Brewster Academy

  • Brewster Academy is a flourishing, innovative secondary school in one of the most picturesque areas of New England on the shores of Lake Winnipesaukee and a short drive from the majestic White Mountains yet less than two hours from Boston.
  • The campus sits along a mile of shoreline with 20 dormitories and attached faculty residences that provide a strong on-campus adult and family presence to this quintessential boarding school community.
  • Campus is just steps away from a vibrant downtown with cafes, restaurants, and shops.
  • An imposing academic building dominates the center of campus and a 50,000 square-foot athletics facility is nestled into the hillside, overlooking the playing fields, the lake, and the mountains.
  • A recently renovated performing arts center is a hub for talent and all-school gatherings.
  • Take a look for yourself here: http://www.brewsteracademy.org or plan a visit to experience the beauty and community of Brewster.

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)
Religious AffiliationNonsectarian
Grades OfferedGrades 9-12
Offers Post-Graduate YearYes
Learning Difference ProgramsYes
Learning Programs SupportedMild Learning Differences, Dyslexia, Language-based
Year Founded1820

Student Body

Total Students343 students
Student Body TypeCo-ed
% Students of Color
14%
State avg.: 12%
Students by GradeBrewster Academy Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers57 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio6:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
57%
Average Class Size11 students
Number of AP Courses9 courses
List of Courses OfferedLink to List of Courses
Advanced CoursesBiology, Calculus AB, Calculus BC, English Language and Composition, English Literature and Composition, European History, Macroeconomics, Statistics, U.S. History
Matriculation DataMatric. DataLink to Matriculation Data
Classroom Dress CodeCasual

Finances and Admission

Admission DeadlineFeb. 1 / rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost$59,900
Tuition NotesDay Student Tuition: $35020
% on Financial Aid
35%
Average Financial Aid Grant$35,250
Acceptance Rate
50%
National avg.: 85%
Admissions DirectorNick Wilbur
Admissions AssociateJason Smith
Endowment Size20 million

Sports

Total Sports Offered15 sports
SportsAlpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Crew, Cross Country, Field Hockey, Freestyle Skiing, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Sailing, Snowboarding, Soccer, Softball, TennisAlpine SkiingBaseball,
BasketballCrew,
Cross CountryField Hockey,
Freestyle SkiingGolf,
Ice HockeyLacrosse,
SailingSnowboarding,
SoccerSoftball,
Tennis

Extracurriculars

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

School Notes

  • Brewster, a college preparatory school, acknowledges individual learning style differences, employs best practice research in teaching and learning, offers a mastery-based curriculum, and supports this within a technical medium leading to a highly interactive, student-centered and collaborative learning environment.
  • Highly personalized and student-centered learning; Discussion-based and interactive classes.
  • Team-based teaching, collaborative learning emphasis and project-based learning.
  • Customized, fully integrated academic support programs in which 35% of students are enrolled.
  • Emotional Literacy program in partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence.
  • National and New England championship teams with unparalleled athletic facilities; More than 25% of graduating students will play sports in college.Traditional arts courses and the latest in digital arts; Newly renovated performing arts center with seating for 450.
  • Vibrant downtown with shops, cafes, restaurants, and more all adjacent to campus in Wolfeboro - The Oldest Summer Resort in America.
  • Take a 360 Virtual Tour of our lakeside location at www.brewsteracademy.org/tour.
  • Contact the Office of Admission to schedule a campus visit, and see if Brewster is the best boarding school choice for you! 603-569-7200 admissions@brewsteracademy.org.
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