Achievement First
Apollo Middle School

301 Vermont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207


Our school is near the C train (Liberty Ave.), J Train (Alabama Ave.), L Train (Sutter Ave.) and the B14, B83, and B20 buses.

Bus transportation is provided to all students from .5 miles to 5 miles. Families may also utilize a paid van service or request MetroCards to be used weekdays before and after school.





Opened: August 2014
Grades: 5-8
Number of Students in 2018-19: 369
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 4:25 p.m. Monday- Thursday; 7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday

“Strive Together, Rise Together”

School Leader

  • Michael Hendricks

    Michael Hendricks

    Michael Hendricks is the founding principal of AF Apollo Middle. He joined AF Apollo Middle after serving as a Principal-In-Residence and Dean of Students at AF Endeavor Middle. Prior to AF, Mr. Hendricks was the Founding Assistant Principal and Director of School Culture for East Harlem Scholars Academy. As a classroom teacher, Mr. Hendricks taught high school Social Studies and Spanish at Thurgood Marshall Academy in Washington D.C. Mr. Hendricks earned his undergraduate degree from Georgetown University, a master’s in teaching from American University, and a master’s in school leadership from Columbia University’s Teachers College. Mr. Hendricks is proud of his team’s commitment to hard work and growth mindset. This past year, scholars had a 17 point increase in math achievement and a 21 point increase in ELA achievement on the New York State Test.

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