The Kew-forest School

Tel: (718)223-4667
Grades: PK-12 | 245 students
Kew-Forest is an independent, co-educational, college preparatory school for students in grades Pre-K-12.
All graduates are expected to go on to college, and for that reason, the school's programs emphasize the traditional values in education that will provide a foundation for post-secondary work.
The mission of The Kew-Forest School is to provide an academically challenging college-preparatory education to a culturally diverse community in a structured, caring environment.
Students are encouraged to achieve their individual potential and strive for personal integrity and respect for others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 1918

Student Body

Total Students 245 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade The Kew-forest School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 31 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 8:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 14 students

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Dec. 14 / rolling


Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Soccer, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballSoccer,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 13 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Chemistry Club, Community Service, Dissection Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Foreign Language Clubs, Girls' Choir, MockTrial, Model UN, Newspaper, Peer Counseling, Student Council, Yearbook Chemistry Club, Drama Club, Film Club, Girls' Choir, MockTrial, Model UN, Newspaper, Yearbook, Community Service,
Dissection Club,
Foreign Language Clubs,
Peer Counseling,
Student Council,
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