Big Apple Academy

2937 86th Street
Brooklyn, NY 11223-0112
Tel: (718)333-0300
Grades: PK-8 | 1315 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 Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1994

Student Body

Total Students 1315 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Big Apple Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 89 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 15:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 24 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Aug. 15
Yearly Tuition Cost $900
% on Financial Aid
Admissions Director Yelena Sklyar

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Yeshivat Magen Abraham (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Our Lady Of Grace School (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Our Lady Of Grace School (0.3 miles away)
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn
    Our Lady Of Grace School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 298 students
    0.3 miles
    385 Avenue W
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 5-8
    0.4 miles
    2324 W 13th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
  • Brooklyn
    Ahi Ezer Yeshiva School
    All-girls (Jewish)
    Grades: PK-8 | 272 students
    0.5 miles
    2433 Ocean Pkwy
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
  • Brooklyn
    Yeshivat Magen Abraham
    All-boys (Jewish)
    Grades: 10-11 | 33 students
    0.5 miles
    723 Avenue Z
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-8 | 177 students
    0.6 miles
    133 27th Avenue 157
    Brooklyn, NY 11214

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $14,976 for elementary schools and $14,795 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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