Cortelyou Academy

2739 Bedford Ave,
Brooklyn, NY, 11210
Tel: (718)421-9581
At Cortelyou Academy, we believe that education is essential for empowering children to function creatively and efficiently in society, Cortelyou Early Childhood Centers are specifically designed to foster the full growth and development of tomorrow's young men and women.
Students gain a sense of self-respect and internal self reliance through a variety of learning strategies contingent on individual ability and strength.
The academic curriculum enables the understanding of the alphabet in relation to word definitions and reading, and the concept of numbers in relation to mathematics.
In addition, children also learn through the interactive process.
As they talk, play, listen, question, manipulate, and observe, they gain valuable experience that serves to broaden their knowledge base and improve their decision-making ability.
Teachers organize space and time to allow children easy access to various activities-individual and group.
Children are frequently given a choice of activities and encouraged to be independent as much as possible.

School Overview

Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Kindergarten - 6

Student Body

Total Students 162 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 100%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 8 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 13:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is New Vistas Academy (0.5 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Flatbush Ymca Preschool (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Flatbush Ymca Preschool (0.1 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn Flatbush Ymca Preschool
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    1401 Flatbush Avenue
    Brooklyn , NY , 11210
    (718)469-8100
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Christian)
    0.1  mi  |  93  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Brooklyn
    Midwood Montessori
    Montessori School
    2825 Bedford Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11210
    (718)253-3242
    Montessori School
    0.1  mi  |  60  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Brooklyn
    St. Stephen Lutheran School
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    2806 Newkirk Avenue
    Brooklyn , NY , 11226
    (718)469-9575
    (Evangelical Lutheran Church in America (formerly AELC, ALC, or LCA))
    0.3  mi  |  119  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
  • Brooklyn
    St. Jerome School
    (Roman Catholic)
    465 E 29th St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11226
    (718)462-0211
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.3  mi  |  304  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Brooklyn
    Brooklyn Sda Elementary School
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    1260 Ocean Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11230
    (718)859-1313
    (Seventh-Day Adventist)
    0.4  mi  |  111  students  |  Gr.  K-9

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