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.

Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 80 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
2003

Student Body

Total Students
80 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
54%
State avg.: 40%

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
7 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
33000 for upper school/high school
% on Financial Aid
75%
Admissions Director
Noleca Radway

School Notes

  • 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.
Source: Verified school update

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Quick Stats (2022)

  • School Type: School with Special Program Emphasis
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 80 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $30,000
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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