Brooklyn Amity School

Brooklyn Amity School, as K-12 private school, provides a college preparatory educational program through well-balanced curriculum emphasizing science, technology, engineering, art, and math (STEAM) integrated with athletics in a safe environment that cultivates respect for self and others.ÚÂÂ.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. State or regional independent school association
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1999

Student Body

Total Students 293 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
22%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Brooklyn Amity School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
90%
Average Class Size 16 students
Number of AP Courses 8 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology, AP Calculus, AP Chemistry, AP English Language, AP English Literature, AP Government, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art Drawing Portfolio, AP US History, AP World History,
Average SAT score 1580
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Mr.Cakar

Sports

Total Sports Offered 9 sports
Sports Archery, Basketball, Dance, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Paddle Tennis, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballArcheryBasketball,
DanceGymnastics,
Indoor SoccerPaddle Tennis,
SoccerTennis,
Volleyball

School Notes

  • Brooklyn Amity School (BAS) is an independent private school that provides a comprehensive education to students from all around the globe. Amity fosters each child with the desire for life-long learning.BAS is committed to providing the means for intellectual, emotional, ethical, social and physical growth as well as appreciation for cultural and ethnic diversity. As parents and educators it is our job to prepare our children to the ever-changing world through the interdisciplinary education. STEAM (Science, Technology, Engineering, Art, and Mathematics) develops the creativity of students and prepares them for the future.Amity offers superb guidance through a well-designed partnership with parents, students, teachers and staff.  Dedicated teachers motivate the students beyond the standard curriculum and challenge the students to bring out their best inner self.Amity is located in the heart of New York, which allows the students to explore and take advantage of everything that New York City has to offer.  The students can balance the structured curriculum with various trips to museums, landmarks and even roller coasters. At the same time, they are given the hospitality which provides them a safe and nurturing environment which allows them to fully concentrate on their academic achievements.  The students are given an opportunity to participate in many clubs and activities such as a nationally recognized karate program, skiing, swimming, Model United Nations Club, Young peace builders, and orienting club.  It allows the students to fully enjoy their stay at the top boarding school in NY.
  • Founded on principles of high academic expectations, Amity provides a solid foundation in the core subjects, as well as a variety of AP courses. It provides the students the option to earn college credits while attending high school through a carefully designed individual four year plan implemented to allow students to take the courses best suited to their individual needs.Amity is a college prep school. Students participate and earn outstanding results in the city, state and nation-wide academic fairs & competitions.In addition, Amity offers an outstanding internship program, which allows the students to find their true passion and discover their best interests. All these factors allow the administrators to build their students` high school portfolio and to present them as truly exceptional students who stand out in the college application process.

Profile last updated: 08/03/2015

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This is a great school for every student.Amity school provides good academic education and safe environment.
- Posted by Teacher, 06/03/16
I have 2 kids at Brooklyn Amity School and they are very happy.
- Posted by Parent, 05/21/16

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $14,263 for elementary schools and $15,795 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).