Brooklyn Friends School

     Tel: (718)852-1029
Grades: PK - 12 | 765 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 765 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 38%
State avg.: 30%
Students by Grade Brooklyn Friends School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 80%
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. 13 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $35,800

Sports

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

School Notes:

Please visit the school's website for detailed information on application requirements for each division http://www.brooklynfriends.org/admissions.

Profile last updated: 01/22/2014

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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  • BrooklynSt. Joseph High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    80 Willoughby Street
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)624-3618
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 328 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BrooklynPacker Collegiate Institute
      (Non-sectarian)
    170 Joralemon St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)250-0221
      (Non-sectarian)
    0.2 mi | 1090 students | Gr. PK-12                      
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    Alternative School
    129 Pierrepont St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)522-1660
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    0.3 mi | 1086 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BrooklynA Fantis Parochial School
      (Greek Orthodox)
    195 State Street
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)624-0501
      (Greek Orthodox)
    0.3 mi | 173 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • BrooklynSt. Charles Borromeo School
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    23 Sidney Place
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)596-1362
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 180 students | Gr. PK-8                      

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