At the brook hill upper 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.

The Brook Hill Upper School educates students in grades 9-12. There are many options for high 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. More 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 God gave them.

The faculty and staff at our upper school 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.


Michelle Rozell

Upper School Principal

Michelle Rozell earned her Bachelor of Science in Mathematics at the University of Texas in Tyler. After spending time as a full-time mom, Mrs. Rozell joined the Brook Hill community on a part-time basis as upper school math teacher in 1998. She quickly moved to full-time status and spent 12 years in the classroom both middle and upper levels before becoming upper school principal in 2013. Mrs. Rozell is relationally strong and able to motivate students to dig down deep for extra efforts when they might otherwise be complacent. Mrs. Rozell has a heart for helping students reach their potential which culminated in her leading the efforts to put the Academic Center for Excellence in place.

Mrs. Rozell is married to Danny Rozell and has three alumni from Brook Hill, Eric, (2005), Shelby (2008), and Baylee (2013). Mrs. Rozell has invested her life in Brook Hill and continues to serve its mission as she leads students and cares for their families at The Brook Hill Upper School campus. Her legacy continues with her two grandchildren, Haleigh and Grayson now attending the lower school.

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BROOK HILL JUNIORS EXPLORE FUTURE CAREERS

January 17,

Thirteen Brook Hill students recently attended a career event hosted by the Tyler Chamber of Commerce that provided an opportunity for students to explore future careers as they navigate dreaming and decision making for their future.   The Chamber of Commerce Career Connections (C4) Event is a one-day event that links students and real-world workplace […]

THE PRACTICAL SIDE OF COLLEGE PREP

December 13, 2019

As our fall semester comes to a close we’re reflecting on all of the hard work our students have put in to prepare for life after Brook Hill through the college application process.   One of the ways we seek to practically equip our students as they go through the application process is by providing […]

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!   […]

MARKETING CLASS MAKES THEIR PITCH

December 06, 2019

Brook Hill’s School of Business Marketing class is providing students with opportunities to build their portfolio and practice hands-on marketing strategy.   Offered as an elective for students, this marketing class has been an exciting addition to Brook Hill’s Business program. In line with our desire to provide as many opportunities as possible for our […]

“REALITY FAIR” GIVES SENIORS A REAL-LIFE LOOK AT FINANCES

December 06, 2019

As part of our continuing efforts to prepare seniors for college and beyond, Brook Hill recently partnered with Kelly Community Federal Credit Union to sponsor a “Reality Fair” for our Brook Hill seniors.   The Reality Fair is a financial literacy program designed to familiarize students with personal money management skills. Seniors first met with […]

CHRISTMAS AT THE BROOK

December 06, 2019

Each family has its holiday traditions. Big or small, there are occasions and acts that make up the memories of each year.   For us at Brook Hill, Christmas at the Brook is one of those traditions. Hosted by the Fine Arts Department and SOFA, our orchestra, led by Dr. Gary Gardner, and our choir, […]

EQUIPPING OUR STUDENTS WITH THE FACTS

November 22, 2019

Brook Hill welcomed health professionals from UT Tyler Health Center and Christus Health to campus this past week.   Health professionals came to equip our students with the facts and challenge them to think critically about their health when it comes to vaping. As vaping and Juul(ing) continue to become increasingly popular in culture at […]

THE MAKING OF MEDIA

November 22, 2019

Our Upper School Media Class has been hard at work preparing for the TAPPS Short Film Competition that takes place in Spring 2020.   With a group of students passionate about storytelling and curious about using media to connect with others, Brook Hill media class students have been challenged to work in small groups this […]

BROOK HILL STUDENTS HONORED FOR LEADERSHIP BY ROTARY YOUTH LEADERSHIP AWARDS (RYLA)

November 22, 2019

Congratulations to Emily Livesay and TyJuan Cannon for being selected as the Rotary Youth Leadership Award winners to represent Brook Hill!   Rotary Youth Leadership Awards started in 1960 and is an international program that was created by Rotary International to encourage strong leadership in youth. Out of the Junior class, six students were nominated […]

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