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Welcome to The Math & Science Exploratory School, MS 447

The Math and Science Exploratory School is a sixth through eighth grade middle school that operates on the belief that all children have a natural curiosity about the world around them and how it works.

School News

High School Directory

May 27, 2016 Dear Incoming 8th Grade Families: Please be aware that the 2016-2017 High School Directory were handed out today. Online copies will be also made available at ... Read More>>

Humans of 447 Makes the News

Humans of 447 Instagram account was featured on Channel 4 news. Check out the video here. And find out more about the Humans of 447 project here. Spreading Acceptance, one Human at a Time. ... Read More>>

PTA Updates

Fairway Community Partner Cards

MS 447's PTA is now a Fairway Community Partner!  When you shop at Fairway, 3% of what you spend will be given to the PTA.  All you need to participate is a Fairway Community Partnership key card that ... Read More>>

Around School

MS 447 T-Shirts

MS 447 T-shirts, hats and bags can now be ordered individually. Choose ... Read More>>

Events and Information

High School Admissions Tips

Maurice Frumkin of NYC Admissions Solutions spoke at our May PTA meeting. Here are his Top 10 Tips for Middle School Families. Top Tips (1) ... Read More>>

Second Annual Carnival: June 8th!

The Second Annual Carnival will take place on Wednesday, June 8th from 5:30 to 7:30 on Pacific Street. Come enjoy games, face painting, a bouncy castle, cotton candy and lots of other food generously donated by the PTA. ... Read More>>


The Student Council and eighth graders in the AIDS Exploration Service Learning Group participated in the 31st Annual AIDS Walk to benefit the GMHC. They fundraised over $2200 and hope to continue raising funds until the June ... Read More>>

Welcome Incoming 6th Graders, Bienvenidos a los nuevos alumnos de Sexto Grado

You’re invited/Estáis invitados!… Who: Incoming 6th graders at M.S. 447 / Quiénes: Los nuevos alumnos de Sexto Grado y sus padres What: M.S. 447 Rising 6th Grade Orientation A qué: La Sesión de Orientación para ... Read More>>

Boston Itinerary and Packing List

The 7th Grade Boston Trip is May 18-20. Here is the itinerary and packing list. MS 447 7 th Grade Boston Itinerary: Wednesday, May 18, 2016-Day 1: 8:00 a.m. Depart from MS 447, 345 Dean Street, Brooklyn, NY for ... Read More>>

High School Appeals Process

  Appeals are now being accepted for high school placements for the 2016-17 school year.  The appeals form is attached.  Please note that the window for appeals is short--completed forms are due to Ms. Corvinelli no ... Read More>>

Washington DC Itinerary

Washington, D.C. 8th Grade Trip Itinerary -  Wednesday, May 4th, 2016 8:30 a.m. Depart MS 447 (Students responsible for bringing lunch on the bus) 1:30 p.m. Smithsonian Zoo (approximate time) 3:00 p.m. Newseum Museum ... Read More>>

Ms. Smith Receives National Science Teachers Association Award

Brooklyn Science Educator Receives Maitland P. Simmons Memorial Award for New Teachers from the National Science Teachers Association ARLINGTON, Va. — April 11, 2016 — The National Science Teachers Association (NSTA), the ... Read More>>