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Why Your Teenager Won’t Go To School

Posted on July 5, 2018
Many teenagers face anxiety or fears regarding school, ranging from stress over a big test to worries that their crush will turn down their dance invitation. For some, however, these anxious and stressful feelings are serious enough to lead the teen to repeatedly miss school. The habit of avoiding school because the experience is stressful, fear-inducing intimidating or emotionally distressing is known as school refusal. If your teenager won’t go ...Read More

Ways To Afford Private School On A Budget

Posted on May 17, 2018
Private school tuition can be expensive, especially for families that are on a budget. However, a private school education is generally well worth the cost when you think of it as an investment in your child. While this may make it easier to accept the cost, figuring out how to actually afford tuition payments on a budget can be challenging, to say the least. 10 Ways to Afford Private School ...Read More

One family, two generations, unlimited potential with Brook Road Academy

Posted on April 19, 2018
The academic and social pressures of high school can overwhelm any student. For ninth grader Mason, those pressures compounded when he was diagnosed with a brain tumor. Surgery was a success, but left Mason having to re-learn some speech and motor skills. His confidence was lost and school became a major source of anxiety. Just talking about it was often stressful enough to bring him to tears. Mason’s step dad, ...Read More

Jonathan thrives at Brook Road Academy

Posted on December 7, 2017
Jonathan has always been a bright student, but struggled in a larger school setting. To help him reach his potential and make the most of his education, Jonathan's mother Cassandra sought help at Brook Road Academy. Hear in Cassandra's own words how Brook Road Academy made a difference for Jonathan and his family: If you or someone who know could benefit from Brook Road Academy's unique approach to learning as ...Read More

Brook Road Academy welcomes first international student

Posted on November 27, 2017
We're delighted to welcome Linh, who comes to us from Vietman, to the Brook Road Academy community! Linh is Brook Road Academy's first-ever international student. In her eleventh grade year, Linh wanted to continue her education in America. After attending a large high school in Vietnam, she felt the smaller class sizes at Brook Road Academy would help her academically while improving her English skills. "The school is beautiful, and the people are ...Read More

What Is A Private School?

Posted on November 14, 2017
Your child's education should be one of your top priorities when it comes to taking care of them. A good education will help put them on the best course for success as an adult. Because of this, it’s smart to consider enrolling your child in a private school. Considering how many different types of schools there are, you might be wondering what a private school actually is and how it ...Read More

Community Yard Sale proceeds to benefit Brook Road Academy

Posted on October 16, 2017
Mark your calendar: Brook Road Academy is holding a fall yard sale and all proceeds benefit the school! Join us at Virginia Cliffe Inn (2900 Mountain Road) Saturday, October 28th, 7am-1pm. Baked goods and other refreshments also for sale. Thanks to our amazing and dedicated parents for organizing this fundraiser!

What a year! Parent-made yearbook captures memories

Posted on June 9, 2017
It's been another great year at Brook Road Academy full of comraderie and one-of-a-kind learning experiences. And of course, our school wouldn't be what it is without the involvement of our parents. Special thanks goes to Baron Blakley, father of 10th grader Nelson Blakley, who created a digital yearbook as a gift for our students. Check out this amazing snapshot of 2016-17!

Brook Road Academy video wins Virginia Public Relations Award

Posted on May 11, 2017
The Public Relations Society of America Richmond Chapter has awarded Brook Road Academy with a Virginia Public Relations Award for our school video. The video received a Capital Award of Excellence in the category of Online Videos, presented at the Jefferson Hotel on Wednesday, May 10. Many thanks to the students, parents, and faculty who helped tell the story of our school, and to Fuel Creative for producing the video! ...Read More

Attention Alumni! Join us for a Brook Road Academy Reunion! (May 11, 2017)

Posted on April 27, 2017
We hope to see you there! The reunion will take place at Brook Road Academy.

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