Brooklyn Free School

372 Clinton Ave,
Brooklyn, NY, 11238-0718
Tel: (718)499-2707
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 Nonsectarians
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Learning Programs Supported mild learning differences
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 0 students
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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  • Brooklyn Bishop Loughlin Memorial High School
    (Roman Catholic)
    357 Clermont Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11238
    (718)857-2700
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  808  students  |  Gr.  9-12
  • Brooklyn
    Queen Of All Saints
    (Roman Catholic)
    300 Vanderbilt Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11205
    (718)857-3114
    (Roman Catholic)
    0.1  mi  |  211  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Brooklyn
    Montessori Day School Of Brooklyn - Prospect Hts
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    787a Washington Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11238
    (718)398-2322
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    0.1  mi  |  14  students  |  Gr.  K
  • Brooklyn
    Emmanuel Day Care Kindergarten
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    279 Lafayette Avenue
    Brooklyn , NY , 11238
    (718)622-1233
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Baptist)
    0.2  mi  |  20  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Brooklyn
    William T Dillon Child Study Center
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    239 Vanderbilt Ave
    Brooklyn , NY , 11205
    (718)940-5678
    Early Childhood / Day Cares (Nonsectarians)
    0.3  mi  |  89  students  |  Gr.  K

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