Brooklyn private independent school
Berkeley Carroll is a vibrant intellectual community
Our faculty inspire critical, ethical and global thinking
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of 5th and 6th graders play an instrument
We enrich rigorous academic learning with the arts and athletics
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Students discover their passions, develop their inner voices & make sense of their place in the world


A Berkeley Carroll education cultivates independent learning
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Our athletics program fosters a balance of competitive skills and team building
Athletic excellence on 39 teams in fall, winter & spring
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Inquisitiveness and intellectual risk-taking are encouraged and supported
Our Spanish program innovates language learning
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Students explore peace, politics, and social justice on a local level through community work and academics
Our academic travel programs enhance authentic global thinking
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Scholastic Art and Writing Awards 2024

The 2024 New York City Regional Scholastic Awards have recognized Berkeley Carroll Upper School students (and two Middle School students) with 54 awards for exceptional work in creative writing and art categories, including 14 Gold Keys. 

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At A Glance

Berkeley Carroll is a private preK-12th grade school in Brooklyn that inspires critical, ethical, and global thinking. Our academic program emphasizes an inter-disciplinary approach where faculty and students collaborate to pose essential questions. We develop daring thinkers ready for success in college and beyond throughout their careers.


of seniors were accepted into a highly selective college


are students of color


of faculty have advanced degrees


National Scholastic writing & arts awards won by students


LS Classroom Visits
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MS Orientation for Grade 5 & New Students in Grades 6-8
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US Orientation for Grade 9 & New Students in Grades 10-12
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First Day of School for Kindergarten-Grade 12
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Grade 12 ReBoot Camp
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pre-K Phase-In Begins
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US Orientation for Grade 9
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LS Picture Day
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US Back to School Night
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College Counseling: Senior College Night
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LS Back to School Night (Grades 2-4)
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MS Back to School Night (Grades 7 and 8)
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LS Back to School Night (pre-K-Grade 1)
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MS Back to School Night (Grades 5 and 6)
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Our demanding and innovative curriculum is guided by our Portrait of a Learner and complemented by our DEI, Arts, and STEAM initiatives.

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Portrait of a Learner represents our vision for learning and prepares students for the world beyond school.

About Portrait of a Learner


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Our school community reflects a vast array of identities, perspectives, experiences, life stories and realities.

About DEI


Berkeley Carroll has a long-standing tradition of excellence in the visual and performing arts. 

About the Arts


Our STEAM program combines STEM and the Arts in an interdisciplinary, integrated, real world way.