Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School 357 Clermont Ave, Brooklyn, NY11238 Bishop Loughlin is a Catholic high school in the heart of Fort Greene. It is the oldest Catholic school in Brooklyn,…More having been founded in 1823 as St. James school. A band from the school even played at Abraham Lincoln's funeral in 1865. In 1933 the school moved to its current location and changed its name to honor the first Bishop of Brooklyn, John Loughlin.
M.S. 113 Ronald Edmonds Learning Center 300 Adelphi St, Brooklyn, NY11205 M.S. 113 is named after Ronald Edmonds, an influential African-American educator who spearheaded a series of major…More reforms in city schools in the 1970s. The public playground next to the school is also named for Edmonds, and is often teeming with middle school students in uniform. The school received a "C" grade from the city in the 2009-2010 year.
Community Partnership Charter School 241 Emerson Pl, Brooklyn, NY11205 Community Partnership Charter School is a neighborhood school open to all students who are eligible to enroll in New…More York City public schools. There are no financial or academic requirements for admission, and the school offers a rigorous academic program that helps students explore and develop their own special talents. The curriculum includes reading, writing, math, science, social studies, music, movement, physical education, technology, Spanish and art. Check the website for a schedule of events and details on admission and registration.
Brooklyn Technical High School 29 Fort Greene Pl, Brooklyn, NY11217 Founded in 1923, Brooklyn Tech began as an all-boys school specializing in science, technology, engineering and…More mathematics. In 1970, women were admitted for the first time. The school proudly touts its long history of academic excellence, and is regularly listed among the top high schools in the country. The school also has many famous alumni, including two Nobel Laureates and Congressman Anthony Weiner (D-NY).
J.H.S. 265 Dr. Susan S. McKinney 101 Park Ave, Brooklyn, NY11205 J.H.S. Susan McKinny received a "C" grade for its middle school and an "A" grade for its high school in the 2009-2010…More academic year. One of the school's areas of concentration is a robust arts curriculum. The high school has received recognition for its performance on state tests.
Achievement First Endeavor Middle School 510 Waverly Ave, Brooklyn, NY11238 Achievement First Endeavor Middle School is an educational institution that serves students in grades 5 through 8 in the…More Brooklyn area. The school was recently ranked 4th best out of all K-8 schools in New York City, and places "Character Building" in a position of chief importance with regard to its curriculum. Students take part in activities which place them outside of their comfort zones in order to promote personal growth, such as school camping trips.
Brooklyn Free School 372 Clinton Ave, Brooklyn, NY11238 The Brooklyn Free School is an alternative charter school. Classes are multidisciplinary and mixed level, which…More empasizes a more cooperative learning evirmonment. Children ages five through 15 learn and work together. Teachers provide a proper standard curriculum, as students learn cooperatively and independently. This registered and accredited high school is a charter member of the National Association of Indpendent Democratic Schools. Enrollment information is available on its website.
Greene Hill School 39 Adelphi St, Brooklyn, NY11205 Established in 2009, Greene Hill School is a private school for children in pre-school through eighth grade. It is…More dedicated to achieving a racially and economically diverse balance of children and their families and provides instruction, including mathematics, science, the arts and athletics. It also offers a summer camp program and extracurricular activities.
P.S. 67 51 St Edwards St, Brooklyn, NY11205 The P.S. 67 school building also houses P.S. 269 and the Community Roots Charter School. In 2009, PS 67 was found to be…More underperforming on state exams when compared with other schools in the area. According to reports, less than half of the students who took the tests tested at or above their grade level. The school received in 2009-2010 a "C" grade from the city, though those grades have since come under increasing scrutiny and criticism.
P.S. 287 50 Navy St, Brooklyn, NY11201 P.S. 287 is a small elementary school on the edge of the Brooklyn Navy Yard. In the 2009-2010 year, the school received…More an overall "B" grade from the city. The school shares a building with the controversial Khalil Gibran Academy. Some P.S. 287 parents initially objected to sharing the space when the plan was first announced in 2008, but there has been little public debate since.
P.S. 20 Clinton Hill 225 Adelphi St, Brooklyn, NY11205 P.S. 20 is an elementary school that received an "A" grade from the city in 2009-2010. That year, 542 students…More were enrolled at the school. The school's student body reflects the diverse neighborhood.
Brooklyn School for Career Development 510 Clermont Ave, Brooklyn, NY11238 The Brooklyn School for Career Development instructs 341 special needs high school students. In 2010, the student body…More rallied to comfort the principal, Yvrose Pierre, whose family was caught in the devastating earthquake in Haiti.