Shell Bank Junior High School is a small, public school located in the Sheepshead Bay section of Brooklyn. We take pride in our strong sense of community, our family atmosphere, our commitment to rigorous instruction, and the rich and varied programs that we offer that nurture the whole child. 


At Shell Bank we strive to have all students reach their fullest potential. We seek to build leaders of great character and to empower all students academically and socially. We have high expectations for achievement, personal conduct, and we motivate all to become lifelong learners who are confident, creative, and value individual differences while being positive influences in the community. 

School Hours

All Students enter through the front of the building (Batchelder Street) and attend community learning class. Students who are late must report to room 114.


6th grade students are eligible for yellow bus service if you live within District 22.

7th and 8th grade students are eligible for Metro Cards, fare is based on distance from school. 

Free Breakfast: M - F   7:15 - 7:40

School Day: M - F   8:15 - 1:45

Millennium Afterschool : M - F   2:05 - 5:00


6th grade students are dismissed at the front of the building (Batchelder Street) at 1:45

7th and 8th grade students are dismissed on Avenue X at 1:45

Dress Code

Students are required to dress for success in neat, appropriate "School Business" clothing. Students must wear appropriate blouses or tops, skirts (to the knee), or pants. No spaghetti strapped tank tops are permitted. Graphic tees, miniskirts, shorts more than 1 inch above the knee are also not permitted. Footwear can be shoes or sneakers. No hats, hoods, du-rags, beads, bandanas are to be worn on school property. If your child comes to school with any of these items, a family member will be called to pick up the student. 

For more detailed information, consult our Student Handbook.



Tel. 718-743-0220

Fax. 718-769-8632

2424 Batchelder Street

Brooklyn, NY 11235

* please note that if the school building is closed, no one will be answering  the phone lines. We ask that you reach out to us via email or REMIND.

Contact Administration through Remind

Ms.  Ahearn, Principal 

Text  @tahear to 81010

Ms. DeVito, AP (8th grade)

Text @apdevit  to 81010

Ms. Turchiano, AP

Text @apturch to 81010

 To contact Ms. Maffeo, our Parent Coordinator and receive school messages on Remind:

6th grade: text @b9e6k4 to 81010

7th grade: text @9kf3b8 to 81010

8th grade: text @26b6agg to 81010

call Ms. Maffeo at 917-830-7284



Monday - Friday

8:15 am - 1:45 pm

Teacher office hours will be posted on each of  teachers' Google Classroom pages

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