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The Diversity Directions conference - held in 2019 from July 7 to 13 - consults exclusively to independent schools and is comprised of a team of educational leaders with deep professional experience in independent schools. Diversity Directions' philosophy is to meet the individual school where it is in its multicultural evolution and, using an inquiry-based approach, to provide concrete, practical steps to help the school reach its next level of development. Brooks is proud to host this prestigious event each year, and sends three-to-six faculty and staff members to attend.

Join alumni, parents and friends of Brooks in the Denver area for a get together near Coors Field. All are welcome to a reception and then the Colorado Rockies vs. L.A. Dodgers game. Come for any or all of the festivities. You may reserve up to four seats for the ballgame. Click HERE For more information and to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Alumni, parents and friends of Brooks School are invited to join Head of School John Packard P'18, P'21 for drinks and hors d'oeuvres in the Tennis Lounge of the Kennebunk River Club. Click HERE for more information and to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Alumni, parents and friends of Brooks School are invited to join Head of School John Packard P'18, P'21 for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the home of hosts James '01 and Stephanie '02 Kearney in East Hampton, New York. Click HERE for more information and to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Alumni, parents and friends of Brooks School are invited to join Head of School John Packard P'18, P'21 for drinks and hors d'oeuvres at the Nantucket Yacht Club. Click HERE for more information and to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Families of new Brooks School students are invited to join us for a get-together before the school year begins. Head of School John Packard P'18, P'21 will be on hand to greet families and address the group. CLICK HERE for more information and to RSVP by August 21. We look forward to seeing you!

The first wave of returning students begins today, kicking off the 2019-2020 academic year at Brooks School. Welcome back to campus Brooksians!

New and returning students report to campus today to begin the 2019-2020 Brooks School year. Welcome class of 2023 and welcome back classes of 2022, 2021 and 2020!

Classmates will participate in orientation gatherings by grade as well as focused activities:

  • Third-formers will go on a trip with Project Adventure
  • Fourth- and fifth-formers will do bonding activities on campus, including an obstacle course
  • Sixth-formers will participate in the College Counseling Jumpstart Workshop

Students report to class today and kick off the first semester of the 2019-2020 school year!

Brooks School is hosting an admission reception, offering students and parents the opportunity to meet and talk with Brooksians about the school and our community.Please REGISTER HERE to join Head of School John Packard and Director of Admission Bini Egertson at the gathering and get more information about the evening. We look forward to seeing you!

Meet and speak with faculty on campus during our annual Fall Visit Day for prospective students and their families: REGISTER HERE.

During this informal event, students and parents will hear from Brooks' Head of School John Packard and can connect with faculty members. Teachers from our six academic departments - as well as the leaders of our special programs, including Exchange, Students on the Forefront of Science and other initiatives - will be on hand to answer questions.

For information about other admission events at Brooks School, visit our Admission Travel and Events page. We look forward to seeing you!

Brooks School is hosting an admission reception, offering students and parents the opportunity to meet and talk with Brooksians about the school and our community. Please REGISTER HERE to join Head of School John Packard and Director of Admission Bini Egertson at the gathering and get more information about the evening. We look forward to seeing you!

Save the date: Family Weekend - held this year on October 18 and 19 - is an opportunity for the parents and special friends of Brooks students to meet with teachers and advisors. We look forward to seeing you!

UniquelyBrooks

Winter Term

Winter Term is an intense, three-week, one-topic course of study held each January. Puttting into practice the concept of “depth over breadth,” the single-course structure of Winter Term allows students and faculty to work together even more closely than they do in regular classes.
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Students On The Forefront

The Students on the Forefront of Science Program is a summer internship initiative that provides rising sixth-formers with innovative experiences that expose them to research, technology and advanced studies in the sciences.
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Exchange Program

Since 1986, Brooks students have participated in exchanges with schools all around the world. A program that started initially with schools in Kenya and South Africa has expanded to include places like Scotland, Spain, Botswana, Peru and Morocco.
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BrooksFacts

1926 year Brooks School was founded

270 acres overlooking Lake Cochichewick

78% of our faculty hold advanced degrees

4.8 million provided in financial aid each year

1:6 faculty-to-student ratio

4 heads of school since 1926

22 states represented in the student body

15 countries represented in the student body

12 average class size

70% of students live on campus

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Take a glimpse at all that Brooks has to offer, described in the words of our students.
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Fill out our online inquiry form and we will send you a packet of materials that will tell you more about Brooks.

Contact our admission office to schedule a visit. We will arrange a student-led tour and an interview with an admission officer.

Learn more about applying to Brooks. We welcome online applications from Gateway to Prep Schools or SSAT's Standard Application.

AlumniStories

A renowned flamenco dancer, Llewellyn has reached the heights of the profession. Now, she tours and educates to spread and maintain the cultural art form. Eliza Llewellyn '95

A native Liberian, she aims to help repair the country's faltering education system. Janine Padmore Stegall '83