Achievement First
East New York
Middle School

158 Richmond Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208


Our school is near the J train (Norwood Ave.) & B13 bus line stop.

Bus transportation is provided to eligible students who live at least 1 mile from the school and reside in Brooklyn. Scholars who live at least .5 miles from the school are eligible to receive a MetroCard.





Opened: September 2009
Grades: 5-8
Number of Students in 2021-22: 256
Hours: 8:00 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 8:00 a.m. – 12:45 p.m. Friday
Specials: Speech and Debate, Physical Education, Coding
Extracurriculars: Basketball, Football, Soccer, Student Council, Quiz Bowl

“Excellence Lives Here”

School Leader

  • Max Milliken

    Max Milliken

    Max Milliken is the principal of Achievement First East New York Middle School. Mr. Milliken started his career in education as a math teacher in Hartford, CT and Harlem, NY. Prior to becoming principal of AF East New York Middle, he was the school’s dean of students and a principal-in-residence. Mr. Milliken holds a B.A. in public policy from Duke University, an M.S. in middle childhood education from Hunter College and a M.S. in school leadership from Relay Graduate School of Education. He is honored and humbled to work with the scholars of East New York and partner with their families on the path to, and through, college.

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