Brooklyn Free School

  • Brooklyn Free School's mission is education for social justice. Always advocating for young people's voices to be heard, BFS engages students and staff in democratic decision making and problem solving.
  • We honor student choice and facilitate student centered learning through play and exploration, constructivist teaching, collaborative course work and self-directed student initiatives.
  • We support social and emotional development through conflict mediation, personal reflection, diversity awareness and community responsibility.
  • BFS works in the service of students and their families, partners with progressive educators, and embraces our larger community.

School Overview

School Type School with Special Program Emphasis
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded 2003

Student Body

Total Students 60 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
53%
State avg.: 30%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 5 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 12:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Yearly Tuition Cost $18,540
Tuition Notes 19570 for upper school/high school
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions Director Noleca Radway
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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $14,089 for elementary schools and $15,304 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 86% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).