Academics

The relationship between faculty and students is at the heart of a Brookwood education. Master teachers, most of whom hold advanced degrees from the nation’s leading institutions, are chosen on the basis of character, professional qualifications, and a sincere desire to help students progress in all areas of life. Each teacher is a role model of compassion and the highest standards of teaching and learning.

Brookwood teachers encourage each student to strive for his or her own personal best. Small classes at every level facilitate one-on-one instruction that ensures the teacher’s unencumbered interest in each student’s success. Brookwood teachers are patient mentors and creative instructors experienced in preparing young minds for whatever their futures have in store.

In choosing Brookwood, parents can be confident that their child will receive an exceptional college-preparatory education grounded in tenants that will carry them successfully through graduation and beyond.

SAT & AP Score Comparison

We recognize that there are many ways to express the value of a Brookwood education. Some of these ways are more quantifiable than others. We are proud of our students, and the challenging academic environment that our teachers are able to create.

After grade point average and rigor of courses studied, a student’s scores on standardized tests, such as the SAT and AP exams, are often the next compelling factors in competitive college admissions.

Here is how Brookwood’s Class of 2015 compared on SAT scores relative to local and national competition:

Advanced Placement courses are college-level courses that are designed to be taught to high school students. The successful completion of Advanced Placement courses, as evidence by the score on the AP exam, demonstrates a student’s ability to perform on college-level work.

While each college or university handles college-level coursework differently in the admissions process, AP credit is compelling in that it is standardized. That is, the AP scores of a Brookwood student are comparable to any other student in the United States who took the same exam. 

The “pass rate” for AP exams is the percentage of exams taken by students with scores of 3 or above (the highest score that a student can receive is a 5).

Here is how Brookwood’s Class of 2014* compared on AP scores relative to local and national competition:

The average score on AP exams from Brookwood students in 2014 was 4 (out of 5).

* Note that we used 2014 data as the 2015 Data is not yet available for all locations.

Sources:

Brookwood School 2015 College Profile (2015). Retrieved from: http://www.brookwoodschool.org/content/college-counseling

The Governor’s Office of Student Achievement (2015). 2013-1014 downloadable data files. Retrieved from http://gosa.georgia.gov/2013-14-downloadable-data-files.

Thomasville Times-Enterprise Staff Report (September 21, 2015). THS ranks No. 2 in area SAT scores. Retrieved from http://www.timesenterprise.com/news/local_news/ths-ranks-no-in-area-sat-scores/article_2a36a716-60cc-11e5-8839-73dbd27dfb19.html