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PK-12
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Brooklyn, NY
Students enrolled: 297
Before care: No
After care: Yes

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3867 Shore Parkway
Brooklyn, NY 11235

(718) 891-6100
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September 21, 2014
My daughters have been attending Amity School for 3 years now. Small classroom size, caring environment, staff and admin's helpfulness make it feel more like a family. When my girls are back home, they begin planning for the next day immediately. When I go there myself, they make me feel like a part of a large family. I know that my kids are in a safe and welcoming environment and that I do not have to worry about them which was always the case when they were in public school. At first, it may feel like, why pay for school while you could get it for free, but Amity School is very much worth it.

- submitted by a parent
August 16, 2014
it fills teacher positions with often unqualified people brought in from Turkey. They cannot speak English, and they are not enthusiastic. They are hired, because they are Gulen's followers.

- submitted by a parent
July 02, 2014
This school offers a great education and teaches great student character. As a teacher born in Turkey, raised in the United States, English as my native language, I got to see how much teachers care about student education and teaching good morals and character. The college advisor team consists of 3 hard-working teachers whose goals are to provide the students with the best college choices for their career. The teachers are hard working to have the students exceed the standards and prepare them to the best colleges. In addition, teachers are doing voluntary courteous home visits to students home to build a strong parent-teacher-student triangle. Students coming internationally are well equipped into NY's diverse population and build onto their limited English with fluency communication skills within a year. The students in this school are taught and raised with great moral and personal character traits that very few schools provide nowadays.

- submitted by a teacher
July 01, 2014
My children has been attending this school for the past 3 years. This is one of the best school that I have seen in this area. The kids are well trained by the teachers. The music in this school is great. THANK YOU teachers and staff members at Liberty for giving our children the best education.

- submitted by a parent
June 20, 2014
My child has been attending Brooklyn Amity since her freshman year of high school. The school offers a safe and positive learning environment, which is evident from their enthusiastic team of administrators and teachers. I am happy to have found a school that offers a plethora of rigorous courses and a wide range of clubs. My child has had the opportunity to volunteer for various community events, which has inspired her to help those around her. In addition to two AP courses, she was able to compete in an international model united nations conference in Manhattan, NY. I highly recommend this school!

- submitted by a parent
April 27, 2014
This school is HORRIBLE. They don't care about your education, they care about the money. Dorm students pay 30,000 a year for horrid education(80% of the teachers cant speak English properly). Enough with the negative talk i just want to say that you shouldnt send your child to this school because it's not worth it. Its not diverse and its worse the public school

- submitted by a teacher
February 27, 2014
My child has been in this school recently and i am unsatisfied with the administration and the teachers. First of all half the teachers dont speak proper english themselves and dont even have teachers degree. This money eyeing school only cares about its own reputation then actually care about students education. They are just trying to promote there turkish community to the outside people. They treat students based on their gpa instead of trying to help them out. Oh yeah and if you do send your child to this school make sure you pay on time or else they will take your child out of class and make them sit in the lobby the whole day, they treat students like residents,not students. This school teaches unfairness.

- submitted by a parent
July 12, 2013
This is a great school for every student. Teachers and staffs are excellent and complaisant. However, it has an opportunity to stay dorm for high school students and dorm director, who is a woman, is friendly and considerate.

- submitted by a community member
April 03, 2013
It is absolutely a fantastic school. Unlike public schools and many private schools, Amity provides good academic education. Moreover, it also provides excellent moral and personal education for my child. I truly can say that Amity is not best private school in Brooklyn but it is a very good one.

- submitted by a parent
February 27, 2013
Very displeased with this school. My child's character education class is just worksheets printed off the internet. The match teacher instructs my child's class to use the multiplication table to do division without actually teaching the kids HOW to divide! Many of the teachers barely speak English!!! My child constantly complains about not being able to understand the teacher in class. The administration seems to change often for reasons unknown. After the many school shootings that occurred recently, I asked the Vice Principal how they keep the students safe, and the reply was that all the emergency exits have an "Exit" sign marking. Very very dissatisfied!!!!!!!!

- submitted by a parent
December 25, 2012
this is a Turkish school and if youre looking to go to it's high school then be aware that you have to be turkish (if your not i guarantee you that you will not fit in).. the students there are really rude and teachers don't really know what their doing Some of the classes there are wasted doing absolutely nothing and you will not benefit getting a good education in this school.. this school also provides very little sports that are required for colleges

- submitted by a community member
April 30, 2012
this school excellent.. everything great, especially teachers. they are so helpful and sensitive.. and I don't agree with some reviewers. this school provides many opportunities for students.. by the way ,in this school, boys can't join 10. grade .!

- submitted by a community member
October 14, 2011
Teachers are not well-versed in American standards of learning or English in general. It wouldn't surprise me if their high school graduates only went as far as community college. The quality of education at this institution is appalling.

