Brooklyn Friends School

  • Guided by the Quaker belief that there is a Divine Light in everyone, Brooklyn Friends School cultivates an intellectually ambitious and diverse community that celebrates each individual's gifts.
  • We challenge our students to value and embrace difference as they develop critical thinking skills and apply their knowledge and intelligence both in and out of the classroom.
  • In this rich learning environment, we inspire all members of our community to voice their convictions, to discover and pursue their passions, and to seek truth.
  • Our graduates are compassionate, curious, and confident global citizens who let their lives speak in the spirit of leadership and service.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Friends Council on Education (FCE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New York State Association of Independent Schools (NYSAIS)
Religious AffiliationFriends
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1867

Student Body

Total Students861 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 30%
Students by GradeBrooklyn Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers76 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size18 students
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineDec. 8 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$41,400
% on Financial Aid
27%

Sports

Total Sports Offered8 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballSwimming,
Track and FieldVolleyball,

School Notes

  • Please visit the school's website for detailed information on application requirements for each division http://www.brooklynfriends.org/admissions.
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