Big Apple Academy

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2937 86th St

Brooklyn, NY 11223

(718) 333-0300

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Grades: K - 8

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 922

Students Per Teacher: 12

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29 Parent Reviews for Big Apple Academy

Overrated! Parents are the once who make students so successful! All the stuff does - create competitive environment and Overload children with homework. Rest is done by poor parents.

Posted by a parent on 03/13/13

After reading the reviews I decided to post one myself. As a parent of a child who attended Bambi for K and also as the husband of someone who taught at the school. Most of the teachers are NOT licensed. Some of the younger teachers have yet to graduate college let alone have a master's. My daughter ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 09/07/12

My kid had been studying in that school starting from pre-school and finishing last year in the 9th grade. Unfortunately there wasn't 10th grade in the school, otherwise my child would have been there for sure.

Posted by a parent on 05/25/12

Two of the departments that really stand out in my memory are the Math and English departments. Math teachers in this school are really strong and very serious about their subject. Lessons were very clear and homework assignments were challenging enough for us to absorb the material, but not overwhelming. ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/25/12

One thing that is truly unique to this school is the attention provided by faculty. Everyone - from teachers to the principal - is available for parents and students to talk to. The environment is respectful and caring. I do not remember being in a situation when I, as a student, had a problem - personal ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/25/12

BAMBI was the first school I attended in the United States after I immigrated from Russia. Teachers helped me assimilate, learn the language and get up to speed in all of the subjects. Within two years, the school prepared me for the SHSAT and I got into Staten Island Tech without having to receive ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/25/12

I've been working in that school over 10 years. I swear I've never thought for the moment to change my job. Thank you Big Apple Institute!!!

Posted by a teacher on 05/24/12

I was concerned about this school because of some reviews and even more concerned when I went there for tour and was unfortunate enough to be toured by careless secretary who kept texting someone on her phone while talking to us. So we decided to give this school another chance and still went for placement ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/16/12

This school is great. The teachers are just professional. This is an environment I like to have transferred from a public school. Thanks to the teachers and administration of big apple academy

Posted by a parent on 03/16/12

This school is an amazing school. My daughter knows more than me! This school is an oppurtunity for her to learn and socialize. She comes home looking so happy and says, "Mom, I had the best time at school."

Posted by a parent on 02/03/12

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Brooklyn schools — Big Apple Academy is located at 2937 86th St, Brooklyn NY 11223. 2937 86th St is in the 11223 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY Big Apple Academy is a Private school that serves grade levels K - 8.
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