Our Strategic Vision

Lower School
Admissions K-1

Intellectual Curiosity & Emotional Intelligence

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 K – 1, you may create a Ravenna account and submit an online application. Once we receive your application, we will contact you to schedule an interview.

Admissions Process

To be considered for admission for the 2024-2025 school year, children must be five (Kindergarten) or six (First Grade) years old by September 1, 2024.

Families who apply by the November 17 application deadline will be contacted about next steps. Applications submitted after November 17 will be held in the event that additional interview spots become available. Applicants who are invited to schedule an interview will be asked to pay the application fee.

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 deadlines 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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