Upper School (Grades 6-8)

Secondary School Placement

Life after Renbrook...How will I find the right school for my teen?
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 admission representatives when they visit campus
  • Teacher recommendations that reflect the relationships teachers build with students throughout their Renbrook years
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.


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  • Photo of Beverly Fitzsousa

    Beverly Fitzsousa 

    Director of Secondary School Placement; Grade 8 Team Coordinator
    860-236-1661 ext. 266
    • Class of 2019

Where Do Renbrook Students Go for Secondary School?

Renbrook is proud of the established relationship that we have built with admission representatives in 100 plus schools throughout New England and beyond. Renbrook’s student acceptance rate for Secondary School placement is over 90% for eighth grade graduates and these relationships are a contributing factor. Renbrook students were accepted at the following secondary schools from 2016-2018. 

Andover (Phillips Academy)        Exeter Master's School, Dobbs Ferry South Kent Williston Northampton School
Avon Old Farms Francis Parker School Middlesex School St. Mark's Winchendon
Benedictine Germantown Friends Millbrook School St. Paul's School Wooster Academy
Berkshire Governor's Academy Miss Porter's School Stoneleigh Burnham School Worchester Academy
Brewster Academy  Groton School Master's School Suffield Academy Vermont Academy
Brooks School Hopkins School New Hampton School Tabor Academy
Canterbury School Hotchkiss School Northfield Mount Hermon Taft School 
Cheshire Academy Interlochen Northwest Catholic High School Thayer
Choate Rosemary Hall  Kent School          Oldfields School The Gunnery
Concord Academy Kimball Union Pacific Ridge School Vermont Aademy
Cushing Academy Kingswood Oxford  Phillips Exeter Academy Watkinson School
Dana Hall School Lake Forest Pomfret School Western Reserve
Deerfield Academy Lawrenceville Putney Westminster School
Episcopal High School Loomis Chaffee School Salisbury School Westover School
Ethel Walker School Madeira Shattuck-St. Mary's Wilbraham & Monson Academy

What Colleges and Universities Do Renbrook Graduates Attend?

Renbrook alumni from the Classes of 2012, 2013, 2014, and 2015 currently attend the following colleges and universities:

Arcadia University Columbia Loyola University Stanford University
Art Institute of Chicago Connecticut College Manchester Community College Stevens Institute of Technology
Bates College Cornell University Marist College Suffolk University
Bentley College Dartmouth College Muhlenberg College Trinity College
Boston College Elon University New York University Tufts University
Boston University Endicott College Pace University Tulane University
Bowdoin College Fordham University Parsons School of Design Tunxis Community College
Brandeis University Franklin & Marshall College Pennsylvania State University Union College
Bryant College George Washington University Pratt Institute University of Connecticut
Bryn Mawr College Georgetown University Princeton University University of Hartford
Bucknell University Hamilton College Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute University of Louisville
Carnegie Mellon University Harvard University Rhode Island School Of Design University of Miami
Centre College Hobart & William Smith College Roger Williams College University of North Carolina
Champlain College Ithaca College Sacred Heart University University of North Carolina- Chapel Hill
Colby College Johns Hopkins University Santa Clara University University of Southern California
Colgate University Keene State College Skidmore College University of Vermont
College of the Holy Cross Lafayette College Springfield College Villanova University
Colorado College Lasell College St. Lawrence University Washington University
Colorado University Boulder Liberty University St. Michael's College Wesleyan University
Wheaton College
Williams College

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