St Ann's School

     Tel: (718)522-1660
        
   
Grades: PK - 12 | 1086 students
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)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12

Student Body

Total Students 1086 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 22%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St Ann

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 190 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
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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  • BrooklynPacker Collegiate Institute
      (Non-sectarian)
    170 Joralemon St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)250-0221
      (Non-sectarian)
    0.2 mi | 1090 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • New YorkAltSchool Brooklyn Heights
    84 Montague Street
    New YorkNY 11201
    (415)255-9766
    0.2 mi | n/a students | Gr. PK-8                      
  • BrooklynGrace Church School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    254 Hicks St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)624-4030
    Daycare / Preschool  (Episcopal)
    0.2 mi | 144 students | Gr. PK-KG                      
  • BrooklynBrooklyn Friends School
      (Friends)
    375 Pearl St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)852-1029
      (Friends)
    0.3 mi | 832 students | Gr. PK-12                      
  • BrooklynPlymouth Church School
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of Christ)
    75 Hicks St
    BrooklynNY 11201
    (718)624-9385
    Daycare / Preschool  (Church of Christ)
    0.3 mi | 166 students | Gr. PK-KG                      

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