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


The Diversity Directions conference -- held in 2018 from July 9 through 14 -- consults exclusively to independent schools and is comprised of a team of educational leaders with deep professional experience in independent schools.

The first wave of returning students begins today, kicking off the 2018-2019 academic year at Brooks School. Welcome back to campus Brooksians!

New and returning students report to campus today to begin the 2018-2019 Brooks School year. Welcome class of 2022 and welcome back classes of 2021, 2020 and 2019!

Students report to class today and kick off the first semester of the 2018-2019 school year.

Save the date! We will be celebrating Homecoming 2018 with a jam-packed day on campus including Athletics Hall of Fame inductions.

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

Students enjoy a long Columbus Day weekend.

Family Weekend is an opportunity for the parents and special friends of Brooks students to meet with teachers and advisors. Please join us on campus!

Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents and special friends of Brooks students to meet with teachers and advisors.

Students enjoy a long weekend in the middle of the first semester.

Students and faculty depart for the week to celebrate Thanksgiving. The break concludes on November 26 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

The first semester comes to a close with final exams. Testing will conclude December 13.

After a week of exams, students leave for winter beak and some much deserved time off. The vacation concludes January 2 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).

Hooray, Winter Term 2019 gets underway today! The intensive courses will run through January 19.


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

77%+ of our faculty hold advanced degrees

4 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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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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Brooks' annual Students on the Forefront of Science internship season kicked off last Monday, and one aspiring doctor is already as busy as a professional surgeon.

As the underwater cave explorer draws the map of tunnels that provide fresh water to Mexico's Yucatan Peninsula, he's helping secure an archaeological site that helps explain how the earliest humans arrived in the Americas. Sam Meacham '85

The renowned climate scientist focuses his research on the rapid pace of climate change in paleolithic North Africa, and the lesson, he says, is clear: Our modern climate is changing, it's changing more quickly than we realize. Peter deMenocal '78