Bay Ridge Prep operates on a rolling admissions system which means there is no application deadline.  The Office of Admissions, however, strongly recommends submitting applications in the fall prior to the intended academic year of enrollment. 

The 2019 Application is now live!

Ready to start an application?  Let's begin!

To begin the application process, you must create a login on Ravenna by clicking the APPLY ONLINE button above. Make sure to create your account using an email address you will have access to throughout the admissions season as this will be your primary email contact with our school.


  • Select Bay Ridge Prep in the the School Directory (we are the first on the list) and click the APPLY button.
  • Complete our Online Application Form.
  • Delegate Teacher Assessments to be sent directly to the teachers. Teachers will then send back to us.
  • Upload copies of report cards from the past 2 years, including your child's most recent report card. 
  • Upload copies of any evaluations, standardized tests, photos or anything else you would like us to have.
  • Complete application fee payment and submit application by clicking the Pay & Submit button. 


After all application materials are received, our Admissions Committee will review the application. If the applicant is a good match for our program, we will contact you to set up an interview or visit. This meeting is a great opportunity for parents and students to tour the school and ask questions.

Approximately 2 - 3 weeks after the interview, the admissions committee will notify the prospective family of the applicant's admission status.  If the student is accepted and offered a seat, instructions for enrollment are included in the decision letter.

Please note: Your Ravenna login and password are your gateway to the entire application process. You will use the same Ravenna login and password throughout this process, so do your best of keep this information safe. (If you misplace your login information, please visit and click on “Forgot Password?” 

If you have a question about Ravenna and your application, please contact

  • 8101 Ridge Boulevard
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
  • Tel: 718.833.9090
  • Fax: 718.833.6680
  • 7420 Fourth Avenue
  • Brooklyn, New York 11209
  • Tel: 718.833.5839
  • Fax: 718.833.1043


Bay Ridge Prep is an independent, private, co-ed, day school accredited by the New York State Association of Independent Schools and is a member of the National Association of Independent Schools. Serving students in Kindergarten thru Grade 12 from all across the New York City area, Bay Ridge Prep is located in Brooklyn and dedicated to enriching intellectual curiosity, creativity, and emotional intelligence through a student-centered community that values the unique talents and learning styles of each person.



About Us

Bay Ridge Prep is a co-ed, K-12 independent school in Brooklyn, New York, that is home to 400 students and over 100 faculty spread across two buildings.  With a student-centered environment and fresh approach to education, Bay Ridge Prep provides an enriching academic experience in a socially mature environment.


Bay Ridge Prep is selective in admissions and prospective students go through a formal application process.  What we look for most in an applicant is a student who will benefit from our programs and make a positive impact on our community.


Bay Ridge Prep students get their first taste of hands-on learning in Kindergarten, when they become owners and operators of their own bakery.  By high school, they are deeply engaged in courses like Science, Research & Design - a three-year class that offers the opportunity to conduct original, independent research.


Led by experienced arts educators with advanced degrees in art, music and theater, the arts program recognizes that creative expression is a vital and integral part of a student’s development.


Home to nine championships in the last seven years, Bay Ridge Prep Athletics offers students an opportunity to explore physical challenges and develop leadership and teamwork skills.

Student Life

Student life is more than just classes, clubs and team sports.  Bay Ridge Prep is proactive in making every day life for students engaging, positive and enjoyable. 


Giving to Bay Ridge Prep has a profound impact on the daily lives of our students and helps give the school's administration the flexibility and financial resources to address spontaneous needs in and out of the classroom such as undertaking new programs and facility upgrades.


Bay Ridge Prep Alumni can be found everywhere.  Our newest alums are at some of the best colleges and graduate programs in the country and older alums are professionals in the fields of medicine, law, media, education, finance and more.

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