Brooklyn Independent, located at 38 Lafayette Avenue in the heart of Fort Greene, believes the right middle school can unlock the potential in every child. Our sliding scale tuition model brings together students from across the borough for an unparalleled education built on academic rigor, experiential learning, and inclusion.

At Brooklyn Independent, our students:
  • Learn boldly, with a rigorous core curriculum that incorporates small group classes, field learning, and a MakerSpace sponsored by Pixel Academy.
  • Grow fiercely, with electives in Theater, Visual Art, Debate, and Dance, and internship opportunities.
  • Impact others, with a daily community meeting and yearly social impact projects that give every student a voice.

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