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About Achievement First Crown Heights Middle School

790 East New York Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203
Phone: 347-471-2590
Fax: 718-774-0830

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Opened: August 2005
Grades: Five to eight
Number of Students in 2017-18: 363
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:05 p.m. Monday - Thursday; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday

"Believe. Challenge. Sweat."

School Leader

Dymir Arthur is the principal of Achievement First Crown Heights Middle School. Prior to this role, Mr. Arthur served as the Academic Dean for Math and Science and the Dean of School Culture. Before joining Achievement First, he was the Director of Alumni Affairs for Teach For America New York, where he led the organization’s focus on Teacher Leadership and Diversity & Inclusiveness for more than 3,500 TFA alumni living and working in New York. Mr. Arthur began his career in education as a high school literature and special education teacher for The School District of Philadelphia. He earned his bachelor’s in history and political science from Rutgers University, and he holds a master’s degree in secondary education from Chestnut Hill College. 

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