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6-10|Private
375 students
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School leader:  Debbie Zlotowitz
20 Bergen Street
Brooklyn, NY 11201

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(718) 625-3939
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"A K-12 college preparatory program dedicated to the success of students with LD."

BASIC INFORMATION

  • Before / After care
    After
  • Dress policy
    None
  • Transportation
    Accessible via public transportation...
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PROGRAMS & CULTURE

  • Academic focus
    Arts (all), Humanities, Mathematics...
  • Arts
    Graphics, Video and film production, Band, Choir / Chorus...
  • World languages
    American Sign Language (ASL), Spanish
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11 reviews

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Submitted by a parent · March 03, 2014
My daughter attended Mary McDowell Friends School for five years from 4th Grade though 8th Grade. A leading Park Slope Public School she attended was unable to teach her how to read, write and spell and her self-esteem hit rock bottom. She has... more

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Submitted by a parent · August 29, 2013
Could there be a more compassionate school? Not in my experience! We switched our son to MMFS in 5th grade (he is now at their HS) & wished we had done it sooner. While he was managing at a wonderful private main stream school with the support of... more

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Submitted by a parent · December 09, 2012
I concur with the other parents who have written reviews. This school is life-changing. The teachers are dedicated in an only-in-movies kind of way. My son has grown as a learner, citizen, and person in just a few short years. The Friends... more

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Submitted by a parent · January 19, 2012
This is a life-changing institution, where your child will be truly seen, empowered, educated. It is a place of possibility and joy and kindness. Thanks to MMFS, my son understands what he needs in order to learn, finally realizes he is smart, ... more

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About this school

Mary McDowell Friends School is a K-12 college preparatory program dedicated to the success of students with learning disabilities. Grounded in the Quaker values of equality, integrity, and social responsibility, we cultivate a diverse community in which each student can reach his or her full potential. Our specialized teaching methodologies and challenging curricula empower students to become academic achievers, creative thinkers, and contributing members of a global society.

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Last modified: May 3, 2016
Last modified Mary McDowell Friends School is a Private school that serves grades 6-10
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