St. Ann's School

Saint Ann's School is not unusual in wanting to prepare children creatively and efficiently in the academic disciplines and the arts, and surely not unique in wanting students who demonstrate amply the necessary aptitude and motivation.
What is out of the ordinary, we think, is our habit of giving students freedom to achieve, to value learning more than propriety, to trust the unadorned pleasures of learning, unassisted by point scores, prizes, rankings, and punishments.
At Saint Ann's it is hard to distinguish curriculum from community.
A curriculum is traditionally thought of as a sequence of concepts and details, assumed to be related to each other, and thought to be learnable in a given period.
For us, however, the curriculum is pervasive: a vehicle for learning skills as well as facts; the medium of our friendship with children; a source of humor and poetry; a focus for activities across the disciplines and for formalisms from art to algebra.
It is also a way for our students to reach us.
As we share enthusiasm, it becomes our common ground, the center around which a group can be built, in the classroom and beyond it.

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School Overview

School TypeAlternative School
School Membership(s)School Assoc.National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Other school association(s)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades Prekindergarten-12

Student Body

Total Students1,088 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
23%
State avg.: 29%
Students by Grade St. Ann's School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers164 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio7:1
National avg.: 13:1

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineNone / Rolling
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  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 805 students
    0.3 miles
    375 Pearl St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 852-1029
    0.3 PK-12
    805
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 917 students
    1.7 miles
    181 Lincoln Place
    Brooklyn, NY 11217
    (718) 534-6060
    1.7 PK-12
    917
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: PK-12 | 1023 students
    0.2 miles
    170 Joralemon St
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (718) 250-0221
    0.2 PK-12
    1023
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-12 | 1120 students
    6 miles
    9216 Seventh Ave
    Brooklyn, NY 11228
    (718) 836-9800
    6 NS-12
    1120
  • Brooklyn
    Grades: NS-4 | 42 students
    0.2 miles
    212 Hicks Street
    Brooklyn, NY 11201
    (866) 664-2070
    0.2 NS-4
    42

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