- This is Poly
2021-2022 APPLICATION OPENS September 8, 2020
Believe the hype! Brooklyn, New York has been home to Poly Prep since 1854. Our Lower School campus is located across the street from beautiful Prospect Park and is home to our Nursery-Grade 4 students. Middle and Upper School students, as well as our Administration offices are located on a bucolic, green oasis in Dyker Heights. Poly Summer, filled with a variety of camp activities for kids, is also located in our 25-acre Dyker Heights campus.
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50 Prospect Park West
Brooklyn, NY 11215-2629
Phone: (718) 768-1103
NOTE: Poly’s Lower School is located at 50 Prospect Park West on the corner of 1st Street in Park Slope, Brooklyn
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Nearby bus lines include:
9216 Seventh Avenue
Brooklyn, New York 11228-3698
Phone: (718) 836-9800
NOTE: The main entrance to our Dyker Heights’ campus is on 92nd Street. The athletic fields are behind the school buildings, one-quarter mile south of the main entrance, on Seventh Avenue. Bus and van parking is also available on Seventh Avenue.
From Points North (Bronx, Westchester, and Connecticut)
Take I-87 (if coming from the west) or I-95 and the Bruckner Expressway (if coming from the east) south to the Triborough Bridge. After crossing the bridge, keep to the right and, after about a mile, exit onto the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway (I-278). Take the BQE for thirteen miles, passing all of the Manhattan bridges and continuing south into Brooklyn. Stay to the right when the BQE divides (around 60th Street), and continue for another two miles, exiting at 92nd Street-Fort Hamilton Parkway (Exit 17), the last exit before the Verrazano Bridge. At the light at the top of the ramp, turn left onto 92nd Street. Take a right at the traffic light for Poly’s 92nd Street entrance.
Take the Brooklyn Battery Tunnel and follow the signs for I-278 West. Stay to the right when the road divides (around 60th Street), and continue for another two miles, exiting at 92nd Street-Fort Hamilton Parkway (Exit 17), the last exit before the Verrazano Bridge. At the light at the top of the ramp, turn left onto 92nd Street. Take a right at the traffic light for Poly’s 92nd Street entrance.
From the Belt Parkway (Long Island)
Heading west, take Exit 4, 14th Avenue-Bay 8 Street. At the light, turn left onto Cropsey Avenue and go two blocks to 14th Avenue. Turn left and continue around the golf course for about one-quarter mile. Fourteenth Avenue runs into 7th Avenue. Continue up 7th Avenue to 92nd Street. Take a left on 92nd Street. Poly’s 92nd Street entrance is on the left at the first traffic light.
From Northern New Jersey through Staten Island
Take I-95 South to the New Jersey Turnpike. Take Exit 13 to the Goethals Bridge. Cross into Staten Island and take I-278 East to the Verrazano Bridge (about seven miles). Cross the bridge and take the first exit, 92nd Street, Bay Ridge. At the light, turn right onto 92nd Street. Take a right at the next traffic light for Poly’s 92nd Street entrance.
The closest subway to Poly Prep is the R train (Queens Boulevard/Broadway/4th Avenue Local).
You can transfer to the R from:
– the F train at 4th Avenue/9th Street
– the D or N trains at 36th Street, the N train at 59th Street
– the 2, 3, or 4 train at either Borough Hall or Atlantic Avenue/Pacific Street
Take the R train to the last stop at 95th Street-Fort Hamilton in Bay Ridge. Walk past the last car on the train and exit the platform using the last stairway. You will exit the subway on 4th Avenue. Walk north to 92nd Street and turn right on that street. Walk about five blocks, crossing over the Brooklyn-Queens Expressway, to 7th Avenue. Poly’s 92nd Street entrance will be on your right.