Fast Facts

Brookfield Academy educates students in K3 (age 3) through high school. We are an independent, coeducational, college preparatory day school, founded in 1962. 

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  • 100%

    of Students enter a four-year college

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  • 11-17

    Average class size

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  • 112

    Total faculty members

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  • 1:9

    Teacher/Student ratio

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  • 125

    Campus acreage

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  • 52

    Faculty members holding masters degrees

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  • 2

    Faculty member with a J.D.

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  • 6

    Faculty members hold doctoral degrees

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  • 882

    Total enrollment

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  • 1962


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  • 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. College acceptances for the Class of 2024 are listed here or review our school profile.
  • ACT Average Scores - Class of 2023

    National Composite20.6
    State Composite20.1
    BA Composite29 
    Perfect Score(s)
    36 ('01, '07, '09, '13, 16, '17, '18, '19, '20, '21, '22, '23)

  • Enrollment

    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: 200 (Levels A-2)
    Lower School: 143 (Levels 3-5)
    Middle School: 204 (Levels 6-8)
    Upper School: 335 (Levels 9-12)

    Total: 882
  • Non-Discriminatory Policy

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

    112 faculty members, all with earned B.A. or B.S. degrees; 53 faculty members also hold master's degrees, and six hold doctoral degrees.
  • Facilities

    125-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. The newest addition to the campus is a state-of-the-art Economics Center and a 6,000 square foot Fitness Center.
  • Educational Records Bureau (ERB) Median Test Scores

    Grade 8
    Scores forVerbalMathWriting
    Brookfield Academy969393
    Independent Schools928984
  • National Merit Recognition, Class of 2024

    Students in Senior Class: 90
    Finalists: 12
    Commended: 8
    Winner: 1
  • Advanced Placement

    273 AP exams taken by 85 seniors: 19 AP Scholars with Distinction,
    four AP Scholars with Honors, 11 AP Scholars, and six AP Seminar
    and Research Certificate recipients.
  • Rhodes Scholar

    Paul Taylor - BA Class of 2000; Boston College 2004
  • Schedule

    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: 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. 
  • Tuition Schedule for 2024-25

    Little Knights   $9,200
    Level A             $11,500
    Level B-1         $18,600
    Levels 2-4        $19,800
    Levels 5-6        $21,000
    Level 7-8          $21,800
    Levels 9-10      $23,300
    Levels 11-12    $24,900
  • Payment Plans

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

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

    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 Primary and 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 Primary and Lower Schools.
  • BA In Brief

Ranked #1 in Best Private High Schools, Best Private K-12 Schools, and Best College Prep Private High Schools in Wisconsin!
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An Independent College Preparatory Day School | K3 to Grade 12