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Fast Facts

Brewster at a Glance


THE ACADEMY

Independent, co-educational boarding/day school
Grades 9-12 and postgraduate
Vigorous and dynamic college preparatory classes
Intentional use of new and emerging technologies
Discussion-based and interactive classes
Highly personalized and student-centered learning

THE CAMPUS
Eighty acres with classic New England facilities
Spectacular one-half mile shoreline on Lake Winnipesaukee
Located in “Oldest Summer Resort in America”
Six beautiful and actively used athletic fields

STUDENTS
360 Students; 80 percent boarding; 20 percent day
Represent 23 states and 21 foreign countries
35 percent of students receive financial aid

ACADEMICS
Team-based teaching
Collaborative learning emphasis and project-based learning
Multi-level, mastery curriculum including AP courses
SEL (social and emotional learning) program in partnership with the Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
Fully-integrated academic support programs

FACULTY

57 full-time teachers
Student/Teacher ratio 6:1
Six faculty teams
Participate in Brewster Summer Institute

COLLEGE ACCEPTANCES
100% of students accepted at four-year colleges and universities

ACTIVITIES
More than 25 student clubs and organizations
Spectacular outdoor programs and activities
Challenging student leadership opportunities
Wide range of rewarding community service projects

ATHLETICS
National and New England championship teams
Successful history of college athletic placements
Thirty interscholastic, recreational, and instructional offerings
Unparalleled athletic facilities
Only independent school with an outdoor turf and an indoor convertible turf
Nine tennis courts
Indoor rowing tank
200-meter indoor track
Lake Winnipesaukee
Use of 18-hole Clive Clark championship golf course

THE ARTS
Traditional arts courses and the latest in digital arts
Enrichment offerings for afternoon activities
Advanced courses in visual and performing arts
Private instruction offered in voice and instruments
Seasonal theatre productions
Dance instruction by Joffrey Ballet-trained instructor
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