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

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 ... 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 ... 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

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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>>


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>>


Season’s Greetings from BBBS of NYC SONYC Program

We hope that your Thanksgiving Holiday was filled with warmth, joy, laughter, and many blessings. We appreciate all of the hard work our parents do day in and day out and are humbled that you have chosen SONYC to assist in ... Read More>>