Success Academy

Success Academy Bronx 2


  • K-4 Current grades
  • 2010 Opened
  • K-8 Planned grades
  • 9 District


Success Academy Bronx 2 opened in 2010. In the fall of 2012, Success Academy Bronx 2 moved into its permanent space at Saint Pauls Place. The school is conveniently located nearby the BX15 and BX55 bus lines. Success Academy Bronx 2 is proud to have been recognized by the NYC Mayor’s Office for achievement on the 2013 Common Core exams.



Vanessa Bangser

After joining Teach for America, Vanessa first taught in a school just one street away from SA Bronx 2, working as a special education teacher, an intervention specialist, and as the school’s data manager. At the time, she was an adjunct professor at Pace University, supporting new TFA teachers. In 2007, she was awarded TFA’s National Teacher of the Year award, as well as a fellowship to attend Bank Street College’s leadership program. In 2009, Vanessa left the DOE to join Success, becoming the founding Principal of SA Bronx 2 a year later. Vanessa received her BA and MST from Pace University and her master’s from Bank Street College of Education.

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Magnificent in Math

97% of Success Academy Bronx 2 scholars passed the 2013 state math exam. Our scholars’ math success means that Success Academy Bronx 2 ranked in the top 1% of all schools in NY state.

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Excelling in English

77% of our scholars passed the 2013 state English Language Arts (ELA) test. Our scholars’ achievements in English placed Success Academy Bronx 2 in the top 1% of all NY state public schools.

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