School Photos

  • 2014 performance of Hairspray
    See photos of our 2014 musical performance of Hairspray, Jr.
  • MS 447 Benefit Auction: Ten Years of Exploration
    The auction was a huge success this year, raising over $28,000 to support the Expo program and the new library. See more photos at the auction blog.
  • Seventh grade Exploration trip to Greenwich Village.
    Students study New York City through trips to different neighborhoods.
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  • Brooklyn Bridge Park
  • 606 Jamaica Bay Trip
    Sixth graders observe the natural habitat at Jamaica Bay Wildlife Refuge.
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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


Pajama Day Puts Name Calling To Bed

Pajama day brought PJs of all stripes to MS 447. ... Read More>>


Winter Arts Festival – A Smashing Success

  Music, movement, monologues and mosaics made for a magical evening.     ... Read More>>

Volunteer Opportunities


Community Service Projects: Donations Requested

All of our students will learn about communities in need this year. The 6th grade is hosting a "Toys for ... Read More>>

PTA News

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Your Purchases Can Help Raise Money For Our School

Online Shopping Visit to do your online shopping. Up to 5% of your purchase will be donated to ... Read More>>

More News

High School Application Receipt

12/15/14 Dear 8th Grade Families, I am proud and relieved to tell you that all High School Applications have been officially entered! Please be on the lookout for a high school receipt that your child will be bringing ... Read More>>


Winter Arts Festival This Wednesday

Please join us for our winter arts festival showcasing a sample of theater, art, dance, and music this Wednesday, December 17th from 5:30 - 6:30 p.m in the auditorium.   ... Read More>>

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Thursday is Pajama Day!

Thursday, December 18th, is Pajama Day. Students can show school spirit and put name calling ‘to bed’ by wearing pajamas to school. ... Read More>>


MS 447 and The Billion Oyster Project

MS 447 students are a part of The Billion Oyster Project (BOP),  a long-term, large-scale plan to restore one billion live oysters to New York Harbor over the next twenty years and in the process educate thousands of young ... Read More>>


Dikembe Mutombo gets computer science lesson from MS447 students

Check out The Brooklyn Eagle's coverage of our visit from and NBA legend Dikembe Mutombo. ... Read More>>