Packer Collegiate Institute

170 Joralemon St,
Brooklyn, NY, 11201-0112
Tel: (718)250-0221
Grades: PK - 12 | 980 students
Originally founded in 1845, Packer Collegiate is a coeducational, college preparatory day school enrolling approximately 960 students in Preschool through Grade 12.
A dedicated and capable faculty offers a rich and challenging curriculum that supports students� learning and nurtures their social and emotional growth.
Packer�s academic program is enriched by an array of Advanced Placement courses as well as a breadth of offerings in the fine and performing arts, world languages and athletics.
Extra-curricular activities provide many opportunities for independent study, travel abroad, leadership, and community service.
Packer�s historic commitment to diversity is reflected in its student body, and its ongoing support for broad and inclusive programming.
Packer�s collection of landmark buildings benefited from extensive renovations in 2003, which created a dramatically expanded, dynamic campus.
A school-wide wireless environment and meaningful curricular integration of technology complement a comprehensive dual-platform laptop program in Grades 5-12.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1845

Student Body

Total Students 980 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Packer Collegiate Institute Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Number of AP Courses 16 courses

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline None / Rolling
% on Financial Aid 23%

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St Ann''s School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St. Charles Borromeo School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St. Charles Borromeo School (0.1 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn St. Charles Borromeo School
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    23 Sidney Place
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)596-1362
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    0.1  mi  |  180  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    Al Madrasa Alislamiya School
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    Po Box 400747
    Brooklyn , NY , 11240
    (718)567-3334
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    0.1  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
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    A Fantis Parochial School
    (Greek Orthodox)
    195 State Street
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)624-0501
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    St Ann''s School
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    129 Pierrepont St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)522-1660
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    0.2  mi  |  1031  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Grace Church School
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    254 Hicks St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)624-4030
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Episcopal)
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