Packer Collegiate Institute

  • Originally founded in 1845, Packer Collegiate is a coeducational, college-preparatory day school enrolling approximately 1000 students in Preschool through Grade 12.
  • A dedicated and capable faculty offers a rich and challenging curriculum that supports students' learning and nurtures their social and emotional growth.
  • Packer's academic program is enriched by an array of Advanced Placement courses as well as a breadth of offerings in the fine and performing arts, world languages and athletics.
  • Extra-curricular activities provide many opportunities for independent study, travel abroad, leadership, and community service.
  • Packer's historic commitment to diversity is reflected in its student body, and its ongoing support for broad and inclusive programming.
  • Packer's beautiful landmarked campus will expand in Fall 2017 with the opening of a state-of-the-art Preschool and Kindergarten at 100 Clinton Street, one block from the main campus.

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School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12
Year Founded1845

Student Body

Total Students1023 students
Student Body Typen/a
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 28%
Students by Grade Packer Collegiate Institute Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers137 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
% on Financial Aid
23%
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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 818 students
    1.5 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718)789-6060
    1.5 PK-12
    818
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 859 students
    0.2 miles
    375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)852-1029
    0.2 PK-12
    859
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-12 | 1120 students
    5.8 miles
    9216 Seventh Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718)836-9800
    5.8 NS-12
    1120
  • Brooklyn
    St Ann's School
    Alternative School
    Grades: PK-12 | 1085 students
    0.2 miles
    129 Pierrepont St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718)522-1660
    0.2 PK-12
    1085
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-12 | 387 students
    5.1 miles
    8101 Ridge Boulevard
    Brooklyn, NY 11209
    (718)833-9090
    5.1 K-12
    387

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The average private school tuition in Brooklyn, NY is $16,385 for elementary schools and $24,243 for high schools (read more about average private school tuition across the country).
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