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 is a “Team & Family”

Students and teachers build strong relationships and face adversity together with grit and camaraderie.

AF Endeavor
Middle School

AF Endeavor
Middle School

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AF Endeavor<br>Middle School

AF Endeavor Middle Students Enjoy Enrichment Activities

All students take music class and have the opportunity to further hone their skills in after-school choir and orchestra.

AF Bushwick
Middle School

AF Bushwick
Middle School

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AF Bushwick<br />Middle School

At AF Bushwick Middle, Learning is A Team Sport

During peer conferencing, students read each other’s work aloud and provide constructive feedback.

AF Bushwick
Elementary School

AF Bushwick
Elementary School

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AF Bushwick<br />Elementary School

AF Bushwick Elementary Students Love Reading

CNN anchor and author Rosa Flores shared her new children’s book with first-graders.

AF Crown Heights Elementary School

AF Crown Heights Elementary School

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AF Crown Heights Elementary School

At AF Crown Heights Elementary, All Students Learn

Teachers understand that "covering material" is not our goal; what is important is how well students master the standards.

AF Crown
Heights Middle
School

AF Crown
Heights Middle
School

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

At AF Crown Heights Middle, Learning is Hands-On

In science class, students use a variety of tools to deepen their understanding of chemical reactions.

AF University Prep
High School

AF University Prep
High School

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AF University Prep<br />High School

AF University Prep High Provides a World-Class STEM Education

The school’s rigorous STEM program, which includes studies in robotics and computer coding, was featured in the New York Daily News and on Fox 5 New York.

AF Brooklyn
High School

AF Brooklyn
High School

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AF Brooklyn<br />High School

AF Brooklyn High Fosters a Love of Learning

Teachers ensure lessons are engaging and rigorous by cultivating seminar-style discussions and group work.

AF Brownsville
Middle School

AF Brownsville
Middle School

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AF Brownsville<br />Middle School

AF Brownsville Middle Supports Its Students

School Counselor Sam Cortiella builds relationships with students and finds new ways to help students who struggle.

AF Apollo
Elementary School

AF Apollo
Elementary School

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AF Apollo<br />Elementary School

Learning Never Stops at AF Apollo Elementary

Students continue learning after the close of the school day with engaging after-school activities like chess.

AF Apollo
Middle
School

AF Apollo
Middle
School

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

AF Apollo Middle Develops Strong Writers

Students engage with Common Core-aligned prompts to develop their fiction and non-fiction writing skills.

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 is a “Team & Family”

Teachers and parents bonded through friendly competition during a “Team & Family” basketball game.

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

At AF East New York Elementary, Parents are Partners

Students were proud to come to school with their fathers and male guardians on “Dads Take Your Child to School Day.”

AF Aspire
Elementary
School

AF Aspire
Elementary
School

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

AF Aspire Elementary Students Receive Focused Instruction

Teachers collect data from daily exit tickets and unit tests to inform lesson plans and provide individualized instruction.

AF Brownsville Elementary
School

AF Brownsville Elementary
School

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AF Brownsville Elementary<br />School

AF Brownsville Elementary is a Joyful Community

Teachers ensure that the J-Factor (the JOY factor) is high in every class and dominates regular school-wide celebrations.

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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

North Brooklyn Elementary Students Are Excited to Learn

Teachers create a warm, energetic and welcoming environment where learning is both rigorous and fun.

AF Linden
Elementary
School

AF Linden
Elementary
School

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

Linden Elementary Students Love to Read

Students bring their favorite characters to life as they act out excerpts from books during ELA class.

 
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