Hyde Leadership Charter School-Brooklyn believes that each of us is gifted with a unique potential that defines a destiny. A commitment to character development enables us to achieve personal excellence and find fulfillment in life.
To paraphrase Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. we strive for a school where the members of our community will be judged, not by their inherent talents or native abilities, but by the content of
Our primary goal is the personal growth of Hyde's students, but our experience has taught us that all constituents – students, teachers, and parents – must strive for personal growth in order for Hyde's students to achieve it. As we narrow the gap between what we want to foster and how we foster it, we continue to believe that our successes are due more to an adherence to a belief
system than to a set curriculum. The cornerstones of that belief system are the
Five Words and Five Principles.