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


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

Please join us for the formal opening of Emilie Rhys's drawings exhibit in The Robert Lehman Art Center on Brooks School's campus. Rhys will be teaching in residence during Winter Term. All are welcome!

For gallery hours, news and information about upcoming exhibits and past events, visit the Lehman Art Center page.

Parents of current students are invited to come watch class presentations, explore the Winter Term curriculum and talk to students and teachers. A reception with refreshments will follow!

Students enjoy a long weekend off, through January 21, before second semester begins.

The long weekend break concludes this evening, as students prepare for the start of second semester tomorrow.

Bring a guest, bring your kids: All alumni and company are welcome on the ice. Join us! To see who's coming and RSVP, please click HERE.

Hit the ice with your Brooks teammates for a co-ed alumni game. Who will win: white or green? Lunch will follow for alumni players and their guests. To see who's playing and RSVP, click HERE!

Join Brooks School alumni, parents and friends to connect, re-connect and hear remarks from Head of School John Packard at The University of Massachusetts Club (One Beacon Street, 32nd Floor, Boston, Mass.). Visit our RSVP page to register and see who's coming!

Please join us for the formal opening of mixed-media artist Kristi Kohut's exhibit in The Robert Lehman Art Center on Brooks School's campus. Kohut will be teaching in residence the week of February 11. All are welcome!

For gallery hours, news and information about upcoming exhibits and past events, visit the Lehman Art Center page.

Join us for the opening night of Brooks School's production of "Hairspray," the Tony Award-winning musical about dancing, dreams and integration, set in Baltimore in 1962. Tickets are free and all are welcome!


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 recent Brooks graduate found her passion for scuba diving through a Winter Term course she took as a fourth-former. Now, she's turning her experience at Brooks into a career in marine biology.

Molly Alvino '15

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

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