Facts and Figures

Photo of Michael Dixon teaching science class.


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.

Photo of Prize Day 2023


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.

Photo of SCUBA class.


Credit Courses

Students have a wide variety of classes from which to choose, including 64 yearlong courses and 65 elective courses, offering an individualized educational experience.


Library Space

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.

Photo of students at flag day 2023.

Students celebrate their heritage during our annual Flag Day ceremony. In recent years, Brooks has enrolled students from across the country and around the world.

History & Facts
Founded: 1926
Campus acreage: 270
Headmasters since founding: 4
Co-education begun: 1979
Faculty/student ratio: 1 to 5

Budgeted Enrollment: 340*
Boarding: 70 percent
Day: 30 percent
Boys: 50 percent
Girls: 50 percent
Students of color (U.S.): 30 percent

*Does not include faculty children

Graduate degrees: 80 percent
Total Teaching Faculty: 67

Inquiries: 2,308
Applications: 1,087

Endowment: $101,945,745
Boarding tuition: $77,100
Day tuition: $63,300
Financial aid assigned: $6,325,000
Average award: $51,000
Students on aid: 35 percent

Average class size: 11
Credits for diploma: 90
Credit courses: 161
Advanced Placement courses: 21
Computer/multimedia labs: 1
Makerspace: 1
Science laboratories: 8
Robotics lab: 1
Theaters: 2
Art/music rooms: 10
Writing Center: 1
Learning Center: 1

Interscholastic sports: 15
Interscholastic teams: 46
Playing fields: 10 (1 turf)
Tennis courts: 8
Squash courts: 10
Boathouse: 1
Basketball courts: 2
Hockey rink: 1
Fitness center: 1
Wrestling room: 1
Rowing tanks: 2