Brookwood School

One Brookwood Road,
Manchester, MA, 01944-0194
Tel: (978)526-4500
Grades: PK - 8 | 403 students
Founded in 1956 and located on the Beverly/Manchester line, Brookwood is a co-ed day school for Pre-Kindergarten through grade 8.  For more than 50 years, Brookwood has been instilling in students a lifelong love of learning and graduating academically accomplished individuals of conscience, character and compassion.  Brookwood believes in balance: rigor with compassion, excellence with exhuberance, and self discovery along with sensitivity to others.  "Our graduates remain well prepared for the future in large part because they have felt physically healthy, personally recognized and emotionally safe in their elementary school," remarks Head of School John Peterman.  Brookwood's 400 students come from more than 40 communities.

School Overview

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

Student Body

Total Students 403 students
Student Body Type Co-ed
% Students of Color 10%
State avg.: 21%
Students by Grade Brookwood School Students 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 2014-2015: Pre-Kindergarten $18,170. PreK Extended Day- $ 3,960 for 5 days or $800 for one day per week (12:30-2:45). Kindergarten-Grade 3 -$25,170. Grades 4-5- $26,780. Grades 6-8- $31,310.
% on Financial Aid 24%
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
    • Brand new Lower School (PreK-3) and Dining Hall
    • Summer camp program for ages 4 -16

    Profile last updated: 08/18/2014

Nearby Schools:

The nearest high school is Landmark Elementary Middle School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest elementary school is Glen Urquhart School (1.1 miles away)
The nearest preschool is Tara Montessori School (1.4 miles away)
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  • Beverly Glen Urquhart School
    (Nonsectarians)
    74 Hart St
    Beverly , MA , 01915
    (978)927-1064
    (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  231  students  |  Gr.  K-9
  • Manchester Landmark Elementary Middle School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    P O Box 1489
    Manchester , MA , 01944
    (978)236-3100
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  145  students  |  Gr.  2-8
  • Manchester
    Landmark Elementary & Middle School
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    Po Box 1489
    Manchester , MA , 01944
    (978)236-3100
    Special Education School (Nonsectarians)
    1.1  mi  |  149  students  |  Gr.  2-8
  • Manchester
    Tara Montessori School
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    62 School Street
    Manchester , MA , 01944
    (978)526-8487
    Montessori School (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  85  students  |  Gr.  PK-K
  • Beverly Cape Ann Waldorf School
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    701 Cabot St.
    Beverly , MA , 01915
    (978)927-8811
    Special Program Emphasis (Nonsectarians)
    1.4  mi  |  144  students  |  Gr.  NS-8

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