Achievement First
Apollo Elementary School

350 Linwood Street
Brooklyn, NY 11208


Our school is near the C Train (Shepherd Ave.),  J Train (Cleveland St.) and the Q24 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 2010
Grades: K-4
Number of Students in 2019-20: 461
Hours: 7:15 a.m. – 3:45 p.m. Monday – Friday
Specials: Dance & Broadway, Zumba
Extracurricular Programs: Coding & Robotics, Step Team, Various Sports

“Be Ready. Be Great.
Be Proud.”

School Leader

  • Noah Hellman

    Noah Hellman

    Noah Hellman is the principal of Achievement First Apollo Elementary. He joined AF Apollo in its second year, in 2011, as a founding second grade teacher. Since then, he has had an impact on all parts of the school experience as a dean of school culture, an academic dean, and a co-principal. Prior to coming to Achievement First, Mr. Hellman was a Teach For America (TFA) corps member in New Orleans, where he taught first grade. He earned his bachelor’s degree in political science from Tufts University and holds a master’s degree in teaching from Relay Graduate School of Education.

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