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Dylan Milder-Cohen '05 is working as a graphic designer and photographer. 

Vanessa Szajnberg '04 worked at Yelp and Google and is currently a Software Engineer at Amazon.

Tia Schioppo '17 completed her first year at the Fashion Institute of Technology. It was a very successful first year with a lot of hard work and many great experiences so far. 

Joey Uccio '14 attended Wagner College and received his BA in History in 2018. He was also inducted into Phi Alpha Theta, an American honor society for undergraduate and graduate students and professors of history.

Joseph Senisi '12 is the Special Events Coordinator at St. Francis College of Brooklyn. 

Douglas Bearak '10 graduated from the University of Hartford in 2014 after majoring in History with a minor in Judaic Studies. He currently works at the Museum of Jewish Heritage.

Matthew Cordone '13 received a dual Bachelor's Degree in Computer Science and Computational Math from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute, and is now pursuing his Master's Degree in Quantitative Finance and Risk Analytics, also at RPI. 

Daniel Corfman '06 is a customer engineer at Mindshift Technologies. He received his undergraduate degree from Worcester Polytechnic Institute in 2010.

Jessica Dapelo '09 joined the Screen Actors Guild Union as an union actor and a signed model. 

Brandon Fernandes '12 graduated magna cum laude from Marist College in 2016 with a BA in Psychology and a Paralegal Certificate. He is now attending Brooklyn Law School. 

Rachel Fernandes '10 is advancing her studies at Adelphi University, where she is currenltly pursuing an M.S. in Communication Sciences & Disorders.

Eamon Gallgher '12 attended American University and received his BA in Political Science, with a minor in international studies.

Maya Johnson '04 is a financial business manager at Shiloh Consulting LLC. She received her undergraduate degree from Alfred University and a Masters degree from Columbia University.

Gabriella Krasnitsky '08 is now a real estate agent with L.G. Fairmont Group and runs her own fashion blog at Gabriella is also a 2012 graduate of Fordham University’s Gabelli School of Business with a triple major in finance, international business and economics.

Bash Naran '09 now works in the entertainment marketing department of CAA, the most prestigious talent agency in Hollywood.

Caroline Pavlakos (née Kouretsos) '08 attended Wagner College and received her BA in Psychology and Education in 2012 and MSEd in Early Childhood and Special Education in 2014. She is currently a teacher at the Virginia Commonwealth University Child Development Center.

Emma Reilly '09 completed two Masters programs in Elementary Teaching (1-6 SPED and General Education). 

Minna Rivera (née Posner) '03 is a behavior analyst for children with autism and received a Masters in Early Childhood General and Special Education from Hunter College in 2014.

Dana Senisi '04 opened her own dance studio called Triple Threat Performing Arts Company, where her sister, Kim Senisi '08, is a co-director. Kim is currently on tour with Disney Junior's Chugginton Live, bringing smiles to children's faces all across America.

Michael Warren '08 is a creative designer for Gap Inc.

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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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