Great public schools with high-quality facilities are community anchors that provide access to transformative opportunities in traditionally under-resourced communities. Civic Builders’ portfolio represents $1.45 billion invested into low-income and historically marginalized communities.

Civic Builders Partner Schools Across the Country

Civic Builders Scholars:


graduate from high school


qualify for free or reduced-lunch


are students of color


DREAM Charter School, East Harlem

My school has amazing facilities and amazing results. At a Civic Builders school, 98% graduate. That’s hope. That’s change. That’s an impact that will last for generations.

Meet Mawena, an eighth grade scholar in East Harlem, NY. Civic Builders was the turnkey developer for Mawena’s new middle school building, DREAM Charter School.


LION Charter School (formerly Hyde Leadership Charter School), The Bronx

My school has changed my life. And I have also seen it change the community. My school is flipping all the statistics around. Scores are going way up, kids are graduating; it’s night and day.

Meet Mone, a high school senior in the South Bronx. Civic Builders was the turnkey developer for Mone’s new high school building, Hyde Leadership Charter School.