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
Number of Students in 2022-23: 323
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday;  7:30 a.m. – 1:00 p.m. Friday
ENRICHMENT: Band, Chess, Dance

“Home of the Tigers”

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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