Cypress Hills Ascend Lower

396 Grant Avenue

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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Cypress Hills Ascend Lower School opened in September 2018  in CSD 19. The school serves over 200 students in grades K-3 and will add a grade next year to eventually serve grades K through 4.

Ascend lower schools

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