Facts and Figures

12

Average Class Size

Small classes mean greater interaction between students and teacher, which includes both in-class instruction and extra help given outside of class during free periods.

90

Credits for Diploma

Brooks has minimum requirements for students in a number of traditional disciplines, including art, English, history, classical and world languages, math and science.

151

Credit Courses

Students have a wide variety of classes from which to choose. As they move into their junior and senior year, they are able to select from numerous elective courses.

36,750

Library Items

The Henry Luce III Library is a 15,000-square-foot, three story building where students come to research, study, use the computer labs, and do group work in the study rooms.

History & Facts
Founded: 1926
Campus acreage: 270
Headmasters since founding: 4
Co-education begun: 1979
Faculty / student ratio: 1 to 6

Students
Budgeted Enrollment: 345*
Boarding: 70%
Day: 30%
Boys: 50%
Girls: 50%
Students of color (U.S.): 26%

*Does not include faculty children

Faculty
Total Teaching Faculty: 63
Women: 54%
Men: 46%
Graduate degrees: 78%

Admission
Inquiries: 2,323
Applications: 962
New students enrolled: 100

Finances
Endowment: $76,915,000
Boarding tuition: $63,200
Day tuition: $50,700
Financial aid assigned: $4,950,000
Average award: $44,000
Students on aid: 32%

Academics
Average class size: 12
Credits for diploma: 90
Credit courses: 151
Computer/multimedia labs: 4
Science laboratories: 8
Robotics lab: 1
Theaters: 2
Art/music rooms: 10
Writing Center: 1
Learning Center: 1

Athletics
Interscholastic sports: 15
Interscholastic teams: 47
Playing fields: 12 (1 turf)
Tennis courts: 8
Squash courts: 10
Boathouses: 2
Basketball courts: 3
Hockey rink: 1
Fitness center: 1
Wrestling room: 1
Rowing tanks: 2

Five-Year Geographic Distribution of Students

National
California
Colorado
Connecticut
Delaware
District of Columbia
Florida
Georgia
Idaho
Illinois
Kentucky
Maine
Maryland
Massachusetts
Michigan
Minnesota
Nebraska
New Hampshire
New Jersey
New York
North Carolina
Ohio
Oklahoma
Oregon
Pennsylvania
Rhode Island
South Carolina
Texas
Vermont
Virginia
Washington
Wisconsin

International
Bahamas
Bermuda
Brazil
Canada
China
Egypt
England
Germany
Hong Kong
Hungary
Indonesia
Japan
Kenya
Korea
Mexico
Philippines
Singapore
South Africa
Sweden
Taiwan
Thailand
Vietnam
Zimbabwe