Followers Of Jesus School

3065 Atlantic Avenue
Brooklyn, NY 11208-0112
Tel: (718)235-5493
Grades: 1 - 12 | 54 students
Followers Of Jesus School is a multi-cultural school with a multi-ethnic faculty.
While 3/4 of the students have a Caribbean or Latin American heritage, the most accurate description is that most of our kids are multi-ethnic.
Students also come from a variety of economic and social backgrounds.
This diversity is one of the strengths of FJS as students learn to appreciate and affirm each other as the unique individuals God has made them to be.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Mid-Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
Religious Affiliation Mennonite
Grades Offered Grades 1 - 12
Year Founded 1997

Student Body

Total Students 54 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 84%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Followers Of Jesus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 6 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 40%
Average Class Size 5 students
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Light blue golf shirt and navy pants or skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost $3,850
Tuition Notes Tuition assistance available to qualified families.
% on Financial Aid 65%
Admissions Director James E. Gochnauer
Admissions Associate Jennifer Vasquez

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. MACSA Bible Quizzing, School Newspaper, Student Council officer MACSA Bible Quizzing,
School Newspaper,
Student Council officer,

School Notes:

  • Followers Of Jesus School is a multi-cultural school with a multi-ethnic faculty. While 3/4 of the students have a Caribbean or Latin American heritage, the most accurate description is that most of our kids are multi-ethnic. Students also come from a variety of economic and social backgrounds. This diversity is one of the strengths of FJS as students learn to appreciate and affirm each other as the unique individuals God has made them to be.
  • Students at FJS earn a Local School Regents or NYS Regents diploma which is accepted at CUNY and SUNY schools. Graduates currently attend Buffalo College, Buffalo University, and NYU Polytech, as well as other CUNY colleges and technical schools.

Profile last updated: 08/15/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Be'er Hagolah Institutes (b & G) (2.3 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Rita Elementary School (0 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Peter's Lutheran School (0.3 miles away)
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My kids came from public school not doing well and now 2 are on the honor roll, one is still giving problems but the teachers work with him and stays after school with him. My last daughter is also about to attend in September 2013.
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