Brewster Academy

80 Academy Drive
Wolfeboro, NH 03894-0389
Tel: (603)569-7200
Grades: 9-12 | 358 students
Brewster Academy, an independent, college preparatory school, provides students with the academic, personal, and social skills necessary for success in a university or college, and for life.
The curriculum, delivered using best practice methodologies, aims to maximize retention of skills and content through a collaborative student-centered, mastery learning program.
The Academy, founded on the principle of moral character development, strongly adheres to the long-held belief of educating the whole person, both in mind and body, and does that through a challenging curriculum, rigorous athletic program, and strong commitment to a community living experience that emphasizes service to self and others.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
The Association of Boarding Schools (TABS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate Year Yes
Learning Difference Programs Yes
Learning Programs Supported Mild Learning Differences, Dyslexia
Year Founded 1887

Student Body

Total Students 358 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
Students by Grade Brewster Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 61 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
62%
Average Class Size 11 students
Number of AP Courses 10 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses Biology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Macroeconomics, Physics, Statistics, U.S. History,
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Formal

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1
Yearly Tuition Cost $54,500
Tuition Notes Day Student Tuition: $33000
% on Financial Aid
31%
Average Financial Aid Grant $23,230
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions Director Lynne Palmer
Admissions Associate Mary Roetger

Sports

Total Sports Offered 15 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Equestrian, Field Hockey, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryEquestrian,
Field HockeyGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 21 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Alpine Ski, Brewster Big Friends, Chamber Orchestra, Chorus, Dance, Debate, Digital Photography, Drama, Environmental Club, Gay Straight Alliance, Interact, Jazz Band, Literary Journal, Media Arts, Newspaper, Snowboarding, Table Tennis, Tennis, Ultimate Frisbee, Wind Ensemble, Yearbook Alpine Ski, Chorus, Dance, Debate, Drama, Interact, Jazz Band, Media Arts, Newspaper, Snowboarding, Table Tennis, Tennis, Wind Ensemble, Yearbook, Brewster Big Friends,
Chamber Orchestra,
Digital Photography,
Environmental Club,
Gay Straight Alliance,
Literary Journal,
Ultimate Frisbee,

Nearby Private Schools:

The nearest high school is Maplestone (13.7 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Cornerstone Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Cornerstone Christian Academy (0.3 miles away)
All Schools High Schools Elementary Schools Preschools Public Schools
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  • School Location Miles Grades Students
  • Ossipee
    Grades: PK-7 | 96 students
    0.3 miles
    129 Route 28
    Ossipee, NH 03864
    (603)539-8636
    0.3PK-7
    96
  • Ossipee
    Grades: PK-6 | 442 students
    12.3 miles
    68 Main Street
    Ossipee, NH 03864
    (603)539-4589
    12.3PK-6
    442
  • Laconia
    Holy Trinity School
    (Roman Catholic)
    Grades: PK-8 | 133 students
    13.6 miles
    50 Church St
    Laconia, NH 03246
    (603)524-3156
    13.6PK-8
    133
  • Acton
    Maplestone
    Special Education School
    Grades: 9-12 | 34 students
    13.7 miles
    Po Box 588
    Acton, ME 04001
    (207)477-2829
    13.79-12
    34
  • Milton
    Milton Learning Center
    Daycare / Preschool
    Grades: K | 24 students
    13.7 miles
    Po Box 291
    Milton, NH 03851
    (603)652-9337
    13.7K
    24

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