El Puente M.S.50 Community School

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M.S.50 (also known as JHS 50) is a small middle school in South Williamsburg, Brooklyn that has been part of the community for over 100 years. In the past couple of years, M.S.50 in partnership with El Puente became a community school and has become not only the “cause célèbre” of the neighborhood but also a model for its holistic development of youth and parent leaders; Integrated Arts Project and champion Debate Team!

Community School Mission:

Our mission is to promote youth leadership through academics, arts, athletics, and activism and to empower student voice by providing opportunities for students to engage in inquiry-based and project-based learning.

The Community Schools Team leads and supports in the following initiatives:



-Social Emotional Learning

-Parent Engagement and Leadership

-Youth Leadership

-College Trips and Workshops

-Community Organizing

and much more!

Featured Articles:

Inside Schools on Best middle school bets: Borough-wide options in Brooklyn

The Atlantic on A day in the life of a new kind of educator

For more information, please visit the following pages:

Facebook: MS50-El Puente Community School

Twitter: @MS50_ElPuente

You may also contact Fiorella Guevara, fguevara@elpuente.us