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."

Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 398 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 15

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Fontbonne Hall ranks among the top 20% of private schools in New York for:

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School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
Year Founded
1937

Student Body

Total Students
398 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 41%
Students by Grade
Fontbonne Hall Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
35 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
11:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
17 courses
List of Courses Offered
Matriculation DataMatric. Data

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

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

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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."
Profile last updated: 11/04/2020

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Quick Stats (2021)

  • Top Ranked NY School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Students: 398 students
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: Nov. 15

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $22,155 for elementary schools and $22,472 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
The average acceptance rate in Brooklyn, NY is 83% (read more about average acceptance rates across the country).

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