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2019-2020 School Year Information
Posted 06/21/2019 04:43PM

For families enrolling and re-enrolling in Bay Ridge Prep for the 2019-2020 school year, all the information needed to get ready for September is online and on one page that you can easily find at This page includes important information such as:

Calendar: Students entering grades 6, 9 and 12 will have orientation on Wednesday, September 4. The first day of classes for all students is Thursday, September 5. The full calendar is available at

Reading Lists: Students in the Middle and Upper Schools have a variety of books to choose from this summer. Be sure to choose books from the appropriate list.

Medical Records: Log in to your Veracross Parent Portal to access Magnus Health. Review and update medical records as necessary. Please note that New York State no longer allows students to be unvaccinated due to religious exemptions. Please see the notice at for more information about this state law. All students must have an up-to-date and compliant medical record to participate in all school activities and attend classes.

Class Options: Middle School and Upper School students have a number of class options in the areas of Arts, World Languages, Physical Education, and Electives. Be sure to fill out any relevant forms and surveys regarding these options.

Athletics: Any student entering Grades 5-12 who is interested in participating in a sport during the Fall 2019, Winter 2020 or Spring 2020 season must fill out the athletics interest form available at

Directory Update: Visit your Veracross Parent Portal to review and update your household information. Be sure to also review what information is shared with other families in the online directory.

If you have any questions, please feel free to contact us. The Lower & Middle School office can be reached at 718-833-9090. The Upper School can be reached at 718-833-5839. You can also e-mail the school at


  • 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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