Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn

  • One of the oldest Continuing Co-Educational Schools in the Nation, Adelphi Academy of Brooklyn, nestled on a picturesque site in a tree-lined section of Historical Bay Ridge, has been providing an excellent educational program since its founding in 1863.
  • As a college preparatory day school, Adelphi Academy offers a rich, comprehensive educational program to students from Pre-Kindergarten through Twelfth Year.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Nursery/Preschool-12
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Year Founded1863
Summer School OfferedYes

Student Body

Total Students235 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
41%
State avg.: 28%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers18 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio13:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
75%
Average Class Size12 students
Average SAT score1340
Classroom Dress CodeFormal
(Uniform Required)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Tuition NotesPlease see website for tuition.
% on Financial Aid
35%
Acceptance Rate
65%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorIphigenia Romanos, Head of School

Sports

Total Sports Offered16 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cheering, Dance, Golf, Gymnastics, Indoor Soccer, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track and Field, Ultimate Frisbee, Volleyball, Weightlifting, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
BowlingCheering,
DanceGolf,
GymnasticsIndoor Soccer,
SoccerSoftball,
TennisTrack and Field,
Ultimate FrisbeeVolleyball,
WeightliftingWinter Track,

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.24 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Arts and Crafts, Band, Bowling, Chess Club, Chorus, Cooking, Creative Writing, Culture Club, Dance Dance Revolution, Drama, Fitness and Weight Training, Girl Scouts, Golf, Karate, Literary Journal, Photography, Publications, School Newspaper, Stage Craft, Student Government, Studio Art, Theatre, Track, Yearbook

School Notes

  • The cornerstone of the Adelphi philosophy goes beyond academics. Adelphi rears diverse young men and women to acquire the skills to become productive valuable members of society and encourages them to reach their maximum potential. Adelphi takes what is especially unique in each student and nurtures their talents with encouragement and devotion. Adelphi's comprehensive and challenging program of studies and activities is designed to broaden the scope of each student`s thinking and to instill an appreciation for learning for the purpose of growing both mind and spirit. The focus of the instructional and support program offered is on the individual student. Every student is given the confidence to feel that whatever they conceive by mind, they can achieve by action. Adelphi is an extraordinary institution made up of extraordinary individuals and is well known for its generation-spanning tradition of academic excellence in private education, provided in a community rich with families from diverse cultures and ethnic backgrounds.

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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-12 | 387 students
    0.1 miles
    8101 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)833-9090
    0.1 K-12
    387
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 818 students
    4.7 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718)789-6060
    4.7 PK-12
    818
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-12
    5.9 miles
    3867 Shore Pkwy
    Brooklyn, NY 11235
    (718)891-6100
    5.9 NS-12
    n/a
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 848 students
    5.3 miles
    375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)852-1029
    5.3 PK-12
    848
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 272 students
    5.1 miles
    1100 E 42nd St
    Brooklyn, NY 11210
    (718)377-5682
    5.1 PK-12
    272

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $15,197 for elementary schools and $20,349 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 79% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).