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Alumni are invited back to Brooks to catch up with classmates and celebrate the school's newest Athletics Hall of Famers during our annual Alumni Homecoming! All are welcome to cheer on our teams playing at home against Groton School. Visit the Alumni Homecoming 2022 page for details.

Meet and speak with faculty on campus during our annual Fall Visit Day for prospective students and their families. 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. Visit our Fall Visit Day page to register and get more information.

Parents and guardians of students in the class of 2023 are invited to a get together with drinks and hors d'oeuvres hosted by Head of School John Packard (adults only). Please let Director of Brooks Fund and Family Engagement Mary Merrill know if you will join us!

Parents, guardians and special friends of current Brooks students, you're invited to Family Weekend, held this year on October 7 and 8. The weekend offers activities, events and an opportunity to meet with teachers and advisors. Visit the Family Weekend 2022 page to register and get all details. We look forward to seeing you!

Parents, guardians and special friends of current Brooks students, you're invited to Family Weekend, held this year on October 7 and 8. The weekend offers activities, events and an opportunity to meet with teachers and advisors. Visit the Family Weekend 2022 page to register and get all details. We look forward to seeing you!

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

A Brooks tradition: Parent volunteers treat students and employees to Halloween desserts and raffle prizes during lunch!

UniquelyBrooks

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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BrooksFacts

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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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.

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.

AlumniStories

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