Overview

Brooks provides a co-educational, college preparatory program on a 250-acre campus overlooking Lake Cochichewick. Small classes allow students to work closely with teachers, fostering a relationship that is at the core of the warm, close-knit community. Brooks also offers opportunities to study abroad in Europe and Africa. A summer science program places juniors at labs at MIT and Harvard and on the coast of Canada in Labrador. Visual and performing arts are an integral part of school life, while on the athletic fields numerous teams have won New England or league championships in recent years.
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Brooks School With Reviews, Requirements 2024 | FindingSchool

A Boarding
A Matriculation
B+ Academics
A Extracurricular activities
A Community
A Reviews
A- Int. student mgmt

Boarding Grades: 9-12
Co-ed
Urban
ESL: No
Boarding Tuition: $69,575
Day S. Tuition: $55,000
# of Students: 343
Boarding Rate: 70%
Teacher:Student: 1:6%
International Student: 10%
AP Courses: 20
Endowment: $297,230/stu.
Faculty w/ adv. degree: 78%
SAT: 1812/2400
IB: No
#38

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Matriculation

Ranking University/College Students
LAC #1 Williams College 1
#9 Johns Hopkins University 1
#9 Northwestern University 1
LAC #2 Amherst College 1
#14 Brown University 1
#17 Cornell University 2
#19 University of Notre Dame 2
#25 Carnegie Mellon University 1
#27 University of Southern California 1
#28 New York University 3
#28 Tufts University 5
#28 Wake Forest University 1
#34 University of California: San Diego 1
#36 Boston College 6
#36 University of California: Irvine 2
#38 University of California: Davis 2
#42 Brandeis University 1
#42 Tulane University 2
#47 University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign 1
#49 Northeastern University 2
#49 Villanova University 1
#55 University of Miami 1
#57 Penn State University Park 1
#63 Worcester Polytechnic Institute 1
LAC #13 Hamilton College 2
#68 Fordham University 1
#72 Hobart and William Smith Colleges 1
#75 Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University 1
#83 Elon University 1
#83 Marquette University 1
#83 Stevens Institute of Technology 1
LAC #17 Colgate University 2
LAC #17 Smith College 1
#93 University of Denver 1
#104 University of Colorado Boulder 2
LAC #22 United States Air Force Academy 1
#115 Fairfield University 1
#117 Rochester Institute of Technology 1
#117 University of Vermont 2
LAC #25 Bates College 2
LAC #27 Macalester College 1
LAC #28 Harvey Mudd College 1
LAC #30 Scripps College 1
#151 Marymount Manhattan College 1
LAC #35 College of the Holy Cross 3
LAC #36 Oberlin College 1
LAC #38 Lafayette College 1
LAC #38 Skidmore College 2
LAC #42 Denison University 3
LAC #46 Trinity College 1
LAC #50 Connecticut College 4
LAC #50 Dickinson College 1
Babson College 2
Bentley University 1
College of Charleston 1
Providence College 1
Saint Michael's College 2
University of Toronto 1
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AP Courses

(Total 20)
Biology
Environmental Science
Spanish Literature and Culture
World History
Chemistry
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Calculus AB
Chinese Language and Culture
Biology
Environmental Science
Spanish Literature and Culture
World History
Chemistry
French Language and Culture
Spanish Language and Culture
United States History
Calculus AB
Chinese Language and Culture
English Literature and Composition
Latin
Music Theory
Statistics
Physics 1
Computer Science Principles
Microeconomics
Studio Art: 2-D Design
Studio Art: 3-D Design
Studio Art: Drawing
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Sports

(Total 15)
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Baseball
Basketball
Crew
Cross Country
Field Hockey
American Football
Golf
Ice Hockey
Lacrosse
Soccer
Softball
Squash
Tennis
Volleyball
Wrestling
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Extracurricular Activities and Clubs

