Brooklyn Friends School

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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.

Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 805 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,000
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30

Top Rankings

Brooklyn Friends School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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Attribute
School History

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded
1867

Student Body

Total Students
805 students
Student Body Type
Co-ed
% Students of Color
39%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Brooklyn Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
150 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
5:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Casual

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
Nov. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost
% on Financial Aid
23%

Sports

School Notes

  • Please visit the school's website for detailed information on application requirements for each division http://www.brooklynfriends.org/admissions.
Profile last updated: 10/26/2020

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Quick Stats (2021-22)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: Prekindergarten-12
  • Students: 805 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $49,000
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 30

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $22,349 for elementary schools and $22,562 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 85% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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