At the brook hill middle school, our mission is simple: prepare students for college and for life. We accomplish this through academic rigor, caring faculty, and a nurturing environment that keeps the christian worldview front and center.

 

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The Brook Hill Middle School educates students in grades 6-8th. There are many options for middle school in Tyler, Texas and the surrounding area, but our small class sizes, focused on individual needs to prepare students for college, sets our private school apart. Most importantly, Brook Hill is a Christian school, and our Christ-centered environment helps students find their identity in Christ and discover the gifts and talents we believe are God-given.

The faculty and staff in the middle work diligently to prepare each student for the next level of their education, leading to success in college and beyond. As a Christian school, we strive to create a culture of genuine love and care. We hope that this trains up our students in a nurturing environment, and that our private school develops students that are prepared, challenged, affirmed, and encouraged in body, mind, and spirit. We see successful and happy students moving onward to excellence and success as we partner with families in the growth and development of their children. We hope that we can partner with your family in this endeavor as well.

Why Choose Brook Hill?

Middle School is one of the most critical times in a child’s life. Our experienced faculty and staff are dedicated to helping students grow educationally, personally, and spiritually! Learn more about the distinctives of our Middle School and why it is right for you at the link below!

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kris shustella

Pre-K – 8th Grade (Lower & Middle School) Principal

 

Kris Shustella received his undergraduate degree in Biblical Studies from Luther Rice Seminary and a Master of Education in Education Administration from Lamar University.

Kris’s zeal for education began during his time as a youth minister and pastor. Driven to minister to students beyond the church walls, Kris earned his teaching credentials and began his career in education.

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SCREEN FREE SATURDAY BOOK CLUB

April 23,

Calling all Brook Hill bookworms! We’re grateful for the resources to learn and connect online, but with so much extra time on our screens during the week, we’re challenging you to a “Screen-free Saturday” and have put together a list of a few books that you might enjoy! It might even be fun to start […]

CONGRATULATIONS TO AMY FITZGERALD, BROOK HILL’S TEACHER OF THE YEAR

April 17,

Each year faculty members nominate a fellow teacher to represent Brook Hill as the “Teacher of the Year”. This award given by the Rotary Club of Tyler, is a celebration of teachers who display a strong commitment to excellence in their discipline and to the Brook Hill mission. They have the respect and admiration of students, parents, and colleagues. They display creativity, a willingness to […]

MIDDLE SCHOOL MATH OLYMPIC TEAM ADVANCES

February 28,

The Brook Hill Middle School Math Olympic Team advanced ten students to the Area round of the Math Olympics!   This past Friday our students traveled to St. Paul Preparatory Academy in Arlington where we competed against 17 other schools. Our students received the following honors. 6th-grade: Tommy Hilliard – 1st Place in Computation, Tucker […]

ANNUAL MIDDLE SCHOOL POTATOES AND PLAYS PERFORMANCE IS A HIT

February 21,

In what has become a beloved fine arts tradition at Brook Hill, our Middle School students took to the stage this past weekend in their annual “Potatoes and Plays” performance!   Our fun, talented, and tenacious crew of Middle School drama and choir students have worked diligently this year to stretch and strengthen their theatrical […]

6TH GRADE STUDENTS GET TO EXPLORE EARTH SCIENCE UP CLOSE

January 31,

6th-grade students recently took a trip to the Rose Garden Center in Tyler for their Gem and Mineral Education Day!   Middle School science students had the opportunity to learn about gold mining, fossils, gem polishing, jewelry making, fluorescent minerals, and amber from fellow scientists and expert collectors who specialize in gems and minerals. In […]

GRATITUDE AND GROWTH

January 31,

HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER   As I reflect on how Brook Hill has grown over the past 23 years I’m grateful for the way our community has been willing to grow, trust, and celebrate together.   Last year, as we crossed the finish line into summer I remember asking […]

ORCHESTRA BRINGS BROOK HILL PAST AND PRESENT TOGETHER

December 13, 2019

We’re so proud of Brook Hill graduate Noah Claytor, ’07, who served as this year’s TMEA Middle School All-Region Orchestra clinician. Congratulations are also due to Brook Hill students Seth Sagen and Gabriel Demandante for their performance at the TMEA All-Region Orchestra Clinic and Concert!   Friday and Saturday, December 6th & 7th, East Texas […]

“DO GOOD DECEMBER” DRIVE COLLECTS OVER 1,000 ITEMS

December 13, 2019

For the past several weeks our Chick-fil-a Leadership Academy students have been collecting items from our student body for donation as a part of the nationwide annual “Do Good December” drive.   Many thanks to everyone who donated items for the Chick Fil A Leader Academy Winter Items Drive! Our students collected over 1,000 items for […]

CULTIVATING A CULTURE OF CELEBRATION

December 13, 2019

As a school, we believe that the curriculum is important. We believe that having great resources, facilities and opportunities are game-changers. We believe that living on mission to provide an excellent Christ-centered, college-prep education is changing the world. We also believe that without our teachers, none of this would be enough on its own!   […]

CREATING A FUN MIDDLE SCHOOL CULTURE

December 06, 2019

During Middle School students are navigating new social situations, their peer groups are shifting and they’re learning what it looks like to be a good friend.   Seeking to provide a holistic approach to growth and education, we work hard as educators and school staff to help our students cultivate healthy relationships. One of the […]

APPLYING ALGEBRA AT THE AMERICAN FREEDOM MUSEUM

December 06, 2019

Ms. Holland’s 7th-grade pre-algebra students adventured to the American Freedom Museum this week in order to explore math through the lens of history.   After a full semester of formulas and equations, students were given the mission of putting their skills to the test. Using numerical information from the different exhibitions, the students had to […]

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