About-Us

ABOUT BROOKFIELD PRIVATE SCHOOL

Our Mission Statement
“Brookfield School is a learning community where children and nurtured and cherished.  Our mission is to encourage and guide our students to develop to their fullest potential, both intellectually and socially.  Academic excellence, civility, and good character are hallmarks of Brookfield graduates.”

Our Philosophy
“Brookfield School is a thriving independent, co-educational, college preparatory school, serving children in Kindergarten through eighth grade. The school is best known for its rigorous accelerated curriculum and emphasis on character development. Brookfield’s primary purpose is to prepare our students to become independent thinkers, responsible citizens, and effective leaders.

To achieve this purpose, the curriculum is challenging and balanced, class sizes are small, and students are held to high academic and behavioral standards. Teachers are selected for their collegiality, professionalism, dedication to scholarship, and passion for teaching accelerated learners.

The Brookfield community is proud of our diversity. We emphasize respect and understanding of each other’s differences. We welcome students of all religious, ethnic, and social backgrounds.”

The Brookfield Way
The Brookfield Way is our path to success.

Strive for Excellence…Show Respect…Be Kind…Be Confident

BROOKFIELD AT A GLANCE

Physical characteristics

  • Grades TK through eighth (Pre-K starting Fall of 2013)
  • Approximately 150 students
  • Typical class size: 18
  • Beautiful, modern facility on 5 acres

Academic approach

  • Independent, co-educational, college preparatory school
  • Focus on individual academic achievement and personal responsibility
  • Students “rise to the challenge” of high expectations
  • Highly structured environment
  • Accelerated learning within an enriched academic context
  • High-level goals for each child: the ability to think, to communicate effectively in both oral and written form, and to read with comprehension.
Curriculum
  • Strong language arts program with monthly oral presentations, declamations and written book reports.
  • Intensive foreign language (French or Spanish)
  • Thorough arithmetic fundamentals, Pre-Algebra, Algebra I, Geometry
  • Comprehensive computer program
  • Solid science and social sciences program
  • Physical education/Health class 4 days a week
Special features
  • Uniforms
  • Pre- and after-school care onsite
  • Selection of extra-curricular programs (after-school sports, art, drama, music, etc.)
  • School day: 8:50 a.m. to 3:20 p.m.
  • An culture of civility, respect, and excellence
  • Continuous operation since 1962