The Packer Collegiate Institute is an independent, college preparatory day school providing coeducational programs from Preschool through Grade 12. The oldest independent school in Brooklyn, Packer was founded in 1845 in the historic district of Brooklyn Heights. It has a rich educational history.
A culturally diverse body of approximately 130 full time and 15 part time teachers comprise the Packer faculty. The student/faculty ratio is 1:7 in the Upper School.
Its 998 students represent all five boroughs of New York City and parts of New Jersey.
The Packer campus contains over 65 classrooms, two libraries, two gymnasiums, a fitness center, a theater, a dance studio and a dining commons, in addition to its timeless Gothic Revival Chapel.