- submitted by a parent
July 09, 2011
Our daughter joined Amity this year for high school and loves it. She enjoys having this be central to the academic experience. Everyone is welcoming to new kids and their families. The teachers are very bright and engaged in their work. The adminisration is very responsive to the needs of the children. I totally disagree with the previous reviewer and would like to reminder him/her Brooklyn Amity School has only GIRLS in its 9th and 10th Grade Classes.

- submitted by a parent
March 10, 2011
I have my son in this school, he is 10th grade, I am not happy with the school s overall performance; I rate this school below average because it is a private school, I would rate it average if it was public school. I expected a lot more from private school. If your child struggles at any educational level then you better look for other private school or for very good public school. The teachers are strictly concentrating on straight A students, students that love school; but they pretty much neglecting students they don t like school that much; the teachers won t contact you if your child doesn t show-up in school or if your child didn t attend some of the mid or end periods; they won t contact you if your child s performance is worsening, or he/she didn t do homework. School doesn t have a GYM, the class-rooms are so small, some teachers are from Turkey and their English is very poor so it is hard for students to understand them. They need to have a principal who is able to keep everything under control, but instead they have a principal that is too mallow and in my opinion a person that does not fit for the position as a school principal.

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March 10, 2010
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- submitted by a parent
no rating August 18, 2009
I have a son at Brooklyn Amity school and we both like Amity. They have a lot of program and have small classes which is very good for my son.

- submitted by a parent
no rating August 18, 2009
I honestly can not accept this comment as a general idea because of my own experience in this school . Teachers and administrators are very sensitive on taking care of our sons and daughters while with them . One day , I sent my son to the summer camp near the Pocanos ,PA for a week . Usually my son doesnt really care about calling me and informing me how everything goes .However , during the camp with Brooklyn Amity Teachers my son showed dramatic changes such as being organize , putting even his dirty clothes organizely , taking care of his sister and helping her to do her homework . I dont think someone who was threated well can do all these things after staying only a week in a summer camp . Brooklyn Amity School tought my son not only empowered his academic interest but also changed his life.

- submitted by a parent
no rating July 02, 2009
amity schools education system for upper grades is great! however, the camp programs for little children and other activities are horrible. no one is around the building. they leave the children unattended and do not hand them in directly to their families.

- submitted by a community member
April 20, 2009
I have a son who attends to Brooklyn Amity and I think it is a great school.

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October 28, 2008
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October 06, 2008
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August 26, 2008
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May 05, 2008
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- submitted by a student
no rating May 04, 2008
I have not been pleased with Brooklyn Amity's performance in my child's education. It's a private school but it feels like a boot camp for my child. She deserves a much better education and should be treated with respect. I have read a previous review by a parent, yes the school has paintball but girls aren't allowed to play, because of their gender. The teachers don't respect the students and I think some changes need to be done, and if there isn't no changes done I don't think anyone will go there anymore.

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April 11, 2008
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March 15, 2008
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June 15, 2007
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- submitted by a student
March 17, 2007
Education in our family plays a very important role. My responsibility as a mother is preparing my kids for life and providing them with the best opportunities. We would like to thank all of the faculty members for making it possible. Everyone here is simply wonderful. We frequently have the pleasure and opportunity to talk to Vice Principal Bill O Reilly who is extremely attentive. He always shows enormous devotion and concern as to how to improve my son s future in order to ensure passage to the most prestigious universities. Vice Principal Vahit Sevinc has made a great impact on the school by keeping it safe and respectful. It is really most extraordinary to see the individualized commitment to each and every student, a task which may seem impossible to others comes to him with ease and genuine pleasure.

- submitted by a parent
January 23, 2007
My son went to 7 & 8th grades at Amity, after having a pretty casual education at a local junior high school. Our reasons for transferring were to have him receive the best preparation for specialized high school entrance exams. With the emphasis on science and math, he received advanced and quality education as well as free tutoring on the weekends. The tutoring was geared specifically for the entrance exams as well as various competitions - Science Olympiad, Math Counts and SimCity. When/if there was any free time, they would be taken on school trips(FBI building) and extracurricular activities such as paintball! He was also able to play in the school band to cheer on the NY City Marathon runners when they ran thru Brooklyn. Parent involvement is a must with Amity. The teachers have your number on their speed dials! Results for us- our son is in Brooklyn Tech now!

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September 03, 2006
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January 10, 2006
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December 21, 2005
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September 16, 2005
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March 08, 2005
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Brooklyn Amity School
3867 Shore Parkway, Brooklyn, NY  11235
(718) 891-6100
Last modified Brooklyn Amity School is a Private school that serves grades PK-12
Brooklyn Amity School Rating: 4 out of 5 based on 37 reviews. Top