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At Brooks School, we seek to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives.


Brooks is thrilled to welcome seven new faculty members this fall. Get to know them with us: The educators took a quick quiz about their motivations, passions and surprising talents (one trains horses; another makes his own candles). See their A+ answers!

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Students and faculty depart for a week to celebrate Thanksgiving. The break concludes December 2 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

Thanksgiving Break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.

Join us for an evening of music! Brooks' rock band and advanced rock band will perform on the mainstage of the Center for the Arts. All are welcome.

Alumni, parents and friends of Brooks School are invited to join hosts Gail Niederhoffer P'95 and Kate Niederhoffer '95 in Gail's home for cocktails, hors d'oeuvres and good cheer. Click HERE for more information and to RSVP. We look forward to seeing you!

Join us for an evening of music! Brooks' jazz band will perform on the mainstage of the Center for the Arts. All are welcome.

The first semester comes to a close with final exams. Testing will conclude December 19.

The school community will ring in the holiday season at our annual event in the Chapel. Students and faculty offer readings as well as sing and play festive carols. The service - which originated in the King's College Chapel - symbolizes humanity's universal longing for peace.

After a week of exams, students leave for winter break and some much deserved time off. The vacation concludes January 6 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

Save the date for our annual evening of seasonal cheer with young alumni. Details to follow!

Winter break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.

Students enjoy a weekend off, through January 27 (boarders return by 8 p.m.), before second semester begins.


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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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




Here is a partial list of where some of our athletes have continued their sport at the collegiate level.
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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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A renowned Brooksian nabs wins for his work documenting the American South.Bill Ferris '60

Stefan Edick '80 grew up with a love of sailing, which he's turned into a career. He captains tall ships, and is currently the executive director of the Gloucester Adventure, a maritime historical preservation and educational organization, and captain of the historic fishing schooner. Stefan Edick '80