The south entrance to campus is being rerouted to make use of the property at 1116 Great Pond Road.
Brooks School just sent acceptances to a talented group of students, whom we hope will join our community this fall. Get the details and learn about upcoming events welcoming them.
Nicole Rivera '17 is back on campus as part of her journey toward becoming a nurse.
A new slate of afternoon programs is getting students active in a variety of ways, indoors and out.
Continuing our longstanding partnership with the Boys & Girls Club of Lawrence, Brooks has pledged to give the organization items that they need to run their programs during the pandemic.
AP Statistics students designed games of chance to investigate and test their probability models — on fellow students during a virtual casino night!
At Brooks School, we seek to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives.
In partnership with the student environmental club, No Planet B, we are happy to host a conversation with four alumni who will share their insights and professional expertise on current environmental issues. Visit our Earth Day Panel event page to get all the details, register to attend and see who is coming.
The annual induction ceremony for the Cum Laude Society will be held today and shared via livestream. Join us to celebrate the academic achievements of our senior scholars!
The Parents Committee treats Brooks employees on campus to say thank you for all that they do!
Kicking off an extended Alumni Weekend 2021 (May 11-15; virtually celebrating alumni in classes that end in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s) Brooks School graduates are invited to join Head of School John Packard H'87, P'18, P'21 and hear the latest about Brooks. RSVP and see who's coming on our Schedule of Virtual Events page. We look forward to seeing you!
The inaugural BIPOC Alumni Family Reunion - with Kelli Perkins '01, Summar Lyons '03 and Tayo Ajose '99 - is a time for Black and/or Latinx Brooks alumni from all classes to come together to celebrate our accomplishments since Brooks, highlight our excellence, provoke important conversations that impact(ed) the Brooks experience of BIPOC alum and students, and bring us all together in a meaningful way.
This event is part of our extended Alumni Weekend 2021 (May 11-15; virtually celebrating alumni in classes that end in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s) but is open to all BIPOC alumni, not just those in reunion years. Register for the event to get the meeting link.
Continuing our extended Alumni Weekend 2021 (May 11-15; virtually celebrating alumni in classes that end in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s) Brooks School graduates are invited to join the Brooks Literary Society in a discussion with Jon Taplin '65 about his latest book. RSVP to get the link, and see who's coming, on our Schedule of Virtual Events page.
As part of our extended Alumni Weekend 2021 (May 11-15; virtually celebrating alumni in classes that end in 0s, 1s, 5s and 6s) Brooks graduates are invited to join one of three learning opportunities:
- "Alone: Winslow Homer's masterpieces The Fog Warning and The Gulf Stream," taught by English faculty John Haile
- "COVID-19: The Quest for Herd Immunity," taught by Science faculty Laura Hajdukiewicz P'15, P'17, P'19
- "What Is Literature and Why Do We Like It?" taught by English faculty Dr. Nova Seals P'24.
Register to get the link, and see who's coming, on our Schedule of Virtual Events page.
Wrapping up our extended Alumni Weekend 2021, Brooks graduates are invited to watch a Memorial Chapel Service, filmed in the Frank D. Ashburn Chapel, that remembers those classmates from classes that end in 0, 1, 5, and 6 who have passed away since their last Alumni Weekend celebration. This video will be available after the session, as well. Register to get the link on our Schedule of Virtual Events page.
Our annual live music festival features student and faculty performances outside in the sunshine. In addition to the concerts, there will also be games and activity stations.
Fifth- and sixth-form students will enjoy the annual dance: Details to follow!
Afternoon programs and second semester classes wrap up today.
Brooks School's annual Lawn Ceremony will be held on campus for in-person students and faculty members to confer prizes to students in the classes of 2022, 2023 & 2024 and celebrate spring accomplishments.
All this week, May 31 through June 4, members of the classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024 will perform their Exhibitions of Learning, wrapping up their academic year.
The graduating class will depart for a two-day trip to Maine for whitewater rafting and outdoor activities at a summer camp facility. Happy graduation, sixth-formers!
The academic year concludes for today for all students in the classes of 2022, 2023 and 2024. (Students in those classes may depart for the summer as soon as they have completed their final Exhibition at any point during this week). Have a great vacation, Brooksians!
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
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.
A Brooksian uses poetry as a medium to help underserved youth in Boston. Ikenna Ndugba '16
How a chance temp job sparked an executive's lifelong passion, and permanent career, in affordable housing development. Julia Moran Morton '83
An environmental change-maker shares how she got her start and why she's nowhere near finished trying to help the planet and everyone on it. Chantelle Mendonsa '11