Brooklyn Free School

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 Alternative School
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students n/a
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 53%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
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)
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  • BrooklynBishop Loughlin Memorial High School
      (Roman Catholic)
    357 Clermont Ave
    BrooklynNY11238
    (718)857-2700
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 736 students | Gr. 9-12                      
  • BrooklynQueen Of All Saints
      (Roman Catholic)
    300 Vanderbilt Ave
    BrooklynNY11205
    (718)857-3114
      (Roman Catholic)
    0.1 mi | 211 students | Gr. K-9                      
  • BrooklynMontessori Day School Of Brooklyn - Prospect Hts
    Montessori School
    787a Washington Ave
    BrooklynNY11238
    (718)398-2322
    Montessori School
    0.1 mi | 1 students | Gr. K                      
  • BrooklynEmmanuel Day Care Kindergarten
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    279 Lafayette Avenue
    BrooklynNY11238
    (718)622-1233
    Daycare / Preschool  (Baptist)
    0.2 mi | 10 students | Gr. PK-K                      
  • BrooklynWilliam T Dillon Child Study Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    239 Vanderbilt Ave
    BrooklynNY11205
    (718)940-5678
    Daycare / Preschool
    0.3 mi | 11 students | Gr. K                      

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