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PK-5
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Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 602

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610 Henry Street
Brooklyn, NY 11231

(718) 923-4750
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August 17, 2014
Brooklyn New School Is an academically wonderful environment in all aspects of learning for the children confidence .It is totally progressive over the traditionally public school system. The students are the ingredient parts of strong leadership of teachers, school administrations and parents involvement. We will have third and fourth grade students for the fall of 2014.

- submitted by a parent
January 18, 2012
I love this school. More importantly, my daughters love this school, love their teachers and wake up excited to go to school in the morning. Parent involvement is very good. Thanks BNS.

- submitted by a parent
June 22, 2011
I have had two of my three children attend BNS. The third will be entering Kindergarden in the fall. My oldest is now a 10th grader in BCS. My children love to attend school and are actually upset there are weekends and holidays off! Also, the two also received special education services and are now doing extremely well with their studies. I love this school because it teaches my children the way I raise them, they have the ability to know for themselves how to learn and create. An amazing school that all schools should be modeled after.

- submitted by a parent
April 04, 2011
PS 146 also has reviews under the title Brooklyn New School. The latter seemed to have surfaced after this school title showed very concerning reviews. How does a school get listed on Great Schools and why were hey allowed to add their school a second time using their other title?

- submitted by a parent
December 19, 2010
We have a child at BNS and are very happy with her teacher for the first time since she started there 3 years ago. everyone at the school seems to share the same progressive ideas about politics and education but for some faculty administration and parents its all talk whereas some people at the school work tirelessly to fulfill those ideals. Not sure if we had to pick again if we would make the same choice. Despite the progressive views espoused by many of the parent to my eye it seems like a disproportionate # of the students have behavioral issues. And because there is a certain self contentedness among teachers,admin and parents it is unlikely that things will improve. Submitted by a parent

- submitted by a parent
October 10, 2010
Dynamic teaching, a rigorous, carefully-planned curriculum, a diverse school community that values critical thinking while it fosters mutual respect, appreciation of difference, and truly joyful learning.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 09, 2010
we love the school's philosophy, which is child centered and project based. The children learn through meaningful exploration and they are treated with much respect.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 22, 2010
We are new to BNS but love the community feel and approach to education.

- submitted by a parent
May 08, 2010
The BNS leadership strive to develop an atmosphere in which teacher, children and parents work together productively. My daugher is have a positive experience at the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating April 13, 2010
The curriculum is innovative, experiential and focused on developing critical thinking skills.

- submitted by a parent
no rating October 06, 2009
This school fosters genuine individual thinkers and wonderful citizens. Parents are encouraged to get involved and the school environment is very down to earth.

- submitted by a parent
October 03, 2009
They encourage parental involvement in the school.

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 29, 2009
The teachers are so well qualified - their curricula are stimulating and focus on worthwhile, important subjects. I am very grateful that my grandsons are so lucky to be at this outstanding school.

- submitted by a community member
no rating September 29, 2009
The Brooklyn New School is a public school with a unique pedagogy-they actually teach with the child's needs in mind. They value exploration, and truly understand small children's need to move during the day. Standardized testing is not emphasized in this school, which is great for the kids. The teachers are committed and passionate about what they do. As a parent, I couldn't be happier!

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
Love the interdisciplinary projects, hands-on learning, frequent field trips, and the fact that the teachers aren't afraid to make a mess and are focused on teaching kids rather than impressing parents

- submitted by a parent
no rating September 28, 2009
They teach them to be a responsible member of the society. They focus on working together with different levels of students, instead of scores of tests. All the kids who graduate from BNS seem to love reading books.

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January 08, 2009
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September 02, 2008
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- submitted by a parent
January 29, 2007
Both my kids attended elementary school here. I loved this school (as did my kids). Almost every teacher was fantastic. The principal knew every kid and was incredibly responsive whenever I contacted her with a question or concern. The school manages to get good test scores without excessive focus on test prep. The curriculum was creative and interesting.

- submitted by a parent
November 09, 2006
We've finally have found a school that is allowed to treat children as individuals and not memorization machines that should strive to test well above all else. Brooklyn New School (as it is known) is a very special place. My child is learning to love learning, to respect others, to have confidence in himself. The teachers are focused on what works for each child and very open to having conversations with parents. The learning is hands on and addresses a variety of learning styles. True, the school sometimes could communicate better with parents about specific activities or learning strategies in the classroom but if you ask questions, they will be answered. And as for the principal, she is very clear about what her priorities are as an educator. She is not as 'PR oriented' as some principals are, but she is smart, committed and respected by teachers and kids alike.

- submitted by a parent
May 20, 2006
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February 09, 2006
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- submitted by a parent
October 11, 2005
A place that respects the child and meets them where they are at. Incredible parental involvement.Books are everywhere and are always in use.Math and science are taught (as all classes) as intergral part of life not just a subject to pass then forget. chilldren learn respect by living out these ideas.

- submitted by a parent
May 24, 2005
Most of the teachers are a great bunch of thoughtful educators. Classes are too large for K and 1st grades. Early childhood needs to be rethought. Lots of parental involvement; teachers welcoming parents to work with them in the classroom is one of the school's strengths. The community is a caring one, with parents who really do get involved in their children's education. Music program for early childhood and upper grades is very good-thanks to excellent staffing in this area. Artists in residence add dimension.

- submitted by a parent
no rating January 26, 2005
We've just moved to the area and my oldest daughter is 4 so I can't provide a review of any schools at this time but I would like to read reviews of Brooklyn New School.

- submitted by a parent
November 29, 2004
The ratings on princpipal leadership is a 5. She shows alot of dedcation towards the program, her staff and children in the program. Teacher quality ratings is a 5, you can tell there is a love to learn within this program from all teachers and staff. Extacurricular activities ratings are a 5. tehre is always something for every child to do after school. Parent involvement, this rating I give a 5 the parents are part of the parent teacher cofnerences and volunteers for everything. Safety and discpline are rated as a 4 it is very good and a very safe place and atmosphere to bring your child. The overall quality is rated as a 5, for I would recommend the program to anyone and would endorese its candidacy. I would highly recommend the program to any parent.

- submitted by a administrator
September 16, 2004
Brooklyn New School is a refreshing change to our usual Public Schools in NYC. It's reputation is that it is 'Public School' like, but the administration and faculty largely object to this statement, since public schools are not privately funded and BCS is powered by community and parental involvement, donating their time and resources, to make it work. It's a warm place, where everyone is on a first name basis, the academic standard is on par with the best NYC schools, the staff and students are from a well represented, diverse and balanced cross section of the city. After school programs are offered, the children remain safely in the building with supervision until pick up time, there is an excellent student teacher ratio. Faculty and administration are professional, working well with the students, parents and each other. It is a very humane, resourceful public school. Good work!

- submitted by a parent
February 26, 2004
My son went to this school for two years; its a diverse, wonderful community of learners; the principal tries hard to fight the pressure to create a cookie-cutter education while maintaining high standards; we have moved but miss it terribly; very unique!

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2004
My children have thrived in this wonderful school. The teachers are fantastic and go above and beyond the call of duty.

- submitted by a parent
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P.S. 146
610 Henry Street, Brooklyn, NY  11231
(718) 923-4750
Last modified P.S. 146 is a Public school that serves grades PK-5. It has received a GreatSchools rating of 9 out of 10 based on academic quality.
P.S. 146 Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 29 reviews. Top