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Brimmer and May School

Brimmer and May School

Grades: Pre-K - 12
Type: Day
Gender: Coed


Brimmer and May is a pre-K–grade 12 independent day school that fosters active learners, compassionate leaders, and ethical global citizens. Brimmer balances a sense of connection and community while helping students build a lifelong curiosity for the world. With personalized instruction in a student-centered, project-based learning environment, students experience an innovative education integrating humanities and STEAM through a global lens.

Brimmer’s robust curriculum upholds high academic standards and allows for in-depth interdisciplinary coursework, real-world problem solving, and sophisticated expression and design. With the school’s state-of-the-art Innovation Space, STEAM and Maker Labs, Digital Media Center, upgraded Library Learning Commons, award-winning theater, and competitive athletics, students access a learning environment that facilitates collaborative, creative, and focused work. Visit the Brimmer and May campus this fall and learn how Brimmer students are inspired to learn, encouraged to explore, and empowered to lead.

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Teaching Philosophy

The following three guiding principles define a Brimmer education:

Inspired to Learn: We foster active learning and challenge students to think and work independently and collaboratively, become confident problem solvers, and be critical thinkers.

Encouraged to Explore: We encourage students to engage their curiosity, expand creativity, explore interests, develop voice, and strive for personal best in an inclusive environment.

Empowered to Lead: We empower learners to embrace opportunities in our student-centered environment. We believe developing intellect with character prepares our students to succeed in our global community.

Mission Statement

Brimmer and May is a co-ed, PK – 12, independent day school that upholds high academic standards while implementing innovative ideas. We develop lifelong learners who are informed, engaged, and ethical citizens and leaders in our diverse world.