Legends are made at GJS!

Legends are made at GJS!

About Gregory "Jocko" Jackson

In 2015, we renamed our school after the legendary NBA star and Brownsville community leader, Gregory "Jocko" Jackson. We are so proud to carry on Jocko's amazing legacy and spirit through our school's approach to learning and service. Come and visit us to learn more!

Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/nyregion/greg-jackson-brooklyn-youth-mentor-dies-at-60.html, Greg Jackson, director of the Brownsville Recreation Center.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York Times
  • Source: https://www.nytimes.com/2012/05/03/nyregion/greg-jackson-brooklyn-youth-mentor-dies-at-60.html, Greg Jackson, director of the Brownsville Recreation Center.Credit...Chang W. Lee/The New York Times

    About Gregory "Jocko" Jackson

    In 2015, we renamed our school after the legendary NBA star and Brownsville community leader, Gregory "Jocko" Jackson. We are so proud to carry on Jocko's amazing legacy and spirit through our school's approach to learning and service. Come and visit us to learn more!

    About Our Programs

    21st Century Learning Centers

    21st Century Enrichment

    Attendance Matters

    Attendance Matters

    BCS

    BCS Afterschool

    Community School Supports

    Community School Programs

    GJS

    Legends Academy & Tutoring

    PWC logo

    Partnership With Children

    Freedom School

    Summer Rising

    Google Classroom

    Virtual Learning

    Why Us

    Rigorous Instruction

    We believe in every student's potential and provide the rigorous instruction for every student to grow and achieve, academically, socially and emotionally.

    Every Student Every Day

    We believe every moment of learning matters and work together with every family to make sure students can come to school ready to learn each day.

    Social-Emotional Learning

    We believe that school is about more than academics and provide the supports and services to ensure our students develop a strong sense of self and a lifelong love of learning.

    Family and Community Partnership

    We believe "it takes a village" to provide equitable educational opportunities for all students, and partner with families and community organizations to provide the highest quality education possible.