Achievement First
Aspire Middle School

970 Vermont Street
Brooklyn, NY 11207


Our school is near the 3 train (Pennsylvania Ave.), L train (New Lots Ave.) & B6 and B20 bus line stops.

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 2017
Grades: 5-8
Number of Students in 2021-22: 379
Hours: 8:00 a.m. –  3:45 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 8:00 – 12:15 p.m. Friday
Enrichment: Art, band, dance, sports, taekwondo, theater
Extracurriculars: Students go on extended expeditions in the community every eight weeks before putting what they learn into practice in an exhibition or performance.

“Home of the Satellites”

School Leader

  • Zachary Segall

    Zachary Segall

    Zachary Segall is the founding principal of AF Aspire Middle School. Prior to accepting the role as principal, Mr. Segall served as the dean of special services at AF Crown Heights Middle School for four years. There, he oversaw special education and related services, and led the history and literature departments. Under his leadership, the school posted double-digit gains on the New York State Test. He also cultivated a strong school culture for students, families and staff. Before joining Achievement First, Mr. Segall served as a TFA corps member and special education coordinator in Phoenix. He graduated with honors from Washington & Lee University and holds a master’s in education from Arizona State University.

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