History

Brentwood College was founded in 1923 at Brentwood Bay, BC, by distinguished Victoria business and professional men. From the initial enrollment of fifty boys and a faculty of four, the school operated for many years on the shores of Brentwood Bay and gained an enviable reputation through outstanding academic and athletic results. While many significant milestones chart our historical journey, Brentonians remember with pride the achievements of our founders and pioneers, including Brentwood's first Olympian, Ned Pratt (Class of 1930) and Federal Cabinet Minister, Alastair Gillespie (Class of 1941).

In 1947, fire consumed the Brentwood Bay campus. Only the Brentwood Memorial Chapel, where our annual Service of Remembrance is still held, survived. Although the original school was forced to close, Old Brentonians remained loyal to the spirit of their alma mater and dreamed of rebuilding their school. In 1960, they met David D. Mackenzie, re-founding headmaster, and were inspired by his visionary enthusiasm. As a result of their collective commitment and David Mackenzie's dedication, Brentwood College reopened in September 1961 on the shores of Mill Bay, directly across the water from its original location in Brentwood Bay. In 1972, Brentwood College became the first boys' boarding school in Canada to become co-educational.

Brentwood continues to educate ethical leaders through its curriculum and school wide participation in fundraising for local, national and international charities. True to the ideals of its 1923 founders, Brentwood College School has become a community of leaders, willing to serve and contribute to the world.

Overview

Region  
Program Emphasis
Boarding School
Day School
International School
All Grades 9-12
Boarding Grades 9-12
Grade Divisions
Secondary
Religious Affiliation Nondenominational
Student Body Coed
Dress Code Uniform
School Setting
Campus Size (Acres) 47
Endowment

Admission

E-mail
Web Address http://www.brentwood.bc.ca
Director of Admission Clayton Johnston
Admission Application Apply to Brentwood College School
Application Required Yes
Application Fee Amount 2500
Application Deadline(s) Rolling
Financial Aid Deadline(s)
Financial Aid Awarded
% of Students Receiving Financial Aid
Admission Tests Accepted
SSAT
Day Student Tuition $19,900.00
5-Day Boarding Student Tuition
Boarding Student Tuition $41,600.00
International Student Tuition $48,360.00

Student Enrollment

Total Enrollment 446
Boys 233
Girls 213
% Boys/Girls
Boarding Students 370
Day Students 76
International
Australia
Canada
China
Italy
Japan
Korea
Mexico
Saudi Arabia
Ukraine
United States  
Majority of students come from
% of Students of Color
% of International Students

Academics

Full Time Faculty 64
Part Time Faculty
% of Faculty with Advanced Degrees
% of Faculty with Doctorate
% of Faculty with Masters 75
Student/Faculty ratio 9:1
Average Class Size 16
Special Academic Support Programs
Learning Differences
A Sampling of Courses Offered  
A.P. Courses Offered
Art History
Biology
Calculus AB
Calculus BC
Chemistry
Comp. Government & Politics
English Language
English Literature
Environmental Science
French Language
Human Geography
Macroeconomics
Microeconomics
Physics B
Physics C
Psychology
Spanish Language

College Placement Office

Average SAT I Scores (Math)
Average SAT I Scores (Verbal)
Average SAT I Scores (Writing)
Dedicated College Placement Office Yes
Recent College Matriculations
% of Graduates Who Attend College 100

Athletics & Extra-Curricular Activities

Athletics
basketball
crew
field hockey
golf
ice hockey
rugby
soccer
squash
tennis
volleyball
Recreational Sports
aerobics
camping
canoe
equestrian
hiking
horseback riding
kayaking
martial arts
mountain biking
outdoor club/skills
sailing
skating
skiing
swimming
table tennis
ultimate frisbee
volleyball
weight lifting
Extra-Curricular Activities
Art Club
Choir
Chorus
Community Service Program
Computer Club
Dance Club
Debate Club
Dorm Proctors
Drama Club
Food Council
Honor Council
International Club
Model UN
Newspaper
Orchestra
Peer Tutoring
Photography Club
Quiz Bowl
Student Government
Student Publications
Yearbook

Notes