BLES

Ocean Hill, Brooklyn

Brooklyn Landmark Elementary opened their doors to PreK - second graders in the fall of 2013. Since then, Principal Robin Davson and her team have made strides in increasing students' social emotional awareness and their overall academic achievement. We are thrilled to Brooklyn Landmark Elementary “develop citizens who will be decision makers in tomorrow’s society and inspire greatness in others.”

Quick Facts 

Principal: Robin Davson

CFK Partner School since: 2013

Lead Sponsor: The Spohler Family

Student Enrollment: 280

81% of students identified as being in economic need*

* Economic Need Index is an estimate of the percentage of students at a school facing economic hardship
based on temporary housing, eligibility for public housing, and Census tract poverty rates. (NYC DOE)

Current Programs

Programs and Experiences

University Partnership: Providing after-school homework help and math assistance

Explore NY: Introducing our students to new educational and professional experiences

Graduating to Greatness: Preparing our fourth and fifth graders to successfully enter middle school by helping them navigating the application process and getting them ready through resume writing and mock interview workshops, grooming workshops, career day office visits and more.

Leadership Support

School Manager: CFK staff member working on the ground at the school to maintain and develop the relationship with the leadership team, parents, community members, program partners and volunteers

Principal Network: Opportunities for collaboration and learning with other CFK partner school principals

Sanford Harmony Training: Offering teachers practical strategies for improving relationships, teaching empathy, increasing student confidence and reducing bullying

Academic Enrichment Partnerships

Third Street Music School Settlement: Music fundamentals, plus skill-based vocal and instrumental instruction for all students in Pre-K through first grade

Community Engagement

Reading Buddies: Bringing volunteers into our classrooms for a morning of reading and fun

School Beautification: Helping make the school property an even more engaging place to learn