Achievement First
Aspire Elementary School

982 Hegeman Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208


Our school is near the 3 train (New Lots Ave.), C train (Shepherd Ave.) and the B6, B20, B15, B84 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 2013
Grades: K-4
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Monday – Thursday;  7:30 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday
ENRICHMENT: Band and Chess

“Home of the Tigers”

About Achievement First Aspire Elementary School

Achievement First Aspire Elementary is a public charter school located in Brooklyn, NY near the Cypress Hills and New Lots neighborhoods. Serving students in kindergarten through 4th grade, we are committed to fostering a lifelong passion for learning and helping young students develop the knowledge and social skills needed to carry them through every stage of life.

We still have seats available at this school for the 2021-2022 school year! Please contact us or 718-265-1437 to learn more.


School Leader

  • Jordan Hardy

    Jordan Hardy

    Jordan Hardy is the principal of Achievement First Aspire Elementary. She is also an adjunct professor of elementary content with Relay Graduate School of Education. Prior to this role, Ms. Hardy served as an academic dean at AF Apollo Elementary. Before joining Achievement First, Ms. Hardy began her career in education as an early educator in Atlanta, Georgia. She earned her bachelor’s in public policy and Spanish from Duke University and holds a master’s degree in early childhood education from Georgia State University.

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