Achievement First
East New York
Elementary School

557 Pennsylvania Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207


Our school is near the 3 train (Pennsylvania Ave.) & B83, 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: September 2005
Grades: K-4
Hours: 7:30 a.m. – 3:15 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 7:30 a.m. – 12:50 p.m. Friday
Enrichment: Art, Music, Physical Education

“For the strength of the pack is the wolf. And the strength of the wolf is the pack.”

About Achievement First East New York Elementary School

Achievement First East New York Elementary is a public charter school located near the New Lots neighborhood in Brooklyn, NY. Serving students in kindergarten through 4th grade, we are committed to fostering lifelong learning and encouraging students to develop the skills and knowledge necessary to succeed later in life. We take pride in providing a non-profit charter school option for families throughout Brooklyn.

We still have seats available at this school for the 2021-2022 school year! Please contact us or 718-265-1437 to learn more.


School Leader

  • Meryl Senter

    Meryl Senter

    Meryl Senter is the principal of Achievement First East New York Elementary. Mrs. Senter joined AF East New York in 2011 as a kindergarten teacher. Prior to this role, she served as the kindergarten and first grade academic dean for five years. Mrs. Senter earned her bachelor’s in elementary education from Towson University and holds a master’s degree in literacy from Teachers College at Columbia University.

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