Upper School (9-12)

A FUNDAMENTAL TENET OF OUR SCHOOL’S EDUCATIONAL PHILOSOPHY IS THE BELIEF THAT SUCCESSFUL SCHOOLS PROVIDE A BROAD EDUCATIONAL EXPERIENCE IN WHICH STUDENTS EXPLORE THEIR PASSIONS, AND, CONCOMITANTLY, DEVELOP THE SKILLS AND HABITS THAT WILL ALLOW THEM TO BECOME SUCCESSFUL, PRODUCTIVE, AND INQUISITIVE ADULTS.

We expect our graduates to think critically, to reason scientifically, to understand the relationship between the global economy and sustainable environments, to attain proficiency in a foreign language (or languages), to recognize how art impacts business, culture, and commerce (and vice versa), to articulate ideas in different forums and through various media, and to become conversant in the cultural and religious beliefs of a number of countries.

Of paramount importance in our students’ lives is helping them to find balance. We encourage students to continue pursue their athletic interests and artistic passions and to engage in the life of the school. As a small community, we cannot absorb many “specialists”; our athletes are artists, our singers are poets, our thespians are skilled debaters, and our dancers are student leaders. Not only are our students’ tastes diverse, but their accomplishments are lauded and supported by their peers and faculty.

Ryan Boccuzzi
Upper School Director
(310) 889-2749


Corisa Cobden

Administrative Assistant to the Upper School Director
(310) 889-2640


Sarah Bishop

Registrar
(310) 873-1051

Tamara Miller
Academic Dean
(310) 889-2784

David Foote
Dean of Students
(310) 889-2680

Upper School News

amaranth 35

by Judith Beerman O'Hanlon, Upper School English Teacher

In 1983, a small group of students and I inaugurated a new Upper School magazine of literature and the arts. Our goal, as it had been with an earlier school publication, Mayic, which came out in the late 70s, was to provide a forum for the creative spirit and talent of Brentwood students. Thirty-five years later, amaranth, named for a mythical plant that never fades or dies, still reflects that original inspiration...

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Summer at Brentwood 2018

We are excited to announce that the Summer at Brentwood 2018 camp and course schedule is now available online at www.summeratbrentwood.com.

This year we have great opportunities for all ages K-12 and will be offering options on both the West Campus and the East Campus. Programming begins on June 11 and concludes on August 3. Online registration for all camps is now open.

In addition to the popular Lower Day Camp and K Camp, "Camp Invention," a STEM-themed camp using curriculum established by the National Inventors Hall of Fame, will be back by popular demand...

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Upper School Calendar

Senior Final Exams
all day
BTC Dress Rehearsal
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EC Theater
Senior Final Exams
all day
Senior Service Project Presentations & Luncheon
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EC Classrooms
BTC Performance
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EC Theater

Purchase tickets for BTC's farewell show.