Berkeley Carroll School

5.00 5 1 (4 reviews)
Tel: (718)789-6060
  • A passion for learning is at the heart of Berkeley Carroll.
  • The school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students.
  • Our demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare our diverse graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor-a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking.
  • Berkeley Carroll is an independent, college preparatory day school in Brooklyn providing coeducational programs for children in prekindergarten through grade 12.

School News

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1886

Student Body

Total Students818 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
28%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeBerkeley Carroll School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers105 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio8:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size16 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 1 / rolling
Tuition NotesThere is a tuition schedule for Pre-K - 12th grade. www.berkeleycarroll.org/admissions/tuition
% on Financial Aid
30%
Admissions DirectorVanessa C. Prescott
Admissions AssociateJennifer Brown

Sports

Total Sports Offered11 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Dance, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountryDance,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.39 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.8th Grade Upper School Buddies Program, Amnesty International, Art Squad, Awareness Day Facilitators, Best Buddies, Blotter (School Newspaper), Broadway Club, Chamber, Choir, Comic Book Club, DAIS, Dance Club, Diversity Day Facilitators, Environmental Club, Film Appreciation, GASP, Girls to Women, Honor Council, Jazz Band, Lion's Pride (Community Service Club), Mu Alpha Theta (Math Club), NIA, P.O.C. (People of Color), Peer Leadership, Peer Tutors Program, Photo Club, POC Lower School Buddies Program, Psychology Club, Reflections (School Literary Magazine), Social Justice, Speech and Debate, Student Ambassador Program, Student Diversity Leadership Conference, Student Government, Sustainability Club, Theater Tech, United Nations Group, World Affairs Breakfast Club, Yearbook

School Notes

  • Berkeley Carroll is an independent, college preparatory day school in Brooklyn providing coeducational programs for children in prekindergarten through grade 12. A BC education enriches rigorous academic learning with creative arts and athletics.
  • A passion for learning is at the heart of Berkeley Carroll. Our independent, college prep school is a creative and intellectual community where devoted teachers challenge and engage talented students. Our demanding curriculum and vibrant civic life prepare our diverse graduates for success in college and for the greater endeavor-a life of critical, ethical, and global thinking.
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School Reviews

  5.00 out of 5  (4 reviews)
5  11/9/2017
Love this school for my two daughters! What an amazing place. BC encourages students to explore their interests in a warm, supportive yet rigorous environment. Fantastic teachers who really care and know their stuff. The school cares about the total student - and it shows.
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5  1/13/2017
My daughter's formative years were spent here at Berkeley Carroll. It's outstanding faculty and curriculum engaged and prepared her to succeed as a student. Highly recommend.
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5  10/26/2016
My twin sons have been there since kindergarten. They are in the ninth grade now. I wouldn't send them anywhere else. The classes are rigorous; the teachers understanding, and (most of all) the environment is rigorous and supportive. Also, the technology program is unmatched as far as I can tell.
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5  5/17/2016
My daughter transferred here in high school after attending an Upper East Side elementary/middle school. The transition was seamless. The courses remain rigorous and intellectually challenging (and the offerings are wide-ranging), but the atmosphere is more relaxed and grounded. We couldn't be happier.
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