2021 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11233
Opened: August 2012
Grades: Five to eight
Number of Students in 2016-17: 365
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday-Thursday; 7:15 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. Friday
Keith Brooks is the founding principal of Achievement First Brownsville Middle School. Most recently, he served as the dean of academic culture at Achievement First East New York Middle School. Before coming to Achievement First, Mr. Brooks was an assistant principal of a kindergarten-through-sixth-grade school in Miami-Dade County. He previously led the math and science program and served as the data analyst at Dr. Henry W. Mack/West Little River K-8 Center in Miami, Florida. Mr. Brooks has also worked as a fifth-grade teacher at Holmes Elementary School in Miami-Dade County and trained new teachers as a school director with Teach For America. Mr. Brooks earned a B.A. in philosophy and religion at Colgate University and attended a master’s program in educational leadership at Nova Southeastern University.
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