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


All current students and employees are invited to a Community Conversation about Brooks School's progress with equity and inclusion work. Topics of discussion include our curriculum, bias and grievance protocols for students and adults and employee professional development. Check your email for the link to join in!

First semester starts today boarding and virtual students joining their classes online. Welcome back to the classroom, Brooksians!

Thanksgiving Break kicks off today, and will run through November 30. Enjoy the time off, students!

Final exams begin today and will be held, virtually, through December 10.

Vacation time! Winter Break begins today and runs through the start of January.

The second half of the school year kicks off today, as second semester classes begin.


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

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

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.


A Brooksian reflects on his yearlong trip around the world, and on the familiar lessons of community, friendship and care he found in unfamiliar places. Hayden Lynch '12

An alumna is hard at work building an intentional community in Denver, Colorado. Kiki Grainger '07

His pro bono involvement in a civil rights suit, on behalf of a wrongfully convicted man, has been the highlight of this litigator's career to date. Kevin Adam '01