Brooks School provides a co-educational, college preparatory program for 370 students on a 250-acre campus overlooking Lake Cochichewick. Small classes allow students to work closely with teachers, fostering a relationship that is at the core of the warm, close-knit community. With a challenging academic curriculum that includes 14 advanced placement courses, Brooks also offers opportunities to study abroad in Europe and Africa. A unique summer science program places juniors at labs at MIT and Harvard and on the coast of Canada in Labrador. On the stage and in the gallery, visual and performing arts are an integral part of school life, while on the athletic fields numerous teams have won New England or league championships in recent years. Winter Term is a success! In January, Brooks students embarked on its first ever Winter Term and it was a great success.The goal of Winter Term is to put into practice the concept of “depth over breadth,” something that supports the school’s mission of providing the most meaningful educational experiences Brooks students will have. The single-course structure of Winter Term allows students and faculty to work together even more closely than they do in regular classes.A new boys dormitory, Chace House, will open in September of 2012. A "green" dormitory, it features a state of the art common room, outside patio and gathering area, and both single and double rooms. In the fall of 2008, Brooks unveiled its new "green" science building. It houses three state of the art laboratories, a lecture hall, and plenty of open space in which students and faculty can interact. The new science bulding complements Brooks' other outstanding facilities including newly constructed athletic facilities. The main gym has three hard wood courts, a fitness center/weight room overlooking the courts, and a wrestling room. Attached to the gym is the newly renovated ice hockey rink. The squash/rowing center features 10 international size squash courts and two indoor rowing tanks. This facility is unique amongst small boarding schools. Newly added in 2008-Mandarin Chinese! Something exciting is always going on here, so please make an appointment to come visit us!