The cast and crew of Brooks’ Firetrail Theatre company slayed in the fall play, a production of Arsenic and Old Lace on campus November 10-13. Even new Assistant Head of School Nina Hanlon got in on the act!
Four Brooks teams will battle for New England titles this week!
Alumni Zoomed with the class of 2023 to share their personal experiences in the college application process and offer reassurance during a special event on campus.
Lucia Han ’23 won big after she jetted to Geneva for an international robotics competition.
Twice a week, students and adults get randomly mixed up together for lunch and a chat as a way to strengthen the ties in Brooks' campus community.
Construction crews worked through the summer to create additional space in which our community members can gather and support each other.
At Brooks School, we seek to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives.
Thanksgiving break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.
Current parents and guardians are invited to one of our four dinners on campus with Head of School John Packard. See details on our Parent Dinner Series page.
Brooks alumni from the classes of 2013 to 2020 are invited to enjoy some complimentary cocktails and delicious food while catching up with old friends and classmates at Stats Bar & Grille in Southie (77 Dorchester Street, Boston, MA). RSVP and see who's coming, then kick off the holiday season with Brooks: We can't wait to see you all there! (This is a 21+ event).
Save the date: Brooks will be offering a holiday concert, featuring student musicians. Join us and get in the spirit!
Getting into the holiday spirit, students, teachers and staff are treated to a winter celebration of sweets and raffle prizes from our generous parents!
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. Following the service students will enjoy a dance and holiday festivities!
After a week of exams, students leave for winter break and some much-deserved time off. The vacation concludes January 3 (boarding students return by 8 p.m.).
Winter Break concludes as boarding students and faculty return to campus.
Hooray, Winter Term 2023 gets underway today! The intensive courses will run through January 21.
Students present the work they've been doing during Winter Term to the campus community.
Students enjoy a weekend off, through January 24 (boarders return by 8 p.m.), before second semester begins.
Students enjoy the second day of a long weekend off (boarders return tonight by 8 p.m.), before second semester begins.
The second half of the 2022-2023 academic year gets underway today!
Parents and guardians of Latino students, please join us for this annual dinner with Brooks faculty - this year at the Head of School's house on campus. We look forward to seeing you!
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.
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.
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.
1926 year Brooks School was founded
270 acres overlooking Lake Cochichewick
78% of our faculty hold advanced degrees
5.2 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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Learn more about applying to Brooks. We welcome online applications from Gateway to Prep Schools or SSAT's Standard Application.
Brooks School is a coeducational boarding and day school, grades nine through 12, located in North Andover, Massachusetts. The school admits students of any race, color, gender, religion, sexual orientation, and national and ethnic origin to all the rights, privileges, programs, and activities generally accorded or made available to students at the school. The school does not discriminate on the basis of disability, race, gender, religion, sexual orientation, color, or national and ethnic origin in the administration of its educational and admission policies, scholarship and loan programs, and athletics and other school-administered programs and activities.
Ginger Walsh Cobb '83, Alex Skinner '08 and the 1982-1983 girls 1st lacrosse team will be inducted into Brooks' Athletics Hall of Fame at Homecoming on October 1.
Lisa Petzold '00 used the intellectual inspiration and opportunities she found at Brooks to discover her passion for living and working abroad. She's now made a career of foreign service. Petzold is this year's recipient of the Alumni Shield award.
This doctor and his team's work could pave the way for future medical research breakthroughs. Teerawat Wiwatpanit '07