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Preschool Admissions 2s, 3s, & 4s

Curious, Competent Learners

Play is the essential work of childhood and an important part of developing cognitive, emotional, and problem-solving skills. Our commitment to nurturing the gifts of each child as an individual provides a warm and stimulating environment where children feel free to explore the world around them. The Brooklyn Friends School Preschool program follows a child-centered curriculum that supports individual learning styles and developmental readiness. Our two-year olds begin to discover the world outside home and family and learn about themselves in the context of a community of peers. Our three and four year-olds meet increasingly complex challenges and practice social skills through hands-on, concrete experiences, and become curious, motivated, and competent learners.

To begin the admissions process for Preschool, you may create a Ravenna account and submit an online application.

Admissions Process

To be considered for admission, children must be two (Preschool 2s), three (Preschool 3s), or four (Preschool 4s) years old by September 1, 2023.

Families who apply by the November 18 application deadline will be contacted about next steps. Applications submitted after November 18 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.

Dates to Know

Important dates and deadlines can be found here.

Early Notification

Early Notification is available for legacy applicants to the Preschool. Families who choose Early Notification forgo all other admissions processes and, if admitted, commit to attend Brooklyn Friends School.

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.

Contact us at admissions@brooklynfriends.org.