Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,750
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25 / Mar. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

A Fantis School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

Category
Attribute

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.
Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Year Founded
1963

Student Body

Total Students
188 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
Students by Grade
A Fantis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
76%
Average Class Size
15 students
Number of AP Courses
5 courses
Advanced Courses
Algebra, History, Living Environment, Modern Greek
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
K-8 wears school uniform

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 25 / Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Visit our website for complete information on tuition and after-school options. afantis.org
Acceptance Rate
55%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director
Christina Mason

Sports

Total Sports Offered
8 sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
15 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
Advanced Art, Chess Team, Math Team, Newspaper Club, Robotics Club, Robotics Team, Science Olympiad

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Drama, Drum Line, Guitar, Piano, Violin, Voice Lessons

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Yoga

School Notes

  • Dear Friends and Visitors,
  • On behalf of the A. Fantis School, I would like to thank you for taking the time to learn more about our program. I encourage you to explore our website to get a better sense of our community, the depth and breadth of programs and our exemplary outcomes. More importantly, I hope you will spend some time to visit our school at one of our Open Houses or other public event, so you can tour our facilities, speak with our remarkable teachers, and meet our wonderful students.
  • A. Fanits is a hidden gem tucked away in Brooklyn Heights that recently celebrated its 55th anniversary. We are exceptionally proud of the strong tradition of our academic program, which balances rigorous study with dynamic and engaging school life. Strong faith and character education create a familiar environment where students feel comfortable and safe, allowing them to take risks and overcome challenges. A student-centered, inquiry-based educational philosophy helps faculty create personalized learning environments where students are actively engaged and properly challenged. Faculty work together closely and often throughout the year to promote active learning through exploration, experimentation, and collaboration in all grade levels.
  • As I cross the Brooklyn Bridge each morning, I realize how blessed I am to be leading such a dynamic and innovative school. The Fantis students and faculty are unique, driven, focused and motivated, yet with a caring, lighthearted and joyful attitude. Students and faculty are serious about learning and pushing their potential, yet they understand how to enjoy the small moments. It is this passion, motivation and strong grounding in their faith and themselves that allows our students to matriculate from the premier high schools and universities.Principal Theodore Tasoulas reads to Fantis studentsFantis students discover who they are through a program of established excellence, integrated curriculum, personalized attention, and a faith that guides us to serve others along the way. Our graduates benefit from years of intensive study of Greek language and classical Hellenic culture. Cultural exchange programs, daily language practice and in-depth study of ancient Greek history, philosophy and mythology are grounded in the principles of Classical Greek Paideia. After a decade of study, Fantis graduates move to high school with the ability to fluently communicate in another language, a deep understanding of the universal ideals of Hellenism and a true appreciation of another culture. These are extraordinary gifts that are bestowed upon our graduates, which will serve them well in secondary school, careers and life.
  • I consider it my duty to continue the A. Fantis founding mission, and indeed, it has been a privilege to serve our families and students. Our singular focus is to provide a unique educational experience that will form the bedrock upon which our boys and girls can build lives that bring them, and others, joy, purpose and fulfillment. Watching them mature and develop into fine young men and women is the reason why we do this work.
  • Warmly,
  • Theodore G. Tasoulas
  • Principal
Source: Verified school update

School Calendar

View the A Fantis School yearly calendar below. Note key dates such as:

Event
Date
School Closed: Professional Development
September 28, 2022 (Wednesday)
School Closed: Columbus Day
October 10, 2022 (Monday)
School Closed: Staff Development
November 08, 2022 (Tuesday)
School Closed: Veterans Day
November 11, 2022 (Friday)
School Closed: Thanksgiving Recess
November 24, 2022 (Thursday)

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Quick Stats (2022-23)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Nursery/Preschool-8
  • Enrollment: 188 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $10,750
  • Acceptance rate: 55%
  • Average class size: 15 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 25 / Mar. 15 / rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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