This was a difficult decision for us as we are both public school parents. But I can say it was the the most remarkable school for our son. He was a day boy and it truly chnaged his life for the better. He went on to a private high school but several of his freinds did not. All did well where thay landed
... Read more and all will be attending outstanding colleges this fall. I have heard of a few kids who don't feel they fit in but the school is really on top of any nonsense and will immediately put a stop to it. Eaglebrook was truly the best experience of his life and he made friends for life. go if you can, you will never find a more caring,rigorous and loving school. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/30/13
This was where I spent the finest 4 years of my childhood. At first, the most glaring characteristic is the single gener environment. However, being only middle-schoolers, the students quickly got over it, and the benefits of not being exposed to boy-girl drama at that age, I think really benefited many
... Read more students. The teachers (for the most part) were first class. I still keep in touch with a few of mine. Mr. Friedman was the best English teacher I've ever had, and despite his reccent passing, he's the reason I enjoy writing so much today. I was a day student at EBS, so I can't truly speak to the boarding school experience. However, along with EBS, I attended 2 other boarding schools, so I'm not completely in the dark. I spent many nights on campus, and I must say, while it is nice to see your parents and sleep in your own bed, the school does a superb job fostering a sense of community and making these (relatively young) students feel comfortable. Read less
Posted by a other on 07/01/11
Eaglebrook School was single handedly the greatest choice we have ever made for our son. He is currently a 9th grader...couldn't wait to go back to school this year! He is surrounded by nurturing, compassionate, and intellectual staff who work daily to bring out the very best in our son. We only wish
... Read more he could stay there until he graduates high school. Don't miss out! Check out all the EBS has to offer. You wont be disappointed! Read less
Posted by a parent on 11/16/10
Two of my three sons attended Eaglebrook. With the older one graduating this year I can say we could not be happier. This is a very high touch model with very dedicated and committed teachers are are 'best in class'. You would be foolish not to send your kids to Eaglebrook where they can realize their
... Read more full potential. The Headmaster and his wife Rachel are very caring. The teachers set good examples and there is a sports program for everyone. Together with compelling academics there is no place like Eaglebrook. International students learn English in less than 3 years! Placement is excellent. Read less
Posted by a parent on 04/12/10
We knew that Eaglebrook would be great for our son, but it was way beyond 'great.' It is a family environment where they really work wonders-- developing academic skills, intellectual curiosity, and self-confidence. Our son loved Eaglebrook, and we're eternally grateful.
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Posted by a parent on 04/24/09
Eaglebrook's strength is the stability provided by three generations of the same family as headmasters and its uplifting culture. This culture results in each student working to lift each other up. Walking across Campus you will be greeted by everyone you encounter and feel a kinship spirit here. Don't
... Read more be fooled there are diehard athletes here a hockey rink, a pool with water polo and swimming, competitive downhill skiing for 6th graders, lacrosse, soccer you name it! Known as Master Educators in the NY metro area by parents who have sent their children there. You will be amazed! Read less
Posted by a parent on 01/29/08
Eaglebrook is probally the best Pre-Prep School in this country. Boasting a diverse community, a stong core curriculum, and some of the best teachers in the buisness, eaglebrook gives a good definition to the term 'all-Guys School'. Eaglebrook is a very close and caring communtity, and as a student,
... Read more I never truly felt alone and friendless in the commuinity. Top Notch in every category, and always supportive to everyone. Parents, This is a great school and I have yet to meet anyone who truly Hated Eaglebrook. At a Prep School now, I have to say, the bonds you make at eaglebrook are bonds that you will have for your entire life. Read less
Posted by a student on 10/13/07
Eaglebrook is such a great school for young children. Outstanding facilities among junior boarding schools,excellent teachers in a warm and caring environment provide boys with best education. Academic, sports, music and arts; all courses are top quality. Long history of rivarly with Cardigan Mountain
... Read more School, smaller version of Harvard and Yale. Boys grow with high pride of Eaglebrook. My son has grown and become a great young man, physically, intellectually in every aspects. If you consider sending your son to a junior boarding school, Eaglebrook is the place for your son's bright future. Read less
Posted by a parent on 06/14/07
This is the best there is! The best academics, the best sports, and it is amazingly fun. You are missing out on life if you don't go here.
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Posted by a student on 02/20/07
This school is one in a million. Its low student to staff ratio makes Eaglebrook school a great place to receive 1 on 1 attention. The sports programs are the best in the pre-secondary level, easily beating most of the pre-secondary schools. The new dorms are spacious and rival most of the major secondary
... Read more schools. The arts programs are great usually consisting of 10 kids or less to a classroom. The parent involvement is not as strong as a day school, but very good for a boarding school for telephones, email, and IM are easily available. Parents are allowed to take there kids on a weekend to view the beautiful new England country side. The best perk of all is the the private ski mountain snow making equipment and its own private chair lift make winter sports a blast. Read less
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Deerfield schools — Eaglebrook School is located at 271 Pine Nook Rd, Deerfield MA 01342. 271 Pine Nook Rd is in the 01342 ZIP code in Deerfield, MA Eaglebrook School is a Private school that serves grade levels 6 - 9.
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