Brooklyn Independent Program 

Learning should never be stagnant. At Brooklyn Independent, we are committed to creating learning opportunities with a focus on: project based learning, working collaboratively in group settings, in-depth unit study, and curricula that prioritizes and builds student voice to build the next generation of DOERS.





  • Humanities instruction with a focus on Socratic Seminar 

  • Exploratory Math culminating in Algebra by 8th grade

  • Science Lab focusing on independent research and inquiry

  • Maker Space learning 

  • Rotating expressive electives including: Debate, Theater, Dance, Photography, and Visual Art

  • Latin course

  • 7th/8th grade internship opportunities 

  • Responsive Classroom

  • Advisory "House" Meetings

  • ​Yearly Capstone community engagement project

  • Social entrepreneurship opportunities

  • ​Daily school-wide community meetings

  • Community service

  • Student-led advocacy and interest-based groups 

Program Overview

Brooklyn Independent Middle School Curriculum Guide