Achievement First
Apollo Elementary School

350 Linwood Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208


Our school is near the C Train (Shepherd Ave.),  J Train (Cleveland St.) and the Q24 bus.

Bus transportation is provided by the NYC Office of Pupil Transportation. During the enrollment process the school will share more information about the qualifications needed to receive bussing.





Opened: August 2010
Grades: K-4
Number of Students in 2022-23: 409
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Monday – Friday
Enrichment: Dance, Physical Education, Theater & Broadway, Zumba
Extracurriculars: Art, Dance, Recreation, Sports

“Be Ready. Be Great.
Be Proud.”

About Achievement First Apollo Elementary School

Achievement First Apollo Elementary is located near the Cypress Hills neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. We are committed to fostering a lifelong passion for learning and encouraging our young students to
develop social skills and friendships to carry them through life. Our passionate teachers provide building blocks for success and help guide students through various subjects necessary, including the common core curriculum, to stay ahead of the curve academically. We take pride in providing a non-profit charter school option for families throughout Brooklyn.

School Leader

  • Noah Hellman

    Noah Hellman

    Noah Hellman is the principal of Achievement First Apollo Elementary. He joined AF Apollo in its second year, in 2011, as a founding second grade teacher. Since then, he has had an impact on all parts of the school experience as a dean of school culture, an academic dean, and a co-principal. Prior to coming to Achievement First, Mr. Hellman was a Teach For America (TFA) corps member in New Orleans, where he taught first grade. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Tufts University and holds a master’s degree in teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education.

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