Big Apple Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
2937 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11223
Tel: (718)333-0300
Grades: PK-8 | 1368 students
  • The Big Apple Academy is an independent, coeducational academic institution for students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.
  • The Big Apple Academy is well known for its enduring tradition of providing academic excellence in a multicultural community with a very diverse population.
  • The Academy's ultimate goals begin with academics by enriching the lives of students and extend to services provided for continued development and enhancement of our community.
  • The Big Apple Academy strives to create an informal learning environment where students develop their character, mind, and body.
  • The greatest asset of our institution is the close-knit relationships between faculty and students.
  • It is our firm belief that from this relationship, students sharpen their most essential skill sets: thinking critically and analyzing, exploring and practicing through a broad array of human thoughts and accomplishments extending to the humanities, mathematics, the sciences, the arts, and athletics.
  • The Academy believes that all students well prepared for the future must be inquisitive and self-reliant with the ability to acquire knowledge independently by exercising sound judgment.
  • Through the intrinsic relationship between the school and the home, the Academy gives the students a sense of the future in the direction toward academic success.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1994
Awards  Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016

Student Body

Total Students 1368 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Big Apple Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 34:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size 24 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $1,000
Tuition Notes Grades K-5 $1000/month Grades 6-8 $1200/month
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Yelena Sklyar
Admissions Associate Olga Fayerman

Sports

Total Sports Offered 5 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, WrestlingBasketballSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Afterschool program including homework prep Afterschool program including homework prep,

School Notes

  • The Big Apple Academy is an independent, coeducational academic institution for students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The Big Apple Academy is well known for its enduring tradition of providing academic excellence in a multicultural community with a very diverse population. The Academy's ultimate goals begin with academics by enriching the lives of students and extend to services provided for continued development and enhancement of our community. The Big Apple Academy strives to create an informal learning environment where students develop their character, mind, and body. The greatest asset of our institution is the close-knit relationships between faculty and students. It is our firm belief that from this relationship, students sharpen their most essential skill sets: thinking critically and analyzing, exploring and practicing through a broad array of human thoughts and accomplishments extending to the humanities, mathematics, the sciences, the arts, and athletics. The Academy believes that all students well prepared for the future must be inquisitive and self-reliant with the ability to acquire knowledge independently by exercising sound judgment. Through the intrinsic relationship between the school and the home, the Academy gives the students a sense of the future in the direction toward academic success.
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