Brooklyn Free School

372 Clinton Ave
Brooklyn, NY 11238-0718
Tel: (718)499-2707
Grades: PK - 12 | 60 students
Brooklyn Free School's mission is education for social justice.
Always advocating for young people's voices to be heard, BFS engages students and staff in democratic decision making and problem solving.
We honor student choice and facilitate student centered learning through play and exploration, constructivist teaching, collaborative course work and self-directed student initiatives.
We support social and emotional development through conflict mediation, personal reflection, diversity awareness and community responsibility.
BFS works in the service of students and their families, partners with progressive educators, and embraces our larger community.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 29%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $18,540
Tuition Notes 19570 for upper school/high school
% on Financial Aid 75%
Admissions Director Noleca Radway

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School (0.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Queen Of All Saints (0.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Emmanuel Day Care Kindergarten (0.2 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: 9-12 | 736 students
    0.1 miles
    357 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718)857-2700
    0.19-12
    736
  • Brooklyn
    Queen Of All Saints
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: K-9 | 211 students
    0.1 miles
    300 Vanderbilt Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11205
    (718)857-3114
    0.1K-9
    211
  • Brooklyn
    Emmanuel Day Care Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool (Baptist)
    Grades: PK-K | 20 students
    0.2 miles
    279 Lafayette Avenue
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718)622-1233
    0.2PK-K
    20
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K | 89 students
    0.3 miles
    239 Vanderbilt Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11205
    (718)940-5678
    0.3K
    89
  • Brooklyn
    Joan Fenichel Therapeutic Nrsy
    Special Education School
    Grades: NS-PK | 100 students
    0.3 miles
    483 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11238
    (718)643-5300
    0.3NS-PK
    100

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