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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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Current parents are welcome to campus for our new Parent Dinner Series program this fall. Parents will pick one of five dates during which to enjoy an evening of conversation with Head of School John Packard and other current families. Cocktails and dinner will be served. Select the date that works best for you and RSVP here. 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!

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!


Get in the fall spirit! Brooks grads, come join us for a morning of apple picking, wagon rides, and craft making at Cider Hill Farm in Amesbury, Mass. All alumni are welcome with their families. Please RSVP HERE by September 25.

Current parents are welcome to campus for our new Parent Dinner Series program this fall. Parents will pick one of five dates during which to enjoy an evening of conversation with Head of School John Packard and other current families. Cocktails and dinner will be served. Select the date that works best for you and RSVP here. We look forward to seeing you!

Current parents are welcome to campus for our new Parent Dinner Series program this fall. Parents will pick one of five dates during which to enjoy an evening of conversation with Head of School John Packard and other current families. Cocktails and dinner will be served. Select the date that works best for you and RSVP here. 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!

Former chief of the New Hampshire Supreme Court, Justice John Broderick will speak to students in Chapel and share information about the R.E.A.C.T. Mental Health Awareness Campaign, which provides tips to deal with signs of emotional suffering and resources for support and help.

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!

Current parents are welcome to campus for our new Parent Dinner Series program this fall. Parents will pick one of five dates during which to enjoy an evening of conversation with Head of School John Packard and other current families. *Please note: This date is intended for long-distance, boarding families. Cocktails and dinner will be served. Please RSVP here. 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!

Save the date: Family Weekend is an opportunity for parents and special friends of Brooks students to meet with teachers and advisors. Attend mini-classes, meet with your student's advisor, watch athletic contests, and much more. Families are welcome to enjoy our game-day hospitality tent on the athletic fields. We look forward to seeing you!

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

Brooks School celebrates our annual Flag and Heritage Ceremony, in observance of United Nations Day, with a procession of country flags representing our student body and special remarks.

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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

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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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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 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