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About Achievement First Crown Heights Elementary School

790 East New York Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Phone: 347-471-2580
Fax: 718-228-9141

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Opened: August 2005
Grades: K to four
Number of Students in 2016-17: 464
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday -Thursday ; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday

"Home of the Cougars"

School Leader

Camilla Lopez is the principal at Achievement First Crown Heights Elementary School. Ms. Lopez grew up in Taos, New Mexico, and graduated from Vassar College with a B.A. in film and sociology. Following graduation, she entered the NYC Teaching Fellows Program and earned her master's degree in education from Fordham University. Ms. Lopez spent her first years as a teacher working in the New York City public school system. In 2005, she joined the Achievement First Crown Heights Elementary team as a founding first-grade teacher. She went on to teach second grade and serve as academic dean for three years. In her 14 years as an educator, and her 6 years as a principal, Ms. Lopez has taught first through fifth grades and is deeply committed to the work of Achievement First in Crown Heights.

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