Brooklyn Ascend Lower

205 Rockaway Parkway

The Ascend Difference:


Students are exposed to an ambitious curriculum that instills confidence and sparks creativity.

Students of all backgrounds are valued, respected, and feel a sense of belonging.

Students are empowered to develop essential knowledge, skills and agency needed to succeed in college and beyond.

School buildings with spacious, light-filled classrooms and common spaces where students can learn collaboratively.

Our schools are rooted in our Brooklyn community.

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Brooklyn Ascend Lower School—Ascend’s first school—opened in the fall of 2008. The school now enrolls over 700 students in grades K through 4.

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Ascend lower schools

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