Collectively Helping All to Realize Greatness Everyday!

The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice is a highly structured 6-12 school that seeks to engage all learners through our CHARGE! The LGJ CHARGE represents the Values, Vision, and Mission that inform our daily practice.

ValuesOur community’s beliefs, which underpin everything we do.

      • We will provide all students with opportunities to think and demonstrate learning in every class, every day.
      • We will prepare all students for the rigors of college and career.
      • We are committed to the academic and emotional well being of all students.
      • We acknowledge the difficulties of adolescence and we commit to teaching students how to respond to challenges productively.
      • We believe it is our collective responsibility to build a stable and consistent learning environment, rich with common routines and rituals.
      • We will expect and maintain high standards of learning, professionalism and behavior while exhibiting compassion for one another.

Vision Statement – Our ideal destination; where our school wants to be.

We are dedicated to creating an environment where halls and classrooms are made vibrant with the sights and sounds of students thinking and learning. We strive to create civic-minded individuals who demonstrate respect for themselves, others, and the world around them. Our students will leave our school prepared for success in college and beyond.

Mission Statement – The route to our destination; it is specific to our school and what we do on a daily basis.

The Bronx School for Law, Government and Justice is a 6-12 community that provides a high quality education for each student in a safe and nurturing learning environment. We are dedicated to empowering students to become successful learners, responsible citizens and productive members of society. To this end, students are engaged in “hands on, minds on” learning in their classes as we believe learning is a product of thinking. LGJ is unique in that we support all scholars through a rigorous law, government and justice curriculum while sharing a campus with the Bronx Court complex.