School Photos

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    8th graders visited the Sabastio Salgado exhibition at the International Center for Photography.
  • 2014 performance of Hairspray
    See photos of our 2014 musical performance of Hairspray, Jr.
  • 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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  • 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.

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

Free High School Information Webinar

 Hello Families, Last week's High School Information webinar hosted by Maurice Frumkin, was sold out. However, as a courtesy, he is offering the recording at NO CHARGE until Friday, January 30, ... Read More>>


Space Camp

NYC Center for Space Science Education invites students to enroll in Spring Break and Summer Space Camp. Campers train as pilots using flight simulators in a NASA Aerospace Education Lab; build and ... Read More>>

Student Life

Photo by DAVID ILIFF. License: CC-BY-SA 3.0

8th Grade Trip to Washington, DC

Once again, we are excited to offer an exciting adventure for our 8th graders!  Students will experience the history, culture and life of ... 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 ... Read More>>

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Free Summer Arts Camp

The Summer Arts Institute is a tuition-free, intensive, arts program for New York City public school students entering grades 8-12, held at Frank Sinatra School of the Arts High School in Astoria, Queens. It is a great ... Read More>>


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>>


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>>


7th and 8th Graders Salsa at MS 447 Character Assemblies

7th and 8th graders in our dance program performed at this week's Character Assemblies. The students worked with MS 447 Dance Teacher Julia Farrell and Dancewave Artist-in-Residence Rebecca Bliss. Check out their ... Read More>>