15 Snyder Ave*
Brooklyn, NY 11226
*Address for the 2017-18 school year will be: 601 Parkside Avenue, Brooklyn.
Opened: August 2016
Grades: 5 (will add one grade per year until serving grades 5-8 at full scale)
Number of Students in 2016-17: 66
Achievement First Voyager Middle School is a community of educators and families who deeply believe that every single one of the children entrusted in our care has the ability to be successful in college and beyond. We want our students to have access to the array of options that a strong educational background can provide, and we are truly committed to empowering them to achieve bright futures.
Achievement First is a growing network of non-profit, high-performing, college-preparatory, K to 12 public charter schools in Connecticut, New York and Rhode Island. The mission of Achievement First is to deliver on the promise of equal educational opportunity for all of America's children. We believe that all children, regardless of race or economic status, can succeed if they have access to a great education. Achievement First schools provide all of our students with the academic and character skills they need to graduate from top colleges, to succeed in a competitive world and to serve as the next generation of leaders in our communities.
Priam Dutta is the founding principal of Achievement First Voyager Middle School. Mr. Dutta has worked at Achievement First since 2012, when he joined AF Bushwick Middle as a sixth-grade math teacher and teacher-leader. For two years, he served as an academic dean at AF Bushwick Middle. Before joining Achievement First, Mr. Dutta worked as a strategy consultant at McKinsey & Company for five years. He taught high school history in Baton Rouge as a Teach For America corps member, and graduated from Dartmouth College and Yale Law School.
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