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 2021-22: 417
Hours: 7:55 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Monday -Thursday ; 7:55 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday
Enrichment: Drama, Health, Physical Education

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School Leader

  • Sade Johnson

    Dr. Sadé Johnson is entering her 10th year with Achievement First and her 1st year at Crown Heights Elementary School. She was born in the Bronx and grew up in Poughkeepsie, NY from the age of 9 until she graduated high school. She attended SUNY Binghamton where she received her BA in Sociology and Africana Studies. She later received her MS in Social Work from Columbia University. While working as a school leader at AF Bushwick Elementary, she received her EdD from Northeastern University in Education Leadership with a concentration in Curriculum, Teaching, Learning, and Leadership. In her free time, Dr. Johnson enjoys working out, cooking and eating, spending time with her loved ones, brunching, watching sunsets, and shopping.

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