Poly Prep Lower School

  • The school aims to develop mentally, physically, and character. At Poly Prep, we believe in working toward the development of the whole person—health, mind, and character.
  • We also believe that such an education can only be obtained within a diverse learning community.
  • To this end, the school has dedicated itself to creating a genuinely heterogeneous student body, one that bridges differences and provides a vibrant and inclusive educational environment.
  • When students from different backgrounds work, learn, and succeed together, individual learning is enhanced, as are the prospects for the well-being of the immediate community, and for our society as a whole.
  • At Poly Prep, faculty, students, staff, parents, and alumni work together as a community of learners.
  • For us, this community is defined largely by our unique status as a country day school in an urban setting.
  • Students live and work together from early morning until after the school day ends.
  • As educators, we consider it a duty and a privilege to bring together students from across the city and from every background, and to help them become responsible, thoughtful, active citizens.
  • We believe that this kind of learning prepares them for success as participants in our democratic society and as members of the world community.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc.Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-4

Student Body

Total Students237 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
21%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade Poly Prep Lower School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers40 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-4 | 42 students
    2.1 miles
    212 Hicks Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (866) 664-2070
    2.1 NS-4
    42
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 917 students
    0.4 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 534-6060
    0.4 PK-12
    917
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: K-8 | 1115 students
    5.4 miles
    2937 86th Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11223
    (718) 333-0300
    5.4 K-8
    1115
  • Brooklyn
    Bishop Kearney High School
    All-girls (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: 9-12 | 264 students
    3.7 miles
    2202 60th St
    Brooklyn, NY 11204
    (718) 236-6363
    3.7 9-12
    264
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 805 students
    1.8 miles
    375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 852-1029
    1.8 PK-12
    805

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