St Ann''s School

129 Pierrepont St,
Brooklyn, NY, 11201
Tel: (718)522-1660
Saint Ann’s School is not unusual in wanting to prepare children creatively and efficiently in the academic disciplines and the arts, and surely not unique in wanting students who demonstrate amply the necessary aptitude and motivation.
What is out of the ordinary, we think, is our habit of giving students freedom to achieve, to value learning more than propriety, to trust the unadorned pleasures of learning, unassisted by point scores, prizes, rankings, and punishments.
At Saint Ann’s it is hard to distinguish curriculum from community.
A curriculum is traditionally thought of as a sequence of concepts and details, assumed to be related to each other, and thought to be learnable in a given period.
For us, however, the curriculum is pervasive: a vehicle for learning skills as well as facts; the medium of our friendship with children; a source of humor and poetry; a focus for activities across the disciplines and for formalisms from art to algebra.
It is also a way for our students to reach us.
As we share enthusiasm, it becomes our common ground, the center around which a group can be built, in the classroom and beyond it.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 1031 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 27%
Students by Grade St Ann

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 190 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 5:1
National avg.: 13:1

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Packer Collegiate Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Packer Collegiate Institute (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Packer Collegiate Institute (0.2 miles away)
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  • Brooklyn Packer Collegiate Institute
    170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)250-0221
    0.2  mi  |  980  students  |  Gr.  PK-12
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    Al Madrasa Alislamiya School
    (Islamic)
    Po Box 400747
    Brooklyn , NY , 11240
    (718)567-3334
    (Islamic)
    0.2  mi  |  161  students  |  Gr.  PK-9
  • Brooklyn
    St. Charles Borromeo School
    (Roman Catholic)
    23 Sidney Place
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)596-1362
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.2  mi  |  180  students  |  Gr.  PK-8
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    254 Hicks St
    Brooklyn , NY , 11201
    (718)624-4030
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    0.2  mi  |  21  students  |  Gr.  PK-KG
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