Our Strategic Vision

Lower School
Admissions Grades 2-4

Fostering Academic Achievement & Unique Potential

In our Lower School, subject matter in language arts, mathematics, social studies, science, Spanish, information technology, and media literacy flourishes in an environment that also prioritizes visual arts, woodworking, dance, music, and physical education. To develop the unique potential in each Lower School student, teachers not only seek to foster academic achievement, but also to stimulate critical thinking skills, intellectual curiosity, and emotional intelligence.

To begin the admissions process for Grades 2 – 4, you may create a Ravenna account and submit an online application. In Grades 2 – 4, interviews will only be offered if spaces are available, and if applications are submitted by November 17, 2023.

Admissions Process

Second, Third, and Fourth Grade children must be seven, eight, and nine years old respectively by September 1 in the year they start school.

The process includes an applicant and parent interview and the submission of supplemental materials. In addition to the online application, school transcripts for the two prior years (2021-2022 and 2022-2023) must be submitted by January 11, 2024. Applications submitted after the application deadline will be held and considered as space and time allow.

Families may be contacted at any time during the admissions season to schedule an interview, if space becomes available. Only applicant families who are invited to schedule an interview will be asked to pay $100 application fee. We strongly recommend submitting supplemental materials as soon as possible and attending an open house.

Step 1: Create a Ravenna profile. You will use Ravenna to complete your online application and all supplemental materials, to register for admissions events, and to submit the application fee.

Step 2: Schedule an interview and visit. Invitations to schedule interviews will be sent via email to families beginning in September. An application fee will only be required if an interview and visit are granted.

Step 3: Apply for Financial Aid, if applicable. Learn more about financial aid for Brooklyn Friends School here.

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Upcoming event dates can be found on Ravenna.

Dates to Know

Important dates and deadline can be found here.

Contact Us

If you have any questions about Brooklyn Friends School or the application process, please contact us. We are delighted about your interest in our school and look forward to meeting you.

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