Achievement First
Linden Elementary School

800 Van Siclen Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11207


Our school is near the 3 train (Van Siclen Ave.), L train (New Lots Ave.) & B83, B6, and B20 bus.

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 2014
Grades: K-4
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 4:00 p.m. Monday – Thursday; 7:15 a.m. – 12:30 p.m. Friday
Enrichment: Art, Fitness, Music
Extracurriculars: Afterschool program

“Home of the Owls”

About Achievement First Linden Elementary School

Achievement First Linden Elementary is a public charter school located within East New York in Brooklyn, NY. Serving students in kindergarten through 4th grade, our passionate approach to learning helps guide students through common core and other important subjects, so they continue to stay ahead of the curve academically.

School Leader

  • Mariama Diallo

    Mariama Diallo

    Marrie Diallo is the proud principal at Achievement First (AF) Linden Elementary School. Prior to this role, Ms. Diallo was the 2nd through 4th grade Academic Dean. For five years, she led the charge in ensuring that her school met rigorous academic and character goals. She began her career in education as a founding teacher at AF Linden Elementary. Ms. Diallo earned her bachelor’s degree in sociology from New York University and went on to pursue her master’s degree in elementary education through Teach for America at Brooklyn College. AF staff and families know that Ms. Diallo is driven by amplifying the voices of all our stakeholders to ensure that we continue to exceed the expectations of every member of our community.

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