Achievement First expanded to Brooklyn in 2005. We now have 17 schools in Brownsville, Bushwick, Crown Heights and East New York.

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AF Endeavor
Elementary
School

AF Endeavor
Elementary
School

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AF Endeavor<br>Elementary<br>School

AF Endeavor Elementary Students Welcome Harlem Globetrotters

After students challenged them to a game of P.I.G., the Harlem Globetrotters visited the school to play a special Thanksgiving version of the game.

AF Endeavor
Middle School

AF Endeavor
Middle School

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AF Endeavor<br>Middle School

AF Endeavor Middle Shows School Spirit

Students, teacher and leaders represented their favorite athletes during a sports jersey spirit day.

AF Bushwick
Middle School

AF Bushwick
Middle School

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AF Bushwick<br />Middle School

AF Bushwick Middle Students Engage with History

After reading Elie Wiesel’s “Night,” students heard the personal story of Holocaust survivor Dori Katz and visited the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

AF Bushwick
Elementary School

AF Bushwick
Elementary School

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AF Bushwick<br />Elementary School

AF Bushwick Elementary Develops Strong Teachers

Every Achievement First teacher has a coach (a principal, dean or lead teacher) who meets with them at least once every two weeks to provide individual coaching and support.

AF Crown Heights Elementary School

AF Crown Heights Elementary School

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AF Crown Heights Elementary School

At AF Crown Heights Elementary,
Parents are Partners

Parents, teachers, leaders and staff members built camaraderie and teamwork during an annual brunch.

AF Crown
Heights Middle
School

AF Crown
Heights Middle
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AF Crown<br />Heights Middle<br />School

AF Crown Heights Middle Students Learn in the Community

Students explore New York City and learn about potential careers during field lessons, which include a recent trip to the local fire station.

AF University Prep
High School

AF University Prep
High School

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AF University Prep<br />High School

AF University Prep High Leaders Know and Care

On the AF Chalkboard Blog, Dean of School Culture Peter Uwalaka explains his journey into education.

AF Brooklyn
High School

AF Brooklyn
High School

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AF Brooklyn<br />High School

AF Brooklyn High Students Develop Critical Thinking Skills

Students conduct research and work in small groups to find evidence to support their contentions.

AF Brownsville
Middle School

AF Brownsville
Middle School

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AF Brownsville<br />Middle School

AF Brownsville Middle Embraces the Arts

Fifth-graders learned new steps from high school students during a special dance class.

AF Apollo
Elementary School

AF Apollo
Elementary School

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AF Apollo<br />Elementary School

AF Apollo Elementary Helps Fathers and Sons Build Strong Bonds

The school’s “Letters to Our Sons” program was featured on Brooklyn News 12. To watch the video, enter the password: noexcuses.

AF Apollo
Middle
School

AF Apollo
Middle
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AF Apollo<br />Middle<br />School

AF Apollo Middle Students Enjoy Digital Learning

Students develop technological skills as they work with Google Docs and deliver multimedia presentations to their classmates.

AF East New York
Middle School

AF East New York
Middle School

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AF East New York<br />Middle School

AF East New York Middle Celebrates Reading

Author Eric-Shabazz Larkin discussed the meaning of greatness and shared his new book, “A Moose Boosh: A Few Choice Words About Food.”

AF East
New York
Elementary
School

AF East
New York
Elementary
School

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AF East<br />New York<br />Elementary<br />School

AF East New York Elementary Teachers Are Platinum

On the AF Chalkboard blog, AF East New York Elementary Principal Injy Carpenter described how key decision-making pushed student thinking during music class.

AF Aspire
Elementary
School

AF Aspire
Elementary
School

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AF Aspire<br />Elementary<br />School

AF Aspire Elementary Students Cultivate Creativity

Students use visual aids, puppets and other materials to bring the characters in class stories to life.

AF Brownsville Elementary
School

AF Brownsville Elementary
School

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AF Brownsville Elementary<br />School

At AF Brownsville Elementary, Learning is Fun

Teachers focus on delivering rigorous lessons that are infused with the joy of learning.

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AF North Brooklyn Prep Elementary School

AF North Brooklyn Prep Elementary School

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AF North Brooklyn Prep Elementary School

AF North Brooklyn Elementary is a “Team & Family”

Many parents took part in a rally to show support for the school and for other great public schools throughout New York City.

AF Linden
Elementary
School

AF Linden
Elementary
School

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AF Linden <br>Elementary <br>School</br>

AF Linden Elementary Students Enjoy the Climb to College

Even our youngest students know they are constantly working toward the ultimate goal of college graduation.

 
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