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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

Food for Thought Photo Gallery

In our first 6th Grade Exploration unit, "Food for Thought," students learned about the factors that determine the availability of natural resources, about how our eating practices affect the local ... Read More>>

Girls and Boys Basketball Schedules

The MS 447 basketball season is off to an exciting start! Check out the girls and boys team schedules here and come out and support our student athletes!   ... Read More>>

Around School

8th Grade Inventions for a Better World

Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow? Check out our gallery for some of the innovative ideas our 8th grade Exploration students came up with. ... Read More>>

Help raise money for MS 447 PTA while shopping online!

Visit Amazon Smile to shop and raise money for MS 447. Click on this ... Read More>>

Events and Information

NY Cares Coat Drive at MS 447

MS 447 is collecting jackets and coats in good condition for the NY Cares Coat Drive! Send in gently used coats (any size welcome, especially kids sizes and extra large men's) in good condition between now and December 20th. ... Read More>>

Pulitzer Prize Winning Parent Speaks with Students

MS 447 parent Michael Moss, the author of the #1 New York Times bestseller SALT SUGAR FAT: How the Food Giants Hooked Us and a Pulitzer Prize-winning investigative reporter formerly with the NY Times, spoke to 6th graders for ... Read More>>

8th Grade Expo: Inventions for a Better World

MS 447 Exploration 8th grade Unit 1 EXPO Inventions for a Better World Curious about how to design, invent and innovate for a better tomorrow ??? check out our ideas as we showcase our ● Individual Project Inventions ... Read More>>

Afterschool is Here!

LEAP after school has begun and includes sports, arts and homework help. Check out all the offerings, register, and find out more below. There will be a parent orientation on Friday, December 1, at 5 pm in the cafeteria. ... Read More>>

7th Grade Expo: Engineering and Responsible Urban Design

MS 447 Exploration 7th grade Unit 1 EXPO Engineering and REsponsible Urban Design ● check out Various Engineering Strategies in our skyscrapers ● Hear what we learned about REsponsible Urban Design ● Investigate our ... Read More>>


We take Halloween seriously here at MS 447. Check out some of the creative costumes our students and staff came up with. ... Read More>>

Camp Bernie Photo Gallery

We had a fantastic trip to Camp Bernie, filled with adventure and new friends. ... Read More>>

Green Group Grange Gallery

Food for Thought 6th grade explorers checked out the rooftop farm at the Brooklyn Navy Yard. ... Read More>>