Brooks School

1160 Great Pond Road,
North Andover, MA 01845
Tel: 978-725-6272
Gr: (Boarding) 9-12 | 380 students
Brooks School provides a co-educational, college preparatory program for 380 students on a 251-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.
With a challenging academic curriculum that includes 16 advanced placement courses, Brooks also offers opportunities to study abroad in Europe and Africa.
A unique summer science program places juniors at labs at MIT and Harvard and on the coast of Canada in Labrador.
On the stage and in the gallery, 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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2014 School Data
Brooks School Boarding School Avg.
School Focus College Preparatory College Preparatory
Grades Offered 9-12 8-12
School Type Co-ed Co-ed
ADD/ADHD Support Yes Yes
Religious Affiliation Episcopal Non-denominational
Year Founded 1926 1908
Campus Size 251 acres 124 acres

Student Body

Enrollment 380 students 300 students
% Students of Color 19% 18%
% International Students 10% 20%
% Students Boarding 67% 67%
SAT range (25th-75th percentile) 1680 - 1970 -
Average ACT score 26 *National Avg. » View
Offers Post-Grad Year No No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes Yes No
Frequency of Saturday Classes Weekly Weekly
Classroom Dress Code Formal Casual
Average Class Size 12 students 12
*National School Avg. » 20
Teacher : Student Ratio 1:5 1:7
# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 15
ESL Courses Offered No Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree 76% 66%
Summer Program Offered No Yes

Finances

Endowment Size $72 million $15 million
Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$53,420 $47,500
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
$40,620 $26,110
% Students on Financial Aid 22% 35%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant $40,293 $19,000
Merit Scholarships Offered No No

Admission

Application Deadline Jan. 15 Jan. 15
SSAT Required Yes Yes
Average Percentile SSAT 65% -
Acceptance Rate 25% 58%
Director of Admissions Bini Egertson  

Course Listings

List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses

AP / Advanced Courses

# of AP/Advanced Courses Offered 16 15
Art History Biology
Calculus (AB) Calculus (BC)
Chemistry Chinese
English Literature Environmental Science
French Latin
Physics Spanish
Spanish Literature U.S. Government and Politics
U.S. History World History

Sports

# Interscholastic Sports Offered 14 14
SportsBaseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Squash, Tennis, Wrestling

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations 31 24
ExtracurricularsAcapella, 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,

College Matriculation

Year: 2008-2012 10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)
George Washington Unviversity 21
Trinity College 19
Boston University 18
Boston College 16
Colby College 15
College of Charleston 12
University of Denver 12
St. Lawrence University 11
University of Vermont 11
Dartmouth College 10
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Nearby Schools:

The nearest school is Phillips Academy Andover (4.9 miles away)
  • School Location Miles Students Grades
  • AndoverPhillips Academy Andover
     
    180 Main Street
    AndoverMA01810
    978-749-4050
    4.9 mi | 1141 students | Gr. 9-12
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