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Fast Facts

Brewster Academy Academic BuildingTHE ACADEMY

  • Established in 1820
  • Independent, co-educational boarding/day school
  • Grades 9-12 and postgraduate
  • First boarding school partnership with Yale Center for Emotional Intelligence
  • First Independent school to fully integrate laptop program in 1993

Collaborative classroom at BrewsterACADEMICS

  • Team-based teaching
  • Collaborative and project-based learning
  • Interim Studies Program
  • Multi-level classrooms
  • Mastery based curriculum
  • Advanced Placement courses
  • Academic Support programs since 1975
  • Integrated social and emotional learning program

View of Pinckney Boathouse and Wolfeboro Bay from Brewster Academy campusTHE CAMPUS

  • 80 acres with classic New England facilities
  • Half mile shoreline on Lake Winnipesaukee
  • Located in “Oldest Summer Resort in America”
  • Six lakeside athletic fields
  • 18 student/faculty residences

Brewster students talking on stepsSTUDENTS

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

Team meeting at Brewster AcademyFACULTY

  • 60 full-time teachers
  • Student/Teacher ratio 6:1
  • Seven faculty teams
  • Brewster Summer Institute for professional development

Student and college counselor in the Brewster College Counseling OfficeCOLLEGE AND BEYOND

  • 100 percent acceptance at four-year colleges and universities
  • Road Map to College program
  • High college retention results

Girls' Varsity Soccer on Palazzo FieldATHLETICS

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

Students sledding down hill on Brewster campusCOMMUNITY LIFE

  • Community service program
  • More than 25 clubs and organizations
  • Spectacular outdoor programs and activities
  • Challenging student leadership opportunities

Student and arts faculty member in studio art classTHE 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 theater productions
  • Dance instruction by Joffrey Ballet-trained instructor