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.
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.
Preparing for college is more than having a perfect ACT or SAT score, it’s more than the perfect application, or the perfect resume. We want our students, and especially our seniors, to have exposure to opportunities that will prepare them for all aspects of college. Our College Guidance Counselor, Celia Tucker shares a bit […]
Our heart is for the nations and we loved having the opportunity to celebrate our boarding community in our annual Parade of Nations! It’s quickly become a favorite Brook Hill tradition and one that captures our desire to celebrate the exciting opportunity we have as a Brook Hill family to know each student who […]
Our community came together Monday night to celebrate our founder, Stephen Dement, and to honor the late Ruth Ann Young and Mr. Tommy Young for their generosity to Brook Hill. Prior to the concert, we enjoyed celebrating over hors d’oeuvres and the opportunity to meet Austin French. Our orchestra played, the choir led us […]
Students have been memorizing lines, building the set, and working hard to capture the art of traditional Japanese Kabuki theatre in their upcoming One Act Play, “The Three Swine of Most Small Stature”. The play, by Lewy Olfson, is a variation of the well-known “Three Little Pigs” story retold in the style of traditional […]
This space is more than another great asset to the Brook Hill educational experience, this new space, and the resources available to students are a marker of forward progress and an exciting future! This past week we cut the ribbon and announced the official open of the Graves Family Center for Innovation and Graves […]
Dr. Mettetal presented a picture book depicting the installation and completion of the water well that Brook Hill students raised over $8,500 to have installed in Ethiopia. Partnering with Hope Springs in this has been a continued reminder of the world beyond our immediate Brook Hill community here in Bullard and reinforces our desire […]
Kelly King’s Economics class took a moment to step outside the classroom and into our American Freedom Museum for a hands-on exploration of economics through the lens of history. History touches every bit of our lives in some way or another. And for math, or rather for economics, it’s no different. What better way […]
HEADLINES: A MESSAGE FROM THE HEAD OF SCHOOL, ROD FLETCHER Collaboration, vision, imagination, and creativity are all important parts of the educational process. That is why at Brook Hill, in addition to a core curriculum, we offer areas of study like coding, robotics, entrepreneurship, visual media, and fabrication, to name a few. […]
FROM THE DESK OF Pollianne Smith, Director of Academics Student preparedness for the ACT and SAT exams is a responsibility we take very seriously at Brook Hill. We recognize how important this milestone is for families as well. It is our goal to continually provide students and parents with information, guidance, and support. In […]
One of the key tenets in Brook Hill’s Guard Charge “Serve Others” is coming to life through student participation in Chick-fil-A’s Leadership Academy. Out of the 60 students who applied, 30 Brook Hill students were chosen to be a part of this dynamic and formative leadership program that provides training and opportunities to serve […]
Congratulations to these 11 Brook Hill seniors selected for Texas Bank and Trust 2019-2020 Student Board of Directors! Rachel Berkley, Flor El Hay, Andrew Gragg, Kegan Gunter, Tai Le, Natalie Leal Blanco, Chloe Martin, Laurel Reed, David Roberts, Angela Rodriguez-Lopez, and Caroline Welty will join with other students from the Tyler area to participate […]