J.H.S. 291 Roland Hayes



  • School Number: K291

  • Accessibility: Partially Accessible

  • Grades: 06,07,08,SE

  • Geographic District: 32

  • Borough: Brooklyn

School Contacts and Information

School Leader
Jamel Brown,I. A. Principal
Parent Coordinator
Jose Colon
Respect for All Liaison
Nereida Rodriguez Arman
Sexual Harassment Prevention Liaison
Nereida Rodriguez Arman
How to report bullying
504 Coordinator
Moneca Jackson
Shares building with other schools
District Borough Number

Superintendent and District Contacts

Rebecca Lozada
Family Support Coordinator
Shaila Lopez
1160 Decatur Street, Brooklyn, Ny 11207
Education Council President
Desines Rodriguez
Education Council Phone

Mental Health and Wellness

Ask your Parent Coordinator, School Social Worker, or School Counselor for more information about your school's mental health program.
School-Based Mental Health Clinic
Interborough: 917-533-1259
School Based Health Center with Mental Health Services
NYU Langone FHC (929) 336-8918
Community School
Ariel Argueso: 347-578-5284, aargueso@hispanicfamilyservicesny.org

Building Ventilation Information

In order to ensure maximum safety for staff and students, all school buildings are continually monitored for any ventilation issues. The DOE makes repairs or improvements where needed and/or will close any rooms until they can be occupied safely.
See citywide information and report definitions:
Building Ventilation Status

Free Student Meals

Breakfast, lunch and after school meal service is free for all NYC public school students.
Menu Service Specifics
  • Breakfast Time: 8:00 AM-8:30 AM
  • Lunch Time: 10:15 AM-1:00 PM
  • Food Service Manager: Peggy Bobadilla
  • Kitchen Phone Number: 718-574-0232
See what's on the menu:
DOH Inspection Report


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School Quality

The DOE develops tools to help families and educators understand student achievement and school quality. The reports on this page provide information about school quality from multiple sources. These sources include feedback from students, teachers, and parents. Reports also include information from formal school visits and a variety of student achievement metrics.

School Quality Snapshot
The School Quality Snapshot provides families with a summary of each school. The data captures the schools learning environment and student performance. Snapshots from the 2016-2017 and 2017-2018 school years are available in the links below.
School Quality Snapshot Middle
School Quality Guide
The School Quality Guide is a detailed report about this school that includes complete results from the NYC School Survey and more information on student achievement
School Quality Guide Middle
Quality Review Report
The Quality Review Report is the result of a two-day visit by an experienced educator, who has looked at how well this school supports student learning and teacher practice.
2017-18 Reports
2016-17 Reports
School Performance Dashboard
The School Performance Dashboard shows multiple years of data and key comparisons for this school.
School Performance Dashboard Middle


Building Accessibility Profile

Building 1
K291 - 231 PALMETTO STREET - Partially Accessible
3 out of 10 - There is general ground floor access, and at least one accessible bathroom and one accessible classroom exist on the ground floor. Certain classrooms or public assembly spaces on the ground floor may still not be accessible due to changes in elevation.
View BAP Report