Achievement First
Crown Heights Middle 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: 5-8
Number of Students in 2018-19: 375
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:05 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 7:15 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday

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School Leader

  • Dymir Arthur

    Dymir Arthur

    Dymir Arthur is the principal of Achievement First Crown Heights Middle School. Prior to this role, Mr. Arthur served as the Academic Dean for Math and Science and the Dean of School Culture. Before joining Achievement First, he was the Director of Alumni Affairs for Teach For America New York, where he led the organization’s focus on Teacher Leadership and Diversity & Inclusiveness for more than 3,500 TFA alumni living and working in New York. Mr. Arthur began his career in education as a high school literature and special education teacher for The School District of Philadelphia. He earned his bachelor’s in history and political science from Rutgers University, and he holds a master’s degree in secondary education from Chestnut Hill College.

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