Facts and Figures

students in class

12

Average Class Size

Small classes mean greater interaction between students and teacher, which includes both in-class instruction and extra help given outside of class during free periods.

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90

Credits for Diploma

Brooks has minimum requirements for students in a number of traditional disciplines, including art, English, history, classical and world languages, math and science.

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156

Credit Courses

Students have a wide variety of classes from which to choose. As they move into their junior and senior year, they are able to select from numerous elective courses.

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36,750

Library Items

The Henry Luce III Library is a 15,000-square-foot, three story building where students come to research, study, use the computer labs, and do group work in the study rooms.

History & Facts
Founded: 1926
Campus acreage: 270
Headmasters since founding: 4
Co-education begun: 1979
Faculty / student ratio: 1 to 6

Students
Budgeted Enrollment: 350*
Boarding: 70%
Day: 30%
Boys: 52%
Girls: 48%
Students of color (U.S.): 19%

*Does not include faculty children

Faculty
Total Teaching Faculty: 64
Women: 52%
Men: 48%
Graduate degrees: 78%

Admission
Inquiries: 2,261
Interviews: 911
Applications: 914
New students enrolled: 109

Finances
Endowment: $70,670,000
Boarding tuition: $59,800
Day tuition: $46,600
Financial aid assigned: $4,500,000
Average award: $41,886
Students on aid: 30%

Academics
Average class size: 12
Credits for diploma: 90
Credit courses: 156
Library items: 36,750
Public computers: 70
Science laboratories: 8
Robotics lab: 1
Theaters: 2*
Art/music rooms: 6*
Writing Center: 1
Learning Center: 1

*New art building opening fall 2018

Athletics
Interscholastic sports: 14
Interscholastic teams: 45
Playing fields: 12 (1 turf)
Tennis courts: 8
Squash courts: 10
Boathouses: 2
Basketball courts: 3
Hockey rink: 1
Fitness center: 1
Wrestling room: 1
Rowing tanks: 2

Five-Year Geographic Distribution of Students

National
Arkansas
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Illinois
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Minnesota
Missouri
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

International
Afghanistan
Bermuda
Brazil
Canada
China
Dominican Republic
Egypt
England
Germany
Guatemala
Hong Kong
Hungary
Japan
Korea
Liechtenstein
Mexico
Nigeria
Philippines
Russia
Saudi Arabia
Singapore
South Africa
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Zimbabwe