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Fontbonne Hall Academy

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Situated in an inner city neighborhood. The median home value is $369,000. The average monthly rent for a 2 bedroom apartment is $1,400.

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Posted May 19, 2014

This school provides an excellent grounding for girls to get a great education in a positive and nurturing environment. The classes are small, and the teachers are dedicated.


Posted June 7, 2012

I graduated from Fontbonne Hall Academy with Honors in 2002 - it was a wonderful 4 years, which not only prepared me for college (attended St.John's Universtiy with scholarship), but for life. The small, classroom setting and intimate, family-like atmosphere helped build a strong foundation for my future. I would recommend this school to anyone looking for a school that you could call a second home, a school where there is a lot of one-on-one teacher/student interaction which will help you excel and never feel like you can't catch-up.


Posted September 20, 2009

Fontbonne Hall Academy is an amazing high school, and I know that it will get me to reaching academic excellence. Fontbonne has shaped me into a proper, well-rounded, intellegent, mature young woman, and has academically prepared me for college and has made me into a woman of the future.
—Submitted by a student


Posted June 24, 2009

This school is going to be great for any student who loves feeling like they are accpeted
—Submitted by a student


Posted January 22, 2009

Fontbonne Hall is an excellent school I love the teachers, students and the campus I love the same buildings it is so awesome!!!
—Submitted by a student


Posted October 19, 2008

excellent school, outstanding qualities and very well behaved students
—Submitted by a parent


Posted September 18, 2008

My daughter has grown into a lovely young woman with alot of classs. I love the school and my daughter has had a wonderful four years that I know she will miss but will have wonderful memories
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Posted September 19, 2005

This school has available resources to children during school, and after school. There is extra curricular activities such as certain clubs to attend after school and sports to enroll in throughout the year. It has amazing opportunities for young women seeking a bright future.
—Submitted by a student


Posted August 14, 2005

Snobby, prep-school for well-to-do girls in a well-to-do area, a little light on academics and heavy on snobbery. Smart girls are held back and bored to death
—Submitted by a former student


Posted August 8, 2005

fontbonne hall is asmall all girls catholic highschool situated in the most beautiful setting in brooklyn.. The girls attending achieve excellence and always go on to college. Its a very informal atmosphere of houses on the campus, thus making the 4 years your daughter attend this school feel at home.. For me it is the very best education a young lady can have.regardless of her religion.
—Submitted by a parent


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Student ethnicity

Ethnicity This school State average
White 87% 52%
Hispanic 4% 21%
Two or more races 4% N/A
Black 3% 21%
Asian 2% N/A
American Indian/Alaska Native 0% 1%
Asian or Asian/Pacific Islander N/A 6%
Hawaiian Native/Pacific Islander 0% N/A
Source: NCES, 2009-2010

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  • Dolores F. Crepeau
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  • All girls
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  • Roman catholic
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  • NCEA

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  • Diocese of Brooklyn
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9901 Shore Road
Brooklyn, NY 11209
Phone: (718) 748-2244

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