Brookwood has an amazing reputation partly because the parents are very involved with almost all facets of the school. The teachers and other faculty are top-notch giving the kids an outstanding foundation to grow from, but having the parents so heavily involved greases all the wheels and provides for a solid learning environment. There's a historical 97%+ PTA participation from families which helps to give this school a reputation of being 'like a private school', but there's also a commitment at the school level including parents who have volunteered to build a PTA website www.brookwoodparents.com, or volunteer with their 'green' programs which help Brookwood win the National Green Ribbon award.
Brookwood is such a fantastic school because of many reasons. First of all, the teachers are top notch. They are caring and committed to each student. The class size is under 22 or less for each class and the children really get the attention that they deserve. Also, the other staff at school are just as committed to the students. There is a real caring that I've never witnessed before. Throughout the year the students work on Random Acts of Kindness which really sets the tone of the school. Academically, the teachers and students work together to achieve high grades and test extremely well. We feel very lucky to belong to such an academic and well rounded elementary school.
I spent 14 years as a parent at Brookwood and only had one bad experience. 14 Years on the board of the PTA and working in the classrooms of my children and others. Brookwood is a great school!
Our first 6 years at Brookwood have been super and I'm sure our next 7 will be full of more of the same. Our education opportunities at Brookwood are second to none and I personally have enjoyed getting involved!! Love it!!!
Brookwood Elementary in Leawood, Kansas, is an old fashioned neighborhood school with enough love and kindness for 20 schools! Children thrive here and teachers come and do not leave! It is nestled among beautiful tree-lined streets, wonderful older homes and is rich in community support and pride. It is a gift that neighborhood children have the opportunity to attend this school. Like many elementary schools in our country, Brookwood struggles with budget cuts and could greatly benefit from an award of $20,000 to enhance learning programs for our students. ~ Corie Mustoe, mother of two
This truly is a special place w/ a wonderful, caring staff & unbelievable parental involvement & support. We moved 4 years ago to get our oldest daughter in this school & our expectations have been greatly exceeded... Jeff Hill- Parent (& Realtor)
My son went to school here in Kansas City we used to live there but we moved back to Wichita KS my son liked the people there they are so nice to my son Joyce Campbell- Parent
We moved here from Arizona last year. I am floored at the high level of quality Brookwood demands from its students. I applaud the efforts of Susan Boston and all the dedicated teachers who continue to make this school one of the best in the country.
Community ratings and reviews do not represent the views of GreatSchools nor does GreatSchools check their accuracy or verify the reviewers' identities. Use your discretion when evaluating these reviews.
The Community Rating is the school’s average rating from its community members (e.g., parents, students, and school staff). The highest possible rating is five stars; the lowest is one star.
To start a new list, click OK. Otherwise click Cancel.
Thank you! You will begin to receive newsletters from us shortly.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to complete your registration.
Great work! Only one more step. Now we just need you to verify your email address. Please click on the link in the email we just sent you to submit your review.
Please click on the link in the verification email we just sent you to complete your change of email address.
Whoops! It looks like we still need to verify your email. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the e-mail? Click the button below and we'll send you a new one.
Thanks for registering. Welcome to GreatSchools, the largest online community committed to improving educational outcomes through parental involvement.
Thanks for verifying your updated email address.
Oops! You haven't verified your email address yet. To do so, please click on the link in the email we sent you. Can't find the email? Click the button below to receive a new one.
Oops! That email verification link has expired. Please click the button below to receive a new one.
Create an account to submit your answers.
Sign in with an existing GreatSchools account or using Facebook:
Your review has been posted to GreatSchools.
Share with friends! Post your opinion of Brookwood Elementary School on Facebook.
Welcome to GreatSchools!
For principals and school officials, we offer a special Enhanced School Profile (ESP) which allows you to update and add information about your school, as well as respond to reviews. If you are a school official, click Continue to start.
Please note that it can take up to 48 hours for your comment to be posted to our site. While you're here, we'd like to invite you to fill out a survey on your school's programs, activities, and extracurriculars. It only takes a few minutes and will help parents get a full picture of your school.
Get started now! You have successfully registered and can now start updating your Official School Profile. The information you provide is extremely valuable in helping parents and students learn more about your school, so thanks for taking the time!
Thank you for registering as a school leader. We just need to verify your email address. We've sent you an email - please click on the link in that message to get started editing your school's information!
Thanks! We just sent you an email – please click on the link in the email to post your answers.
Get timely updates for Brookwood Elementary School, including performance data and recently posted user reviews.