About Us

Fast Facts

Brimmer at a Glance

  • Seven-acre campus in historic Chestnut Hill neighborhood
  • Co-ed Grades PK-12
  • 400 students: LS-150, MS-100, US-150
  • STEAM, Innovation, and Maker Labs
  • Easy access to Chestnut Hill MBTA stop
  • 6:1 student-faculty ratio
  • 80% faculty hold advanced degrees
  • 12 students in the average class
  • 12% international students
  • 36% students of color
  • 31% of students receive financial aid
  • 35% of students are siblings

By Division

Lower School
  • Two libraries, including general and French language
  • Dedicated Design Lab
  • World Language program beginning in PK
  • After School Program including Extended Day, music, and clubs
  • Physical Education (PE) three times a week
Middle School
  • Exhibitions of learning in all subject areas
  • Annual Grade 7 trip to Washington, D.C.
  • Partnership with Greater Boston Food Bank
  • Fall play and spring musical open to all in Grades 6-8
  • Health & Wellness program partnerships with Partners in Sex Education, MediaGirls, and the Wellness Collaborative 
Upper School
  • 17 AP courses offered
  • 3 Signature Diploma Programs (Creative Arts, STEAM, and Global Studies)
  • Scholar Society 
  • Honors program
  • Winterim experiential learning travel program