Brooklyn Friends School

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375 Pearl St

Brooklyn, NY 11201

(718) 852-1029

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Grades: PK - 12

School Type: Private

Student Enrollment: 850

Students Per Teacher: 11

Parent Reviews

18 Parent Reviews for Brooklyn Friends School

Leaving this school was the biggest mistake I made. The curriculum is amazing, immersive and fascinating. The teachers are diverse and insightful. Some more than others. The community is the best I've experienced and the community service integrated into field trips. In general it is totally worth the ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 04/23/14

Faculty and Staff work above and beyond in order to create a magical, harmonius and intellectually inspiring environment.

Posted by a parent on 04/07/14

This school provides an education completely unparalleled by other academic institutions. I formerly attended an all-girls private school and was routinely shushed by teachers or was discouraged from asking questions. At BFS, I was taught to question everything, from the space we were in to the education ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 12/17/13

The most diverse independent school in Brooklyn by far and away with a real dedication to progressive, values-based education. Excellent lower school that gets the balance right between skills and creativity. Kids have a spelling workbook, but they also write poetry, memoirs etc. Math could be a bit ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 05/22/13

My kids love it., are learning at an extremely high level, not stressed out and are grounded. What more could you ask for.

Posted by a parent on 02/11/13

I have attended this school my entire life I cannot imagine being happy anywhere else.

Posted by a other on 08/30/12

I go to school at BFS and it is amazing. Of course a teacher may not be my favorite, that's how it always works in school but in general everything about that school is amazing. The new head of the Middle School is fantastic, she's opened minded and she's extremely polite. I have no problems with the ...  Read more

Posted by a other on 05/09/12

Brooklyn Friends is a school that has to be pc about everything. My child deserved the merit scholarship but did not get it. The teachers are unsatisfactory. The curriculum is extremely poor. I am very displeased with this horrible school.

Posted by a other on 02/10/12

My two children have had fantastic experiences in the pre-school, lower school, and middle school. The current head of the middle school, who arrived last year, is outstanding; the teachers are fabulous; and the curriculum is rigorous and exciting. (I'd love to learn about the rise of Islam in 6th ...  Read more

Posted by a parent on 10/19/11

As a matter of fact I am writing here to try to connect with any parent at the school right now, because we are going to be relocated due to work, from Brazil to NYC and our house is in Brooklyn. Can anyone give me some advice on how the school is right now? Thank you!

Posted by a parent on 05/13/11

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Brooklyn schools — Brooklyn Friends School is located at 375 Pearl St, Brooklyn NY 11201. 375 Pearl St is in the 11201 ZIP code in Brooklyn, NY Brooklyn Friends School is a Private school that serves grade levels PK - 12.
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