Followers Of Jesus School

  • Followers Of Jesus School is a multi-cultural school with a multi-ethnic faculty.
  • While 3/4 of the students have a Caribbean or Latin American heritage, the most accurate description is that most of our kids are multi-ethnic.
  • Students also come from a variety of economic and social backgrounds.
  • This diversity is one of the strengths of FJS as students learn to appreciate and affirm each other as the unique individuals God has made them to be.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Association of Christian Schools International (ACSI)
Other religious school association(s)
Mid Atlantic Christian Schools Association (MACSA)
Religious AffiliationMennonite
Grades OfferedGrades 1-12
Year Founded1997

Student Body

Total Students41 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
100%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Followers Of Jesus School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers4 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio10:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
40%
Average Class Size5 students
Classroom Dress CodeCasual
(Light blue golf shirt and navy pants or skirt)

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$3,850
Tuition NotesTuition assistance available to qualified families.
% on Financial Aid
65%
Admissions DirectorJames E. Gochnauer
Admissions AssociateJennifer Vasquez

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.3 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.MACSA Bible Quizzing, School Newspaper, Student Council officer

School Notes

  • Followers Of Jesus School is a multi-cultural school with a multi-ethnic faculty. While 3/4 of the students have a Caribbean or Latin American heritage, the most accurate description is that most of our kids are multi-ethnic. Students also come from a variety of economic and social backgrounds. This diversity is one of the strengths of FJS as students learn to appreciate and affirm each other as the unique individuals God has made them to be.
  • Students at FJS earn a Local School Regents or NYS Regents diploma which is accepted at CUNY and SUNY schools. Graduates currently attend Buffalo College, Buffalo University, and NYU Polytech, as well as other CUNY colleges and technical schools.
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-12 | 387 students
    8.7 miles
    8101 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718) 833-9090
    8.7 K-12
    387
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-8 | 354 students
    1.1 miles
    17 Hinsdale St
    Brooklyn, NY 11207
    (718) 342-7722
    1.1 NS-8
    354
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-12
    3.6 miles
    5205 Foster Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11203
    (718) 629-4559
    3.6 NS-12
    n/a
  • Albany
    Grades: 9-12 | 114 students
    135.8 miles
    99 Slingerland Street
    Albany, NY 12202
    (518) 463-2247
    135.8 9-12
    114
  • Baldwinsville
    Grades: K-12 | 126 students
    210.3 miles
    7312 Van Buren Road
    Baldwinsville, NY 13027
    (315) 638-1069
    210.3 K-12
    126

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My kids came from public school not doing well and now 2 are on the honor roll, one is still giving problems but the teachers work with him and stays after school with him. My last daughter is also about to attend in September 2013.
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