Brookwood School

One Brookwood Road
Manchester, MA 01944-0194
Tel: (978)526-4500
Grades: PK-8 | 374 students
Founded in 1956 and located on the Beverly/Manchester line, Brookwood is a co-ed day school for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8. Brookwood is a warm, child-centered community of exuberant learners with an extraordinary commitment to both the development of the mind and the development of the self.
Through a purposeful balance of challenge, encouragement, and opportunity for appropriate risk-taking, the School fosters lifelong habits of inquiry, critical thinking, creativity, and scholarship, just as it instills a healthy sense of self, a flexible mindset, and a deep respect for the dignity of others.
Ultimately, Brookwood strives to graduate academically accomplished individuals of conscience, character, compassion, and cultural competence.
Brookwood's 400 students come from more than 37 communities.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten-8
Year Founded 1956

Student Body

Total Students 374 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color
13%
State avg.: 25%
Students by Grade Brookwood School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 9:1
National avg.: 13:1
Average Class Size 18 students
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Feb. 1 / rolling
Tuition Notes Tuition 2016-2017: Pre-Kindergarten $19,675. PreK Extended Day- $ 4,290 for 5 days (12:30-3:00). Kindergarten-Grade 3 -$27,255. Grades 4-5- $29,000. Grades 6-8- $33,905.
% on Financial Aid
29%
Admissions Director Lindsay Murphy
Admissions Associate Kate Fuge

Sports

Total Sports Offered 4 sports
Sports Basketball, Field Hockey, Lacrosse, SoccerBasketballField Hockey,
LacrosseSoccer,

School Notes

  • Spanish, French and Mandarin introduction beginning in Grade 1
  • Early Childhood After- School Program for Pre-Kindergarten and Kindergarten students
  • Enriching after-school classes in languages, music, visual and performing arts, dance, and karate
  • Care available for all ages before school starting at 7:15am and after school Monday-Friday
  • Interscholastic sports (grades 7 & 8)
  • Community service and character education
  • School Meeting, a weekly gathering of the entire student and faculty body
  • Academic support center
  • Teacher Training Program offered in coordination with Lesley University
  • New Lower School (PreK-3) and Dining Hall
  • Summer camp program for ages 4 -16
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