THE BROOK HILL SCHOOL

Bullard, TX

OVERVIEW

An independent,Christian school on 280 acres, Brook Hill’s mission is to provide excellence in college preparatory education, affirm the gifts and challenge the potential of each student, and encourage students to honor God through Christ-like character.

The faculty, 70% of whom hold graduate degrees, provides a classical education from a Christian worldview. Competitive fine arts and athletic options include art, drama, orchestra and vocal music alongside baseball, basketball, football, golf, soccer, softball, tennis, track and field,and volleyball.

The Brook Hill School population currently includes over 660 students in grades PK-12 with homes across Texas and around the world. Comprehensive, quality programs at The Brook Hill School continue to be attractive to those who value a college preparatory education taught within the context of a Biblical worldview.

Vital Information

Student Body Type: Coed
Total Boarding: 110
Total Day: 590
Total Enrollment: 700
Boys: 360
Girls: 340
Boarding Grades Offered: 8-12
Day Grades Offered: PK-12
Dress Code: Uniform

Applications Accepted

School Application
SAO
Application Deadline: Rolling

Tuition & Financial Aid

Boarding: $43,320
Day Tuition Fee: $11,640
Need-Based Aid: Offered
Payment Plans: Offered
Students Receiving Aid: 30%

CONTACT

Director of Admissions: Travis Albea

ACADEMICS

Brook Hill attracts some of the finest educators in the United States. Over seventy percent of the middle and upper school faculty hold advanced degrees in their area of expertise and all are committed to providing an education which integrates faith and learning. The curriculum provides a solid liberal arts education based on universal truths, foundational principles, enduring traditions, and the great literature of history.

Education at Brook Hill strives to develop the whole student. A balance of instruction is offered so that students grow in knowledge, skills, and wisdom through the perspective of a biblical worldview. This strong balance contributes to the academic success that abounds at Brook Hill.

Department Director
Dean of Academics Michelle Rozell
Student/Teacher Ratio
9/1
Average Class Size
15
Summer Programs
Not Offered
Full Time Teachers
75
Number of AP Courses Offered
15
Teachers Holding Advanced Degrees
70%

English

  • English Classics
  • English Literature

History

  • Honors History
  • US History
  • World History

Foreign Languages

  • Spanish

Religion/Philosophy

  • The Bible
  • World Religions

Humanities/Social Sciences

  • Economics

Sciences

  • Anatomy
  • Biology
  • Chemistry
  • Physics

Math

  • Algebra
  • Calculus
  • Honors Math
  • Geometry
  • Statistics
  • Trigonometry

Music

  • Choral Music

Performing/Visual Arts

  • Acting
  • Art
  • Ceramics
  • Drawing
  • Graphic Design
  • Painting
  • Pottery
  • Public Speaking
  • Theater Arts

Distinctive or New Programs

  • Students selecting specific courses may graduate with over 60 college credits through dual credit and AP courses.

AP Courses Available

  • AP Biology
  • AP Calculus AB
  • AP Calculus CD
  • AP Chemistry
  • AP Macroeconomics
  • AP English Language
  • AP English Literature
  • AP Environmental Science
  • AP European History
  • AP US Government & Politics
  • AP Physics B
  • AP Spanish
  • AP Statistics
  • AP Studio Art
  • AP US History

CAMPUS LIFE

Residential facilities in “The Village” afford students a lifestyle which is like living at home. Rather than traditional dormitories, students live in comfortable, residential-style houses that include the types of amenities they might find in their own homes: spacious bedroom suites, with wireless Internet access and private bath facilities, a common kitchen, game room, sitting room with fireplace, laundry facilities, and more. In fact, student residences in The Village at the Brook are specifically designed to help foster the feeling among residents that they are part of a special community.


Dorm Life

Number of Dorms
3
Average Students Per Dorm
40
Number of Girls Dorms
1
Number of Boys Dorms
2

Dorm Amenities

  • Dorm Game Room
  • Dorm Laundry
  • Dorm Lounge
  • Dorm Wifi

Other Amenities:

  • Full kitchen facilities for student use
  • private pantries
  • comfortable living areas
  • large screen TV’s
  • multiple in-town & out-of-town trips and on-campus activities.

Student Life

We’re passionate about cultivating community and creating a fun, memorable student life experience. Our parents and faculty are active in students’ lives by sharing meals with our students and opening their homes to them. We organize community activities on campus, take recreational trips in-town, as well as both cultural and fun trips to bigger cities like Dallas. Some of our out-of-town trips include: Professional Basketball, Soccer & Baseball games, festivals, fairs, symphonies, ballets, musicals, shopping, amusement parks, and many others. We also are actively involved in local churches. Students are also paired with families to provide a better experience while boarding.

Facilities

  • Baseball Field
  • Basketball Court
  • Fitness Center
  • Technology Center
  • Volleyball Court
  • Football Field
  • Indoor Basketball Court

Clubs & Organizations

  • Community Service
  • Computer Club
  • Dorm Proctors
  • Drama Club
  • FCA
  • Food Council
  • Foreign Language Clubs
  • Honor Council
  • Horseback Riding
  • International Club
  • Literary Magazine
  • National Honor Society
  • Newspaper
  • Peer Tutoring
  • Pep Club
  • Student Activities
  • Student Government
  • Student Publications
  • Yearbook
  • Yoga
  • Young Republicans

ARTS & ATHLETICS

Arts Department Director
Director of Fine Arts Glenn Ballard
Athletics Department Director
Athletic Director Wally Dawkins
Notable Achievements
  • State Championships in multiple areas

Arts

  • Art Club
  • Chamber Choir
  • Chamber Ensemble
  • Chamber Orchestra
  • Choral Music
  • Dance
  • Drama Club
  • Gospel Choir
  • Jazz Ensemble
  • Pep Band
  • String Ensemble
  • Theater

Interscholastic Sports

  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Cheerleading
  • Cross Country Running
  • Dance
  • Drill Team
  • Football
  • Golf
  • Lacrosse
  • Soccer
  • Softball
  • Tennis
  • Track and Field
  • Volleyball
  • Weight Lifting

Recreational Sports

  • Badminton
  • Baseball
  • Basketball
  • Equestrian
  • Table Tennis
  • Ultimate Frisbee
  • Weight Lifting

COLLEGE INFO

College Information

Percentage of graduates who attend college:
100%
Middle Percentile of SAT Scores Reading Math
25th percentile 655 694
75th percentile 728 792
College attended in the past 5 years by our graduates:
UT Austin, Texas A&M, Baylor, Rice, Southern Methodist University, Yale, Cornell, Dartmouth, Brown, UC Berkley, and over 350 other colleges and universities across the nation and around the world.

Quotes From Alumni

  • —Timber, Class of 2013,
    “Brook Hill is the definition of Excellence. Because of it, I will never settle for anything less than my full potential.”
  • —Daniel, Class of 2014,
    “I wanted a school where I could learn to be independent and take the lead in my life. Brook Hill has exceeded my expectations.”