Compass Academy will enable its students to realize their unique talents, while mastering core academic skills.  In addition, students will develop social-emotional strengths as well as learner and leader competencies that are required for success in the 21st century. Compass Academy will deploy a team of diverse City Year – AmeriCorps members, combined with advances in the learning sciences, to create a personalized learning environment where all members of the school community passionately pursue deeper learning.