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

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Pajama Day Puts Name Calling To Bed

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

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Winter Arts Festival – A Smashing Success

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

Volunteer Opportunities

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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 4ourschool.com 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>>

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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>>

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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>>

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Dikembe Mutombo gets computer science lesson from MS447 students

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