Around 300 students will pour into the halls of Brooklyn Prospect Charter School on Friday, enjoying a building of their own for the first time since the school started in 2009.
After spending years renting space in other campuses—first, Sunset Park High School and later, Bishop Ford—the charter school, which will house 6th through 9th grades this year, with plans to expand to 12th grade by 2015, has finally found a permanent home in the former Immaculate Heart of Mary School, which at its 241 Prospect Park West campus, forming St. Joseph the Worker Catholic Academy.
Brooklyn Prospect spent $1.5 million renovating the former catholic school, located at 3002 Fort Hamilton Pkwy.
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