Director of Secondary School Placement, Beverly Fitzsousa, has worked in independent schools for over 30 years. 

Life after Renbrook...

How will I find the right school for my teen?

Our Secondary School Placement Office guides students and families through the process of finding the right fit school for every child.  As students enter the Upper School, the office keeps track of their progress, achievements, and growth.

Renbrook students receive:

  • Guidance with every step of the application process
  • Personal consultations with the Director of Secondary School Placement
  • An invitation to our annual Secondary School Fair held every October with more than 70 schools in attendance
  • Free SSAT strategy sessions to help improve SSAT scores
  • The opportunity to take the SSAT Flex Test in a familiar school setting
  • Application essay-writing assistance
  • Mock interviews to prepare for visits to schools
  • Parent information sessions regarding the placement process
  • Opportunities to meet with secondary school admissions representatives when they visit campus
  • Teacher recommendations that reflect the relationships teachers build with students throughout their Renbrook years

Where do Renbrook students go?

Renbrook is proud of the established relationship that we have built with admissions in 100 plus schools throughout New England and beyond. Renbrook’s student acceptance rate for Secondary School placement is over 90% for both eighth and ninth grade graduates and these relationships are a contributing factor. To see a list of schools where our students have been accepted, click here.

2865 Albany Avenue
West Hartford, CT
phone: 860.236.1661
fax: 860.231.8206

Renbrook at a Glance 

At Renbrook, we educate the “complete” student—your child will grow intellectually, socially, and ethically.



Our graduates enter secondary school knowing how to think critically, to speak and write clearly, and how to conduct themselves with poise and confidence in leadership roles.


Bringing Learning to Life

At Renbrook, the campus and its innovative facilities provide the perfect setting for active learning. We are committed to educating the whole student – intellectually, socially, and ethically. With the guidance of dedicated teachers, Renbrook students become drivers of their own learning and empowered seekers of knowledge.

Learn more about the Renbrook experience.

Your Child is Known

Renbrook is a nurturing community that is rich in its diversity. Families of different backgrounds, races, religions, and nationalities all come together at Renbrook, sharing the common values of respect and inclusivity. We value strong relationships between the school and its families, a sense of community within the school, and a tradition of service to others.


News & Calendar

Stay up-to-date on the latest campus news and upcoming events.


Growth and Achievement

Alumni often remember the lessons learned on the sports fields at Renbrook and under the tutelage of their teacher coaches. The competitive emphasis varies according to the physical, emotional, and social needs of each student.The experience builds a sense of responsibility to oneself and one's team, and team pride.


Your Gifts Make a Difference

Your Annual Fund dollars help support our excellent faculty and so much more: our outstanding academic programs, technology, athletics, the arts, and campus maintenance, safety and security.
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