Leyde St Leger

Assistant Principal of Operations

SueAnn De Los Santos

Assistant Principal Of STEM

Axel Nda

Assistant Principal of Humanities

Katherine Capella

Helpful information

Phone number: (347)-692-8960

Other resources

New York State Common Core aligned curriculum resources and information for parents and families.

Free, online educational resource, including over 100,000 practice problems, and over 6,000 micro  lectures via video tutorials stored on YouTube teaching mathematics, history, physics, chemistry, biology, American civics, art history, economics, and computer science.

Tutoring programs

Listing of tutoring programs available in our community.  (The list is provided for informational purposes only; Ascend does not endorse any organizations.)


Apply for an idNYC card! It can be used as a library card, to open a bank account, to enter all city buildings, such as schools, and to access city services. The ID card comes with additional benefits, including free membership to 40 cultural institutions and discounts on movie tickets, sporting events, health and fitness clubs and much more.

529 Plan

Consider starting a 529 plan. This tax-advantaged savings plan designed to encourage saving for future college costs. 529 plans, legally known as “qualified tuition plans,” are sponsored by states, state agencies, or educational institutions and are authorized by Section 529 of the Internal Revenue Code.

Brooklyn Public Library site for children with book recommendations, events, and more.

Work Packets

Summer Work

All scholars are required to complete a summer homework packet. If you were unable to pickup your scholars summer homework packet in person, please note it was also emailed and the list of required reading is as follows:


Rising 5th Grade Summer Reading Novel: Where the Mountain Meets the Moon by Grace Lin


Rising 6th Grade Summer Reading Novel: Holes by Louis Sachar


Rising 7th Grade Summer Reading Novel: Percy Jackson, The Lightning Thief by Rick Riordan

Leadership team