message from the head OF SCHOOL


It is a privilege to serve as the Head of School of a school that exceeds expectations and where students are excelling at all levels and programs. Brook Hill provides a Christ-centered environment that engages the intellect, affirms and challenges the potential, and helps develop Christ-like character in each student. Top academics, championship athletics, enriching fine arts, beautiful facilities, and dedicated faculty are some of the many reasons we believe Brook Hill offers a one-of-a-kind education. Our goal is to honor Christ in all we do and to help parents with the task of preparing their children for the future while equipping them with a Biblical worldview. I feel very fortunate to be a part of a school that is accomplishing so much while following a vision that strives for continual improvement. The Brook Hill School refuses to settle for “average.” I am proud of all that is happening and excited that even greater things lie ahead.

I’d like to invite you to consider The Brook Hill School for your child’s education. Education plays an important role in shaping a child’s future, and we would like to partner with you as you “train up” your own children. Brook Hill is a school where “quality education” and “Christian education” go hand-in-hand. I believe that a thoroughly Christ-centered school can also provide a comprehensive, quality, college-preparatory education – a combination that is incredibly rare in schools today. Brook Hill has done just that – something that as the Brook Hill Head of School I am extremely proud of.

We have designed this web site in a way that should give you a glimpse into The Brook Hill School. There is no way, however, that it can ever give you a full picture as we truly are a community made of up quality teachers, students and families. Because of this I encourage you to come by for a tour, visit our campus, and find out for yourself all that Brook Hill has to offer.

Blessings to you,

Rod Fletcher,
Head of School


Forward Progress!

September 06,

HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER If you were involved in baseball in any way last spring in East Texas, you know that it was a frustrating season as far as the weather was concerned.   IT WOULD NOT STOP RAINING!   The Brook Hill Baseball Field was not exempt from […]

Affirmation – Brook Hill Named #1 Best Private School in East Texas

August 30,

HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER The Brook Hill School exists to “provide excellence in college preparatory education, affirm the gifts and challenge the potential of each student, and encourage students to honor God through Christ-like character.” (Mission statement) Our three pillars are “Education, Potential and Christ-like Character.”  That is the […]

The Future is Bright

August 23,

HEADlines: A Message from the Head of School, Rod Fletcher The class of 2020 Senior Trip is in the books. I just had the privilege of spending a week with the Brook Hill Senior Class at an adventure camp in Glorieta, New Mexico. The weather was great, the views were stunning, and the activities were […]

A New Year with New Opportunities

August 16,

  HEADlines – A message from the Head of School, Rod Fletcher     As I enter my 16th year as Head of School at Brook Hill I am as excited as I have ever been about an upcoming year.  As we launch into Brook Hill’s 23rd year we have been working hard to provide […]

Founder’s Day

October 20, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: This past week, our school celebrated our 20th year of existence at Founder’s Day. It was a beautiful evening as we enjoyed dinner on the grounds, heard from the always amazing Lower School Cadet Singers, praised the Lord with the Bullard Southern Praise team that is comprised of […]

Hurricane Harvey Supply Drive

August 30, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: We are moved with compassion and deeply grieving for all those affected by Hurricane Harvey. Many in our own community have family and lifelong friends experiencing great devastation and loss. Our prayers are with them and the entire community of Texas and Louisiana in the midst of this […]

Twenty years of joy

July 14, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: In my 13 years at Brook Hill, I have seen our school mature into the incredible institution and community it is today. Brook Hill has grown exponentially as we’ve added a lower school, grown our boarding program, and created opportunities for students to realize their potential in areas […]

To the Class of 2017

May 19, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster (on the morning of Senior Breakfast to the graduating class of 2017): Seniors, if you have not noticed, the adults in your life are feeling very nostalgic right now.  They are having thoughts like: It was just a minute ago that I holding them on my lap. It […]

Designed for Dignity

January 27, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: Twenty-five years ago, while I was in Seminary, someone introduced me to the book Designed for Dignity by Richard Pratt.  Although I don’t remember every argument Pratt made in this book, I will never forget the title and his main point: each person is “designed for dignity” and […]

Senior Transitions

January 06, 2017

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: One of the privileges of being the Headmaster at The Brook Hill School is the opportunity to teach a course called “Senior Transitions” to students during the spring semester of their senior year.  The course provides students the opportunity to encounter, observe and reflect on a variety of […]


December 09, 2016

From the desk of Rod Fletcher, Headmaster: My wife, Heather, recently had the opportunity to share a few thoughts at the Brook Hill Mom’s Annual Ornament Exchange. As the world is counting down the shopping days left until Christmas, Heather reminds us that during this busy season, really only “one thing is needed”. I found […]

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