Brother Rice High School

A 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, Brother Rice High School is a Catholic, College Preparatory School dedicated to the development of faith, character and brotherhood of young men for success in life.
Brother Rice High School educates young men in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Edmund Rice.
For 60 years, this strong Catholic faith community has been steeped in the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education.
Brother Rice invests in each student, helping him to develop his mind, body, and spirit through every academic, athletic, and extracurricular experience. Every student at Brother Rice is challenged to grow, both inside and outside the classroom.
The school continues to leverage technology, through its 1:1 iPad program, while implementing the best educational practices, to unleash the full potential of each student.
Brother Rice students undertake a rigorous college preparatory program which includes more than 38 honors and Advanced Placement courses.
A robust counseling curriculum supports the growth of the whole person.
The Achieve Plus Center provides a supportive learning environment for students who needs additional support in mastering subject area content.
The Campus Ministry department offers spiritual formation activities in the form of masses and retreats.
All students must complete Christian service hours; many choose to work with marginalized populations locally, while some students participate in international and domestic immersion mission experiences. Student athletes can participate in 14 different sports.
Further engagement opportunities exist in over 25 extracurricular clubs and organizations.
All students participate in the Band of Brothers program which enhances camaraderie while providing leadership and mentoring opportunities for the young men.
Brother Rice`s traditions, culture, and programming uniquely position the school to continue its mission in the future.

Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,950
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

Top Rankings

Brother Rice High School ranks among the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for:

School Overview

Religious Affiliation
Grades Offered
Grades 9-12
ADD/ADHD Support
Yes
Learning Difference Programs
Yes
Year Founded
1960
Awards
 Blue Ribbon School - Selected in 2020

Student Body

Total Students
540 students
Student Body Type
% Students of Color
12%
State avg.: 19%
Students by Grade
Brother Rice High School Student By Grade

Academics and Faculty

Total Classroom Teachers
46 teachers
Student : Teacher Ratio
12:1
National avg.: 13:1
% Faculty w/Advanced Degree
80%
Average Class Size
18 students
Number of AP Courses
16 courses
List of Courses Offered
Advanced Courses
AP American Government, AP Art 2D Art and Design, AP Biology, AP Calculus - AB, AP Calculus - BC, AP Chemistry, AP Comparative Government & Politics, AP Computer Science A, AP Computer Science Principles, AP European History, AP Human Geography, AP Language & Composition, AP Literature & Composition, AP Macroeconomics, AP Music Theory, AP Physics 1, AP Physics 2, AP Psychology, AP Spanish, AP Statistics, AP US History
Average SAT score
1170
(Out of 1600)
Average ACT score
26
(Out of 36)
Matriculation DataMatric. Data
Classroom Dress Code
Formal
Dress pants, Dress Shirt, and Tie

Tuition and Acceptance Rate

Admission Deadline
None / Rolling
Yearly Tuition Cost
Tuition Notes
Books are additonal and typically cost between 300-450 and are sold back at the end of the year.
% on Financial Aid
60%
Admissions Director
Brian Bouwman
Admissions Associate
Eddie Young

Sports

Extracurriculars

Total ExtracurricularsTotal Extra-curric.
25 extracurriculars
ExtracurricularsExtra-curric.
Club or Organization:
BEAM&R - Business Club, Chess Club, Debate, Engineering Club, Esports Team, German Honor Society, International Thespian Society, Latin Honor Society, Marian/Rice Players - Theater Group, Mech Warriors - Robotics, Medical Club, Model UN, Mountain Biking, National Honor Society, Ping Pong Club, Politics Club, Quiz Bowl, SADD - Students Against Destructive Decisions, Spanish Honor Society, Stock Market Club, Warriors for Life

Arts and Music Programs:
Choir, Pep & Jazz Bands

Recreational Athletic Programs:
BRM Sailing, Intramurals

School Notes

  • A 2020 National Blue Ribbon School of Excellence, Brother Rice High School is a Catholic, College Preparatory School dedicated to the development of faith, character and brotherhood of young men for success in life.
  • Brother Rice High School educates young men in the tradition of its founder, Blessed Edmund Rice. For 60 years, this strong Catholic faith community has been steeped in the Essential Elements of an Edmund Rice Christian Brother Education. Brother Rice invests in each student, helping him to develop his mind, body, and spirit through every academic, athletic, and extracurricular experience. Every student at Brother Rice is challenged to grow, both inside and outside the classroom. The school continues to leverage technology, through its 1:1 iPad program, while implementing the best educational practices, to unleash the full potential of each student. Brother Rice students undertake a rigorous college preparatory program which includes more than 38 honors and Advanced Placement courses. A robust counseling curriculum supports the growth of the whole person. The Achieve Plus Center provides a supportive learning environment for students who needs additional support in mastering subject area content. The Campus Ministry department offers spiritual formation activities in the form of masses and retreats. All students must complete Christian service hours; many choose to work with marginalized populations locally, while some students participate in international and domestic immersion mission experiences. Student athletes can participate in 14 different sports. Further engagement opportunities exist in over 25 extracurricular clubs and organizations. All students participate in the Band of Brothers program which enhances camaraderie while providing leadership and mentoring opportunities for the young men. Brother Rice`s traditions, culture, and programming uniquely position the school to continue its mission in the future.
Source: Verified school update

Frequently Asked Questions

How much does Brother Rice High School cost?
Brother Rice High School's tuition is approximately $15,950 for private students.
What sports does Brother Rice High School offer?
Brother Rice High School offers 15 interscholastic sports: Alpine Skiing, Baseball, Basketball, Bowling, Cross Country, Diving, Football, Golf, Ice Hockey, Lacrosse, Soccer, Swimming, Tennis, Track and Field and Wrestling. Brother Rice High School is ranked as one of the top 20% of private schools in Michigan for most sports offered.
What is Brother Rice High School's ranking?
When is the application deadline for Brother Rice High School?
The application deadline for Brother Rice High School is rolling (applications are reviewed as they are received year-round).

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Quick Stats (2024)

  • Top Ranked MI School
  • Grades: 9-12
  • Enrollment: 540 students
  • Yearly Tuition: $15,950
  • Average class size: 18 students
  • Application Deadline: None / Rolling
  • Source: Verified school update

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