Poly Prep Lower School

50 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215-0112
     Tel: (718)768-1103
Grades: 5 - 8
The school aims to develop mentally, physically, and character.
At Poly Prep, we believe in working toward the development of the whole person—health, mind, and character.
We also believe that such an education can only be obtained within a diverse learning community.
To this end, the school has dedicated itself to creating a genuinely heterogeneous student body, one that bridges differences and provides a vibrant and inclusive educational environment.
When students from different backgrounds work, learn, and succeed together, individual learning is enhanced, as are the prospects for the well-being of the immediate community, and for our society as a whole.
At Poly Prep, faculty, students, staff, parents, and alumni work together as a community of learners.
For us, this community is defined largely by our unique status as a country day school in an urban setting.
Students live and work together from early morning until after the school day ends.
As educators, we consider it a duty and a privilege to bring together students from across the city and from every background, and to help them become responsible, thoughtful, active citizens.
We believe that this kind of learning prepares them for success as participants in our democratic society and as members of the world community.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Non-sectarian
Grades Offered Grades 5 - 8

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 9 teachers

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is St. Saviour High School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Congregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Montessori School Of NY (0.2 miles away)
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  • BrooklynCongregation Beth Elohim Early Childhood Center
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    274 Garfield Pl
    BrooklynNY 11215
    (718)499-6208
    Daycare / Preschool  (Jewish)
    0.1 mi | 175 students | Gr. K                      
  • BrooklynMontessori School Of NY
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    105 8th Ave, Park Slope
    BrooklynNY 11215
    (718)857-3341
    Montessori School  (Non-sectarian)
    0.2 mi | 140 students | Gr. NS-8                      
  • BrooklynSt. Saviour High School
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    588 6th Street
    BrooklynNY 11215
    (718)768-4406
    All-girls  (Roman Catholic)
    0.2 mi | 215 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BrooklynThe Cathedral School Of Brooklyn
      (Episcopal)
    1492 Saint Johns Pl
    BrooklynNY 11213
    (718)783-3694
      (Episcopal)
    0.3 mi | 84 students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BrooklynSaint Saviour Catholic Academy
      (Roman Catholic)
    701 8th Ave
    BrooklynNY 11215
    (718)768-8000
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.3 mi | 389 students | Gr. K-9                      

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