Poly Prep Country Day School

9216 7th Ave,
Brooklyn, NY, 11228-0112
Tel: (718)836-9800
Grades: PK - 12 | 930 students
The mission of Poly Prep Country Day School is to prepare students for college and for life by fostering learning, health, leadership, community responsibility, and, above all, character.
A day-long program of academics, physical education and athletics, arts, and extracurricular activities is guided by a strong, committed faculty, in a diverse school community, on campuses with outstanding facilities.
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.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1854

Student Body

Total Students 930 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 32%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade Poly Prep Country Day School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 134 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 88%
Average Class Size 17 students
Number of AP Courses 17 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology,  Calculus AB,  Calculus BC,  Chemistry,  English Literature,  European History,  French Language,  French Literature,  Latin,  Physics B,  Physics C,  Spanish Language,  Spanish Literature,  Statistics,  US History,  World History, English Language, Music Theory, 
Classroom Dress Code Casual
(Neatness code--no blue jeans and collared shirts)

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Nov. 15 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition varies according to the student's grade/year.
% on Financial Aid 28%
Admissions Director Johanna Rodriguez
Admissions Associate Michele Tagliagambe

Sports

Total Sports Offered 17 sports
Sports Baseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Winter Track, WrestlingBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
FootballGolf,
LacrosseSoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldUltimate Frisbee,
VolleyballWinter Track,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 20 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chess Club, Community Service, Cum Laude Society, Dance Team, Debate, Environmental Club, Gay-Straight Alliance, HIV/AIDS Awareness, Habitat for Humanity, Honor Council, Literary Magazine, Meeting of the Minds, Newspaper, Oasis Society, Peer Leadership, Peer Tutoring, Step Team, Student Government, Theater and Drama, Yearbook Chess Club, Dance Team, Debate, Honor Council, Newspaper, Oasis Society, Peer Tutoring, Step Team, Yearbook, Community Service,
Cum Laude Society,
Environmental Club,
Gay-Straight Alliance,
HIV/AIDS Awareness,
Habitat for Humanity,
Literary Magazine,
Meeting of the Minds,
Peer Leadership,
Student Government,
Theater and Drama,

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Fontbonne Hall Academy (0.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is St Patrick School (0.5 miles away)
The nearest preschool is St Patrick School (0.5 miles away)
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    9901 Shore Rd
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