Brooklyn private independent school
Berkeley Carroll is a vibrant intellectual community
Our faculty inspire critical, ethical and global thinking
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100%

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

 

Our program 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 partial immersion 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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News

Iranian Scholar in Residence at BC

Iranian scholar, architect, educator and activist Sara Kamalvand was recently in residence at the Upper School visiting classes in a wide range of disciplines and speaking at a divisional assembly.

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Yale Historian Visits BC

BC hosted a conversation with Yale University Associate Professor of History & African American Studies Elizabeth Hinton to discuss the life, work, and legacy of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr.

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BC Faculty Present at Conference

Three Berkeley Carroll faculty members were selected by the National Association of Independent Schools to give presentations on equity and inclusion in independent schools.

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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.

93%

of seniors were accepted into a highly selective college

37%

are students of color

82%

of faculty have advanced degrees

64

National Scholastic writing & arts awards won by students

Events

Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th Band Concert
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Middle School 6th, 7th and 8th Strings Concert
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US Curriculum Night
US Curriculum Night
5th Grade Field Trip to Launch Trampoline Park
School Closed (Presidents' Day)
No Classes for Students (Faculty Professional Development Day)
Parent/Guardian Conferences
all day
US Musical
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Parent/Guardian Conferences
all day
US Musical
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US Musical
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US Spring Intensives
US Spring Intensives
US Spring Intensives

STEAM

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

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Science

Students in Science Classes - Berkeley Carroll

Science isn’t just a body of knowledge — it’s a process, a means of investigating, and a tool for interpreting discovery.

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Technology

Teenagers Interacting With Laptops - The Berkeley Carroll

Classes use technology to effectively find and manage information and then to critically evaluate and ethically apply it.

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Engineering

Teenagers in Robotics - The Berkeley Carroll

Students take engineering courses on our campus or at NYU's Tandon School of Engineering.

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Arts

Girl Colouring image in Arts Class - The Berkeley Carroll

The creative process teaches students to generate ideas, prototype, collaborate and innovate.

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Mathematics

Kids During Math Class Solving a Problem - The Berkeley Carroll

Math teaches students to analyze, problem solve and think critically.

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