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.

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

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 Students859 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
33%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Brooklyn Friends School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers133 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size18 students
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineOct. 15 / Nov. 30
Yearly Tuition Cost$45,400
% on Financial Aid
28%

Sports

Total Sports Offered9 sports
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Cross Country, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Swimming, Track and Field, VolleyballBaseballBasketball,
Cross CountrySoccer,
SoftballSquash,
SwimmingTrack and Field,
Volleyball

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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    1.4 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718)534-6060
    1.4 PK-12
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1023 students
    0.2 miles
    170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)250-0221
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    1023
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    Grades: NS-12 | 1120 students
    5.9 miles
    9216 Seventh Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718)836-9800
    5.9 NS-12
    1120
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    Grades: PK-12 | 1088 students
    0.3 miles
    129 Pierrepont St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)522-1660
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    1088
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    Grades: NS-12 | 235 students
    5.3 miles
    8515 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)238-3308
    5.3 NS-12
    235

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $15,203 for elementary schools and $23,418 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 82% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).