Joseph B. Cavallaro Intermediate School 281, located in Brooklyn N.Y., is governed by the New York City School District 21. It offers a curriculum for students in grades six through eight and has an enrollment of more than 1,200 students. The school offers a wide range of regular academic subjects and also offers English as a second language, music lessons, computer skills and performing arts lessons. It provides a variety of support services, ranging from counseling to direct special education teacher support within a classroom. The Intermediate School also provides trips to museums of natural history, national gallery of arts and various theater shows. In addition, Joseph B. Cavallaro Intermediate School 281 provides various student resources, such as Miriam-webster online dictionary and visits to Brooklyn public library and organizes science fair for the students.