Est. 1972Our original campus, circa 1930, when Brentwood School was a military academy surrounded by open fields.
Start CuriousOpening Ceremony is one of our most treasured traditions, when both campuses come together to welcome our incoming Kindergarten class and begin the new school year.
Est. 1972In the 1980s, Middle School students attended classes in trailers until the new building was completed in 1984.
Stay CuriousCandlelighting is an annual tradition started during the tenure of former Head of School Hunter Temple, to symbolize the passing of the torch of leadership from one senior class to the next.
Est. 1972In the early days of the school, assemblies and other gatherings were held in the North Quad.
Go AnywhereHomecoming brings together current students, faculty, staff, alumni, families, and friends for a day of sports and activities on the East Campus.
Before we can journey back to the earliest days of humankind and the development of societies, 6th Grade students learn to analyze points of view and bias as modern historians with a simulated archaeological dig. The class is divided into four groups for this exercise and each is provided with a collection of 8-10 random artifacts that belong to a mystery person. Students are first asked to individually deduce the basic demographics of the mystery person from these belongings, such as their age, career, family dynamic, and everyday lifestyle, and record their interpretations. They tend to hastily decide who the owner must be, but eventually see the deeper layers of the story that each artifact can tell. They also understand how much more complex recording history becomes as more artifacts are considered for the puzzle...