Our Mission

Stride addresses alarming high school drop out rates in the NYC Public School system at the source by keeping students in school, and encouraging participation in education beyond graduation.

A Message from Tenzin

Dear Stride family, I cannot believe how fast this school year passed by, and like that, I am done with the first year of my college. As a college freshmen I learned so much, academically, and intellectually, but more importantly, how to become a well-rounded thinker and person.... Read More

Stride’s First Class Heading to College!

As a mother of a 17 month old, I can’t say I am familiar with empty nest syndrome quite yet, but if it feels anything like what I experienced sitting across the table from Stride’s two current high school graduates, for a celebratory graduation dinner, I can’t... Read More

Text of WIHS 2012 Valedictorian Speech

The following is the text of the WIHS 2012 Valedictorian speech delivered by Stride Scholar Tenzin Yingsal: Good afternoon parents, faculty, honored guests, Class of 2012! I feel extremely honored and privileged to be speaking here today on behalf of the graduating class of Washington... Read More