(Total 31)
Acapella
Art Association
Ashburn Society
Asian American Association
Beatbox Club
Brooks Brothers and Sisters
Brooks Improv Group (B.I.G.)
Brooks School Radio (WBSR)
Chapel Choir
Chapel Fellowship
Acapella
Art Association
Ashburn Society
Asian American Association
Beatbox Club
Brooks Brothers and Sisters
Brooks Improv Group (B.I.G.)
Brooks School Radio (WBSR)
Chapel Choir
Chapel Fellowship
Chess Club
Community Service
Dance
Engineering
Gay Straight Alliance
Gospel Choir
International Club
International Student Club
Jazz Band
Jewish Student Organization
Literacy Magazine
Math Team
Model UN
Peer Tutoring
Phillips Brooks Society
Rock Bands
Student Activities
Student Newspaper
Students Embracing Culture
Tour Guides
Yearbook
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Arts

(Total 24)
Acting
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Music Theory
Performing
Theater
Acting
Chamber Choir
Chorus
Dance
Jazz
Music
Music Production
Music Theory
Performing
Theater
Vocal
2D Studio Art
3D Studio Art
Animation
Ceramics
Digital Art
Drawing
Film
Illustration
Journal
Painting
Photography
Sculpture
Woodworking
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Basic Info

Year Founded: 1926
Campus Size: 251 acres
Boarding Rate: 70%
Religious Affiliation: Episcopal

Application Info

Deadline: 01/15
Interview: Skype, On Campus, Admission Travel to China
Pre Interview: Required Vericant
School Code:
TOEFL: 4442
SSAT: 1882

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SSAT

Brief Reviews

(Total 28)
4.9/ 5

Detailed Review

(Total 1)
5.0 / 5 Overall
5.0 / 5 Academics
4.5 / 5 Campus
5.0 / 5 Student Life
5.0 / 5 Athletic&Art
5.0 / 5 Transportation

Q&A

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Frequently Ask Questions about Brooks School

Tell me a bit about Brooks School.
Brooks School is Co-ed private boarding school located in Massachusetts, US. It was founded 1926 , and currently has about 343 students, 10.00% of whom are international students.

For more official information, please visit http://www.brooksschool.org.
Does Brooks School have rigorous academic requirements?
Brooks School is offering 20 AP courses.

Brooks School also have 78% of faculties whose degrees are master and above.
Where do Brooks School students typically go for their colleges?
Based on the most recent matriculation data, 36.36% go to top 50 US universities and colleges*, 9.09% go to top 25, and about 6.82% go to Harvard, Yale, Princeton, Stanford and MIT.

*Ranking is based on the 2024 US News College Ranking.
What is the application requirement for Brooks School?
Similar to most private schools in the US, Brooks School’s typical admission requirements include school transcript, recommendation letter, application essay, and interview (often optional, but highly recommended).
What is the latest tuition for Brooks School’s Co-ed student?
The total fee for Brooks School in 2024 is $72,581 ~ $72,811, which typically includes tuition, boarding fee, student management fee and a few other fees associated with managing international students.

For more information, please contact school’s admission team at admission@brooksschool.org .
Where is Brooks School located?
Brooks School is located in the State of Massachusetts of USA. The closest major city is Boston, which is about 24 miles away from school. Most families can choose Logan International Airport to travel in and out of school.
How popular is Brooks School on FindingSchool network?
Based on FindingSchool monthly traffic data as well as onsite search record, Brooks School is among the most popular schools, within top 28 for all schools on FindingSchool.

Also Brooks School has been favorited by 884 users.
How to start with an application with Brooks School?
The first stop is to carefully review the school profile on FindingSchool to learn more about Brooks School. Most of them are directly provided by the school.

Also it is highly recommended to visit Brooks School’s official site: http://www.brooksschool.org or call them at 978-725-6272.
Please share a few nearby schools that are close to Brooks School?
Yes, here are few: Phillips Academy Andover, The Governor's Academy and Landmark School.

The closest major city is Boston. You can find out more schools near Boston here.
What is the FindingSchool rating for Brooks School?
The overall rating for Brooks School is A.

The section ratings of Brooks School are:
A for Matriculation
B+ for Academics
A for Extracurriculum
A for Community
A for Students and Parents reviews
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