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Jabea means gift. Knowledge, confidence, independence, hope, and self-discipline are gifts we provide the next generation. Jabea Boys Academy Charter School (JBACS) is designed to share these gifts with young men, preparing them for success in the com-munity, in college, and in their chosen fields.


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    About Jabea Boys Academy Charter School   

Our Approach

Jabea school culture is centered around the African principles of Nguzo Saba.

Jabea will embed technology and creativity in compelling lessons to challenge and inspire a diverse student body.

  • Unity

  • Self-Determination

  • Collective Work

  • Collective Responsibility

  • Cooperative Economics

  • Purpose

  • Creativity

  • Faith

  • Engaged in their education

  • Eager to explore their own potential

  • United in pursuit of excellence

Jabea will reach diverse male students grades 7-12 who are:

Our Students

Core Components

  • Rigorous academics

  • Culturally responsive support

  • Affirming connections to the community

  • Self-driven career exploration

  • Technology integration

  • NYS Common Core Learning Standards

  • Longer school day & year

We are seeking input from the Rochester community on the educational and program-matic needs of students in Rochester City School District and how the proposed school would best meet those needs. To submit feedback, or learn more, please contact Moka Lantum at | 585-820-6403 | C/O The Baobab Cultural Center, 728 University Ave, Rochester, NY 14607.

Your Input

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