Fast Facts

Brookfield Academy Fast Facts, 2017 - 18

Type of School

Independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, founded in 1962.

Brookfield Academy educates students in K3 (age 3) through high school.


Students from Milwaukee suburbs and the metro area attend Brookfield Academy, coming from as far north as Hartford, south as East Troy, east as Mequon, and west as Oconomowoc.

Primary School

192 (Levels A-2)

Lower School

148 (Levels 3-5)

Middle School

224 (Levels 6-8)
Upper School 322 (Levels 9-12)
Total 886


Non-Discriminatory Policy

Brookfield Academy accepts students regardless of race, creed, or national origin.

Average Class Size

11-17 students per instructional class

Teacher/Student Ratio



110 faculty members, all with earned B.A. or B.S. degrees; 40 faculty members also hold master's degrees, six hold doctoral degrees, and one has a J.D.


117-acre campus encompassing 6 buildings, 4 libraries, 4 gymnasiums, 8 science labs, playgrounds and playfields, a lighted football/soccer field, 5 practice fields, running track, field hockey game field, baseball and softball diamonds, tennis courts, 3 music studios, 5 art centers, 5 computer labs, wireless laptop computers, fully-networked campus

SAT Average Scores - Class of 2017

Scores For Reading Math
National 543 541
Brookfield Academy 668 676
Perfect Score 800 800

ACT Average Scores - Class of 2017

National Composite 21.0
State Composite 20.5
BA Composite 29
Perfect score(s) 36 ('01, '07, '09, '13, 16, '17)

Educational Records Bureau (ERB) Median Test Scores - Grade 8

Scores For Verbal Math
National 50 50
Suburban 85 92
Independent Schools 88
Brookfield Academy 93 98


National Merit Recognition, Class of 2017

Students in Senior Class: 83

Semifinalists: 13

Finalists: 9

Commended: 7

Advanced Placement Results

In May 2017, 160 Brookfield Academy students took 432 Advanced Placement (AP) tests in 28 subjects, with approximately 88% earning a score of 3 or higher. Students with such a score qualify for college credit or advanced placement at many leading colleges and universities.

College Placement

100% of Brookfield Academy students enter a four-year college or university program upon graduation. Students are accepted by many of the top colleges in the country.

Recent College Acceptances

Rhodes Scholar

Paul Taylor - BA Class of 2000; Boston College 2004


Daily: 8:15 am - 3:15 pm

Level A is a half-day morning or afternoon Pre-K program. A full day is available to Level A students with the addition of the Peter Rabbit program.

School Year: In 2017-18, classes begin in late August and end in late May. Two-week vacations are scheduled for Christmas in December and again for Spring Break in March. Academic year calendar for 2017-18.

Academic year 2018 - 2019 calendar.

Tuition Schedule for 2018-2019

Level A             $ 8,600

Level B-1          $15,450

Levels 2-4        $16,200

Levels 5-6        $17,000

Level 7-8          $18,990

Levels 9-10      $19,400

Levels 11-12    $19,800

Payment Plans:

Brookfield Academy offers payment options after the non-refundable $2,000 enrollment deposit is paid. Tuition Schedule.

Financial aid is available in Middle and Upper School (Levels 6-12) and a scholarship program begins in Upper School (Levels 9-12). International students are charged additional application and tuition fees to support the cost of the program.


School bus transportation is provided free of charge in the Elmbrook school district. Families outside those areas form car pools or provide their own transportation to and from school each day.

Peter Rabbit Program

This optional educational and recreational program is designed to complement the half-day Level A program. This program is available from 7:30 am to 3:15 pm each day. Children in the morning Level A class may attend the afternoon Peter Rabbit program. Likewise, children enrolled in the afternoon Level A class may attend the morning Peter Rabbit program.

After-School Care

The Narnia Program for Lower School students and the MAP program for Middle School students provide supervised care and enrichment from 3:15 pm until 6:00 pm. After-school lessons in foreign languages, music, and enrichment activities are available in the Lower School.