Fontbonne Hall

Fontbonne Hall, The Lab School for Girls, is a Catholic, All-Girl, College Preparatory High School serving families across Brooklyn, Manhattan, Staten Island, and Queens.
Founded in 1937 on the gospel of Jesus Christ and inspired by the philosophy and charism of the Sisters of Saint Joseph, offers a superior educational program to form and empower women of confidence and compassion.
Our students, faculty, and administration form a faith community in which each person is challenged to grow.
As The Lab School for Girls, we are in the forefront of innovations in teaching and learning across all disciplines.
Unique in education, we continually evolve our curricula and our methods to keep pace with the unprecedented rate of change in a world where women will need to thrive and succeed.
Small classes and a varied curriculum meet the needs of the 21st Century woman, and are supported by state-of the -art science and computer laboratories
As The Lab School for Girls, our approach can be summed up this way: "We know SHE CAN and we help her get there, wherever she wants to go."

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Catholic Educational Association (NCEA)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationRoman Catholic
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Year Founded1937

Student Body

Total Students398 students
Student Body TypeAll-girls
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Fontbonne Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size18 students
Number of AP Courses17 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNov. 15
Tuition Notes$13,330 for 2020-21

Sports

Total Sports Offered13 sports
SportsBasketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Dance, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field, Volleyball, Winter TrackBasketballCheering,
Cross CountryDance,
GolfLacrosse,
SoccerSoftball,
SwimmingTennis,
Track and FieldVolleyball,
Winter Track

School Notes

  • As The Lab School for Girls, we are in the forefront of innovations in Teaching and Learning across all disciplines. We are not just for future scientists, doctors, or engineers. We are for all students who are expansive thinkers, creative problem solvers, and potential pioneers. Unique in education, we continually evolve our curricula and our methods to keep pace with the unprecedented rate of change in a world where women will need to thrive and succeed. As The Lab School for Girls, Fontbonne`s approach can be summed up this way: "We know SHE CAN and we help her get there, wherever she wants to go."

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