P.S. 256, also known as The Benjamin Banneker School, is a public school that serves grades PK-5. The school's…More principal is Sharyn Hemphill. Special Programs at P.S. 256 include Reading Recovery, Power Push Saturdays for Academic Achievement, Banneker Success, Extended Day Academy, Generation Next Homework Help and the Banneker Read, Write, and Ride Reading and Bicycle Initiative.
There are no sports programs, but the school's physical education department teaches tennis and soccer, along with other popular sports, such as basketball and volleyball. The school shares the third floor of its building with the Community Partnership Charter School.
Leadership Prep Charter School 141 Macon Street, Brooklyn, NY11216 Leadership Prep Charter School was founded in 2005 as a college preparatory school for students in kindergarten through…More eighth grade. The school will add a grade each year as the students move up and it takes in new kindergartners. Leadership Prep is a part of the Uncommon Schools network of schools, which was featured in the May 2, 2010, Sunday New York Times as an example of successful "top-flight" charter schools. The school shares a campus on the first floor with M.S./H.S. 336, The Academy of Business and Community Development. Leadership Prep does not offer a consistent program of extracurricular activities, emphasizing, instead, a focus on academic rigor. The building's basement houses a city wide student suspension site, from 9:00am - 5:00pm. The school's principle is Sultana Noor-Muhammad.