Brooklyn Friends School

Tel: (718)852-1029
Grades: PK-12 | 832 students
Guided by the Quaker belief that there is a Divine Light in everyone, Brooklyn Friends School cultivates an intellectually ambitious and diverse community that celebrates each individual's gifts.
We challenge our students to value and embrace difference as they develop critical thinking skills and apply their knowledge and intelligence both in and out of the classroom.
In this rich learning environment, we inspire all members of our community to voice their convictions, to discover and pursue their passions, and to seek truth.
Our graduates are compassionate, curious, and confident global citizens who let their lives speak in the spirit of leadership and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious Affiliation Friends
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1867

Student Body

Total Students 832 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Brooklyn Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size 18 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 Dec. 11 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $37,300


Total Sports Offered 8 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes:

  • Please visit the school's website for detailed information on application requirements for each division

Profile last updated: 06/23/2015

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Joseph High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Packer Collegiate Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Packer Collegiate Institute (0.2 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn
    St. Joseph High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 328 students
    0.1 miles
    80 Willoughby Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Brooklyn
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    0.2 miles
    170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Brooklyn
    St Ann's School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1086 students
    0.3 miles
    129 Pierrepont St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-8 | 155 students
    0.3 miles
    195 State Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
  • Brooklyn
    The Sterling School
    Special Education School
    Grades: 2-6 | 26 students
    0.4 miles
    299 Pacific St Ste A
    Brooklyn, NY 11201

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