Brimmer & May School

69 Middlesex Road,
Chestnut Hill, MA, 02467-0216
Tel: (617)738-8695
Grades: PK - 12 | 399 students
The Brimmer and May School is an inclusive, caring community of learners and is committed to maintaining rigorous academic standards while implementing innovative educational ideas.
The School promotes active learning by challenging students to think and work both independently and collaboratively, to approach learning with enthusiasm and confidence, to develop problem solving, critical thinking, and analytical reading and writing skills, to understand and use emerging technologies, to explore and expand their creativity, to pursue health and well-being, to discover and realize their own potential.
We promote ethical behavior by emphasizing individual responsibility, citizenship, and honesty.
We embrace diversity and global awareness and encourage students to develop respect for themselves and others.
Our objective is to develop informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders for the global community of the 21st century.

School Overview

School Membership(s)School Assoc. Association of Independent Schools in New England (AISNE)
National Association of Independent Schools (NAIS)
New England Association of Schools and Colleges
Religious Affiliation Nonsectarian
Grades Offered Grades Prekindergarten - 12
Year Founded 1880

Student Body

Total Students 399 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 30%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Brimmer & May School Students by Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers 68 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio 6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree 74%
Average Class Size 12 students
Number of AP Courses 16 courses
List of Courses Offered Link to List of Courses
Advanced Courses AP Biology (lab), AP Calculus AB, AP Calculus BC, AP English Literature and Composition, AP Environmental Science, AP French Language, AP Macroeconomics, AP Mandarin Language, AP Microeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics, AP Spanish Language, AP Statistics, AP Studio Art, AP Studio Art: 2-D Design, AP World History, 
Matriculation DataMatric. Data Link to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress Code Casual

Finances and Admission

Admission Deadline Jan. 17
% on Financial Aid 30%
Average Financial Aid Grant $22,390
Admissions Director Brian C. Beale
Admissions Associate Andrew Ferrara


Total Sports Offered 12 sports
Sports Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Golf, Lacrosse, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
Cross CountryField Hockey,


Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric. 11 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric. Acoustic Jam Session, Brimmer and May News Network, Culture Club (Diversity), Math Competition Club, Model United Nations, Peer Leaders, Philanthropy Club, Robotics Club, Rock Band, The Maze (Upper School Literary Journal), Young Entrepreneurs' Club Peer Leaders, Robotics Club, Rock Band, Acoustic Jam Session,
Brimmer and May News Network,
Culture Club (Diversity),
Math Competition Club,
Model United Nations,
Philanthropy Club,
The Maze (Upper School Literary Journal),
Young Entrepreneurs' Club,

School Notes:

    Profile last updated: 02/25/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Beaver Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Beaver Country Day School (0.2 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Mount Alvernia Academy (1 miles away)
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