The Brook Hill School

1051 N Houston
Bullard, TX 75757
An independent Christian school on a beautiful 280-acre campus near Tyler, Texas, the mission at Brook Hill is to provide excellence in college preparatory education, affirm the gifts and challenge the potential of each student, and encourage students to honor God through Christ-like character.
The faculty provides a classical education from a Christian worldview.
Fine arts and athletic options include art, vocal music, drama, and orchestra programs alongside football, soccer, volleyball, basketball, golf, tennis, baseball, softball and track.
85% domestic Upper School population with 15% international Upper School studying from 30+ countries.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 850 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $56,995
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

The Brook Hill School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools (out of 289 schools) for:

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Attribute

School Overview

Definition of Terms | 2023 School Data
The Brook Hill School
Boarding School Avg.
School Focus
College Preparatory
College Preparatory
Grades Offered (Boarding)
8-12
8-12
Grades Offered (Day)
PK-12
8-12
School Type
Co-ed
Co-ed
Religious Affiliation
Non-denominational
Year Founded
1997
1907
Campus Size
280 acres
130 acres

Student Body

Enrollment
850 students
310 students
% Students of Color
8%
25%
% International Students
35%
20%
% Students Boarding
30%
67%
Average SAT Score
1300
* National Avg. »View
Average ACT score
28
*National Avg. »View
Offers Post-Grad Year
No
No

Academics and Faculty

Saturday Classes
No
No
Classroom Dress Code
Casual
Uniforms (khaki pants (boys/girls), skirts (girls), polo, button-up)
Casual
Average Class Size
14 students
12
* National Avg. »18
Student : Teacher Ratio
9:1
7:1
# of AP / Advanced Courses Offered
29
17
ESL Courses Offered
Yes
% Faculty with Advanced Degree
70%
71%
Summer Program Offered
No
Yes

Tuition Cost

Yearly Tuition
(Boarding Students)
$56,995
(+ $3,495 International Student)
$64,000
Yearly Tuition
(Day Students)
n/a
$35,000
% Students on Financial Aid
40%
40%
Avg. Financial Aid Grant
$22,000
$25,000
Merit Scholarships Offered
No
No

Acceptance Rate

Application Deadline
None / Rolling
Jan. 15
Acceptance Rate
71%
60%
Director of Admissions
Travis Albea
Associate Director of Admissions
Hope Cooper

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total Extracurricular Organizations
24
23
Extracurriculars
Club or Organization:
Big Sister/Little Sister, Business, Chick-Fil-A Leader Academy, Early Music Ensemble, Entrepreneurship, International Club, Robotics, Service Projects, Student Council, Student Newspaper, Texas Bank and Trust Board of Executives, Yearbook

Arts and Music Programs:
Art, Choir, Dance, Digital Media, Drama, Guitar, Jazz Band, Musical Theatre, Orchestra

Recreational Athletic Programs:
Dance Team, Drill Team, Weight Training

College Matriculation

Year:
10 Most Popular College Choices  (# Enrolled)

School Notes

  • From 160 day and boarding students in 2005 to nearly 700 students in 2018, The Brook Hill School, just south of Tyler, Texas is thriving. Growth continues to be the theme at Brook Hill with the recent addition of Founder's Hall which includes a 90-seat lecture hall, Student Center with coffee house, 3-story library and Smithsonian-quality American Freedom Museum.
  • The Herrington Sports Complex allows the State Champion Guard football team, award-winning soccer team, and track and field competitors to play on synthetic turf to the beat of the Guard drum line and the support of the fans in the magnificent grandstands. The State Champion baseball program has also grown with the addition of softball, the installation of stadium lights, grandstands, and tailgating plaza. The newly completed Kyle Lake Athletic Facility provides all the support these athletes need to stay physically fit.
  • Of equal importance is the growth of the fine arts and academic programs at Brook Hill. Annually, students compete and win at the state level in choir, orchestra, theater, and visual art competitions alongside students who successfully compete in PSIA and several other academic competitions at the state level.
  • The Brook Hill School accreditations: Southern Association of Colleges and School
  • Sample of notable school alumni/alumnae:
    • AJ Minter '12 - Pitcher for Atlanta Braves
    • Sang Joon Lee '06 - South Korean CEO
    • Taylor Jones '08 - NY Times and People Magazine Featured Attorney at Crawford Wishnew Lang
    • JB Moss '11 - Pitcher for Colorado Rockies
    • Hannah Shaw '14 - Valedictorian and Student at UC Berkeley
    • Aaron Swink - Charter student, Graduated Law at Dedman School of Law, Sounthern Methodist University
    • Aaron Clements - Graduate Honor student, Texas Tech University graduated
    • Roger Blissette - Full Sail
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does The Brook Hill School cost?
The Brook Hill School's tuition is approximately $56,995 for boarding students.
What is the acceptance rate of The Brook Hill School?
The acceptance rate of The Brook Hill School is 71%, which is higher than the boarding school average of 60%.
Who are famous alumni from The Brook Hill School?
The Brook Hill School famous alumni include: AJ Minter '12, Sang Joon Lee '06, Taylor Jones '08, JB Moss '11, Hannah Shaw '14, Aaron Swink, Aaron Clements and Roger Blissette.
What sports does The Brook Hill School offer?
The Brook Hill School offers 17 interscholastic sports: Baseball, Basketball, Cheering, Cross Country, Cross Country Running, Dance, Drill Team, Equestrian, Football, Golf, Lacrosse, Soccer, Softball, Tennis, Track, Track and Field and Volleyball.
What is The Brook Hill School's ranking?
The Brook Hill School ranks among the top 20 boarding schools for High # of AP/advanced courses offered.
When is the application deadline for The Brook Hill School?
The application deadline for The Brook Hill School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Class of 2021
5.00
UC Davis
The diversity represented in our school is much more than the many others we have looked at and experienced. The boarding and local communities are very linked in the sense that any boarding student that. . .

Class of 2017
5.00
Boston Conservatory
I think the Brook Hill School is truly unique in its location. Even though it is an international boarding school it is located in east Texas. The hospitality and friendly nature of the local culture. . .

Class of 2019
5.00
Cornell University
Brook Hill is a boarding school that truly lives up to the standards of what a boarding school should be with respect to students feeling at home in a place far away from home. The. . .
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  • Grades: (Boarding) 8-12
  • Enrollment: 850 students
  • Yearly Tuition (Boarding Students): $56,995
  • Acceptance rate: 71%
  • Average class size: 14 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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