Achievement First
Crown Heights
Elementary School

790 East New York Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11203


Our school is near the 3/4 train (Utica Ave.) and the B12, B46, and B17 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 2005
Grades: K-4
Number of Students in 2019-20: 461
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 3:36 p.m. Monday -Thursday ; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday
Specials: Drama, Health, Physical Education

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School Leader

  • Roseann Basile

    Roseann Basile

    Roseann Basile is the principal of Achievement First Crown Heights Elementary. Ms. Basile previously served as the dean of special services, academic dean for third and fourth grades and dean of students. In 2014-2015, she executed the expansion of the Teacher-in-Residence Program at AF Crown Heights Elementary and developed a blueprint for the program structure that has been adopted by other AF elementary schools. Ms. Basile joined Achievement First as a behavior specialist in 2013. She began teaching in 2008 as a Teach For America corps member in Philadelphia. Ms. Basile received her bachelor’s degree in English from New York University and a master’s degree in education from the University of Pennsylvania where she graduated with highest honors.

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