Clear your calendar - It's going down! Text Blocks kicks off on June 24th, and you're invited to take part in the festivities. Splash HQ (122 W 26th St) is our meeting spot for a night of fun and excitement. Come one, come all, bring a guest, and hang loose. This is going to be epic!
Code to Success
You're cordially invited to the 2nd Annual AFSE Benefit!
Thursday, March 16th, 2017
Each Ticket Includes: Beer, Wine, Bubbly, and Hors d'oeuvres for 3 Hours
The Academy for Software Engineering (AFSE) has a clear mission - to provide a legitimate path to college and career success for 471 New York City public school students. AFSE’s young men and women represent a spectrum of diversity, come from all 5 boroughs, and many will be the first in their family to attend college. AFSE offers a unique educational experience with every student taking 4 years of computer science, participating in 4 years of work-based learning experiences, and receiving 4 years of a one-to-one mentorship with a college-educated professional. AFSE’s young people possess the power to be successful -- they just need the opportunity and access to do so.
Grades 9-12: 471 Students
Free/Reduced Lunch: 73%
Attendance Rate: 92%
2016 Graduation Rate: 94%
2016 College Acceptance Rate: 100%
Our Students Have..
...passed more AP Computer Science exams in the past two years than any other limited unscreened public high school in New York City.
...participated in and won numerous tech competitions and programs, including Dream It.Code It.Win It.; Verizon App Challenge, Girls Who Code; and the Partnership for a Healthier America Hackathon, sponsored by Michelle Obama.
..successfully interned at prestigious firms such as Morgan Stanley, JP Morgan, Life Reimagined, Oraiko, HUGE, and Acorn Learning.
"In today's world my spheres of influence, music and tech, are all about solving problems and creating a future in which we all participate. As AFSE graduates, you all are primed to make a profound impact on the world. Most importantly, you are challenging preconceived notions of who can be an engineer."
The AFSE Community
Video Created By: Roger Torres, Class of 2016 Alumni
The New York City Foundation for Computer Science Education, Inc. is a 501(c)(3) not-for-profit organization with an EIN# of 46-2640266. For Federal income tax purposes, all but $25 of your donation – per person – is tax deductible.