Where is the School?
Brunswick has three campuses with a total of 118 acres in Greenwich, CT. The Pre School is located on 116 Maple Avenue; the Lower and Middle School are located at 1252 King Street; and the Upper School is located at 100 Maher Avenue. For more information, visit Brunswick directions.
What is Brunswick's mission?
Brunswick is a college preparatory day school serving boys in grades pre-kindergarten through 12 in Greenwich, CT.
The School strives to offer a community of challenging academics, diversely appealing artistic pursuits and highly competitive athletics, time is also carefully reserved for both reflection and service to others. Great emphasis is placed in all divisions on the development of the "whole boy" and building a community firmly founded upon trust in keeping with the School's motto, "Courage, Honor, Truth,"
How old is the School?
Brunswick was started by George Carmichael in 1902 with 14 boys in a two room building. Read more about Brunswick's history, here.
What is the School's endowment?
Brunswick's endowment (as of fiscal year end 2011) was $83 million.
What are School hours?
School starts at 7:45am for the UpperSchool, 8:15 for the Middle School and Lower Schools and 8:00 for the PreSchool. There are some clubs and performing groups that meet prior to the start of school. The day ends between 3:30 and 5:30 depending on the division and after school sports.
What is the dress code?
The Lower School boys wear khaki slacks, white shirts and brown sweaters. Middle and Upper School boys wear sport coats, slacks and ties.
How many students?
The school enrolls 929 boys with 89 seniors in the Class of 2012.
What is the student/teacher ratio?
The student/teacher ratio is 5:1. There are 162 faculty, including 20 interns/assistant teachers; approximately 84% hold post graduate degrees.
What is the average class size?
The average class size is 15 students.
What is the geographic make-up of the student body?
Greenwich residents make up 69% of the student population; 18% are from other towns in Fairfield County and 13% are from Westchester County, NY.
Are all students day students?
Yes, there are no boarding facilities.
What is the percentage of diversity students and teachers?
20% of the student body are minority students and 12% of faculty.
Is there any religious affiliation?
The School has no religious affiliation and students, faculty and staff of all religious backgrounds are welcome as part of our community.
What foreign languages are taught?
Spanish is taught starting in Pre Kindergarten. In Middle School the boys are given the option to continue with Spanish or switch to French or Chinese. Latin is optional in addition to their modern language starting in grade 6. Boys choose one full-time language in 7th and 8th grades but can continue with Latin. In the Upper School the modern languages are Spanish, French, Chinese, Arabic and Italian as well as the classical languages, Latin and Greek.
What sports are offered?
There are 17 varsity sports in the Upper School and 19 sub-varsity sports. Inter-scholastic competition starts in the 7th grade. Visit Upper School and Middle School athletic pages for a complete list of teams.
Are all boys required to participate in sports?
Yes, sports are required for all students every season. In the Lower School, boys participate in physical education classes; and in 5th and 6th graders play intra-mural team sports, seasonally. Interscholastic competition begins in the 7th grade. Upper School students have both interscholastic and intra-mural options. Brunswick strongly believes in developing healthy bodies along with academic and artistic achievement.
What does Brunswick's Upper School offer?
Brunswick's Upper School, in coordination with Greenwich Academy's Upper School, offers 153 courses with 28 advanced placement courses. There is on average, 36 co-curricular clubs and organizations. Community service is required of all students.
Where do our graduates attend college?
100% of graduates go to four-year colleges with 93% of the graduating class of 2010 attending colleges ranked as "Most or Highly Competitive" schools. For a list of colleges attended by recent graduates visit our college matriculation pages.
Do you have Admission receptions?
Brunswick holds Admission receptions for the Pre, Lower and Middle Schools in October and November. There is no open house for Upper School admission. Prospective Upper School students and families are asked to visit during school hours by appointment. Visit our Admissions pages for dates and times of upcoming Admissions receptions or to schedule an appointment to speak with the office.
What are the steps necessary to complete the application process?
You can review the applications by division, here.
What is the deadline for the application?
All applications must be completed and returned to Brunswick together with the application fee by December 15. Any application received after this date will be processed based on availability.
When are the decisions made?
Notification letters are mailed the last Friday in February.
Are the applications on a first-come basis?
No, applications are reviewed during the month of February. Acceptance is not rolling but rather decisions are made by March 1st.
How many applicants are accepted at Brunswick?
29% of applicants for 2009-2010 were accepted, mostly for entry years in each division: pre-kindergarten and kindergarten in the Lower School, fifth and sixth grades in the Middle School, and ninth and tenth grades in the Upper School.
What are the key admission grades for entry?
The specific entry points are grades pre-kindergarten, kindergarten, 5th, 6th, 9th and 10th grades. There may be limited entry at other grade levels.
What is the tuition?
Tuition varies by grade level. For the latest Tuition Schedule for this school year, please visit the Tuition & Financial Aid page.
What are the financial aid policies?
Financial aid is awarded on a need basis only. There are no merit based scholarships. Please visit our Financial Aid section.
How much financial aid does Brunswick award annually?
$4.2 million in need based financial aid is awarded annually to 16.7% of the student body.
How does one apply for Financial Aid?
Financial aid application forms are mailed after December 15th. Other question for financial aid, please visit Brunswick's Financial Aid section.
How can I make an appointment or receive more information.
You can contact our Admissions office. A list of each office and their contact information is listed here.
Brunswick School • Greenwich, CT
Upper School 100 Maher Avenue • Lower & Middle Schools 1252 King Street • Pre School 116 Maple Avenue
Main phone: 203.625.5800 • Alumni phone: 800.546.9425