Big Apple Academy

5.00 5 1 (1 review)
Tel: (718)333-0300
  • The Big Apple Academy is an independent, coeducational academic institution for students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8.
  • The Big Apple Academy is well known for its enduring tradition of providing academic excellence in a multicultural community with a very diverse population.
  • The Academy's ultimate goals begin with academics by enriching the lives of students and extend to services provided for continued development and enhancement of our community.
  • The Big Apple Academy strives to create an informal learning environment where students develop their character, mind, and body.
  • The greatest asset of our institution is the close-knit relationships between faculty and students.
  • It is our firm belief that from this relationship, students sharpen their most essential skill sets: thinking critically and analyzing, exploring and practicing through a broad array of human thoughts and accomplishments extending to the humanities, mathematics, the sciences, the arts, and athletics.
  • The Academy believes that all students well prepared for the future must be inquisitive and self-reliant with the ability to acquire knowledge independently by exercising sound judgment.
  • Through the intrinsic relationship between the school and the home, the Academy gives the students a sense of the future in the direction toward academic success.

School Overview

Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded1994
Awards Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2016, 2017

Student Body

Total Students1368 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
3%
State avg.: 29%
Students by GradeBig Apple Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio34:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size24 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$1,000
Tuition NotesGrades K-5 $1000/month Grades 6-8 $1200/month
% on Financial Aid
10%
Acceptance Rate
70%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorYelena Sklyar
Admissions AssociateOlga Fayerman

Sports

Total Sports Offered5 sports
SportsBasketball, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, WrestlingBasketballSoccer,
SwimmingTennis,
Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.1 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.Club or Organization:
Afterschool program including homework prep

School Notes

  • The Big Apple Academy is an independent, coeducational academic institution for students enrolled in Pre-Kindergarten through Grade 8. The Big Apple Academy is well known for its enduring tradition of providing academic excellence in a multicultural community with a very diverse population. The Academy's ultimate goals begin with academics by enriching the lives of students and extend to services provided for continued development and enhancement of our community. The Big Apple Academy strives to create an informal learning environment where students develop their character, mind, and body. The greatest asset of our institution is the close-knit relationships between faculty and students. It is our firm belief that from this relationship, students sharpen their most essential skill sets: thinking critically and analyzing, exploring and practicing through a broad array of human thoughts and accomplishments extending to the humanities, mathematics, the sciences, the arts, and athletics. The Academy believes that all students well prepared for the future must be inquisitive and self-reliant with the ability to acquire knowledge independently by exercising sound judgment. Through the intrinsic relationship between the school and the home, the Academy gives the students a sense of the future in the direction toward academic success.
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