Clara Muhammad School of Masjid Khalifah 1174 Bedford Avenue, Brooklyn, NY11216 The Clara Muhammad School was founded in 1977. The school is recognized by the New York State Education Department and…More focuses on a Muslim-centered education and religious doctrines that originate with the teachings of the late Elijah Muhammad. The school's curriculum focuses on math, science, Arabic language, English, social studies and Islamic studies. The pre-k - eighth-grade school operates in a similar fashion as a co-op school, with parents, teachers and students encouraged to help with the school's maintenance, upkeep and survival.
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.
Founded in 1973, P.S. 308 and M.S. 308 together represent the PK-8 elementary and middles schools of Clara Cardwell…More School. The school's principal is Renata Clement. It is classified as a magnet school with a focus on science and technology. However, it is a part of the New York City Department of Education public schools and does not have a screening process for its students.
The school is a part of the Children First Network. Student enrollment is 776, with a student-to-teacher ratio of 39-to-1. Clara Cardwell offers band and chorus as a part of its extracurricular activities.
Job Corps is a free job training program for young people ages 16 through 24 administered by the U.S. Department of…More Labor. Job Corps helps young people confronting life or academic challenges receive skills training. Students who have not completed high school can receive job training while also work towards their GED.
The Center dirctor is Brenda Jenifer. Enrollment can be a lengthy process and there is almost always a waiting list. There are bilingual (Spanish) staff available for assistance.
In addition to job skills training, Job Corps offers basic academic courses in reading and math as well as courses in independent living, employability skills and social skills. There is an English Language Learning program (ELL), driver's education and advanced career training