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Supporting P.S. 307 & The Dock Street School
P.S. 307 - DUMBO'S ELEMENTARY SCHOOL
P.S. 307, also known as the Daniel Hale Williams School, is a Magnet school for STEM studies located at 209 York Street in Vinegar Hill, Brooklyn. P.S. 307 serves children from Pre-Kindergarten through 5th grade and – as a Magnet school – is open to in-zone and out-of-zone students.
STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Math) at P.S.307 is all encompassing, every child from Pre-K to Grade 5 is immersed in STEM studies throughout their day and within all academic subjects. The school has created a STEM lab where students conduct experiments – such as dissecting squid and fish, creating candy catapults, building rubber band racers, making hail in a test tube, and more. With a new WeatherBug weather station at the school, students will analyze weather data and use it to collect and analyze weather data, create graphs and make predictions about weather patterns.
THE DOCK STREET SCHOOL - DUMBO'S MIDDLE SCHOOL
The Dock Street School a rigorous college preparatory education for grades 6-8 with a strong emphasis on science, technology, engineering, the arts and math (STEAM). Its goal is to foster curiosity, independence and problem solving in young people so that they are able to adapt to an ever-changing and complex world. Students engage through an authentic STEAM curriculum and work closely with cultural partners in order to develop a deep appreciation for creativity and innovation. The Dock Street School provides an enriched academic experience that develops critical thinking skills for our leaders of tomorrow.
Located at the foot of Brooklyn Bridge Park, its state of the art facility features a college-level Science Lab and science demo room, “Gymatorium” for sports and performances and a Music Suite including classroom, two sound-proof practice rooms and a purpose-built music storeroom.
SUPPORTING P.S. 307 & DOCK STREET
Note to Production Companies Filming in DUMBO:
DAC recommends that donations to the community for filming in our neighborhood be split between the P.S 307 & DOCK STREET PTAs.