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About Achievement First East New York Middle School

158 Richmond Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208
Phone: 347-471-2570
Fax: 718-228-9141

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September 2009
Grades: Five to eight
Number of Students in 2016-17: 243
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. Mon – Thurs; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday

"Excellence Lives Here"

School Leader

Fatimah Barker is the principal of Achievement First East New York Middle School. Ms. Barker is the first person in her family to graduate from college and has seen first-hand the power of education to transform the lives of individuals, families and communities. A proud Brooklyn native, Ms. Barker began her career in education as a seventh-grade mathematics and science teacher in Philadelphia, Pa. She joined Achievement First Endeavor Middle School as a teacher, gradually adding the responsibilities of grade-level team leader and mathematics coach. Ms. Barker then became AF Endeavor Middle School’s academic dean and served as a principal-in-residence. She holds a dual B.A. in political science and in communications and rhetorical studies from Syracuse University.

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