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The Bridges Academy
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  • Private
  • WEST ISLIP, NY

COVID-19 Update for Prospective Students and Families:

The Bridges Academy has been and will continue to be in the forefront of providing a top notch education while staying within the guidelines of New York State and the CDC in regards to COVID-19. For the 2020-21 school year we ran a hybrid program offering a full year of in school instruction and online instruction. This year we will offer a similar model with most students attending in person. Learn More

About

Applying

Application Deadline
Rolling Admissions
Application Fee
$450
Interview Required
Yes
Required/Recommended Tests
ISEE, SSAT

Tuition

Yearly Tuition
$13,215
Tuition is for the highest grade offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Received Financial Aid
36%
Average Financial Aid
$2,000
From The Bridges Academy

The Bridges Academy lays the foundation for a lifetime of learning with an academically enriched program for students from Toddlers through Eighth Grade. Our dedicated faculty focus on the individual student to ignite a love of learning. Our rigorous and engaging programs programs teach our students to think critically, be creative and work together to learn and grow. We value our diverse community and strive to prepare our students to be global citizens with character, confidence and knowledge.

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Upcoming Events

The Traveling Classroom

At Bridges, we believe there is a lot to learn in and out of the classroom. So we plan a series of field trips and age appropriate over night excursions for our students because nothing is better than learning first hand about history, culture, biology, art and music.

School Details

Grades
PK, K-8
Students
256
Student-Teacher Ratio
9:1
National
17:1
Full-Time Teachers
26
Part-Time Teachers
8

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Students

Students
256
Gender
  • Female
    47%
  • Male
    53%
Student Diversity
  • Unknown
    40.6%
  • White
    29.3%
  • Hispanic
    10.2%
  • Multiracial
    7%
  • African American
    6.3%
  • Asian
    4.7%
  • Pacific Islander
    2%
  • International
    0%
  • Native American
    0%

Preschool

Annual Cost
$7,150
Cost is for the most complete schedule offered and may have changed for the current school year. For more information, please contact the school.
Starting Age
2 years
Pre-K Student-Teacher Ratio
5:1
Schedule Options
  • Offers Full Week
    Yes
  • Offers Part Week
    Yes
  • Offers Full Day
    Yes
  • Offers Part Day
    Yes

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Living in the Area

grade B+
Overall Niche Grade
  1. Cost of Living
    grade C
  2. Good for Families
    grade A minus
  3. Housing
    grade B minus
Median Household Income
$125,779
National
$62,843
Median Rent
$2,017
National
$1,062
Median Home Value
$426,700
National
$217,500

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