to learn through experience and take action in the service of others.
  • Freedom/Choice: IB students are encouraged to make links between what they learn and follow their own interests.
  • Independent Thinking: In the IB classroom all members of the class are encouraged to speak up and voice their opinions.

The School for Global Leaders is an Authorized International Baccalaureate Middle Years programme. Only schools authorized by International Baccalaureate can offer any of its four academic programmes.

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Statement of Accessibility

The DOE is committed to creating and supporting learning environments that reflect the diversity of New York City. To ensure that our website serves the needs of everyone, it follows the Web Content Accessibility Guidelines 2.0, Level AA. That means the sites work for people with disabilities, including those who are blind and partially sighted.

We are committed to creating accessible digital experiences for all website visitors. If you require assistance with any documents on our site, please call 212.260.5375, email dflynn@sgl378.org, or mail a request to 145 Stanton Street, New York, NY 10002 for assistance.

Respect for All

For more information on "Respect for All", please contact:

Mr. Michael Goodwin, Guidance Counselor

[Tel] 212.260.5375, x2301

[Room] 234

[Email] mgoodwin@sgl378.org