Admission

Applying to Brooks

Brooks School is spread out across 251 acres in North Andover, Massachusetts, 35 miles north of Boston. We provide a co-educational, college preparatory program for 380 students. Small classes allow students to work closely with teachers, fostering relationships that are at the core of the school’s mission: to provide the most meaningful educational experience our students will have in their lives.

Admission Process:

Complete the Inquiry Form
Please complete this online Inquiry Form to receive our viewbook. Once you have submitted this form, you may schedule your campus visit and interview.

Campus Visit and Interview
Visiting the school is an important part of the application process. Please contact the Admission Office to make an appointment by calling (978) 725-6271/6272. Appointments are offered Monday through Friday and on Saturdays during the school year. Saturday campus interviews are reserved for out-of-state candidates only. It is in the interest of all applicants to visit, if possible, during the fall or winter prior to the year of expected enrollment.

Apply Online
We welcome online applications from Gateway to Prep Schools or SSAT's Standard Application (SAO). Applications are due by January 15, 2017.
Testing
Ninth, tenth and eleventh grade candidates should take the Secondary School Admission Test (SSAT) in October, November, December or January. Our School code for SSAT is 1882. PSAT and SAT results reported in the current academic year are acceptable for eleventh grade applicants. Candidates for whom English is a second language should take the Test of English as a Foreign Language (TOEFL) in addition to the SSAT. Our school code for TOEFL is 4442. Please be sure to request, at the time the test is taken, that the test results be sent directly to Brooks School. If you still need information on any of the tests, call the Admission Office.

Tour and Interview Schedule

Monday
8:50 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 12:20 p.m.,
1:30 p.m.
Tuesday
8:50 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 12:20 p.m.,
1:30 p.m.
Wednesday
9:10 a.m., 10:05 a.m.
Thursday
8:50 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 12:20 p.m.
Friday
8:50 a.m., 10:55 a.m., 12:20 p.m.,
1:30 p.m.
Saturday
9:10 a.m., 10:05 a.m.

Application Checklist

Gateway to Prep Schools Application:
Candidate Profile
Candidate Statement
School Report
English Teacher Recommendation
Math Teacher Recommendation
Personal Recommendation (optional)

SSAT's Standard Application Online:
Student Biographical Information
Student Essays
Parent Statement
Principal Recommendation
Academic Record and Transcript
Mathematics Recommendation
English Recommendation

Chinese Applicants

If you are a student from Mainland China who is interested in applying to Brooks School for fall 2017, please click here.
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