A Fantis School

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  • A. Fantis Parochial School Partners With Vanderbilt for Phenomenon-Based Learning Program - 12/28/2018 - A. Fantis Parochial School, celebrating its 55th year, began working with Vanderbilt University in August 2018 to revamp its curriculum for students in kindergarten-eighth grade. The program, headed by Jennifer ...moreUfnar, Ph.D., the executive director of the Center for Science Outreach and research assistant professor of education at Vanderbilt University, is projected to continue for the next 3-5 years and is focused on incorporating phenomenon-based learning to the school`s curriculum.hide

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Council of Bilingual Education
Religious AffiliationGreek Orthodox
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-8
ADD/ADHD SupportYes
Year Founded1963

Student Body

Total Students175 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade A Fantis School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers24 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
Average Class Size14 students
Number of AP Courses4 courses
Advanced CoursesAlgebra, History, Living Environment, Modern Greek
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(K-8 wears school uniform.)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15 / Mar. 15 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$10,750
Tuition NotesVisit our website for complete information on tuition and after-school options. https://afantis.org/admissions/tuition-and-fees/
% on Financial Aid
Average Financial Aid Grant$1,325
Acceptance Rate
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorStelene Argyriou


Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBasketball, Dance, Indoor Soccer, Martial Arts, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, VolleyballBasketballDance,
Indoor SoccerMartial Arts,


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:

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

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